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Art Best of 2016 Body Art Special Feature Tattoo

10 Best Tattoo Artists of 2016—Editor’s Picks

Some of the most memorable works of the year include Longhaul’s hand tattoo, Puentes’ woman/skull “doubleup” as he calls it, Winston Whale’s anaglyph 3D mountains, ArĂşs’s animated diver, Roxx’s freehanded back piece, and Bouits’ peeing ladies. These single designs mesmerized hundreds of thousands of people and impressed me too. It was a strong year for […]

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Animals Best of 2016 Drawing Illustration Special Feature

10 Best Illustrators of 2016

The field of illustration once had a period of time called “The Golden Age.” This 40-year stretch began in the 1880’s and continued into the 1920’s, coming to fruition because of advances in image reproduction technology. Once the public got a taste of graphic art, there became an insatiable demand for it. American illustrator Howard Pyle was […]

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Art Best of 2016 Photography Portraits Special Feature

Scene360 Chooses Top 10 Reader Submissions of 2016

Reader submissions for 2016 ran the gamut, from tattoos and hyperrealistic drawings to sculptures, music videos, fashion shoots, documentaries, spray painting, murals, and photos that resemble past-century paintings. Photography made a strong showing this year. Choosing only 10 meant leaving a lot of impressive work off the list. The selection was based primarily on typical […]

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Best of 2016 Movies Special Feature

20 Best Movies of 2016

There has been much online chatter in recent months, that 2016 hasn’t been so good for the movies. Blockbuster season was categorically an abject parade of expensive crap, with “Suicide Squad” being a far worse picture than the berated “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” but one over-hyped season is not representative of the whole […]

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Animation Best of 2016 Color Movies Special Feature Storytelling

10 Amazing Anime Movies of 2016

In 2016 there is no question but that the medium of anime is about as mainstream as it is going to get in the West, although Anglo countries lag behind its popular acceptance in France. Still, films that would have once been unlicensed now find themselves with festival screenings and streaming or DVD releases afterwards, […]