All Blog Posts Tagged 'fish' (11)

New in the Shop: Elegant Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish

Bangkok, Thailand-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich captures the stunning movements of siamese fighting fish as they dance in the water. The photographer manages to snap brilliant shots of their quick, elegant movements as their bodies and flowing fins take action. Each portrait celebrates the creature's unique sense of motion and diverse coloring.

It brings us great pleasure to announce that we've…


Added by Pinar on February 20, 2014 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Thousands of Swimming Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals

American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has spent decades studying and researching marine biology in order to educate the world about the protection and conservation of ocean life. Since 1994, Aburto has photographed marine ecosystems in Mexican…


Added by katie hosmer on February 17, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Whimsical Scenes Created with Real Fish Heads

Parisian contemporary artist Anne-Catherine Becker-Echivard does a little more than play with her food. The artist's ongoing body of work, known as Les Temps Modernes (translated as Modern Times), presents whimsical scenes featuring actual fish heads, which she later eats. In each eccentric frame, she simulates an absurd dramatization of human activities with…


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

Capturing the Graceful Movement and Amazing Detail of Fish

Photographer Hiroshi Iwasaki captures the graceful movement of fish as they glide seamlessly through water. With so much artistic value in his shots, it's hard to visually confirm that his photos are actually not paintings. Focusing on every detail, Iwasaki sets the fish against a dark black background, accentuating their transparent fins, scaled body, and two toned colors. Through these shots,…


Added by Eugene on December 26, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Damien Hirst's 100 Fish in Formaldehyde Fetch $2.8 Million

Could a sculpture containing 100 fish in formaldehyde actually be considered a work of art? You bet. Created by Damien Hirst in 1993, the cabinet called "Where Will It End" was just sold for $2.8 million on a preview day at FIAC (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain), France's biggest art fair. Crazy.

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Added by alice on October 21, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Japan's Wild Aquarium Art

Art Aquarium took place in Tokyo, Japan to showcase uniquely wild aquariums. They are so colorful and unique that the fish become a part of the whole art experience!

Photos by Franck Robichon / EPA

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Added by Alyssa Anda on September 8, 2011 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Glowing Transparent Specimens

Japanese artist Iori Tomita transforms the scientific technique of preserving and dying organisms into an art form with this series entitled New World Transparent Specimens. The images give us an breathtaking look at the inner workings of underwater life.

The process Tomita goes through is extremely extensive. First, he removes the scales and skin that have been preserved in… Continue

Added by Visnja V on June 19, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

El Pescado - Superheroes Group Show

My contribution to the Society 6 "Superheroes" group show that took place at the D-Structure gallery in San Francisco.

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Added by Juan Weiss on June 5, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Fisch Franke - The Poster That's Filled With Live Fish (w/video)

I absolutely love the creativity behind this "living poster" for a seafood restaurant, Fisch Franke. With the slogan, Fresh as Can Be, the Frankfurt restaurant created an aquarium like poster with live fish swimming inside. Who wouldn't stop and notice this? It's ingenious! Watch the video below.

Agency: Publicis Frankfurt,… Continue

Added by alice on July 21, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Ozeaneum - One Giant Fish Tank: Stralsund, Germany

Ozeaneum is the one of the biggest aquarium parks in Europe and opened July 12, 2008 in Stralsund, Germany. It took three years to construct and cost about 60,000,000 euros. ($89,442,000)

Inside visitors can discover what is going on in a mysterious world that makes up 70 per cent of our planet's surface. With aquariums and exhibitions spread over some… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 13, 2008 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Grunion Run! What? Where? When?

California grunion are small silvery fish about 5 to 6 inches long found only along the coast of southern California and northern Baja California. Grunion are famous for their very unusual mating ritual. At very high tides the females come up on sandy beaches and dig their tails into the sand to lay their eggs. A male then wraps himself around the female to deposit his sperm. For the next ten days the grunion eggs remain hidden in the sand, but at the next set of high… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 18, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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