Literary translator, editor, and grad student Kaija Straumanis has a keen eye for photography, as can be seen from her Flickr gallery. This series of self-portraits, which Straumanis humorously refers to as "stuff being thrown at my head" moments, stands out in particular. In each image, Straumanis is in the process…
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If you ever visit Dublin, Ohio, make sure to check out the Chief Leatherlips Monument, a 12-foot-high portrait of a great Indian chief that seems to be busting out of a wall. Chief Leatherlips was known as a good friend of both Indians and white settlers. He earned the name Leatherlips because of "his admirable trait of never breaking a promise."
His life took a dark turn when, in 1810,…Continue
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Brussels, Belgium-based artist David Mesguich used polypropylene sheets or recycled plastic, to create a huge 4 x 3 x 2 meter sculpture of a woman's head. Called Luz 1.0, the futuristic-looking being symbolizes "the passage from one dimension to another, from the concrete to the mental world." Simply put, she is "trying to overcome physical boundaries."
In order to convey…Continue
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If you get a chance to travel to England, don't just visit a major metropolitan city like London, head further south to witness one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. The highest chalk sea cliff in the UK at an astounding 530 feet, Beachy Head promises to be an experience you won't ever forget, especially for those that enjoy natural phenomena or don't mind that nauseous…Continue
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Have you ever seen such intricate paper cutting? Beijing-based artist Li Hongjun cuts into layers and layers of paper to create these surreal head sculptures. Called one of the most striking artists of sculpture in Chinese mainland, Hongjun uses eastern and western methods of paper cutting to create these magnificent, mind-bending works. According to…Continue
"SIMPARCH situated an iconic head, on the grounds of the Kielder forest, located near the Scottish border.
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