Art of Face: a series about models transformed into 2D images with makeup

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 8 January 2014

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov loves capturing images that blur the lines between 3D and 2D. In fact, this has been the theme surrounding his last three projects: 2D or not 2D, Angry Beards, and Weird Beauty, all of which make up (pun not intended) his overarching series Art of Face. To create the surreal images, […]

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30 squats will get you a subway ride in Moscow

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 19 November 2013

Olympic fever looks to be taking over the Russian capital with a Moscow subway handing out tickets all for the price of 30 squats. This special ticket machine was placed in a local subway of Moscow and passengers were given the option of exercising for their fares! From young kids to adults, everyone in this […]

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If Snowden reviewed Moscow Airport on TripAdvisor

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Wednesday 7 August 2013

Now that Russia has granted Edward Snowden asylum, it’s only natural that Snowden should at least leave a review of the Moscow Airport, where he spent five agonising weeks at wondering where he could go next. It’s fictitious, of course (‘NO ONE TAKES AMERICAN EXPRESS’), but the sheer earnestness is ridiculously hilarious.

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Tiny roadkill by Slinkachu in Russia

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Thursday 24 January 2013

We are a fan of London-based artist Slinkachu, if you don’t yet know. The last we heard of him, he was exhibiting in Belgium. And now it appears he’s been busy setting up a tiny person getting crushed under the giant foot of some guy at a icy park in Moscow. We approve.

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Colorized photos of 1931 Moscow

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Photography on Tuesday 9 October 2012

These fascinating photographs of Moscow recently popped up online at the always interesting Retronaut website. The photographs show buildings, streets, rivers and squares, all in color. 1931 photographs in color. Yep. The series presents a very special insight into the world of the past: propaganda, marches, packed trams.

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Incredible time-lapse videos of Singapore, Moscow and Belarus

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By Matt Wicks in Video on Thursday 26 April 2012

I’m a sucker for a good time-lapse film, getting to see a new place in a new way. Producing a static shot of a single subject is tough enough, but this dude absolutely kills it by adding in seemingly impossible moves through his city of choice. Singapore, Moscow and Belarus (see below) all get the treatment.

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Russian fashion photographer Ira Bordo

Pamela Thompson Contributor

By Pamela Thompson in New Photography on Thursday 18 August 2011

When you think of Moscow, playful and fantastic does not usually come to mind. Ira Bordo has changed that. Her fashion photography is truly unique in its creation of a fantastic playground of bold impactful imagery, misty movement and dramatic lighting that is a marvel to behold.

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Mainstreamers: Russian street artists

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By Evgenia Barinova in New Art on Wednesday 16 March 2011

Mainstreamers are two guys, Luka and Nootk, based in Moscow, Russia. They started out in 2007 doing graffiti, moved onto decorating murals, and are now involved in all sorts of creative activities. Mainstreamers follow one common path of creating characters out of objects and letters. Their colour pallets are always precisely chosen and work well with […]

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Crystal Island

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By Gerry Mak in Cool Travel on Thursday 24 January 2008

Not to be outdone by Kuala Lumpur or Taipei, Moscow is soon to be home to the largest building ever built.

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