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The Making of Harry Potter, Warner Bros Studio London

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London provides an amazing opportunity to explore the magic of the Harry Potter™ films. It is the most successful film series of all time. All Potter fans can see all the hard work from behind the scenes. This tour covers 2.5-hour Harry Potter walking tour in London. The prices – £21 for a child aged 5-15, £28 for an adult, £83 for a family of four are comparable...

The Angel of the North, England

The Angel of the North is a contemporary sculpture designed by Antony Gormley. It seems destined to become a new symbol for Tyneside and one of the most recognisable landmarks in England. It is one of the most viewed pieces of art in the world. It is reported that every second the structure is seen by more than one person travelling by, that’s over 90,000 people everyday or nearing 34 million each...

The Paris Opera Library-Museum

The Bibliothèque-Musée de l’Opéra National de Paris is a library and museum of the Paris Opera and is located in the 9th arrondissement at 8 rue Scribe, Paris, France. The Paris Opera Library-Museum is open daily and an admission fee is charged. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, set and costume models, noted choreographies, photographs, costumes and more, all evoking the history of the Ballet...

The International Make-Up Artist Trade Show 2014, Vancouver

IMATS Vancouver brought you top make-up artists, schools and shops working in the TV and film industries. The show is the ultimate platform where new makeup artists got an opportunity to learn new techniques from the experts present. The show has gained ample popularity from the global attendees and owing to this reason the organizers have arranged this show in different cities. credit: GoToVan

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in New York City, is the largest art museum in the United States with among the most significant art collections. Its permanent collection contains more than two million works, divided among nineteen curatorial departments. The collection of Egyptian art at the Met is known to be one of the best in the whole world. Dating for the Paleolithic to the Roman period...

Street Art and Graffiti in Los Angeles

Technically, graffiti is considered to be drawings, paintings, or other markings on surfaces in public places. The Writing on the Wall gangs use as their street “telegraph,” sending messages about turf and advertising their exploits. Graffiti identifies territorial boundaries, lists members, and communicates threats to rival gangs. Each year millions of dollars are spent to clean up graffiti. credit:...

Abode of Chaos Opus IX (1999-2014)

Thierry Ehrmann is the 1987 founder and current chairman of the Serveur Group, which is a company that manages databases of art auction quotations. He works from his house which has been transformed into the artwork Abode of Chaos. credit: thierry ehrmann

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Artwork

Renoir is an artist best known for his depictions of pretty children, flowers, pleasant scenes, and curvy women. His early works were typically Impressionist snapshots of real life. Renoir was the first Impressionist to detach from the movement\’s ultramodern direction and his enthusiasm for painting was obvious to all who met him and observed his work. Biography: Name: Pierre-Auguste Renoir Short...

Artwork by Frederick Arthur Bridgman

Frederick Arthur Bridgman is best known for his painted visions of exoticized North African scenes and people. He was considered among the leading Orientalist artists of his time. During his long and prolific career, Bridgman traveled to Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Turkey and Syria to paint and document local customs. In 1881, at the peak of his popularity, Bridgman exhibited over three hundred works...

Plant Sculptures in Botanical Gardens, Montreal 2013

The annual garden spectacular will feature around 40 meticulously-created sculptures from over 200 horticultural artists from Europe, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. They form an awe-inspiring 2km circuit through the Botanical Gardens in Montreal which will feature over three million plants. The sculptures will be showcased in 10 exhibition greenhouses and 30 themed gardens at the Montréal...

Living Statues in Sydney, Australia

Human Statue Bodyart is Australia’s leading bodyart, human statue and creative services company. The company was established in 1997 and has worked on many of Australia’s most dynamic and creative media and marketing campaigns. The term living statue refers to a street artist who poses like a statue or mannequin, usually with realistic statue-like makeup, sometimes for hours at a time....

Sydney Steel Road Graffiti

Graffiti artists are faceless and anonymous by necessity. They hide behind a tag. The Sydney Graffiti art in the Newtown area consists of a variety of styles and methods of execution, including large-scale murals, hand-painted political slogans, hand-painted figurative designs, spray painted semi-abstract designs and stencil art. Newtown is the best place to check out impressive mural work by local...

Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors

The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Chinese workers digging a well in 1974 made a startling discovery – thousands of life-size terracotta figures of an army prepared for battle. The soldiers are part of Shihuangdi’s tomb, located near the modern town of Xi’an, Shaanxi province in China. The excavation site is...

Carnival Costumes at Santa Maria della Salute

Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute is one of the most photographed structures in Venice. The church was built in the 17th century after a deadly wave of the plague had passed. The most important event for which Venice is famous for in the world is definitely the Carnival. Venice Carnival is steeped in history, charm and tradition. Masks have always been a main feature of the Venetian carnival. The...

Runway Makeup Tips and Trends

Models on the runway always look amazing. Runway makeup pictures illustrate an incredible art form that can be inspiring for special makeup looks. Makeup can be applied with sponges, brushes, fingers or other methods like airbrushing sprayed onto the face. Create the look that fits your mood. credit: TheZoneSC