After the post I wrote about Caleb's amazing photography, I received an email from him about a recent art attempt. The first one, above, he titled Attempting to Paddle Straight at the Moon. The squiggly lines you see above the lake is an actual moon, but manipulated Caleb-style. Just how…
Now featured on everywhere from NBC to blog and magazines around the world, Dancers Among Us, by photographer Jordan Matter, constantly reaches new heights. For those of you who are unfamiliar with it, Matter shoots top NYC dancers in places around the city, including an Apple store, Grand Central Station, and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. I love how Matter creates… Continue
Just how did African wildlife make its way to the lush landscapes of Scotland and England? Through the masterful work of photographer George Logan. The collection of photos you see here took over five years to create, and had Logan traveling extensively throughout Africa, including Namibia, Tanzania and Kenya, to capture wild animals in their natural habitats. The…
Awash with emotion, Joe Sorren's paintings will whisk you away to another world. He creates stunning scenes by carefully mixing muted and bright hues together. Carefully straddling the line between whimsical and foreboding, Sorren's paintings are filled with characters grappling with their surreal surroundings.
Caleb Charland demonstrates lessons in physics and mathematics with his mind-blowing photography. Inspired by children's books of science experiments, he photographs everyday objects (like matches, pens and mirrors) in ways we've never imagined, often using multiple exposures to tell the story. For example, in Fifteen Hours, the last…
She's educated us on a wide range of environmental topics, including cap and trade and bottled water, and now 45-year-old Berkeley activist Annie Leonard is back with The Story of Cosmetics. The 8-minute film examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby… Continue
Added by alice on July 22, 2010 at 9:00am —
If photography can be one thing, it's inspiring. A simple picture can make us want to spend some money on a shiny new bike or remind us about that trip we've been putting off. With summer now in full swing, I thought I'd put together some beautiful and inspiring photos that, if anything, will make you take out your camera and find the stories that surround us.…
With the recent release of Christopher Nolan's Inception, we knew beautiful editorials starring Marion Cotillard weren't far behind. Photographer Mikael Jansson shoots gorgeous Cotillard for the August 2010 issue of Interview Magazine. In various stages of undress, Cotillard shows us the… Continue
Added by alice on July 21, 2010 at 1:30pm —
What happens when your favorite comic strip characters get "off the strip"? Do they go a little crazy? Would Snoopy really roast Woodstock? WWA Gallery answers those questions and more with their recently opened art exhibition. The show runs now till September 4th.
If there's one television channel that's constantly on in my house, it's Discovery. Deadliest Catch has got to be one of the best shows on television not just because we get to see what one of the most dangerous jobs in the world is like, but because these charismatic crab fishermen let us into their personal lives. (RIP Phil Harris, you were a good… Continue
If you enjoy flipping through magazines and you find your Facebook and Twitter friends interesting, this iPad app is for you. Flipboard takes popular news sources you choose as well as your Facebook and Twitter feeds and uses the information to create an interactive magazine or "your personal magazine--that includes not just status updates, but links, photos, videos, and whatever else your friends have shared. So it's not a static list of tweets, but rather an amalgam… Continue
Born in 1963 in Lyon, France, artist Xavier Veilhan creates multifaceted sculptures that are strikingly modern. Though he works across a variety of mediums, his sculptures stand out because of their jagged edges or brightly lacquered paint. Back in 2009, his work was displayed in the Garden and Royal Court of the Palace of Versailles, including a 50 foot long coach and…
South African artist Robin Rhode takes street art to a whole new level by adding in performances. Using everyday materials like chalk, charcoal or paint, he conjures up creative stories and then adds in actors to his "plays." What starts out as a simple drawing of figures and shapes, magically transforms itself into a clever piece of performance street… Continue
Sure, you've taken a peek inside the swanky headquarters of Facebook, Twitter and even Google. My gut feeling, though, tells me that once you step inside Pixar, you'll never want to leave. IGN takes us behind-the-scenes… Continue
You know we're huge fans of minimalist movie art, so when we saw this new, animated film we knew we had to post on it. Pascal Monaco created this short film called 35mm, taking 35 classic movies and simplifying them down to their most basic form. He then challenged us, the viewer, to name all 35 films.
Just how did he do this? Most of the animation was done in After Effects with some 3D elements done in Cinema 4D. Prior to animating they did most of the… Continue
Added by alice on July 19, 2010 at 8:52am —
If there is one thing the internet has taught me, it's to never underestimate the amount of creativity in this world. This hilarious Old Spice parody was created by BYU students for the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University. A team of two full time employees and about 10 students at the Multimedia Production unit came up with the idea, shot it, and edited it in less than a month. The actor is BYU student, Stephen Jones...a dapper, young fellow, I might… Continue
Kondoh Akino is a Japanese born artist who recreates our childhood memories..only this time she images them as beautiful nightmares. Akino has us dancing in the dark with her whimsical characters, seeing the beauty in the darkness that envelopes us.
In Akino's earlier work, her drawings were known for their fine and delicate touch with a mechanical pencil.…
Easily one of the most popular posts on theMET to date is 19 Amazing Paintings, Not Photos. Over 200,000 people have visited this one page alone and just when we think it has reached its full potential, and breathed its last breathe, it comes raging back.
Sator Arepo is a photographer from Barcelona, Spain who shoots beautiful and charming scenes around European beaches and streets. With each photo, it's as if he's telling us a captivating story, asking us to fill in the missing scenes.…