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    We’ve written about Singaporean artist Ivan Hoo previously (see HERE), but we’ve just been blown away by his latest drawing… a melting Nutella jar!  Yes, this is a DRAWING on wood panel.  Sit back and watch as Ivan creates this work from start to finish… Here are some of Ivan’s previous drawings… more amazing-ness! Be...
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    We’re constantly told that everything should be done in moderation, and this is especially true when it comes to the consumption of alcohol. It’s a well known fact that too much alcohol can cause high blood pressure (which increases the risk of a heart attack or stroke), lethargy, can contribute to you becoming overweight, as well...
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    (Street) artists from all over the world collaborated with school kids living on the Indonesian islands of Lombok, Flores and Java. The schools are located in remote areas and because of their poor conditions they need support. Therefore together with the kids, the artists created a T-shirt artwork by using drawings made by the children...
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    Pet photographer Grace Chon took to the Internet to share an absolutely adorable series titled, “HAIRY,” and you’d better be glad she did. The photos showcase the cutest dogs before and after a haircut. So, need I say more? Or are you about to burst with excitement already? Yeah, I thought so! These aren’t your...
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    Artist MTO (short for Mateo) is an amazingly talented hyperrealistic graffiti and street artist.  His larger-than-life murals and portraits have become his signature, and regularly stop passers-by dead in their tracks. He has worked in France and Berlin, but like a lot of street artists, his whereabouts remain unknown… In any case, we fell in love with his...
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    Technology vs art. Art vs Technology. Will technology help or hinder art?  These are the questions we will continue to ask ourselves as we fly through this technologically driven decade. Artist David Kassan gave technology a try, and over a period of 3hrs in June 2010, he created this amazing photo realistic portrait of Henry...
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    The Met Gala – an event hosted to benefit the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute – is one of the biggest events in New York’s social calendar, where fashion designers showcase some of their best creations worn by various stars. This year’s theme was ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination’. Celebrities showed up...
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    Nature never ceases to amaze us… every day we come across something new that makes us appreciate the incredible design of this planet. Most of these 29 patterns are part of a group called “fractals.” You can find them across all sorts of natural phenomena, and you’ve probably held one in your hands before. They’re...
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    After spending over a decade photographing the world’s oldest and rarest trees by day, Beth Moon has returned to capture these majestic plants at night. For her Diamond Nights project, Moon spent a considerable amount of time researching to find intriguing trees in southern Africa, South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia. Following a guide for hours across unmarked terrain, the dedicated photographer sought...
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    Whether you call it Fall or Autumn, there’s no doubting that this is one of the most beautiful of the four seasons. Self-taught photographer Janek Sedlar is equally enchanted this season, and in his most recent series has captured the profound beauty of the forest in its most stunning state. The Czech Republic artist reveals the...
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    In a series entitled Proyecto Pyokko, freelance photographer Sophie Starzenski took self-portraits in front of a full-length mirror to document her pregnancy. The idea is simple and well executed; and the last frame will surely bring a smile to any face. Born in Buenos Aires in 1985, Starzenski learned the art of photography at the age of 18 studying with...
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    Around Thanksgiving of 2014, police made the gruesome discovery of a woman’s body stuffed into a Central City trash can in New Orleans, USA. While the neighborhood mourned the woman’s death, observers also noted the presence of a cryptic image on the wall near the Danneel Street alley where her body was stashed, a Cupid-like...
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    If there’s one magazine that continuously showcases the most beautiful pictures from around the world, it’s Nat Geo.  Its prestigious photo contests attract some of the best photographers, and viewing their stunning shots you can’t help but feel your connection with Mother Earth strengthening. The 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest is...
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    Sometimes, creativity goes wrong. Very wrong. Sometimes lack of funds or lack of creativity simply ends in disaster. Not much else we can say here other than “which is your favorite?” :) Enjoy!     1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20....
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    Costume and effects guru Julie Taymor has outdone herself with Opera Australia’s latest production… Mozart’s “The Magic Flute”. With a particular focus of entertaining the kids as well as their parents, Taymor (who was previously the director of the Lion King on Broadway), brings together a nine-metre serpent, towering polar bears and hundreds of paintstakingly hand-crafted props...
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    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that convicted Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby has just been granted parole after nine years in an Indonesian jail. Corby was convicted and sentenced in 2005 for the importation of 4.2 kg of cannabis into Bali, Indonesia. Between 2005 and today, we have witnessed a series of...
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