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Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei is a chinese contemporary artist and known for his large-scale works that look at size, scale and manipulations of everyday items.

One of his more famous pieces was “Forever” where he assembled 1,000 bicycles into an incredible sculpture. 69 more words

Gallery: Colorful, community-made global art projects -- for everyone

Artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn rejuvenate neighborhoods around the world with color and collaboration through large-scale painting projects.

Design duo Haas&Hahn — Dutch artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn — like to ask big questions (TED Talk: … 1,305 more words

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Gallery: The school where pandas learn how to be wild

At this conservation center in central China, captive-born pandas go through a gradual, carefully monitored process to prepare them for lives in their natural habitat. Photographer Ami Vitale shows how they go from wriggly newborns to independent adventurers. 1,492 more words

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Children's Shocking Responses To Gender Portrayal With In Fashion & Media

I recently discovered this project and found it pretty eye-opening. Though it added a comical spin on how women are presented within the media, it made me reevaluate my own perceptions of the purpose of these ad campaigns. 136 more words

How color helps a movie tell its story

There’s no Academy Award for Best Color — yet — but this less-celebrated element of filmmaking is used to propel and convey the plot. Here’s how. 1,041 more words

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Gallery: The most beautiful bacteria you'll ever see

Synthetic biologist Tal Danino manipulates microorganisms in his lab to create eye-catching, colorful patterns. Here’s a look at the process he uses to turn “Oh, yuck” into “Oh, wow.” 1,460 more words

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Gallery: The many faces of life in Pakistan

Photographer Danial Shah wants to show the world a view of his country that is rarely seen in news stories: its diverse cultures, crafts and landscapes. 1,588 more words

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