Jewels fit for a king! Incredible pieces by Faberge go on display
Fabergé presented Nicholas with a series of eggs commemorating achievements of the Romanovs. In lavish Rococo style, this Peter the Great Egg celebrated the two-hundredth anniversary of the founding St. Petersburg in 1703 by Peter the Great.
Ai Weiwei Piles 1,200 Bikes On Top Of Each Other, For Dazzling Effect
Ai Weiwei’s most recent work, Forever Bicycles, installs 1,200 bicycles--some hanging from the ceiling, some standing upright on the floor--one behind the other. The bikes have no handlebars and no seats and instead use those parts of the frame to extend upward and outward to connect to other wheels and other frames, creating the illusion of a labyrinth-like space in a three-dimensional area.
Porcellaneous stoneware wine-jar of guan form, with ovoid body and gilt copper-bound mouth rim. Finely crazed turquoise glaze. Inscription on the shoulder. Late Ming to Early Qing circa 1600-1700. Courtesy of The British Museum.
24 creative sketchbook examples to inspire Art students
This AS Level Art sketchbook presentation again reminds us of what the essence of a quality sketchbook should be: quality drawings (image sources clearly shown), surrounded by unobtrusive, comprehensive annotation. A simple yet striking black and white sketchbook page.
Who: sou fujimoto What else: Inside Outside Tree V museum in london. The structure is made from sheets of clear acrylic which have been cut into variously shaped polygons and bound together using zip ties.