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Visual Arts | Photography

Macro Photographer Captures Eye-mazing Portraits Showcasing the Swirling Beauty of the Iris

Photographer Giannina Roche captures macro photography that focuses on the swirling beauty of the iris of the eye.

Visual Arts | Art

Buckingham Palace’s Most Enviable Artworks Are Getting Their Own Exhibition for the First Time Ever

Queen Elizabeth II’s purported favorite painting—a portrait by Rembrandt—will be included in the display.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

More Than 1500 Museums Across the Country Will Be Free to Visit on Museum Day | Mental Floss

On September 21, more than 1500 museums across America will celebrate Museum Day by offering free admission to all visitors.

Visual Arts | Art!

5 Standout Shows to See in New York Right Now

From Derrick Adams at Luxembourg & Dayan to Charlotte Posenske at Dia:Beacon, these shows should not be missed.

Visual Arts | Art In Chicago!

Arts in the Loop have a $2 billion impact, Chicago Loop Alliance study finds | Bleader

A new study says Chicago's Loop Arts District generates $2.2 billion in economic impact annually. But remember, it's also a marketing piece.

Visual Arts | Art & Design

Famous artists who didn’t make it until later in life | Dazed

Artists such as Ai Weiwei and Marina Abramović prove that there’s no age limit on when you can find success

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

A Century's Worth of Important Art History Is Going Online

The Wildenstein Plattner Institute plans to digitize its extensive collection of art history materials in the coming years.

Visual Arts | Photography

How to Make the Jump from Amateur to Professional Photographer

What makes a pro photographer a pro? How do you do it? Do you just wake up one day and the photo gods anoint you a pro? Do you have to pass the pro photogr

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

Twitter highlights female artists and their awesome illustrations · Great Job, Internet! · The A.V. Club

#visiblewomen is a Twitter tag dedicated to bringing attention to the massive number of female artists in the field of comics, character design, and concept art.

Visual Arts | Photography

The Decline of Analog Photography Seen Through Pictures

The decline of analog photography is an undeniable topic these days. Luckily, Canadian photographer Robert Burley has taken action to capture some of the last remaining spaces that represent yesterday's photography. The Disappearance of Darkness: Pho

Visual Arts | Photography

Photographer Creates Grids Showing How People on City Streets Look the Same

Fashion street photographers usually look for styles that are one of a kind. Hans Eijkelboom doesn't. For over twenty years, the Dutch 'anti-sartorial' pho

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links!

Itzhak Perlman and Other Classical Musicians on Navigating the Stage With a Disability - WSJ

Itzhak Perlman is one of a handful of New York-based classical musicians with coming concerts who have navigated substantial careers amid significant health challenges.

Visual Arts | Photography

Why Photography is Such a Fun Hobby

It’s a simple question. Why am I taking pictures? What’s so special about photography compared to other visual art forms? I’m not writing this to give you...