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Lines in the Sand: When the Beach Becomes a Canvas, Video

Anyone can write their name in the sand, but Jim Denevan uses the beach to create stunning large-scale art. What started as a hobby over 20 years ago has resulted in worldwide recognition.

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Underwater photographer of the year 2017 winners – in pictures

French photographer Gabriel Barathieu has been named this year’s winner for his ‘balletic, malevolent’ dancing octopus, in the lagoon of the island of Mayotte.

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“Flow II,” Stinson Beach; By Andres Amador

“Flow II,” Stinson Beach, is an image from Andres Amador.

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Europe’s first underwater museum opens off Spain’s Lanzarote island

Beach Art, News
Jan
19

Deep in waters off the Spanish island of Lanzarote, accessible only to snorkelers, divers and sea life, the Museo Atlantico (Atlantic Museum), features more than 300 sculptures by international artist Jason deCaires Taylor.

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Mangroves: The Forests of the Tide

A new art exhibition in Yangon, Myanmar, shows the strange beauty of mangrove forests and the important role they play in the wider ecosystem.

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Sand art “Beautiful Morocco,” by Kseniya Simonov

A sand animation film, by Kseniya Simonov.

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100 years ago: Gorgeous colours on the pebble beach

A child is the pure artist in collection. He needs no apology. The mere contemplating of his hoards, laying them out in array, counting and sorting, is amply enough joy for him. But we grown-ups are compelled to seek a plea of use, and, having found it, we may indulge our childishness.

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Stunning Plastic Bag Landscapes Will Make You Think Twice About Tossing Your Trash

Photographer Vilde Rolfsen thinks political art is more important than ever. Vilde Rolfsen’s photos ― which resemble aerial shots of mountain ranges ― aren’t showing nature at all. Just the opposite: Her series “Plastic Bag Landscapes” catalogs waste that she found in the street.

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Sand Sculptures Seem Like a Bad Metaphor to Have at Your Wedding

In terms of necessary accoutrements one needs at a wedding, there are certain definitive staples: nice flowers, good food, a DJ with a hairstyle from the late ’80s. “But what about the sand sculpture?” you might ask.

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