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Zaha Hadid Architects’ renovation of a Chinese plaza features paving like ocean waves

Zaha Hadid Architects’ renovation of a Chinese plaza features paving like ocean waves

In a collaborative effort, FLO Landscape Design and Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) have reimagined the Chengdu MixC Public Plaza located in the Dongcheng District of China. Drawing inspiration from Zaha Hadid’s Impressionist style, the redesigned space, dubbed “The Impressionist Sea,” showcases a dynamic paving pattern that resembles the ebb and flow of the sea, achieved […]

Arch Mist to Transform Seoul’s Jamsu Bridge into a Curving Pink Art Gallery

Arch Mist to Transform Seoul’s Jamsu Bridge into a Curving Pink Art Gallery

The Dutch firm Arch Mist has been selected to revamp Seoul’s Jamsu Bridge, turning it into an engaging public area. Their successful entry in the ‘Jamsu Bridge, Bridge of Culture’ contest envisions transforming the bridge, constructed in 1976, into a pedestrian-centric art gallery. This new space will host cultural events and provide breathtaking views of […]

Arbitrum to Allocate $215 Million in ARB Tokens for Advancements in Gaming Industry

Arbitrum to Allocate $215 Million in ARB Tokens for Advancements in Gaming Industry

The Arbitrum Foundation, which oversees the Ethereum layer-2 scaling solution Arbitrum, has dedicated significant efforts towards nurturing the gaming sector within its network. They have announced the allocation of 225 million Arbitrum (ARB) tokens, with an estimated value of $215 million, to be distributed over a span of three years. This funding is part of […]

Trailer Reveals Venom as the Target in the Trilogy’s Final Film, The Last Dance

Trailer Reveals Venom as the Target in the Trilogy’s Final Film, The Last Dance

In the final installment of the Marvel trilogy, ‘Venom: The Last Dance,’ Tom Hardy returns as Eddie Brock, the investigative journalist who merges with an alien symbiote to become the formidable Venom. The series, which kicked off with the original ‘Venom’ movie in 2018 and continued with ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ in 2021, concludes […]

Cristiano Ronaldo and Binance Launch New NFT Collection Marking a New Chapter in Ronaldo’s Career

Cristiano Ronaldo and Binance Launch New NFT Collection Marking a New Chapter in Ronaldo’s Career

In a groundbreaking collaboration, football icon Cristiano Ronaldo has teamed up with Binance, the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, to launch an exclusive NFT collection. This partnership marks a significant milestone in Ronaldo’s illustrious career, venturing into the digital asset space. The collection, which showcases unique digital collectibles, aims to bridge the […]

Cherry Blossom Pavilion Blossoms in Taiwan, Unfolding Like a Flower

Cherry Blossom Pavilion Blossoms in Taiwan, Unfolding Like a Flower

The Cherry Blossom Pavilion, crafted by MARC FORNES / THE VERYMANY, is a marvel of light, organic design that beckons for both relaxation and play in Taichung City, Taiwan. Set within an industrial park—a popular spot for both tourists and locals—its slender aluminum shell is a testament to advanced computational design, reflecting its surroundings while […]

Miklós Kiss’ neo-pop intervention transforms a public restroom into an avant-garde art gallery in Budapest

Miklós Kiss’ neo-pop intervention transforms a public restroom into an avant-garde art gallery in Budapest

Adorned in vivid colors and infused with neo-pop art influences, POP&ROLL beckons to those wandering through Budapest, offering an invitation to explore an art gallery and store that intriguingly functions as a public restroom. Every aspect, from its purpose and design to its interior and visual identity, reflects the whimsical essence of Miklós Kiss’ artwork. […]

John Lennon’s Iconic ‘Help!’ Guitar Fetches a Record $2.9M at Auction

John Lennon’s Iconic ‘Help!’ Guitar Fetches a Record $2.9M at Auction

In a remarkable display of its historic value, John Lennon’s iconic “Help!” guitar shattered records on Wednesday, becoming the most expensive Beatles guitar ever auctioned. The Framus Hootenanny, a key piece in music history, was sold for an impressive $2.86 million during Julien’s Music Icons sale, held over two days at the Hard Rock Cafe […]

Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 1982 artwork was purchased for $12.6 million

Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 1982 artwork was purchased for $12.6 million

Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 1982 artwork, Native Carrying Some Guns, Bibles, Amorites on Safari, was purchased for $12.6 million during a Phillips auction for modern and contemporary art in Hong Kong recently. This sale price, inclusive of the buyer’s premium, slightly exceeded its initial low estimate of $12 million, setting a record as the highest-priced artwork sold […]

Spanish Police Recover Stolen Francis Bacon Painting Valued at $5.4 Million

Spanish Police Recover Stolen Francis Bacon Painting Valued at $5.4 Million

In Madrid, Spanish police have successfully recovered a stolen painting by Francis Bacon, originally taken in 2015. This artwork is one of five portraits depicting Spanish banker José Capelo, with the collection valued at €25 million ($27.1 million) in total. These pieces were part of what is considered the largest art theft in Spain’s history, […]

KAWS and Andy Warhol’s Artistic Worlds Collide in a Unique Pittsburgh Museum Exhibition

KAWS and Andy Warhol’s Artistic Worlds Collide in a Unique Pittsburgh Museum Exhibition

