ARTIST DESIGNED JET FOR PIAGGIO IN MILAN

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Renowned Italian sculptor and painter Mimmo Paladino has become the first person to turn a private jet into a work of art with the installation of a customized Piaggio P.180 Avanti II aircraft at the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan.

Dubbed the “Cacciatore di Stelle” (Star Hunter), Paladino’s plane (above) will be on display in the famed luxury shopping mecca through April 28. Paladino decorated the turboprop with ancestral symbols, constellations and geometrical designs in homage to the skies in which it travels.

The plane is part of an exhibition of Paladino’s work hosted by Milan’s historic Palazzo Reale, including more than 50 of his artworks from the ’70s to the present day. The P.180 Avanti was chosen for the project as an expression of “Italian genius in design and engineering.”

BRAND NEW ART SCIENCE MUSEUM SINGAPORE

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Singapore's New ArtScience Museum Nears Completion

16 April – 6 November 2011
Immerse yourself in the work of Vincent Van Gogh through an artistically choreographed sequence of sights and sounds in this unique production that fuses art and audio-visual technology. Showcasing more than 3,000 images of the artist’s work during his most prolific period of painting between 1880 and 1890, the dynamic display unfolds across the inside of a distinctly designed gallery interior. Explore the space, and discover new viewing angles and ever-changing perspectives on this giant moving canvas. The world touring premiere of Van Gogh Alive – The Exhibition is presented by Grande Exhibitions of Australia and VisionsCom of France.

http://www.marinabaysands.com/ArtScienceMuseum/

PUMA CREATIVE COMPETITION

PUMA.Creative Catalyst Award

Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation and PUMA.Creative announced 10 award winners of grants of up to €5,000 for the Winter 2010 PUMA.Creative Catalyst Awards.

The PUMA.Creative Catalyst Awards are a rapid response fund to support the very best in creative documentary filmmaking. Providing strategic and catalytic resources in the early stages of documentary projects, to shoot and edit a film trailer that can function as a tool to demonstrate and accelerate the potential of the filmmakers’ vision. Each quarter, ten new film development awards will be granted.

For Winter 2010 over three hundred and fifty submissions were received from filmmakers working as far afield as China and Peru, Poland and South Africa. Film submissions included such important stories of our times from ending gang violence in inner cities to outlandish environmental protesters in the Andes, from emancipation on the race track to celebrating Africa’s finest Laureates.

GOOGLE ART PROJECT

What is the ‘Art Project’?
A unique collaboration with some of the world’s most acclaimed art museums to enable people to discover and view more than a thousand artworks online in extraordinary detail.

Explore museums with Street View technology:
virtually move around the museum’s galleries, selecting works of art that interest you, navigate though interactive floor plans and learn more about the museum and you explore.

Artwork View:
discover featured artworks at high resolution and use the custom viewer to zoom into paintings. Expanding the info panel allows you to read more about an artwork, find more works by that artist and watch related YouTube videos.

 

http://www.googleartproject.com

“LOVE ART” APP BY THE NATIONAL GALLERY LONDON

Explore the brushstrokes and hear the stories behind masterpieces by Leonardo, Renoir, Botticelli, Rembrandt and Van Gogh, along with lesser known paintings and hidden gems. Listen to commentary and insight from famous artists, writers and experts who will take you on an unforgettable journey into art.

This is your collection. Please touch the art.

The application contains more than 250 works, and includes video, audio, zoomable high-resolution images, theme groupings and image galleries.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/love-art-national-gallery/id314566159?mt=8#

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