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85 Year Old Paints Using Boxing Gloves

Ushio Shinohara

Ushio Shinohara

Ushio Shinohara, an 85 year old painter, has figured out a way to incorporate boxing — actual boxing, using gloves — into making his art.

Sarah wrote about this for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the story go here.

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Bruce Lee Lightsaber Fight

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee

A savvy digital editor named Patrick Nan has doctored a scene from Bruce Lee’s Fists Of Fury to feature the martial arts master using Star Wars-style lightsaber nunchucks and the result is amazing.

Sarah wrote about the viral video treatment for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the story go here.

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Bruce Lee-Inspired Art Show In San Francisco

Bruce Lee art show

Bruce Lee art show

An art show inspired by Bruce Lee recently took place in San Francisco.

Sarah used this event to dig a bit into other Lee-related culture as well, including the multiple museums dedicated to the movie and martial arts master.

To read more about it head to Asian World Of Martial Arts by clicking here.

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Franz Ferdinand, Hot-Blooded Girls And Fan Fiction

Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand

A long time ago in a publishing galaxy far, far away, Sarah once interviewed Franz Ferdinand about “hot-blooded girls” (the band’s words) who wrote fan fiction pairing them up with Morrissey.

At the time she thought she had started something fun… and now she’s not too sure.

To read the whole story, head over to A.Side by clicking here.

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‘The Fits’ Is Bringing Art Back To Boxing Movies

The Fits

The Fits

It could be fairly argued that the boxing movie as a genre has gotten quite predictable and stale.

That’s why new indie movie The Fits is such an intriguing, welcome new film.

Its use of the sweet science is a bold new direction for fight — or at least fight tangential — films.

Sarah wrote about it for Fightland.

To read about this click here.

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A Brief History Of Boxing In Art And Entertainment

Boxing

Boxing

The average person’s intersection of art and boxing probably starts and ends with the Rocky movie franchise.

The sweet science, however, has been inspiring intriguing art for a very long time.

Sarah wrote about just how long in a piece for Asian World of Martial Arts.

To read it click here.

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Muhammad Dali, Boxing’s Innovative Artist

Project Phosphorescence

Project Phosphorescence

Former amateur boxer and current boxing coach and artist Bart van Polanen Petel has been experimenting with ways of turning his love of the sweet science into sweet art.

Nicknamed “Muhammad Dali,” his recent Project Phosphorescence converted punch combinations into a swirling light show that illustrated the fascinating punch trajectories of famous fighters.

Sarah interviewed him in a feature for Fightland.

To read it click here.

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