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 visitors can see up to 36,000 artifacts which started to be collected in 1906 when public interest in ancient Egypt suddenly grew. The Egyptian Collection is housed in 32 major galleries and 8 study galleries. The objects are arranged chronologically.
sahura and a deity
twentieth dynasty models
temple of dendur
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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.
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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.
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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 at the American Art Gallery in New York.
diversion assyrian king 1877
procession honor isis 1902
scene morocco 1885
village el biar algeria 1889
learning quran coran 1921
arab women town wall 1925
an egyptian procession 1902
an arab encampment
pharaoh army engulfed red sea 1900
an arab village 1879
women cemetery algiers
an algerian street
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Artists and designers have re-designed the iconic red telephone box as part of BT Artbox. The open-air art exhibition involved 80 more telephone boxes exhibited all around London, from Heathrow to Stratford. Artists has used a full-size, fibre-glass replica of the original telephone kiosk, introduced in 1936.
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The Denver Art Museum’s Hamilton Building is an architectural work of art. It is located in Denver\’s Civic Center. The cubist-like building’s exterior is composed of highly reflective titanium, while the angular interior houses art from a variety of genres.
Architects: Studio Daniel Libeskind
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA
Joint Venture Partner: Davis Partnership
Contractor: M.A Mortensen Co. (Colorado)
Project Area: 146,000 sq ft
Project Year: 2006
Tuesday–Thursday: 10 am–5 pm
Friday: 10 am–8 pm
Saturday–Sunday: 10 am–5 pm
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Rapa Nui aka Easter Island is the Polynesian island found in the south east Pacific Ocean. It is famous for the large monumental Moai statues, rock art carvings and paintings with unique motifs. On average, statues stand 13 feet high and weigh 14 tons, human heads-on-torsos carved in the male form from rough hardened volcanic ash.
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Adam Parker Smith’s first solo exhibition in New York City. It was inspired by the execution scene in Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls. The heads are impaled on stakes or lying on the ground which is strewn with roses. As guilt, fascination and loyalty encroach, flawless heroines confront heart ache, fools distinguish beauty from the grotesque and the wretched mourn the loss of irreproachable purity.
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These pieces are highly detailed, well-made, and quite a unique. It looks insanely real with its sheet metal parts and its head grinded down for a very aggressive look. Sculptures are an important form of public art which have morphed significantly over the centuries.
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Sand art is type of modelling sand into a special form as a sand castles, sand sculpture and the other sand creatures. Sand and water are two main ingredients for sand art. Best place to create sand structures is a sandy beach. This is environmentally friendly art. You need relatively short time to make amazing result.
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Marina Bay Sands hotel, part of resort, offers 2,600 luxury rooms and suites. Marina Bay Sands hotel consists of three 55 storey towers. This three towers are connected with a one roof. The roof is called sky park and it offers unbelievable view of Singapore. We can find beautifully gardens, restaurants and a swimming pool on the top of the hotel. MBS was developed by Las Vegas Sands and features a 120,000 sq.m. convention-exhibition center, The Shoppes mall, an Art and Science museum, two Sands Theatres, six celebrity chef restaurants, two floating pavilions and a casino with 500 tables and 1,600 slot machines.
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Body painting is art, where human skin is temporary painted by non-toxic colors. Body painting is limited for several hours. Body painting is also called as temporary tattoo. This pictures of hands are the best optical illusion, that i have ever seen. It shows you some incredible paintings of animals. Many of you couldn’t believe that paintings are actually at real human hands.
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Sidewalk Catwalk – a public art event showed the interpreations of a fashion industry by 30 of New York’s best designers and two student design teams. The fashionable ensembles was opened to the viewing public on the pedestrian plazas along Broadway between Herald Square and Times Square. The exhibit was presented by LF USA.
Carmen Marc Valvo
Mark Bagdley and James Mischka
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Most famous artists are Julian Beever, Edgar Müller and Manfred Stader, men who are famous for their art on the pavement of England , France , Germany , USA , Australia, Argentina and Belgium they give to drawings an amazing 3D illusion. Using a projection called anamorphosis to create the illusion of three dimensions when viewed from the correct angle, these artists create some of the finest 3D pavement illusions. Remember, paintings in reality are flat on the pavement.
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