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    StreetArtNews has just revealed the 25 most popular street pieces of 2014. With little to no surprise, Banksy takes the #1 spot with his spy stencil mural that was painted in Cheltenham, home of the UK Government Communications Headquarters. The year’s ranking takes us around North Africa, Europe, North America and Asia, offering a superb variety of style and...
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    Self-taught chef Rhiannon over at Cakecrumbs has been working on a fun series of planetary cakes that are designed to be scientifically accurate with different types of cake representing various layers within Earth and Jupiter. For her Jupiter Cake the center is the theoretical rock/ice core (mudcake), followed by a layer of liquid metallic hydrogen (almond butter), and finally...
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    If you’re a designer yourself, most of these postcards should ring a bell. Irish graphic designers Mark Shanley and Paddy Treacy, in collaboration with other ad creatives, designers, animators, directors, illustrators and more, created this “Sharp Suits” series, based on their “favorite worst feedback” from clients. The creators say that the series has raised thousands of euros...
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    Seth Casteel, whose series of underwater photos of dogs fetching their ball first went viral in 2012 has continued to delight as the series extends with Casteel’s latest book, Underwater Puppies, set to release on 16 September 2014. In a recent interview with NPR, Casteel explains: Dogs was just such a random project, and it became successful out of nowhere....
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    One day when struggling with an extended creative block, photographer Sacha Goldberger asked himself “what would it look like if Superman was born in the 16th century? What if the Hulk was a Duke?” With this, Sacha’s block was broken and his playful new series Super Flemish was born. According to the artist, the whole project...
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    Surreal scenarios are commonplace in the world of artist and macro photographer David Gilliver. The Guernsey-based photographer, who began producing the little people series at the tail end of 2011, uses a DSLR camera and a macro lens to capture his unique snapshots of life in Smallville. He sources most of the figurines from the internet, many...
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    Criss-crossing the world with stops on almost every continent, San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon spent the last 14 years seeking out some of the largest, rarest, and oldest trees on Earth to capture with her camera. Moon develops her exhibition prints with a platinum/palladium process, an extremely labor-intensive and rare practice resulting in prints with tremendous tonal range...
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    Forget looking at a timetable while you’re waiting for your tram in Melbourne, Australia. You can instead check out this HUGE rhinoceros stenciled all over the exterior of a tram coming to a stop near you. The work is by award-winning stencil artist Luke Cornish (aka E.L.K), whose 2012 layered portrait of Father Bob Maguire...
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    Switzerland-based illustrator and artist Christo Dagorov has created this unusual series of pencil drawings that transform the texture of lips into trees, the aerial layout of a city, and even other human forms. You can see more of his work here. What do you think of these luscious lips? We love them! And don’t forget, if you’re looking for a...
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    2018 was a big year for royal family weddings. The latest one was Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank celebrating their marital vows in front of other royals and celebs and what not. This got us to thinking… they might be happy now, but what about in a few weeks. Months. Years? What does it really...
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    What you’re about to see is not Photoshop – Moscow-based Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova created these stunning images with the help of real live animals! While seemingly dangerous, these shots were made possible with the help of professional animal trainers. The bear, held by many as a symbol of primal strength and instinct, contrasts especially well...
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    You’re probably familiar with a lot of these famous Western art masterpieces, but probably not like this! It started when booooom.com partnered with Adobe to create the Remake project, which asked art students to recreate classic paintings into something else using photography. Here’s our favourite 20 of the remakes, including a couple of extras that we found...
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    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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    Illustrator and comic book artist Yehuda Adi Devir has taken married life to a whole new level. You see Yehuda has created quite a stir on social media by creating controversial comics about his relationship with his wife, Maya. Some of the most mundane things make their way into Yehuda’s comics, including washing the dishes, getting up in...
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    Al Diaz began writing his BOMB 1 graffiti in 1971 and when Jean-Michel Basquait moved to Diaz’s high school, the middle class kid from Brooklyn looked up to and befriended the older graffiti writer who lived in the East Village projects. Basquait and Diaz came up with a quasi religious concept they called SAMO, short...
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