You don’t have to be Dorian Grey to notice that every so often, art takes on a life of its own. Here are a few ways art has come alive in our world.
- Stay in Van Gogh’s Bedroom – In the most brilliant promotion campaign for the Art Institute’s ‘Van Gogh’s Bedrooms’ exhibit, Airbnb is renting a Chicago replica of the artist’s “Yellow House” bedroom.
- Watch Snow Murals in the Mountains – Overhead footage is the best way to get a sense of scale of Simon Beck’s intricate snow murals made with his snowshoes. Talk about fancy footwork!
- Hear the Announcement A Widow Requested – Transport for London changed their “Mind the Gap” announcement after receiving a touching plea from a widow.
- See Degas Paintings Brought to Life – Ballet dancer Misty Copeland embodies the poised ballerinas of Edgar Degas’ canvases in this Harper’s Bazaar spread.