While there have been numerous exhibitions dedicated to either KAWS or Andy Warhol, it is rare to see a show that explores the works of both artists together. This innovative approach is the centerpiece of a new exhibition at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, showcasing 47 pieces by the two artists. The exhibition […]

Emma Stone and Jesse Plemons are set to star in Yorgos Lanthimos’ upcoming project, Bugonia

Emma Stone and Jesse Plemons are set to star in Yorgos Lanthimos’ upcoming project, Bugonia

Emma Stone and Jesse Plemons are set to star in Yorgos Lanthimos’ upcoming project, “Bugonia,” which was announced shortly after the premiere of his recent film at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie, directed by Lanthimos, will feature a screenplay by Will Tracy. It revolves around two men obsessed with conspiracy theories who abduct a […]

CHANEL has revealed Martin Scorsese’s Bleu de Chanel film with Timothée Chalamet and Havana Rose Liu

CHANEL has revealed Martin Scorsese’s Bleu de Chanel film with Timothée Chalamet and Havana Rose Liu

CHANEL has finally revealed its highly anticipated Bleu de Chanel campaign film, a stunning collaboration featuring Timothée Chalamet and Havana Rose Liu under the direction of the legendary Martin Scorsese. Set against the backdrop of New York City’s most iconic locations, including subways, loft apartments, and dimly-lit bars, the film portrays a man on a […]

AKNEYE’s phygital space offers visitors an immersive experience of Venice

AKNEYE’s phygital space offers visitors an immersive experience of Venice

AKNEYE, presented by ftNFT as an independent project, introduces an engaging phygital exhibit set against the backdrop of the historic Ramo de la Tana. This unique space, curated by Anastasia Dawson, merges the physicality of sculptures with the digital realm of NFTs, creating a dynamic fusion of art traditions and futuristic visions. Artists from Armenia […]

Matthew Barney Transforms Abstract Football Film into Sculptures and Paintings

Matthew Barney Transforms Abstract Football Film into Sculptures and Paintings

Recently, Matthew Barney explored his new studio, pausing to examine a peculiar set of alchemical dumbbells. He reflected on the themes of stress, vulnerability, and frailty he perceived in them, noting, “These are experiments in transitioning from ceramic to plastic,” as he showcased 8-pound weight castings undergoing a metamorphosis. Barney emphasized his interest in creating […]

Paradigm Launches ‘Block Trading’ Service for MATIC, SOL, XRP Options

Paradigm Launches ‘Block Trading’ Service for MATIC, SOL, XRP Options

The over-the-counter (OTC) liquidity network Paradigm has introduced a new block trading service for linear altcoin options on the centralized cryptocurrency exchange Deribit. The first trade, involving MATIC call options set to expire on May 31, was conducted between QCP Capital and Galaxy Digital. Paradigm, a leading crypto OTC liquidity network, revealed on Monday its […]

Dior Collaborates with Stone Island for a New Capsule Collection

Dior Collaborates with Stone Island for a New Capsule Collection

Kim Jones has partnered with the iconic Italian streetwear label Stone Island, founded by Massimo Osti, to create a fresh capsule collection for Dior Men, showcasing exceptional craftsmanship. Kim Jones, the creative force behind Dior, is no stranger to high-profile collaborations, having previously worked with renowned names like KAWS and Travis Scott. These partnerships have […]

Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Joint Artwork Sells for Nearly $20M USD at Sotheby’s Auction

Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Joint Artwork Sells for Nearly $20M USD at Sotheby’s Auction

In a recent update, the collaborative artwork ‘Untitled’ from 1984 by Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat has surpassed auction expectations, fetching a total of $19,400,000 USD. This sale sets a new benchmark for their joint works. The piece, which measures almost 10 feet by 13 feet, is among the largest in their collaborative series, allowing […]

ChatGPT-4O writes about its latest update powered by OpenAI

ChatGPT-4O writes about its latest update powered by OpenAI

As of my last update in September 2023, there has been no official announcement from OpenAI regarding the release of a “GPT-4O” model. OpenAI, the organization behind the revolutionary GPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) series, has been at the forefront of advancements in artificial intelligence, especially in natural language processing and generation. Their most recent widely […]

Aston Martin Vantage 2025 Test Drive: A Powerful Design Engineered to Extend Driver Capabilities

Aston Martin Vantage 2025 Test Drive: A Powerful Design Engineered to Extend Driver Capabilities

The Aston Martin Vantage 2025 is designed to stretch the limits of drivers, offering new heights of performance through its innovative adaptive technologies, refined engine tuning, and groundbreaking construction methods. For 74 years, the Aston Martin Vantage has stood as a symbol of supreme performance, and the 2025 model upholds this tradition with its boundary-pushing […]

Google AI and Harvard researchers unveil intricate images of the human brain through 3D mapping technology

Google AI and Harvard researchers unveil intricate images of the human brain through 3D mapping technology

A collaborative effort between Google and Harvard University researchers has led to the unveiling of highly detailed images of the human brain, showcasing its intricate neural networks through advanced AI and 3D mapping techniques. This groundbreaking research, a decade in development, involves Google Research’s Connectomics team and Harvard’s Jeff Lichtman among others. The project utilized […]