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New circus animal themed art by Bryan Holland

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By Bryan Holland in New Art on Wednesday 15 August 2012

Recently, I began working on a series of animals with a kind of circus theme in mind. The realism of the animals contrasts sharply with the collage material, which in many ways represents the idea of flotsam and jetsam in our lives.

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Google Chrome turns baby photos into cats

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By Bryan Holland in New Trends on Wednesday 8 August 2012

For those who are tired of seeing baby photos show up on Facebook (or maybe just for a laugh), Google Chrome has an extension called Unbaby that will replace baby photos on your Facebook page with photos of cats. LOL.

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Colorful plastic bag installation in Switzerland

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By Bryan Holland in New Art on Thursday 2 August 2012

I love this idea! In Winthertur, Switzerland, the Gewerbemuseum Museum asked residents to bring in plastic bags in exchange for museum admission. The most colorful bags were selected, filled with air and an installed light.

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Animals: plasticized, opened up, and sliced up

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By Bryan Holland in New Events on Saturday 28 July 2012

Dr. Gunther von Hagens, the person who gave us plasticized human figures, is now showing a new exhibit of animals, plasticized, opened up, and sliced up. Check it out and be awed.

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Giant model of a human skeleton by Gino De Dominicis

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By Bryan Holland in New Art on Wednesday 18 July 2012

Italian artist Gino De Dominicis created this 28 meter (91 ft) model of a human skeleton. The work is accurately scaled, though it does feature a rather bizarre nose.

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Illusionistic paintings by Bryan Holland

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By Bryan Holland in New Art on Friday 8 June 2012

In my most recent body of work, I’ve been obssessed with the interplay of design elements (such as text, pattern or decorative motifs) and image. For years, I’ve been intrigued with the push and pull created between illusionistic painting and flat design elements.

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Hyper detailed paintings by Colin Chillag

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By Bryan Holland in New Art on Wednesday 6 June 2012

I wish had the patience of Colin Chillag when it comes to painting. I read in an interview that he can spend up to a day just painting an eye. I also find his work intriguing in that the unpainted areas seem to heighten the realism.

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Hyper realistic art by Jeremy Geddes

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By Bryan Holland in New Art on Wednesday 6 June 2012

The work of Jeremy Geddes flat out amazes me. Aside from his incredible realism, Geddes creates narratives in his works that stir up a sense of familiarity and strangeness at the same time.

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Sculptures made from bone, brass, leather and antique fittings

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By Bryan Holland in New Art on Wednesday 6 June 2012

Jessica Joslin creates beautifully detailed creatures out of bone, brass, leather and antique fittings. Joslin’s creations seem to be mythological hybrids that contain both whimsy and pathos.

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