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Monster Cruise Ships in Venice: An Art Exhibit Censored; Italy

Beach Art, News
Aug
25

The world acclaimed italian photographer Gianni Berengo’s artwork was about to be featured this Fall at the Palazzo Duccale in Venice. The exhibition titled “Mostri a Venezia”- Monsters in Venice, was to present 27 photographs depicting how giant-sized cruise ships have taken over the famed italian city. But in a surprising last minute decision, Venice’s Mayor cancelled the exhibit.

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Love Building Sandcastles? This Guy Does It For A Living

MTV News spoke to the lead sand sculptor and master instructor at Beach Sand Sculptures company, at Hangout Music Festival, where him and his team were hard at work constructing a fancy sand sculpture — and getting paid to do it. Yep, that’s right, paid to hang out on a beach all day and play in the sand.

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Sand Man Leaves Giant Labyrinth-Like Circles on Santa Cruz Beaches

The pain is circular, which is to say it never goes away, arcing through Brandon Anderton’s body in long, looping waves. A line of shorebirds watches Anderton, moving methodically across the scrim of sand, as he carves a picture of the pain that has brought him back to the beach.

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Photographer Ray Collins Sees Waves The Way You’ve NEVER Seen Them

Leave it to a colorblind coal miner to turn waves into works of art. Australian photographer Ray Collins has become known for capturing the swells in otherworldly perspective.

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Scarcity Waste: The Syngenta Photography Award 2015

The second edition of the Syngenta Photography Award invited photographers to respond to the theme of ‘Scarcity-Waste’ – one of the greatest challenges we face today in a world of increasingly limited resources. The winners were announced at a ceremony in London.

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The Beach-Loving Bulls of Pondoland – in Pictures

Photographer Christopher Rimmer spent a year studying the strange habits of cattle on South Africa’s wild coast. His exhibition Amapondo opens in New York in April.

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Neanderthals Made Some Of Europe’s Oldest Art

Criss-cross patterns deep in a Gibraltan cave suggest that the species had minds capable of abstract artistic expression. Archaeologists uncovered the engravings in Gorham’s Cave, a site overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

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Sand Sculptures Rise From The Beach In Atlantic City

Twenty of the best sand artists from around the world are creating massive, intricate sculptures using fine grains of sand to compete in the second annual Do AC Sand Sculpting World Cup.

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Amazing Plastic Waste Labyrinth Made From 6,000 Recycled Bottles

The anonymous art collective Luzinterruptus has realized a ‘Labyrinth of Plastic Waste‘ for Poland’s Katowice Street Art Festival. By using 6000 discarded water bottles artists created a 7 by 5 meter maze. The labyrinth speaks volumes about the large amount of plastic bottles that are wasted every day around the globe.

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