Brooklyn-based illustrator Peter de Sève, who is mostly known for his cover illustrations for The New Yorker
magazine, drew two of Hollywood's most beloved characters having a little pity party for themselves. Sève figures that Yoda and Kermit have a lot in common: they’re both puppets, green-skinned, and live in swamps.
So, what inspired him to create this masterpiece? In his… Continue
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These bizarre sculptures could only be the work of Canadian artist Maskull Lasserre. His talent resides in his ability to carve human or animal body parts like the skeleton of the human head, the spine or teeth directly into common wooden objects.
According to his website, his sculptures explore the “unexpected potential of the everyday and its associated structures of authority, class and… Continue
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30-year-old Japanese artist Mao Nakada is known for his modern twist on traditional Japanese woodblock printing.
The traditional technique starts when the artist draws on a washi, a thin paper used to transfer the material, which is then glued onto a plank. Using a small instrument, the washi is then pressed against the paper, which transfers the image. Nakada… Continue
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Most people use coins to purchase tools at the hardware store. Not Stacey Webber. The Indiana-based artist forges coins to create sculptures that resemble everyday tools. The visually stunning results speak for themselves.
After seeing her works, I knew I had to get in touch with Stacey to ask her what inspired her to create these pieces and to find out how she goes about making them.… Continue
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Tomorrow, July 29, the redesigned National Museum of Scotland will open and with it, at least 8,000 objects of which 80% will go on display for the first time in generations. Visitors will be able to experience 16 new galleries as they take in everything from a life-sized skeleton cast of a Tyrannosaurus Rex to specimens collected by Charles Darwin.
Dr Gordon Rintoul, National… Continue
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Last year, French photographer Sacha Goldberger had one incredibly busy summer. In addition to his popular Joggers series
, Goldberger decided that he would take professional portraits of 80 Harley-Davidson riders from France. These Harley enthusiasts were not just captured face on, they were also… Continue
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If you could put together the perfect office, which products would you choose? Tasked with that question, we came up with 10 awesome items that we think you're going to love. From digital wireless speakers with dynamic bass and sound to a desk that slides to fit your body (no more hunching!), these products were carefully selected with you, the modern professional, in… Continue
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The excitement is building! Can you believe that we're now less than one year away from the start of the 2012 Olympic Games? London has already started the final countdown with "One year to go" celebrations throughout the city. (The Games will begin July 27, 2012.) According to CNN
, "14,700… Continue
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Located 45 miles away from Buenos Aires, Argentina, the Black House is a 3,500 sq ft residence that has an amazing lakeside view.
Since the home was designed for an active couple without children, Andres Remy Arquitectos decided to divide the social areas in two. The common areas, such as the kitchen and the dinning room are on one end, while the living room is found on the other, closer to… Continue
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A white and brown owl
Surrey, England-based photographer Kim Taylor has a way of transforming the ordinary motions of animals into artwork. This animal-loving photographer captures them in his garden using a process called locomotion. It shows a creature’s ability to move from place to place in impressive detail.
The 78-year-old went to great lengths to capture these… Continue
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Now here’s something I thought I’d never see: alcohol served in milk cartons! Artist Jorn made beverage cartons for popular alcohol brands, like Absolut Vodka and Jack Daniel's, and the result is quite funny. With the name Ecohols
, this series shows us that packaging is quite important. Though the point is to bring to light the importance of brands, I can't help but think of an alternate… Continue
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Italian-born Stefano Giacomini is a photographer who's fixated by the woman’s body. “I think that the body of a woman is one of the most beautiful things can exist all over the world: a perfect mix with lights and colors!," he's said. "I first fell in love with this kind of subject when I admired a Giulio Monteverde’s sculpture.”
Giacomini's la femme et le chat
is a stunning black and… Continue
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Next time you need a little pick me up, may we suggest you look to Yeoh Gh's illustrations of a one, Mr. Pear? Started about a year ago as one of many fruit character illustration for one of his clients, Gh ended up loving his pear character so much that he carries it on to this day as a personal project.
"I want to bring joy and happiness to people in this… Continue
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Look though Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek's website and you'll find a set called The Days Off
under his Personal section. If photos can do anything, they can transport you to another time and place, making you recall fond memories you've long forgotten; the sweet smell of summer vacation, staring out into a vast and never-ending ocean, standing in complete awe as you take in the beauty of this… Continue
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We'll always have a soft spot for minimalist movie posters. (See here, here and here.) But…
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Korean sculptor Yong Ho Ji has mastered a medium most artists wouldn't even dare think about using....tires. The exquisite level of anatomical detail he can achieve by gluing and screwing all types of tires onto his resin-cast skeletons is, in and of itself, a true feat of engineering. Every muscle and facial expression you see on these animals was… Continue
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Much like the intriguing series In Your Fridge
, You Are What You Eat
is a comprehensive look into the refrigerators in homes across the United States. For three years Mark Menjivar traveled the country exploring various food issues. “The… Continue
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By pixelating, otherwise, ordinary images of our current world leaders, ad agency Memac Ogilvy & Mather Dubai creates the illusion that something lewd is taking place. The clever series was created for Reporters Without Borders, a non-profit organization that defends the freedom to be informed and to inform others throughout the world. Their message: "Censorship tells the wrong… Continue
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