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Red Dress Spills into a Pool



In Paris this weekend? Don't forget to drop by the Grand Palais from now till Sunday, October 23, 2011 to catch the 38th edition of FIAC, France's major international contemporary art fair. The event is expected to attract around 85,000 art enthusiasts to the 168 participating galleries from 21 countries including Europe, the Americas, Asia, Turkey and South Africa. Get ready to see… Continue

Added by alice on October 21, 2011 at 9:29am — 2 Comments

Incredible E-Waste Sculptures



"Ever wondered what happens to obsolete walkmans and out-of date video tapes? To blunt saw blades and to dead cell phones. To ancient floppy discs and fused light bulbs? What happens to what we generally call ‘scrap’? Just because they have out-lived their use, do they deserve to be forgotten away in attics, thrown into bins? Or, just piled up in one corner of a scrap yard?" - Haribaabu… Continue

Added by alice on October 4, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Miniature People in Shocking Scenes

Hazardous Material



What kind of misery and chaos have the miniature people gotten themselves into? San Diego-based artist Enomeks has that answer. He's come upon four different yet very dramatic scenes. A hazmat team has been deployed to check out some foreign, fuming material. Banksy has struck again! Someone's been smuggling illegal goods while another man seems to… Continue

Added by alice on September 18, 2011 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Amazing Gravity-Defying Elephant in Union Square

New York just got another piece of incredible public art. This time it's a 26-foot-tall bronze elephant sculpture designed by Spanish artist Miquel Barcelo. The 15,000 pound wrinkly elephant arrived yesterday, September 15, in Union Square. The talented elephant is balancing upside-down on his long trunk with the help of a steel tube attached to a steel base.… Continue

Added by alice on September 14, 2011 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Hand in Hand, NY Remembers 9/11



To commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the September 11 attacks, thousands of people this morning, at precisely 8:46 a.m. (the time the first plane hit the World Trade Center), joined hands and formed a human chain along the waterfront in Lower Manhattan.



People were then encouraged to visit Battery Park and post a message or memento on their Wall of Remembrance, portions of… Continue

Added by alice on September 10, 2011 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Made in Polaroid Exhibit



Ready for a Polaroid-inspired art show? Polaroid is honoring its founder Dr. Edwin Land’s passion for the arts with the launch of the Made in Polaroid exhibit. The show will feature more than 50 pieces created by a mix of artists, designers, photographers, actors and musicians who are united in their passion for creativity, all pieces will be auctioned with proceeds benefitting Free Arts NYC, a… Continue

Added by alice on August 31, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Art in the Streets Breaks MOCA's Attendance Record!



MOCA just announced that the Art in the Streets exhibition, which ran for 81 days or from April 17 to August 8, 2011, was the most attended exhibition in the museum's history! With 201,352 visitors, it exceeded the previous two records for Andy Warhol Retrospective (2002) and MURAKAMI (2007), which welcomed 195,000 and 149,323 visitors, respectively.



You may remember that we wrote… Continue

Added by alice on August 12, 2011 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Taking in the World



Look though Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek's website and you'll find a set called The Days Off under his Personal section. If photos can do anything, they can transport you to another time and place, making you recall fond memories you've long forgotten; the sweet smell of summer vacation, staring out into a vast and never-ending ocean, standing in complete awe as you take in the beauty of this… Continue

Added by alice on July 27, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Oil Bikinis in Surfrider Calendar

Though to many, the very idea of oil bikinis may seem a bit ridiculous, you can't help but be mesmerized by this creative calendar for the Surfrider Foundation in Europe. (The organization's mission is to protect the ocean and its coastlines.)



Highlighting last year's catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the calendar shows scantily clad models wearing nothing but oil. It was designed to help recruit new volunteers to the Surfrider Foundation.…



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Added by alice on July 25, 2011 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

Magnificent Birds Frozen in Time

Here is the End of All Things (Thistle seeds, bluebottles, a taxidermy barn owl, nylon, lead, acrylic)



London-based artist Claire Morgan has already had quite the busy 2011. Using her trademark suspension style, she creates a great deal of energy around these… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 25, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Miniature People Stuck in Surreal Oil Paintings

Coffee and Donuts



Laguna Beach, California-based artist Scott Moore loves sharing his creative process. Visit his online gallery, click into one of his images, and you'll see this sentence below each one: "If you would like to see the step-by-step process Scott used to design and paint this image,… Continue

Added by alice on July 14, 2011 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Finalists in The Art of Building Contest

Staircase 2



While our own art and photography contest is now underway (see YPOC's Visual Storytellers), we'd like to shed some light on another one that's by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). Called The Art of Building, this photography… Continue

Added by alice on July 11, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Recreating Important Letters in Movies

Back to the Future



This morning, we received a nice email from photographer Stefano Pedretti which told us about his creative new series, Deleted Scenes. It's not only interesting in concept but also, very well-executed, down to the most minute detail.



Now in his words:



"Three movies. Three obsessions. Three pieces of paper,… Continue

Added by alice on July 8, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Superheroes Split in Half

Kent



Currently "flying" around the web is a cool new series by Danny Haas where he takes some of our most popular superheroes, splits them in half, and then shows us their aliases. Got to love the retro feel to these.





Wayne…



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Added by Eugene on July 4, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Misconception Shattering Portraits in Pakistan



Ask any person if they love their country and more than likely that answer will be varying degrees of "Yes." For Khalil Shah, that place is Pakistan. Though he's traveled, lived and worked abroad, he still considers Pakistan his home country and has been happily living there for the past few years.



Shah takes to its streets and snaps wonderful portraits of people from all sorts of… Continue

Added by alice on June 8, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: Match Made in Heaven



Talk about a Picture of the Day! Look closely and you won't just see the International Space Station, you'll see the first image ever of a space shuttle docked to it! Released on June 7, 2011 by NASA, this sweet portrait shows a match made in heaven!



NASA calls the Endeavour space shuttle, "the vehicle that helped build the complex during the last decade."



NASA:… Continue

Added by alice on June 7, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Magnificent Volcanic Eruption in Grimsvotn, Iceland

"It took us 90 minutes to fly to Grimsvotn with a strong wind against us," said filmmaker Jon Gustafsson a couple days ago. "The eruption looked magnificent in the sunset. Once we landed 5 miles away from the crater the cold glacier air hit us like a truck. We tried to work outside but I only lasted for a couple of minutes.



"Pilot Reynir Petursson also didn’t want to stay on the ground for too long since it was very windy and the ash fall was unpredictable.… Continue

Added by Eugene on May 24, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Creative Trends in Wedding Photography



With over ten years of experience, wedding photographer Critsey Rowe has seen trends come and go. These days, she finds that couples want photos that are "much more photojournalistic but with a fashion edge." This kick-start in creative ideas doesn't just come from the photographer, it also comes from the clients who are interested in having their sessions styled or centered around a particular… Continue

Added by alice on May 19, 2011 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

Pic of the Day: Wicked Witch in Real Life



Does street art get better than this? Found on the streets of Verona, Italy is a pair of unmistakable legs! Surely they belong to the Wicked Witch of the East who was known to wear ruby slippers and striped socks. Morbid? Sure. Awesomely unexpected? Absolutely.



via [Wooster… Continue

Added by alice on May 15, 2011 at 5:32am — 1 Comment

Magnificent Wedding in Mexico



We fell in love with Twin Lens when they photographed our closest friends for their wedding in Los Angeles. With backgrounds in photojournalism, Craig and Kitty Fritz, Twin Lens' husband and wife team, are not only able to capture life's most poignant moments, they have an artistic vision that sets… Continue

Added by alice on May 6, 2011 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

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