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Buy Banksy's Famed Spy Booth Mural and Get a House Along With It

Jan 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

People will do almost anything to get their hands on an original piece of Banksy artwork, from spending millions at auctions to actually destroying buildings to remove murals. But now that a Victorian home in Cheltenham, England that actually boasts one of his pieces is up for sale, you can bag a Banksy and a property all for just £210,000 (USD $304,836).

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You’ve Seen Star Wars, Now Watch These 7 Brilliant Movies You Probably Missed in 2015

Jan 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There were some huge movies to come out in 2015 and most likely, you’ve seen the biggest. Despite its December release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens led the box office for the entire year by grossing a total of $750 million, with Jurassic World coming in second at $652M. However, plenty of flicks came out that we think were actually better than the biggest grossing ones and though some of them gained serious film festival and critical attention, the mass population didn’t flock to the theaters to see them. 

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London to Display 30 Light Art Installations Around the City in First Lumiere Festival

Jan 7, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

London may have just figured out a way to beat the winter blues. The city will be holding its first Lumiere London Festival in areas of Piccadilly, Mayfair, King’s Cross, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, St. James and Regent Street.

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Interview: Actor Alan Thicke On Private Planes, Swag, Travel and Other Perks of the Profession

Jan 4, 2016  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

One has to assume that entertainment industry veteran Alan Thicke is no stranger to luxury living. Amid an esteemed career through which he has earned a Golden Globe Best Actor nomination, seven Emmy Award nominations (five for writing, two for acting) and an induction to Canada’s Walk of Fame, Thicke has lived an exciting, adventurous and privileged life. 

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From Guerrilla Girls to Judith Scott: 5 Female Artists Who’ve Broken the Mold & Continue To Do So

Dec 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Anna Johansson

Women have been making extraordinary art for centuries, but the visual art world has only recently fully embraced groundbreaking female artists. After toiling in the shadows, women are finally getting attention from galleries, museums and mainstream press. But that doesn't mean that those outside of the major art scene know of all the names they should. Ready for a women’s art education experience?

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From Guerrilla Girls to Judith Scott: 5 Female Artists Who’ve Broken the Mold & Continue To Do So

Dec 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Anna Johansson

Women have been making extraordinary art for centuries, but the visual art world has only recently fully embraced groundbreaking female artists. After toiling in the shadows, women are finally getting attention from galleries, museums and mainstream press. But that doesn't mean that those outside of the major art scene know of all the names they should. Ready for a women’s art education experience?

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Watch This Artist Bring Darth Vader to Life in a Crazy Real Drawing

Dec 18, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Stefan Pabst’s YouTube channel is full of 3D drawings that are so hyper-realistic that you really do have to see him in action to believe it. While they’re all amazing, his most recent speed painting offering is by far the best, because it stars the coolest of villains, Darth Vader. Painting the costumed badass as if his mask has broken through a wall, the video is in obvious celebration of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Shia LaBeouf Wants You to Call Him Right Now and Touch His Soul

Dec 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you have any burning questions for Shia LaBeouf, now is your chance to call him up and ask. As part of an art exhibit called Follow at the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology in Liverpool, LaBeouf and two collaborators (Nastja Säde Rönkkö and Luke Turner) are taking calls between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. GMT for their #TOUCHMYSOUL project. 

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This is Why Massive Glaciers Are Melting in Paris Right Now

Dec 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you’re in Paris, you may have noticed that there are 12 huge glaciers placed in a clock formation on the Place du Panthéon, but you may not know why. In order to draw attention to climate change, artist Olafur Eliasson and geologist Minik Rosing coincided their public artwork called Ice Watch Paris with COP21 this week, where the United Nations held a conference on the issue. 

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Carol Rules the Weird and the Obvious 2016 Golden Globe Nominations

Dec 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The 2016 Golden Globe nominations were finally announced today by Angela Bassett, Chloë Grace Moretz, America Ferrera and Dennis Quaid. The list of picks carry many obvious choices and a few weird surprises. It’s no secret that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association picks a handful of favorite films and TV shows, and then basically nominates everyone involved in as many categories as possible. 

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Faena District Miami Beach Officially Kicks Off With the First of Many Openings

Dec 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

You’ve got to have a lot of vision to create a whole new district within a city, but that is exactly what Argentinean entrepreneur, developer and hotelier Alan Faena is doing in Miami. Set to include residential buildings, retail spaces, restaurants and areas for the public, the $1 billion Faena District Miami Beach will be periodically opening its individual attractions over the next three years. The first to launch though is The Faena Hotel, which opened at the end of November. 

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Cutting Edge Art Right in Your Living Room: Klio’s 21st Century Mediums are Seriously Cool

Dec 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you want to step up your art game, you may want to check out Klio. The unique interactive device takes digital art and makes it accessible to homeowners by turning their walls into gallery installations. Framed just like a normal print, Klio uses a UHD display to “play” your chosen artworks, whether it be a calming forest scene or a cool clock art piece that changes according to the time. 

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From Goya to Gaudí: Experience 2 of Madrid’s Most Iconic Landmarks With the Mandarin Oriental

Dec 7, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Europe is arguably one of the best destinations for art lovers. For those visiting Spain, the Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona and Hotel Ritz, Madrid have partnered together to create the From Goya to Gaudí four-night cultural tour.

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The Carnally-Elegant World of Artist James Mortimer: Where the Mundane is Never What it Seems

Dec 4, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

James Mortimer not only has one of the coolest names in the Sherlock Holmes canon, he also happens to be an incredibly talented contemporary artist that pulls in comparisons to Dutch masters and Oscar Wilde. Considered to be one of the UK’s most promising artists, Mortimer is just as fascinating as the work he produces, mixing a calm tenderness with bursts of carnal energy and violence.

As a descendent of the 18th century painter John Hamilton, Mortimer isn’t just satisfied with one artistic medium, excelling at painting, drawing, watercolors, sculpture and quick sketch art. With influences that include the late 19th century fin de siècle era (which challenged the stuffy morality of the Victorians through excess and decadence), his pieces confront the viewe... Read More

Don't Miss These 5 Cool Exhibits During Art Basel Miami From December 3-6

Nov 25, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Each year, Art Basel in Miami attracts some of the top artists in the world to its beachside city. Taking place from December 3-6 this year, the event will feature 267 leading galleries from across the globe that will showcase modern and contemporary art from both renowned and emerging artists. Over 70,000 visitors make their way to the Miami Beach Convention Center for daily talks, films, live performances, shows, tours and plenty of exciting after parties.

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