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Night Light Detroit: an initiative to bring light to midtown Detroit

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By Alex Steele in New Art on Friday 7 February 2014

Night Light Detroit is a delightfully bright and colorful addition to Detroit’s art scene. Designed by a university sculpture class under the guise of Larry and Friends Design Group, the goal of the project was to create a new source of illumination in midtown Detroit, where very few streetlights have left the area dim. Resembling […]

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Creative portraits in imaginary landscapes with baby

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By Linda in New Photography on Tuesday 14 January 2014

This is my photo project, The Bonnie Days. I started this adventure when my daughter was five weeks old as a birthday gift to my husband. Some of the props I made myself, some I already had at home. I never added or subtracted things in Photoshop, everything was taken naturally. The process is quite simple: I set […]

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Frozen waterfall in Norway captured in colourful glory

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By Zlatan in New Photography on Tuesday 24 December 2013

To create these stunning effects, photographer Thomas Senf set multi-coloured spotlights on different parts of the frozen waterfall to capture the two climbers in resplendent colour. The action took place in Eidfjord, near the city of Bergen, Norway, where the waterfalls reach more than 500 meters in height. Just mind-blowing, really.

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Out of this world miniature landscapes by Kim Keever

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By R.M.Orman in New Art on Saturday 30 November 2013

Kim Keever’s large-scale photographs are created by meticulously constructing miniature topographies in a 200-gallon tank which is then filled with water. These dioramas of fictitious environments are brought to life with coloured lights and the dispersal of pigment, producing ephemeral atmospheres that he must quickly capture with his large-format camera. More of his work can […]

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Beautiful Outsiders: illustrations by Helena Frank

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By Marta Gardarsdóttir in New Illustration on Saturday 30 November 2013

We stumbled across Helena Frank’s mysterious, beautiful characters on the web. Frank is an illustrator based in Copenhagen. Her skillful portraits of outsiders has a wonderful attention to detail and a very cool use of colour.

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Skinjobs: A Blade Runner Zine

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By James O in New Illustration on Saturday 30 November 2013

Replicants unite! Here’s a fan-made tribute to one of the greatest sci-fi films of all time, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. Known for its futuristic, dystopian aesthetic, the Blade Runner universe provides the perfect fodder for a collaborative art project. Twenty-five illustrators have provided artwork for this risographed anthology zine. The project has been successfully funded […]

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Wow! A Skull Armchair by Harold Sangouard

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By Wolfgang in New Design on Friday 29 November 2013

Being an evil genius requires great attention to your lair and appearance. Sure, you could be sitting in a skull mountain-like Skeletor, but then you sit in a regular chair with a couple of skulls and shenanigans randomly thrown in, ruining the effect. You could get yourself a scary chair, but that usually kills the […]

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The Best Days: a photo series by Yang Seungwoo

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By Yumi Goto in New Photography on Monday 18 November 2013

I came across Yang Seungwoo’s work, Best Days, when he had an exhibition at Zen photo gallery in Tokyo. I didn’t get a chance to see the exhibition, but I have seen some of Seungwoo’s work online and saw Best Days book cover. Luckily I manage to get a friend to buy me the book. […]

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Stunning micro cave photography by Melissa Horn

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By Melissa Horn in New Photography on Monday 18 November 2013

I do a lot of macro cave photography. Cave photography is a bit of a beast to tame, but macro cave photography is like a beast with two heads. And one them has a laser beam on it. It’s a challenge, but when successful it can provide a unique look at the mysterious world of […]

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Sleeping Bag and Rozwell Kid: Chinchilla

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By Geoff Hoskinson in Video on Sunday 17 November 2013

Enter into this candy-coated trip about modern food science via the life of a donut rodent who loves gettin’ massive air on his board and rippin’ radical solos on his axe.

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Human/bird illustrations by Melbourne artist Benk

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By Benk in New Illustration on Saturday 9 November 2013

The Melbourne-based artist/human Benk has created a series of illustrations that toys with the interrelationships between humanity and nature. We see birds almost every day of our lives. We hardly notice them, I certainly don’t feel as if I live among birds, but we all do. These illustrations portray humans wearing bird masks, showing the […]

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Dreamscape paintings by Will Barras

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By Kevin Zych in New Art on Monday 4 November 2013

Will Barras is an artist, illustrator, and animator from Birmingham, England. He began his career when he started doodling with his friend between answering calls at a tiresome desk job. Today, years after hanging up the phone, his work has evolved into dynamic images featuring distorted figures walking, biking, and riding horses through colorful landscapes. […]

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Tanzanian lake turns animals into frozen statues

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By Janet Garcia in New Photography on Wednesday 2 October 2013

Photographer Nick Brandt took photos of the birds that die in the deadly Lake Natron in northern Tanzania. The alkalinity levels are so high in the lake it causes the animals to turn into statues, preserving them forever. However, it’s not known why or how these animals have died. Although it’s sad, it’s a look into a world most haven’t seen before.

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Icehotel: A Transitory Art Suite In Jukkasjarvi, Sweden

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By Pish Dadivas in Cool Travel on Friday 20 September 2013

A cross between an igloo and psychedelic art installation, ICEHOTEL is a large-scale art exhibition and simultaneously a luxurious holiday lodge. Over 40 artists from around the world come together for the ICEHOTEL project to create several dozen ‘art suites’ — intricately carved rooms and pavilions made of pure ice and snow, each designed by a different artist or group.

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Walter: a short film about funeral home director

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By Micha Hilliard in New Film on Wednesday 21 August 2013

Walter A. Frey, Jr. is a funeral home director. Like his father, who as a boy dreamed of becoming a funeral home director, Walter also felt a calling to the business at an early age. Unfolding in short vignettes, “Walter” is a journey through the passions of its subject, which include a love for vacuuming, […]

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