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Comic Strip Brilliantly Explains the Difference Between Rape And Consent

July 3, 2015 in Art, artist

In 2013, Zerlina Maxwell ignited a firestorm of controversy when she strongly recommended we stop telling women how to not get raped. Here are her words, from the transcript of her appearance on Sean Hannity’s show: “I don’t think that we should be telling women anything. I think we should be telling men not to rape […]

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Teeny Tiny Miniature Hand Thrown Pottery by Jon Almeda!

July 2, 2015 in Art, artist, Carving, Sculpture

A few days ago, we were scanning through the artFido instagram feed when we came across a video of Jon Almeda throwing a teeny-tiny clay pot as the sun set in the background.  We featured this work on our instagram page, and before you knew it, Jon’s amazing works were being thrown about all over the […]

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Street Artist and City Worker Have Year Long Exchange on a Red Wall in London

July 2, 2015 in Art, artist, Graffiti, Painting, Street art

Street artist Mobstr recently shared a photo story that took place over the course of a year. The artist explains: “I cycled past this wall on the way to work for years. I noticed that graffiti painted within the red area was ‘buffed’ with red paint. However, graffiti outside of the red area would be removed via pressure […]

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Long-Exposure Photos of a New Zealand Cave Illuminated by Glowing Worms

June 30, 2015 in Art, artist, Nature, Photography

The twinkling lights dotting the ceiling of this dazzling cave system are the work of arachnocampa luminosa, a bioluminescent gnat larva (also called a glowworm) found throughout the island nation of New Zealand. It is believed that the light, emitted mostly from females, is how the insects find mates. These long-exposure photos by local photographer Joseph Michael capture […]

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Makeup Artist Transforms Her Mouth to Look Like Cartoon Characters

June 29, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Body Art, Makeup

Makeup artist Laura Jenkinson‘s expertly transforms her own mouth into those of beloved cartoon characters, displaying both her skills and whimsical creativity. As for how she accomplishes each of her creations, the artist starts out by finding a picture that she likes, holds it up as a guide, and then uses a mirror to draw the […]

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Twisted Ropes Attached to Gallery Walls Sprout like Trees

June 25, 2015 in Art, artist, Installation, Sculpture

Brazil-based artist duo Janaina Mello and Daniel Landini of Mello + Landini create tree-like installations with untwisted ropes fastened to the walls of galleries. Titled Ciclotramas, the artworks have gone through 17 different iterations since 2010, each involving some form of ropes that seem to branch through the air and splay onto surfaces like fractals or a network […]

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Brilliant Human Head Helmets By Jyo John Mullor

June 25, 2015 in Art, artist, Design

In what has got to be some of the most awesomely creepy designs we’ve seen in a long time, Dubai artist Jyo John Mullor has created several concept images of different kinds of human heads helmets! Mullor tells us that as this stage these are strictly concepts only, but we’d definitely purchase one if he took […]

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Artist Makes Incredible Creatures Out of Driftwood

June 24, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Sculpture

James Doran-Webb is an amazing British artist currently based in The Philippines. James made his first foray into animal sculptures over 25 years ago with papier mâché, but five years later he began collecting pieces of driftwood and has now amassed a substantial collection that he forages through at his studio. Driftwood sculptures have since become […]

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Holes Drilled Into Coconuts Produces Stunning Lights

June 23, 2015 in Art, artist, Design

Artist Vainius Kubilius carefully crafts lamps that project visually exciting and exotic patterns of light on adjacent walls. Unlike your typical light designer, Kubilius doesn’t simply work with metals and manmade materials. Instead, this creative innovator incorporates coconuts into his products, which he designs under the label Nymphs. “The head of the lamp is made out […]

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Stunning Photography of Vibrantly Colored New England Caterpillars

June 23, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Color, Colour

Samuel Jaffe is getting close and personal with subject matter found right in our backyards— the furry, florescent, grubby little creatures we often find inching along our trees and sidewalks. Jaffe is fascinated by local environments, and aims to share the information he has collected about these backyard ecosystems so we can become more in tune […]

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