It brings us great pleasure to announce that we're now selling photographer Jaider Lozano's beautifully artistic surf photography in our store, My Modern Shop! Though it's hard to believe, it's been over two years since…
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Artist Ed Fairburn has recently come out with new works that live somewhere between sculptures and drawings. He's still using traditional ink to draw on maps but now he's cutting and layering maps to create incredibly intriguing works. For the piece above,…Continue
After Sara Grundy's clever hat called "Construction Overhead," which featured miniature men making a Victorian top hat, spread throughout the web, she was inspired to create a whole series. This new one, called "Nesting Instinct," shows a straw hat constructed by some very lively…
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Today, after seeing Etsy's Facebook post about the hilariously awesome sloth ring, pictured above and created by Curious Burrow, it reminded me of a trend that seems to be popping up everywhere. Animal wrapped…
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For one to truly appreciate this new installation by artist Michael Murphy, one must view it from a specific angle. Called Damage, the sculptural work consists of a sea of 1,200 ping pong balls, painted black, and then suspended from a ceiling. Opened just last Friday at the Association for Visual Arts, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Damage is meant as a way for us…
A few days after we wrote about the all-new Legoland Hotel in Carlsbad, California, a media relations representative from the resort emailed us, asking us if we wanted to take a private tour of their grounds. Of course, we jumped at the chance! We not only wanted to show our viewers spots we…
After we first wrote about the giant rubber duck that's floating around Hong Kong, we got in touch with the artist behind it, Florentijn Hofman, to ask him a quick question. What does he hope the locals get out of this huge art piece?
Hofman said, "The world is one through…Continue
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We're pretty sure that most photographers don't have quite the Instagram following as Chris Ozer. Currently, over 400,000 people look to the Brooklyn, New York-based photographer for inspiration on the popular photo sharing site.
Though it seems like he's been taking photos his whole life, you may be surprised to…Continue
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Daft Punk fans rejoice! On May 18, San Francisco's Gauntlet Gallery is opening an exciting new art show inspired by the electronic music duo. It may be hard to believe but it's been over eight years since Daft Punk's last album, Humans After All. On May 21, Daft Punk, the group known for their incredibly…Continue
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Recently, photographer Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York was recognized for his incredible storytelling ability. HONY received this year's Webby Award for Best Use of Photography. To us, no one deserved it more.
This week, Stanton went to San Francisco and, while…Continue
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Many artists choose the night sky as their subject, and after seeing the video made by Gavin Heffernan and his group at Sunchaser Pictures, it's easy to see the powerful inspiration of a star filled night. Building on the success of two earlier videos, Heffernan returned to the California desert, specifically the mysterious racetrack playa of Death Valley. Using a technique Heffernan…
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The last time we checked in with photographer Hossein Zare, he had put together a collection of powerful black and white photos of a lone man forever in search of something. Using both his camera and Photoshop, Zare is able to create worlds that don't exist, surreal places found only in…
Visit New York's famous Madison Square Park starting today, May 2nd, through September 8th, to see how 1.4 million feet of rope - the total length equating to nearly 20 times the length of Manhattan - can be arranged to look like colorful waves. Brooklyn, New York-based artist Orly Genger has taken repurposed rope collected from hundreds of miles up and down the eastern seaboard, covered…
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On May 2nd, Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's huge inflatable sculpture, called Rubber Duck, will officially debut, sailing into Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. Already, it's been causing quite a stir as curious locals have watched it inflate in a shipyard in Tsing Yi. Hofman's famous duck has floated in waters around the world, in cities like Sydney, Osaka, and Sao Paolo,…
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Artist and mom Nina Levy has taken leaving notes in school lunches to another level. In addition to pedaling her sons to school by cargo bike in New York City, she packs their lunches with napkin drawings. The vivid ink drawings feature their favorite cartoon, comic, and video game heroes (often holding fruit instead of weapons).
"I guess what makes me happiest in the long run is that the…Continue
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Few photos completely take my breath away the second I look at them. This is one of them. Away with the Canaries, shot by the ever talented photographer Miss Aniela, is a beautifully surreal image that she perfectly describes as "photo meets painting."
During April 13 and…Continue
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Compulsion is a thrilling series, by Alex Prager, that is guaranteed to make your heart race. They're cinematic photos filled with an incredible amount of suspense and drama.
Last year, Huffington Post conducted an interview with Prager where she shared…Continue
Studio Drift is a company that brings together nature and technology in unique and unexpected ways. Their works encourage people to notice the little things we often take for granted or just happen to forget about. Fragile Future is a series of specially commissioned chandeliers that are made up of bronze, LED lights and actual dandelions. Real dandelion heads…Continue
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Thomas Hawk, the photographer who's goal in life is to publish a million photos, can now add 1,415 more to the list. Hawk attended the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this year, a popular event held in Indio, California that brings out the biggest names in music. The event is known for its diverse musical acts - singers, bands and DJs who perform everything from rock and indie to…
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Artist Matt W. Moore just wrote to us to tell us about a massive new update he's done to his web portfolio that shows color bursting works he's created within the last two years. One of the most fun projects takes the optical…
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