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Does Art Have a Legitimate Place in the Digital World?



Ten days ago, an important panel discussion took place called "Does art have a legitimate place in the digital world?" On the panel were two artists, an art collector and the Culture Editor from the Guardian.



Outset, an organization dedicated to supporting new art, put on the event and Marc Sands, Director of Audiences and Media at Tate, led the discussion. Listen to this highlights video to hear about how digital technologies are shaking up the art… Continue

Added by alice on March 24, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Urban Street Art - Bugs Bunny's Fantasy

No, this isn't from Toon Town in Disneyland. This creative street installation was found on the streets of Antwerp, Belgium! I love how they used the tree as the carrot top!



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Added by Eugene on September 17, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

New Non-Photoshopped Body Art by Chooo-san



Can you believe that these body modifications are created without using any digital editing software? They are the painted works of a Japanese artist known simply as Chooo-san. We first came across the unusually realistic body art of the 19-year-old Musashino Art University student this past…

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Added by Pinar on October 18, 2012 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Graffiti Vs. Art

Interesting article the U.K. paper Telegraph about the city of Bristol's plans to let it's citizens vote on whether to keep or remove graffiti. The idea is that people can go online and vote to keep the graffiti if they like it. Bristol is home to the street artist Banksy whose exhibit at the Bristol Museum has attracted over a quarter of… Continue

Added by Kevin on September 1, 2009 at 10:16pm — 2 Comments

The Five Main Differences Between Art and Design

If you've ever been curious about what the difference is between art and design, check out what Web Designer Depot has to say. I'm a huge fan of both art and design myself and this article really helped me figure out what the difference is between the… Continue

Added by alice on September 22, 2009 at 2:43pm — 3 Comments

It's Raining Eggs! (7 pics)

To be effective, art doesn't always have to send a serious message. Sometimes the silliest projects can have a huge effect, especially when it puts a smile on your face.



With "Art Eggcident," Dutch artist Henk Hofstra demonstrates what it would look like if God threw giant eggs down… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 21, 2010 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Extremely Detailed Egg Art - Franc Grom (7 pics)

What kind of art could be more appropriate right after Easter? Inspired by traditional Slovenian design, Franc Grom uses a small electric drill to create approximately 2,500 to 3,500 holes in each eggshell. His work is pretty incredible considering how fragile his masterpieces are.…

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Added by Eugene on April 14, 2009 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

art by pixels - eBoy



Really cool artwork using re-usable pixel objects by eBoy. If you're in London or visiting between May 9th and June 30th, check them out at the Concrete Hermit gallery. Below is a snapshot of LA in pixels....love all the detail to it....particularly the guy in his skimpys with mickey mouse… Continue

Added by alice on May 13, 2008 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Traveling Skateboard Art Show

Cool Hunting tipped me off to this traveling show of skateboard art:



One Way or Another's Isaac McKay-Randozzi and Sandro Grison, along with their gang of creative collaborators, are touring North America in a grassroots campaign to show off the incredible artwork created by some of skateboarding's best while raising awareness for the 1 June 2010 launch… Continue

Added by Kevin on May 24, 2010 at 9:53pm — 3 Comments

16-Year-Old's Amazingly Hyperrealistic Graphite Portrait Wins Top Prize

16-year-old Shania McDonagh recently took home the top prize of the 60th Texaco Children's Art Competition, an art competition for young people held in Ireland every year. Known for her incredibly detailed and hyperrealistic portraits, the young artist has won first place in her age category four years in a row (check out those works below), but this year marks the…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 18, 2014 at 11:26am — No Comments

The 16 Different Types of (Art School) Students

Chuck Dillon has been teaching for 10 years now at the Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia. After seeing students come and go, he decided to create sixteen different stereotypes he sees day in and day out. Though I've personally never gone to art school, I can appreciate these for what they're worth - a hilarious depiction of what students look like in this day and… Continue

Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 3:30am — 3 Comments

Look Closely...This Parrot is Actually a Human Being!

Although this may look like a simple image of a parrot perched on a tree stump, believe it or not, it's actually a photograph of a woman whose entire body has been perfectly painted to resemble the tropical bird. This is the work of fine art body painter Johannes Stoetter,…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on March 18, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

22-Year-Old Designer Stunningly Blends Art with Fashion

Yesterday, our friend and ever so talented photographer Alex Stoddard emailed us to tell us about a Kickstarter project that deserves our attention. Michelle Hébert is a 22-year-old up-and-coming designer that creates…

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Added by alice on November 10, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

URBAN ADVENTURE - ROYAL/T - JUST LOVE ME

ROYAL/T

Alice and I checked out the Royal/T studio today, a 10,000 square foot art space, cafe, and retail store, which opened up a couple weeks ago. Just Love Me is the art studio's opening exhibition, which explores the complexity of cuteness, and the yearning it reveals in artistic expression today. We took a second to sit down and have lunch, and while being served by Japanese girls in maid costumes, we were fortunate enough to speak… Continue

Added by Eugene on May 30, 2008 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

Hilarious Food Art Features Potatoes Wearing Pink Sunglasses



These miniature potato installations are absolutely hilarious. Artist Peter Pink, self-described as "a nonsense maker," has taken the very basic food item and transformed it into a large group of expressive personalities. Potatoes is a series of situations in which the pink-sunglasses-wearing spuds protest with pink flags, fight off large groups of cucumbers, and catch some rays under pink…

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Added by katie hosmer on July 18, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Greenbo Rail Planter



Simply place your Greenbo planter on your railing, deck or fence. State of the art unique design assures its secure fit and stability.…





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Added by thinkpossitive on June 24, 2010 at 10:24pm — No Comments

The Enormous Astronaut Sculpture at Coachella



Chances are, that if you have a friend who attended the first weekend of the music and art festival Coachella this year, you've already seen this huge astronaut sculpture. Los Angeles-based company Poetic Kinetic Inc. is behind Escape Velocity, a 36-foot-tall monumental mobile sculpture that's kinetic. That means this fun-in-the-sun loving astronaut has…

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Added by alice on April 16, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Whimsical Illustrations Fill Up Odd Spaces In the Sky



When French illustrator Thomas Lamadieu looks upward, he sees the world differently than most. In his imaginative mind, he perceives the odd formations created by tall buildings as the basis for playful illustrations. To create his Sky Art, the artist first photographs odd perspectives of…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 16, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Norm the Pug Flies Up, Up and Away!



Remember Norm, that personality-filled pug? Art director Robert Jahns (or nois7 on Instagram) has taken a photo of him and created this whimsical image of Norm strapped to a colorful bunch of balloons. Watch as he flies up, up and away!

As he writes, "This is Norm, he does almost everything to…

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Added by alice on April 5, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Banksy's New Mural Mocks Smart Phone Distracted Lovers

Banksy, the most recognized street artist of this era, had been quiet since his whirlwind tour of New York City last fall. Well, he’s up to his old tricks again, and his website was recently updated with a new piece that’s painted on a quaint stone wall on Clement Street in Bristol, United Kingdom. It…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 15, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

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