RBGE Florilegium: The Story of Illustrating the Cancer Bush, Sutherlandia

A new decade is definitely a time for self reflection and I've decided that I don't paint nearly enough,  so my aim for this year is to paint more and to paint often. The opportunity of being involved in the Florilegium project at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh came up last year and illustrating a plant with a great story makes and ideal start for 2020! The chosen plant for the work is a South African native formally known as Sutherlandia frutescens, aka the Cancer Bush, now reclassified a...
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“A flower does not think of competing with the flo...

“A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.”– Zen Shin [Author:]
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Quiz: Which Lin-Manuel Miranda Show Are You?

We're celebrating the incredible Broadway run of Freestyle Love Supreme by giving you the chance to see which of Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda'siconic productionsyou are with some fun personality questions. Take the quiz below [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Dracula Shadow Billboard

Clever shadow art billboards installed in London and Birmingham can only be seen at night, just like real vampires. Dracula shadow billboard designed by BBC Creative to promote 2020 BBC television series Dracula. In case of Vampires break glass. Also check out: Art Created Using Shadows
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Erika Henningsen Set Departure Date From MEAN GIRLS

Erika Henningsen has set her departure date from Mean Girls on Broadway. The actress announced on Instagram that she will be departing on February 22. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Ian McKellen Shares Journal Entries From His Time Working on THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Ian McKellen is giving fans a peek into what his life was like while working on Lord of the Rings. He took to Twitter yesterday to share a link to some journal entries, during his time working on the film franchise over 20 years ago. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Mercedes-Benz unveiled its vision for the future of mobility: the VISION AVTR

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its vision for the future of mobility: the VISION AVTR AoiroStudioJan 11, 2020 As the CES 2020 is wrapping up, what was your favorite announcement of the entire week? Unfortunately, we were not planning to go to Vegas this year, but I was able to watch and read a couple of announcements on social media to see how it went. Let's just say that the unveiling of Mercedes-Benz the VISION AVTR definitely caught our attention. I mean just take...
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Who Are Broadway Dance Captains and What Do They Do?

Some of the hardest working people on Broadway don't get enough credit. Their names aren't above the title- in fact, you've probably never heard their names at all. They don't win Tony Awards for their diligence, nor do fans storm the stage door for their autographs. And yet, the upkeep of an entire Broadway production often sits in their capable hands. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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French masterpieces looted by Nazis set to fetch £20m at auction

Pointillist works by Pissarro and Signac returned to the family of a Jewish art collector are expected to raise millions at auctionThree neo-impressionist masterpieces that were looted by the Nazis from the homes of a Jewish collector during the German occupation of France are to be auctioned in London.The works by Camille Pissarro and Paul Signac, described by experts as “exceptional”, were recently handed back to the heirs of Gaston Lévy, a successful businessman, property developer and art co...
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In The Spotlight: Juan Pablo Di Pace Brings His Solo Show to The Green Room 42

Juan Pablo Di Pace brings his solo show to The Green Room 42 for two nights only. The show kicked off on January 9, and plays its final performance tonight, January 11. [Author: Walter McBride]
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Photo Flashback: Patsy Kelly Attends Opening Night of SUGAR BABIES in 1979

Join us for another photo flashback Today, we're taking a look back into our archives with this photo ofPatsy Kelly attending the opening night of Sugar Babies on October 8, 1979 at the Mark Helinger Theatre in New York City. [Author: Walter McBride]
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BWW TV: What Is THE WOMAN IN BLACK All About? The Company Explains!

Now playing at the McKittrick Hotel is the original production of long-running West End play The Woman In Black. What is the play all about'It's a play that makes you scream. It makes you laugh as well, but it makes you scream,' says star Ben Porter. [Author: TV - Press Previews]
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Bizarre Beauty Pageants: Vintage Photos Of Hot Dog Queens From The Mid-Century

When we think of beauty pageants, we think of doe eyes, blond ringlets, and tiny waists; the bizarre ritual of choosing the most beautiful woman in the room seems antiquated and oppressive. But it turns out that prior to Women’s Liberation, pageantry was an even more surreal and shocking part of the American experience. And hot dog beauty queens from the mid-century are examples… h/t: vintag. Source
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Merci Jb« La beauté est indissociable du regard de celui qui voit. »Heinz PagelsL'Univers quantique [Author:]
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Artist Calls Attention To Modern Day Problems With 50 Thought-Provoking Problems

Art has recently grown into a relatively strong medium to convey critique. Whether it’s of the way we live our lives, the way “things are done” in our society, or the way we abuse the planet (or abuse each other). In a world where a single picture can tell a thousand words—how information is much more consumed via imagery rather than language—art turns out to be an effective way to... Source
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Link About It: This Week’s Picks

News from CES 2020, the longterm effects of visiting museums, a new Tom Sachs film and more from the internet this week Toyota’s City of the Future at the Base of Mount Fuji Announced at CES 2020, Toyota has an ambitious plan for a newly redeveloped 175-acre site at the foot of Japan’s Mount Fuji. Ground will officially break next year on Woven City, a …
Tags: Art, Japan, Science, Design, News, Films, Ces, Mit, Museums, Artists, V&a, Toyota, Surfing, Life Expectancy, Hats, Arsenic

How to design sustainably with naturally fallen timber and an upcycled wine bottle!

Sustainable designs seem to be taking over the world by storm. And no wonder, with climate change running rampant and adversely affecting the earth, being eco-friendly has never been more imminent. A sustainable design that truly caught my attention is Max Ashford’s Quercus. Quercus is a sustainable desk lamp, created using a  combination of wood from naturally fallen trees and up-cycled glass from packaging waste.Designer: Max AshfordClick Here to Buy Now!Minimal and stylish, the DIY desk lam...
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Indian Photographer Nitish Madan Captures Breathtaking Moments From The Lives Of Tigers

Nitish Madan – an Indian wildlife photographer – has a soft spot for tigers. “I have a strange connection with them,” he told one media outlet. “When I see one, I just can’t take my eyes off it. They ooze power and magnetism and are breathtaking to see in the wild. They inspire a sense of fearlessness and majesty. They are so focused and unstoppable.” Naturally, his love for the majestic animal... Source
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This Artist Blends Human Bodies And Animal Faces Together

Ahmad Habash is a visual storyteller, director, and animator with extensive experience in different areas such as animation, illustration, videography, and paper-craft. He caught our attention with his latest project called “Anthropomorphism,” in which he used photo manipulation to exchange human faces with animals. More: Ahmad Habash, Instagram h/t: boredpanda The artist characterized this... Source
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Rita – The Girl Who Happily Lives With A Bionical Hand

The story of a young Russian woman deprived of hands by her jealous husband shocked all the country. Doctors managed to perform a complicated operation and save one hand, and the second one has now been replaced with a prosthesis. Margarita Gracheva was taken by husband to the woods where he cut her hands off with an axe, and took her to the hospital himself and subsequently gave up to the police. Source
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This Guy Looks For Famous Movie Locations And Recreates Their Scenes

Phil Grishayev wondered what the film sets of his favorite movies looked like today… So he went to take photos to compare them to the original movies. View this post on Instagram Film location from Sergio Leone's "Once Upon A Time in America" starring Robert De Niro, James Woods and Jennifer Connelly. This movie is an absolute masterpiece that blew my mind when I first saw it. Source
Tags: Photography, Hollywood, Design, Movies, America, Recreate, Scenes, Jennifer Connelly, Sergio Leone, Phil Grishayev, Robert De Niro James Woods

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