Rémy Martin Distills Art Through Augmented Reality App to Promote Its Cognac

Another branding team has stepped up to the bar to order a tall glass of augmented reality for its marketing campaign, this time through a mobile app for Rémy Martin VSOP Limited Edition cognac. Continue reading Rémy Martin Distills Art Through Augmented Reality App to Promote Its Cognac

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Coralarium, World’s First Inter Tidal Art Museum at Fairmont Madives Sirru Fen Fushi

Following DesignBoom’s incredible trip and ‘studio visit’ to the Sirru Fen Fushi island in the Maldives, environmentalist and artist Jason Decaires Taylor has officially completed the installation phase of his latest underwater art museum – the Coralarium. Continue reading Coralarium, World’s First Inter Tidal Art Museum at Fairmont Madives Sirru Fen Fushi

Wes Anderson Heads to the Art World to Curate New Museum Exhibition in Europe

Wes Anderson’s movies are often compared to works of art, so it’s only fitting the directing is about to tackle a new gig as a museum curator. The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, Austria has announced that Wes Anderson and his partner Juman Malouf are set to launch a new art exhibition this November entitled “The Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures from the Kunsthistorisches Museum.” Continue reading Wes Anderson Heads to the Art World to Curate New Museum Exhibition in Europe

This Kenyan Group Is Turning Discarded Flip Flops Into Amazing Works of Art

If you have been to a beach in your life — which, if you’re reading this website, you probably have—you have seen garbage. It washes up on all corners of a globe, a plastic pandemic of epic proportions. We haphazardly throw our plastics out the windows of our lives, strewing them along roadways, into ditches, and down drains. Plastic is everywhere in our lives, and each piece, from the keys on your keyboard to the bottle of juice in your fridge, will be around long after we’re gone. There are a variety of different outfits attempting to do something about it, but none of the results are quite as eye-catching as Ocean Sole’s, a Kenyan marine conservation group that collects thousands of discarded flip flops and turns them into incredible works of colorful art. Continue reading This Kenyan Group Is Turning Discarded Flip Flops Into Amazing Works of Art

City Of Culture’s Art ‘Should Be More Accessible’

A Coventry councilor is calling on more public art to be accessible to the public after a report showed 94% of the city’s artwork is locked away in storage.

The city owns 6,600 pieces of art, worth £18.3m, with only 422 accessible to the public. Continue reading City Of Culture’s Art ‘Should Be More Accessible’

The Hermitage Holds the Week of Dutch Art

Until July 19 in the museum is a thematic week. Visitors are introduced to the art of the Netherlands. So, on the screens in the halls broadcast the Holland-dedicated issues of the author’s program of Mikhail Piotrovsky.

July 16 at 14:00 the Hermitage staff – the doctor of cultural studies Irina Sokolova – during a live broadcast in the museum group “VKontakte” will tell about Rembrandt and other masters – his compatriots.

On July 18, the Scientific and Educational Department of the site at 19:00 will hold a conversation about the Dutch at the exposition. It will be repeated on July 27. Also, the organizers promise to post a lot of interesting information in social networks. Read More via Kudago.

Artists Ditch Canvases For Humans At Austrian Art Festival

Austrian model Corina gave her body as a canvas and patiently stood for six hours in order to be transformed into a blue Egyptian goddess for the annual World Body Painting Festival.

“I visited the festival last year and during the presentation of the models I got goosebumps, so I decided to be part of it,” she told Reuters at the festival in Klagenfurt, southern Austria, which attracts thousands of visitors. Read More via Reuters.