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Artist Announces U.S. Exhibition

British “light artist” Bruce Munro has announced his second ever exhibition in North America. Munro will present 10 outdoor lighting installations at Cheekwood Botanical Garden in Nashville, Tennessee. The exposition begins May 24, 2013 and runs through November 10. The artist designed his installations to complement the hills, views and gardens of the facility. A highlight will be the [...]

How Images Were Manipulated Before Photoshop

The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art is hosting an exhibition made up of 200 photos which were altered or manipulated in some way between 1840 and 1900, well before the advent of digital image manipulation via programs like Photoshop. They should have called the exhibition Ye Olde Way To Shoppe A Photo! Link

Menagerie of Mirrors

Arran Gregory, an artist in London, made mirrored sculptures that resemble taxidermied animals. His exhibition is on display at the Print House Gallery in London through September 6. Artist’s Website -via Colossal

Patricia Waller’s Broken Heroes

It’s been some time since we posted any of Patricia Waller’s subversive, somewhat frightening crochet art. She currently has an exhibition at Gallery Deschler in Berlin called Broken Heroes. Pop icons from Spider-Man to Spongebob Squarepants are shown in horrid situations, all rendered in crochet. Warning: some images may be disturbing. Link -via Flavorwire Previously: More [...]

Mind The Map

I love old maps and this cleverly titled "Mind the Map" exhibition (from the famous "Mind the Gap" phrase, if you’re familiar with it) at the London Transport Museum certainly has a lot of [...]

Da Vinci anatomical drawings go on display

A new exhibition will showcase Leonardo Da Vinci’s remarkably accurate drawings of the human body. Da Vinci made thousands of pages worth of notes and…

Star Wars Identities

A new exhibition called Star Wars Identities opens April 19th in Montreal and Edmonton. The exhibit is subtitled “What Forces Shape You?” To promote the exhibit, six posters illustrate the characters in collage form using components from their personality and narrative. See them all in large size at My Modern Met. Link -via Everlasting Blort

The Sport of the Future: Bubble Soccer

(Video Link) Whether you’re watching lacrosse, hockey, or golf, body checking always makes a sport more interesting. Here’s a Norwegian exhibition of soccer than incorporates this insight. -via @JessFink

Lobster Motorcycle

Chefs at an exhibition hosted by the Fuzhou Hotel in Fuzhou, China, made motorcycle sculptures out of pieces of lobster. Warning: not street-legal in the US. Link -via Geekologie | Image: Xinhua/Zheng Shuai

Winnie the Pooh and Tigger

Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles is hosting an exhibition that includes the work of Robert Brandenburg. This artist buys cheap paintings at garage sales and adds details here and there. Take a guess about what he added to the picture above. Link -via Super Punch | Artist’s Website Previously: Artist Buys Cheap Landscapes, Adds Monsters