1. How a Palestinian turned airstrikes into art

    A young artist chooses to see hope amid the ongoing crisis between Gaza and Israel

     

  2. Japanese artist asks fans to 3D print her vagina, gets arrested

    "My work is against discriminative, ignorant treatment of the vagina," artist Megumi Igarashi said

     

  3. The art of getting carried away

    A French photographer turns her dreams into a lesson on surrealism

     

  4. 7 photos: Reaching through light

    Photographer Micaela Walker uses her lens to brighten young lives

     

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  7. 8 photos: The exquisite nightmares of H.R. Giger

    The legendary surrealist leaves behind a memorably frightening legacy

     

  8. The surprising beauty of tar and dust

    Photographer Matthew Brandt creates astounding images with extremely old-school methods

     

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  11. It’s difficult to imagine that editors, curators, or gallery owners are consciously excluding women, but both Gallery Talley and VIDA’s counts show gender discrimination is as present as ever. There is an important discussion to be had about inequality in the culture industry and the industry should welcome it rather than defensively stick their heads in the sand.
     

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  13. Look closely at the picture above. What you’re actually looking at is a work of art by Johannes Stotter. Despite its extremely photographic nature, it’s actually a painting.

    Even more shocking is the canvas isn’t cloth. It’s a woman covered in body paint.

    How optical illusions trick your brain, according to science