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 […]

Ole Scheeren finalizes the Axiom, the highest skyscraper in Shanghai’s Yangpu District

Ole Scheeren finalizes the Axiom, the highest skyscraper in Shanghai’s Yangpu District

Designed by the architectural firm Büro Ole Scheeren, The Axiom stands as the tallest structure in the rapidly expanding Yangpu District, located in the northeast of Shanghai. It serves as a prominent entrance to The Springs, an emerging center of innovation and creativity initiated by the American real estate giant Tishman Speyer. Featuring a distinctive […]

Fondazione Prada explores Pino Pascali’s artistic world in a significant exhibition

Fondazione Prada explores Pino Pascali’s artistic world in a significant exhibition

Between March 28 and September 23, 2024, the Fondazione Prada in Milan will present a comprehensive retrospective celebrating the work of Italian artist Pino Pascali. The exhibition, curated by Mark Godfrey, is organized into four thematic sections distributed throughout the venue’s three buildings: the Podium, and the Nord and Sud galleries. The exhibition design, created […]

Richard Serra, famed for his massive steel sculptures, has passed away at the age of 85

Richard Serra, famed for his massive steel sculptures, has passed away at the age of 85

Renowned American artist Richard Serra, known for his massive steel sculptures that feature a delicate rust patina and grace landscapes and large galleries in prestigious museums worldwide, passed away on Tuesday, as reported by the New York Times. He was 85 years old. Serra passed away from pneumonia at his residence on Long Island, New […]

Revisiting the Unbuilt Vision of ‘The Star’ in Hollywood by MAD Architects

Revisiting the Unbuilt Vision of ‘The Star’ in Hollywood by MAD Architects

In September 2021, MAD Architects presented a biomorphic design concept for The Star, envisioned as a creative hub and workspace for content creators in Hollywood. However, last week it was announced that the project would proceed with a design by Foster + Partners, characterized by its facade adorned with terraced gardens. MAD Architects’ design, which […]

Jensen Huang, Nvidia presented the new Blackwell AI GPU

Jensen Huang, Nvidia presented the new Blackwell AI GPU

Following the presentation of the new Blackwell AI GPU by Nvidia at the conference, Jensen Huang engaged with reporters, fielding their questions. One topic of keen interest was the timeline for the emergence of entirely AI-generated games. Huang’s response was unexpected, indicating a timeframe of 5 to 10 years. GTC—NVIDIA today announced its next-generation AI […]

In Palazzo Strozzi, Anselm Kiefer presents an exhibition featuring the depiction of fallen angels

In Palazzo Strozzi, Anselm Kiefer presents an exhibition featuring the depiction of fallen angels

Palazzo Strozzi is hosting a significant new exhibition by Anselm Kiefer titled Fallen Angels, which showcases both the German artist’s historical pieces and his latest creations centered around biblical themes. As visitors step into the palace, they are immediately met with Kiefer’s newest major piece, specifically crafted for the Renaissance courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi. The […]

Tia Thuy Nguyen’s Lady Cloud bag for Dior is crafted from thousands of quartz crystals

Tia Thuy Nguyen’s Lady Cloud bag for Dior is crafted from thousands of quartz crystals

The Lady Cloud Bag, crafted by Tia Thuy Nguyen for Dior, delves into the fleeting and subjective essence of clouds. Drawing inspiration from the Quantum Theory of Light, this piece of art captures the essence of light through the use of transparent, sparkling quartz crystals that trap photons—the fundamental particles of light. These minuscule crystals […]

Louis Vuitton Transforms Frank Gehry’s Architectural Designs into a Tambour Watch

Louis Vuitton Transforms Frank Gehry’s Architectural Designs into a Tambour Watch

Louis Vuitton has revealed a transparent watch, created in partnership with the esteemed architect Frank Gehry. Named the Tambour Moon Flying Tourbillon Poinçon De Genève Sapphire Frank Gehry, this watch was launched alongside several other new watchmaking innovations, showcasing the expertise of La Fabrique du Temps Louis Vuitton in the realm of luxury watchmaking. The […]

Prada announces billion-euro investment to reinvent the luxury retail experience

Prada announces billion-euro investment to reinvent the luxury retail experience

In a bold move that signals a paradigm shift in the world of luxury, Prada is embarking on an ambitious €1 billion investment project in retail. The Italian luxury firm, recognized for its significant influence in the world of fashion, is resolutely positioning itself in the new era of “experiential shopping”. Patrizio Bertelli, president of […]