Link Love: Life Imitates Art

Life Imitates Art in These Links

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.


  1. 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.
  2. 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!
  3. Hear the Announcement A Widow Requested – Transport for London changed their “Mind the Gap” announcement after receiving a touching plea from a widow.
  4. See Degas Paintings Brought to Life – Ballet dancer Misty Copeland embodies the poised ballerinas of Edgar Degas’ canvases in this Harper’s Bazaar spread.

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