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A Rainbow of Thread Fills a Gallery at the Toledo Museum of Art

December 7, 2016 in Art, artist, Color, Colour, Installation

Mexican installation artist Gabriel Dawe’s most recent installation, Plexus no. 35, is a rainbow installation that appears as refracted light beams and is made out of thousands of multicolor threads. It’s housed in the Toledo Museum of Art’s Great Gallery, and will be on display through January 22, 2017. You can see more of his work on his website and Instagram. And don’t forget, […]

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Did You Know There Was a Japanese Museum of Rocks That Look Like Faces?

November 29, 2016 in Art, Carving, Nature, Sculpture

Now it is true that people will collect almost anything, but there is a place in Chichibu, Japan, where the collection is possibly one of its kind. It’s called the Chinsekikan (which means hall of curious rocks) and it houses over 1700 rocks that resemble human faces. The museum houses all kinds of jinmenseki, or rock with a human face, […]

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Indonesian Photographer Takes Spectacular Photos of Frogs

November 29, 2016 in Animals, Art, Photography

There’s something mysteriously fascinating about the transformation of a tadpole into a frog. The metamorphosis of something resembling a fish slowly growing legs, dropping its tale, and then hopping up onto dry land. So when we came across the spectacular frog photography of Jakarta-based Tanto Yensen, we were instantly in love. Tanto has a knack for getting up close […]

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Photographer Captures The Hypnotizing Beauty Of Albino People

November 23, 2016 in Art, artist, People, Photography

For some time, photographer Yulia Taits has wanted to create a photography series featuring albino people or people with Albinism. As a photoshop artist, Yulia has a passion for creating fantasy worlds through my work and artistry. However in this series she was able to create beautiful photography without photoshop. What transpired was pure natural beauty. According Yulia, all of […]

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Elf Earbuds That Will Turn Your Children Into An Elf

November 23, 2016 in Art, artist, Children, Fashion, Kids, Music

Looking for something totally unique for your elf and fairy loving children this Christmas? Why not get them a pair of elf earphones?! Sold on Taobao for about $14USD, these elf earphones connect via 3.5mm jack and are just like normal earbuds, despite the pointy silicone ears that slide on top of yours when listening to music. […]

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Photographer Tracks Down People He Shot in the Street 40 Years Ago to Recreate Their Pictures

November 18, 2016 in Art, artist, People, Photography

Back in the 1970s and 1980s, paramedic and part time photographer Chris Porsz spent all of his free time walking around the streets of Peterborough, England, taking photos of passersby. 40 years later, Chris tracked down the subjects of his photos all of those years ago, convincing them to strike the same pose for a […]

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White House Photographer Reveals His Favourite Photos Of Barack Obama

November 15, 2016 in Art, artist, People, Photography

The election has been run and won, and like it or love it, America has a new president in Donald Trump. Barack Obama will serve his last day in office on January 20, 2017, after taking the reins from George W. Bush in 2009. During his eight years of presidency, The White House’s photographer Pete […]

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Spectacular Close Up Photography of Tiny Creatures Captured with a Laser-Scanning Microscope

October 27, 2016 in Animals, Art, artist, Photography

Neurobiologist Igor Siwanowicz‘s latest photographic series takes us on a magical journey in extreme close up. His brilliantly colored images show the tree-like structures of moth antennas, the wild details of barnacle legs, and the otherworldly shapes of plant spores. The photos are made with a confocal laser-scanning microscope capable of “seeing” vast amounts of detail […]

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Martin Whatson Masterfully Blends Street Art and Graffiti

October 14, 2016 in Art, artist, Graffiti, Street art

  We’ve followed Norwegian artist Martin Whatson‘s for some time and it’s not hard to see why.  His works stand out from the increasingly hectic street art scene as a result of their brilliant blend of grayscale scenes with explosions of vibrantly painted graffiti. The works often focus on a singular matte subject, one that is seemingly […]

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The Most Famous Cat in Istanbul Is Honored With His Own Statue

October 6, 2016 in Animals, Art, Sculpture

You might remember the various memes that hit the interwebs a little while ago when someone snapped a photograph of Tombili chilling on the steps of a street in Istanbul. It didn’t take long for Tombili to become an internet legend, so it was fitting that when he passed away in August, he was honored in the real […]

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