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10 Best Celebrity Photobombs in 2013

Zach Braff, Photo by Sascha Reinking

What a fun year in photobombing it's been! In 2013, we saw some hilarious photos of our favorite celebs "ruining" photos by sneaking their selves into the picture. A baseball cap wearing Zach Braff was one of the most recent culprits as he stepped right into a New York City wedding photo shoot on a crosswalk…

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Added by alice on December 28, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Geometric Human Sculpture Represents Order Out of Chaos

The Architect is an intriguing sculpture by English artist Jilly Sutton that blends the head of a person with geometric shapes. The peaceful, slumbering face is accompanied by a frenzy of three-dimensional blocks, adding an abstract element to the otherwise figurative sculpture. The eye-catching structure, originally constructed out of square soft wood timbers that had been…

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Added by Pinar on October 15, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

My Modern Shop Spotlight #11 - Superheroes by Andy Awesome



With so much creativity generated everyday, we've had the fortune of sharing countless works of art here on My Modern Met. Now, we're also pleased to offer prints and canvases featuring the work of many of today's finest contemporary artists through My Modern Shop. As part of our ongoing series of…

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Added by Pinar on May 1, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Multi-Layered Landscape Photos Redefine Perspective



Representing a three-dimensional structure on a two-dimensional platform can make a figure fall flat. Vancouver-based photography technician Jason Gowans found this same principle to be true of vast landscapes trying to be captured within photographs. The essence and expansive beauty of the earth is lost on a medium without physical depth. As a result of his contemplative dilemma, Gowans…

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Added by Pinar on January 10, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

My Modern Shop Exclusive Release: Sidescape by Tom Ryaboi



Toronto-based Tom Ryaboi busted out into the scene last year with his heart-stopping, adrenaline pumping rooftop photography. His most recognizable image, called I'll Make Ya Famous, flew through the web and Tom was quickly credited for being one of the pioneers of the rooftopping movement.

Today, it's with great pleasure that we bring you…

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Added by alice on December 17, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Psychedelic Vortex Formed with Thousands of CDs

A lot of artists use unconventional materials to construct their visionary pieces but there's something about the shimmering surface of a CD whose twinkle in the light draws the eye. That's part of the reason why sculptor Leticia Bajuyo works almost exclusively with the nearly…

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Added by Pinar on October 15, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Eye-Popping Colors Captured at Utah's Holi



Once a year, the Holi Festival of Colors, celebrating the arrival of a new season, takes place around the world. Crowds of people playfully pelt each other with vibrant paints, adding a wildly colorful hue to the environment. San Francisco-based photographer Thomas Hawk caught some amazing photographs of this year's celebration at Spanish Fork, Utah.

The series of…

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Added by Pinar on August 5, 2012 at 10:08am — 2 Comments

Layered Landscapes Made of Graphite, Tape, and Resin

LA-based mixed media artist Brooks Shane Salzwedel assembles beautiful natural landscapes, often featuring some form of majestic architecture like bridges and oil drilling towers. The artist primarily works with graphite, tape, and resin to produce these layered images, giving each one a three-dimensional feel. The separation that defines the difference between foreground and background…

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Added by Pinar on May 13, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Breathtaking Non-Photoshopped Light Graffiti



Andy Hemingway, a self-taught photographer, plays with red lights and long shutter speeds to create beautifully vivid light painting effects. The photographs are the second installment to his light painting series, which were taken at the EZ7 Skatepark and feature multiple subjects such as a skateboarder and rollerblader. The great thing about these wickedly cool photos is…

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Added by Claire on December 21, 2011 at 2:27pm — 1 Comment

Supreme Tranquility Under the Sea





The ocean is like an entirely different world. That's why underwater ocean photography is always captivating and intriguing, there's always something new and unexpected to be found. Enric Adrian Gener's photography is especially interesting because of his ability to capture human forms as they peacefully interact with the clear blue waters.

When asked why the ocean…

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Added by Claire on November 15, 2011 at 5:19pm — 1 Comment

Huge Wooden Structure Comes Crashing Down



Yesterday, if you were at the Longside Gallery at Yorkshire Sculpture Park in the UK, you got to experience something quite unique...art crashing down! Aeneas Wilder built a gargantuan structure that consisted of 10,000 uniform pieces of Iroko wood. "By limiting the creative act to one simple material, in ample supply, with clearly defined parameters (no fixing, no joining, no… Continue

Added by alice on November 4, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Awesome Skateboard House



The PAS House is perfect for the person who eats and breathes skateboarding and loves skate clothing. A ribbon-shaped path links the inside and outside of the home together, giving riders the ability to board in a continuous motion.



The house is divided into three separate spaces. The first one includes the living room, dining area and kitchen, the second features a bedroom and…

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Added by Eugene on July 13, 2011 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

What an Astronaut Sees

One of the biggest perks of being an astronaut has to be the extraordinary views of Earth you get to see from space. Because of technological limitations, it used to be that only a select few people would ever get to experience this amazing spectacle. Now that we have high definition cameras, anyone with an internet connection can see our planet from the… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 7, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Rise of a Talented Teenage Photographer



Just 17 and five months into taking up photography, Nicholas Max is already starting to gain a strong following. He has an artistic way of shooting that's inspired by other ingenues, like Brian Oldham, and there's a freshness to his images that could only come with young age.



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Added by alice on May 6, 2011 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Revolutionary Tunisian Street Art



As the history books will state, after more than two decades of authoritarian rule, the people of Tunisia had enough and collectively revolted. Successfully overthrowing the government, they now find themselves in the process of establishing a democratic society.



Algerian French street artist ZOO Project wanted to be at the epicenter of the historic movement. To celebrate the… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 14, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Modern Architecture: Hidden Underground (11 photos)



From afar, Villa Geldrop in the Netherlands looks like any other home. Walk a little closer, though, and you'll notice that is has an awesome underground level.



Four bedrooms and a living room are located in the underground level. Hofman Dujardin Architects designed the home to allow tremendous amount of natural light to flow through the open spaces in the axe-shaped foundation. The… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 20, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Rustic City Girls

It looks as though fashion photographer Derek Kettela took these sexy shots in a vacant high-rise building in New York City. His photos have a rustic feel to them, which really brings out the natural beauty of his brunette models.



Derek Kettela's… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 21, 2010 at 10:30pm — 4 Comments

Connecting Flight - Red Bull

I think this qualifies as the craziest stunt we'll see today...



Skydiver Paul Steiner climbs out of a glider's cockpit, crawls along the wing and then somersaults underneath while stepping onto the wing of a second glider flying below. Steiner then moves back onto the main fuselage of the second glider while the first glider turns upside down and flies… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 15, 2010 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

The Puppet Pathos by Greg "Craola" Simkins (5 pics + video)



This painting by Torrance-based Greg "Craola" Simkins is totally insane. The piece, titled The Puppet Pathos, features a hyper-realistic monster that steals the dreams and thoughts of all creatures. The exquisite detail and three-dimensional perspectives in this painting are truly remarkable.



If you're interested in seeing Simkins's work in person, you…

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Added by Eugene on November 5, 2009 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

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