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Art Deco, also known as Deco, is an influential visual arts design style which first appeared in France in the 1920s, flourishing internationally in the 1930s and 1940s.

On the Streets - A Weekly Round Up of the Freshest Global Street Art 11 August 2013

On the Streets - A Weekly Round Up of the Freshest Global Street ...

Sign of Spring -Toko Shinoda (b. 1913), calligrapher is known as a master of the intricate manner of writing tracing back 3000 years. She began creating abstract work in 1947. A two-year stay in New York in the 1950s introduced her to the work of abstract expressionists and inspired her to go beyond the traditional boundaries of controlled calligraphy and use expansive, dynamic brush strokes (...) slashing across the paper’s surface, carving out a landscape inhabited by both warrior and…

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Idris Khan Homage to Bernd Becher Every… Bernd and Hilla Becher Prison Type Gasholder. Idris Khan’s ghostly composite Photograph: Victoria Miro Gallery, London

“Kraftwerk released ‘Computer World’ in 1981, and it has been living in that world for three decades — a world of constant upgrades and updates. That leads to a retrospective that’s not satisfied just to look back.”