Graffiti, street photography and NYC. What's not to love? This beautiful and artistic capture is by Navid Baraty, the man behind those beautiful Brooklyn blizzard photos. It was taken at the Lower East Side, NYC.
"I decided to do a little snowy day shooting in Manhattan yesterday while running some… Continue
Photographer Kalliope Amorphous has created this beautifully haunting series she calls Resurrecting Ophelia. As the title suggests, the inspiration for this series comes from her affinity for Ophelia's character in Shakespeare's Hamlet. Using various surfaces such as glass, acrylics and textiles, Kalliope gives us an unbelievably interesting way to experience a timeless… Continue
German artist Martin Pfeifle recently made this crazy cool installation that weaves its way through the entire floor of the former imperial abbey of Aachen-Kornelimünster in Germany. It's called Rotemartha and was created with long tinted film strips in six shades of red. A wonderful mix of old baroque architecture with contemporary art!…
American designer Matt Hawkins creates impeccable paper toys. His collection includes cartoon monsters, cowboys, astronauts, gnomes, and funny caricatures of real people. At his website, Custom Paper Toys, you can can download free paper toys that you can cut, fold, and build yourself. The first papertoy of the new year is titled… Continue
It's hard to distinguish what's real and what's not in Josh Sommers' world. The California-based artist/photographer creates unbelievably surreal scenes that will make your brain melt...
"I believe that as artists we all have a certain pool of creative energy that we draw from," says Sommers. "For me, I have found that it does not matter what I do with that energy - whether it is drawing,… Continue
Right around Christmas, I received a surprising message from a member on My Modern Met. It said this, "Seeing that this site has easily turned into my favorite place on the internet, I'd like to donate a copy of the Creative Suite 5 Web Premium for the holidays." I was flabbergasted! With a retail value of $1,799, I thought, how could this be?…
A brilliant collaboration between photographer Dominik Smialowski and artist Monika Prus resulted in this wonderful collection called Missing Garden. The combination of people with chalkboard drawings evokes a nostalgic look back at childhood. The duo makes use of the creative imagination attributed to a child to ensure that the kid within us is not lost.
Like Valerie Chiang or Kalie Garrett, Alex Stoddard is one of those talented teenage photographers who knows how to express themselves. His self-portraits are all incredibly unique and after viewing them… Continue
Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the Broad Museum will play a central role in the re-urbanization of Los Angeles' Grand Avenue, as well as provide a contrast to Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall that sits across the street.
Dubbed the “Vault and The Veil,” Broad Museum is characterized by its large archival space, which is covered in a honeycombed, veil-like exterior. The… Continue
Today's pic of the day is by talented iPhone photographer Aik Beng Chiang, who we previously wrote about here. The original picture is of an old man waiting for a taxi. Aik Beng didn't get the man to actually wear the helmet, he found a picture of the helmet on the internet and then used iPhone… Continue
Added by alice on January 7, 2011 at 10:30am —
It's not often that I'm impressed with a commercial. I can only imagine how much time and effort went into creating this chase scene to make it look so fluid. Hats off to San Francisco ad agency Venables Bell & Partners and London-based directors Smith & Foulkes, who made this action-adventure video titled “The Chase” to build excitement around the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor.…
If you were in New York City when it got hit with last year's crazy snowstorm, you'll know that the streets looked like something out a movie. For Williamsburg resident Henry Hargreaves, they resembled the famous ice planet Hoth from Star Wars. After being snowed in for a very long time, Hargreaves… Continue
Marc Da Cunha Lopes lives and works in Paris. He graduated in 2005 after studying photography at Gobelins. His client list includes Playstation, Nike, Reebok, and Yoplait to name a few. His creations, used in fashion, editorial and advertising are very intriguing, original, and sometimes scary. Through use of hand-made props and digital enhancement his work equally fascinates and… Continue
If there's one fashion blog everyone knows, it's The Sartorialist. Scott Schumann, aka The Sartorialist, not only has mad photography skills, he's got an incredible eye for timeless fashion. Before The Sartorialist, Scott worked in sales and marketing for high-end women’s designer collections like Valentino.
"I thought I could shoot people on the street the way designers looked at people, and get and give inspiration to lots of people in the process," he… Continue
Added by alice on January 6, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Singapore's Marina Bay Sands will open the world's first ArtScience Museum next month, the latest attraction at its $5.5 billion gambling complex. Dubbed the "Welcoming Hand of Singapore," the museum features 10 “fingers” anchored by a unique round base in the middle.
The design of each finger reveals different gallery spaces featuring skylights at the “fingertips” that illuminate… Continue
Photo-magician Caleb Charland just sent us this new image he titled Reflection in a Snow Storm. "It was made on December 26th, the night the blizzard swept through Maine," he says. "I canceled plans to hang out with friends that night so I could take advantage of the white out conditions. I grabbed my equipment and headed to my brother's house in rural Maine. He has an old farm house… Continue
As a National Geographic photographer since 1995, Stephen Alvarez has explored our world in ways most of us can only imagine. His global stories have won him numerous awards and taken him to amazing places, much like our all-time favorite photographer, Steve…Continue
If the wind had a face, what would it look like? Vladislav Novikov-Barkovsky created these visually captivating sculptures using a polyester resin/acrylic blend. The Russian artist has managed to give shape and form to something that is invisible. "Wind Dance" is both beautiful and mysterious, much like the…Continue
The day after Christmas, New York was hit with a massive snowstorm that blanketed parts of the state with nearly two feet of snow. Its sixth-worst on record, the blizzard became a headache for anyone trying to get in or out of the area. Called Snowpocalypse 2010, the storm wasn't all doom and gloom as some people actually found ways to enjoy it.