Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'on' (24)

Ghostbusters Take on the Pac-Man Ghost



Sometimes all we want is art that makes us smile. Today we've got artist RYCA (aka Ryan Callanan) to thank for creating a piece that does just that.



Don't we love it when different worlds collide?







You can see these prints and more over at… Continue

Added by alice on August 29, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Top 6 Sites to Score Deals on Modern Design



Ready to live a more simple yet stylish life? In our latest post for Intel's My Life Scoop, we're taking you shopping! Check out these six sites where you can score some sweet deals on modern design items for your everyday life.



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Added by alice on August 15, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Finding Fragility on Faces



Fragility. Merriam-Webster defines it as the quality or state of being easily broken or destroyed. It's what I believe to be the perfect word to describe these beautifully vulnerable portraits taken by Bruxelles, Belgium-based photographer David Olkarny. See the emotion on their faces, try and feel what they're going through.…









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Added by alice on August 9, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Fascinating Photos on Animal Domestication



National Geographic recently put out a thought-provoking article titled Animal Domestication.



Here's one of my favorite excerpts:

A growing body of evidence shows that historically, domesticated animals likely played a large part in their own taming, habituating themselves to humans before we took an active role in the process. "My working hypothesis,"… Continue

Added by alice on July 14, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Whimsical Worlds that Rest on Photos (8 pieces)



Back in March 2010, I was first introduced to Swedish artist Johan Thörnqvist through Met member Ivan. Thörnqvist's work reminded me of Russian artist Dmitry Maximov in that both beautifully blur the… Continue

Added by alice on February 22, 2011 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Storytelling Word on the Street (8 photos)



Imagine starting a photo series over 30 years ago. Then, imagine the patience it requires in finding an authentic and powerful moment. That is the abbreviated story of Richard Nagler, a man who spent days finding poignant words in isolation then waited for a lone individual to pass by. It couldn't just be any person, however, that stranger had to breathe life into that word, creating a story out of… Continue

Added by alice on January 31, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Pic of the Day: Sunset in Bali


Check out those colors! A sunset shot doesn't get much more beautiful than this. Taken on Seminyak Beach in South Bail by photo hobbyist Helminadia.

Added by alice on January 28, 2011 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

Influencers In-Depth: Steve Stoute on Brands and Artists

As a great follow-up to their first short film, Influencers gets a little deeper with Steve Stoute, Founder and CEO of Translation, a brand management firm that arranges strategic partnerships between Pop Culture icons (like Jay-Z, Gwen Stefani, and Justin Timberlake) and Fortune 500 companies.



Named one of the Fortune's 40 under 40 list and inducted into… Continue

Added by alice on January 19, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

My Modern Met's Featured on Flipboard!

Good morning! To start off the week, I'd love to share a good piece of news with you. Our website, My Modern Met, was just featured on the Flipboard iPad app as a pick of the week! What a thrill and an honor.



As you may recall,… Continue

Added by alice on November 1, 2010 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Red Bull's Projection Mapping on Snow!



Earlier this year, Melbourne based agency ENESS received a phone call from Red Bull. The world's leading energy drink company asked them this one simple but very complicated question. “How would you like create your extreme projections for some of the best riders in the world?”



Three years ago, ENESS first turned their projectors onto snow at a snowfield in Australia. They described it as "carving the slopes by day and lighting the ice by night, transforming… Continue

Added by alice on October 6, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

NASA Releases Incredible Photos on Flickr (14 photos)

John Glenn Enters the Friendship 7 Capsule, 1962

NASA joined Flickr Commons today, releasing 180 historic photos in three incredible sets; Building NASA, Launch/Takeoff and NASA Center Namesakes. The photos span the US space agency's 50+ year history. You'll not only get to see the key figureheads behind NASA, you'll also see some of the most iconic… Continue

Added by alice on August 30, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Movie on the Radar: Freakonomics



For those that enjoyed the book Freakonomics, here comes a a documentary film adaptation this fall. The trailer looks action-packed and really interesting. It's directed by a whole bunch of today's top documentarians like Seth Gordon (The King of Kong), Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side), Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight), and Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (Jesus Camp). Can't…

Added by alice on August 14, 2010 at 11:31am — No Comments

Dwell's New Video Series is Colorful!

Dwell presents their first video in a three-part series about color. Senior editor Aaron Britt drops by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation to discuss the life and work of German-born American artist Josef Albers, who is often referred to as the 'Father of Color Theory'. Will give you a great appreciation not just for color but for Albers - his values, beliefs and incredible passion.



The video is well-executed and quite… Continue

Added by alice on July 29, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Art Event on the L Train

If you're up for celebrating art in an unconventional place, may I suggest you make your way to Chicago on August 7th? There you can join other art enthusiasts aboard the eight-car "L" train for an experience you won't forget. Art on Track is a mobile art experience that will take you around Chicago in a loop. The event is put on by SALVO NFP, a Chicago organization… Continue

Added by alice on July 11, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments

Gorgeous Illustrations on Skin by Justin Maller

Step into the digital world of Justin Maller and get ready for an exhilarating adventure. Called "The Master of Photoshop," this freelance illustrator and art director from Melbourne, Australia creates intense illustrations that will blow your mind.



Though you can see a wide range of Maller's work on…

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Added by alice on May 16, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Movie on the Radar: Dirty Hands - The Art and Crimes of David Choe



As a big fan of David Choe's beautifully messy work, I'm interested in seeing this new documentary about him.



Dirty Hands, will be presented in Los Angeles and San Francisco by Upper Playground. Screenings start at the Sunset 5 in LA on April 30 - May 6, and then move on to SF for showings from May 21 - May 27. Check… Continue

Added by alice on April 5, 2010 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

You on You: HP



For a few months now, HP's been putting on a contest to make you the star of their kick ass commercials. Though HP's no longer taking submissions, you can watch and vote for your favorites, here. Sure, they're not as slick as Gwen's or Jay-Z's, but there's something raw… Continue

Added by alice on September 3, 2009 at 10:53am — No Comments

Win a Walk-On Role at Mad Men

If you've ever dreamed of being a part of AMC's Mad Men cast (for just one day), you now have a chance. Banana Republic and Mad Men have partnered up so that you can enter to win a walk-on role in an upcoming episode, as well as a $1,000 gift card from the store. Just go into any Banana Republic store between July 21 through Aug. 11 and pick up a Style Guide. In it… Continue

Added by alice on July 15, 2009 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Spectacular Paper Craft Castle - Wataru Itou (12 pics)

One of the best things about running this site is that we get to find and share some of the most incredible art across the world. Today, this mission takes us to Tokyo where we find Wataru Itou, a young student of a major art university, who's created this wonderful paper craft art installation called Umi no Ue no Oshiro or A Castle On the Ocean. The installation is… Continue

Added by alice on July 1, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Movie on the Radar: Paper Heart

A new trailer just got released for this movie Paper Heart. Part documentary part fiction, the story follows comedian/actress Charlyne Yi (of Knocked Up) who has never been in love and is not even sure if she is capable of loving someone. Yi goes on a cross country journey to try to further understand the concept of love. Along the way she interviews married… Continue

Added by alice on April 27, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

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