Canadian artist Myriam Dion transforms everyday newspapers into gorgeously patterned hand-cut pages. She uses an X-Acto knife to carve into the paper, producing repetitive decorative designs that mimic the open holes on lace fabric.
In each piece, the words become abstract snippets of letters, images are accompanied by swirling lines and leafy patterns, and bits of…Continue
Photographer Mark Bridger just released a few new photos he took while in Kenya for The Great Migration. From July to October each year, approximately 1.3 million wildebeest, 500,000 Thomson's gazelles, and 200,000 zebras, among other animals, migrate into and occupy the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya to and from the Serengeti in Tanzania.
In this first photo, he…Continue
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Developed by photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto, this amazing series of black and white photographs naturally blends centuries-old architecture with contemporary abstract art. In the project, Ishimoto approaches the Katsura Imperial Villa with a rare perspective that explores not only the completed construction, but also the details of the materials, textures, and spaces…Continue
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For a recent assignment, Sydney-based photographer Toby Dixon created these two awesome split personality portraits not with fancy Photoshop but with the help of two talented friends. Monique Moynihan, who was in charge of styling and Budi, who handled make-up, transformed a man and a woman each into two distinct halves.
Similar to a mullet, "business in the…Continue
Created by artist Joseph Marr, this series of Laura sculptures are lifelike human forms sculpted completely out of preserved sugar. Each piece features the same nude female, Laura Weyel, standing with a delicate rope that wraps around her shoulders and cascades to the floor. Glistening with light, the sugary substance,…Continue
For many photographers, taking a picture of the elusive double rainbow is a rare and unexpected treat. Not only do you have to be at the right place at the right time, you need to have your camera on hand so that you don't miss nature's colorful show. As photographer…Continue
From the Knees of My Nose to the Belly of My Toes is a surreal display by British designer Alex Chinneck that makes it look like the brick facade is sliding right off the front of a building in Margate, England. The eye-catching installation, which took Chinneck approximately one year to bring to fruition, takes a four-story residence that had been…
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Whether they're set in nature or in a dizzying urban environment, artist Pascal Campion's illustrations add a sense of joy to living life. The San-Francisco-based illustrator turns a walk at night in the rain into a spectacular experience vibrating with energy and a magical zest for…
Milan was hit with an incredible spectacle on October 1st that confused pedestrians and locals into thinking that a submarine had crashed up onto the streets through the ground. The mind-boggling display, like something out of an action-adventure or sci-fi flick, turned into an investigation scene as paramedics, police, and firefighters rushed to the site.…Continue
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It's October which means we're featuring a full month of spooky art! This stunning scene of headless female sculptures, created with snow and ice, was inspired by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch's famous painting, "Girls on the Bridge." As part of Norway's "Munch in Snow and Ice" exhibit in 2011, artist…
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Return to Sender is a funny photo series by photographer Tommy Kha that takes a unique approach to self-portraiture. Rather than taking a straight-forward image of himself, the Memphis-based photographer presents himself engaged in a one-sided kiss with dozens of strangers in various locales. Funny enough, it's the other person in each shot that is fully committed to the smooch as Kha…
Quickly making their way around the web are these fascinating photos by Nick Brandt that show an eerie lake in Africa turning animals into stone. According to Brandt's new book, Across the Ravaged Land, Lake Natron in northern Tanzania is a death trap for birds and bats who appear to slam into it due to its surface's extremely reflective nature. Confused, the…Continue
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Teenager Teenager is a unique, hyper-realistic installation by collaborative Chinese artists Sun Yuan and Peng Yu. The installation features human bodies dressed in fancy suits and evening gowns while lounging on leather sofas and chairs, but with giant boulders for heads. The strange situation evokes a sense of bewilderment in viewers, who are faced with deciphering a…
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Sand Prints is a series of ephemeral art created by environmental artist Ahmad Nadalian. Each site-specific piece is a small sculpture naturally blended into a beach or desert landscape. The sculptures become a part of the surrounding land and provide viewers with the opportunity to explore, touch, and even disrupt the final images.
In all of his work, the artist redefines…Continue
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In 100 Colors, French architect and designer Emmanuelle Moureaux designed a large and colorful rainbow floating overhead. Created for the Shinjuki Creators Festa 2013, the piece incorporates 840 sheets of paper in one hundred different shades. The perfectly arranged rows form a multicolored display that shifts from one hue to…
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Banksy is back with a brand new street project in New York called Better Out Than In. The elusive street artist plans to exhibit an entire art show on the streets of New York for the entire month of October, treating the city that never sleeps like a giant museum. He has just revealed his first piece in lower Manhattan featuring two kids, seemingly from an era that predates child labor…
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Water Flame is a mind-boggling installation by artist Jeppe Hein that features two opposing elements coexisting—water and fire. The artist, who is based in both Berlin and Copenhagen, leaves viewers guessing at how the anomaly is possible as they look on in awe. Hein says that his…Continue
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Hope you enjoyed our latest giveaway of two movie posters signed by comic book legend Stan Lee!
About a week ago, we asked you to tell us who your favorite character is created by Stan Lee (@TheRealStanLee). We had…Continue
It's that incredible time of year again when regular old pumpkins turn into magical works of art! Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island is the place to be to witness intricate pumpkin art like no other. From October 3 to November 3, come see the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, a jaw-dropping display of 5,000 illuminated jack-o-lanterns many of which are decorated in a…
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Luminescent glowworms (aka Arachnocampa luminosa) fill the Waitomo Glowworm Caves in New Zealand, mesmerizing visitors with their radiant bodies. The organic, larva-like creatures illuminate the otherwise pitch-black cavernous space as a chemical reaction, similar to bioluminescent…