Happy Thanksgiving, Dear Readers! I hope you have some kind of delicious feast planned for today which may or may not be preceded by a Cheese Plate! The one pictured here is by ceramic artist Lauren Cohen. This work was part of Lauren’s hilarious, immersive installation Brian’s Estate Sale at this year’s Spring Break Art Show. See more of her woks from that show at This Link! Bon Appetite!
During a heavy rainstorm in Norfolk, England in 1893, an odd assortment of fish fell out of the sky. Thousands of cod, pollack and halibut showered the north side of the city in a concentrated area roughly the size of three modest cottages. After a spotted codfish crashed through a kitchen widow and struck young Claire Hargreaves’ head, knocking her unconscious, a curious thing happened.
Vaping has come a long way since bulky early devices. Now a highly innovative industry fusing technology and art, vaping entered the mainstream market in the late 2000s as compact, powerful devices emerged. Beyond the endless variety in pens, mods, tanks and e-juice, vaping has sparked an artistic subculture with competitions, custom mods and coil builds. Vaping continues rapidly evolving through new innovations while regulations seek balance. This young industry creatively integrates tech and art, paving an intriguing path forward.
Swiss artist Miriam Cahn’s enigmatic painting The Beautiful Blue (Das Schone Blau, 2008 – 17) depicts two figures sinking underwater. The figures are painted loosely, blending with the tones of the water and evoking the vulnerability of the body.
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Football bet builders have revolutionized the way you engage with your favorite sport. They’ve made it possible for you to craft your own unique bets, combining different markets from a single match into one bet. This means you’re no longer limited to the pre-set markets offered by bookmakers.
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