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Michael Farrell & Cliff Haynes – Straw Camera

Source: Michael Farrell & Cliff Haynes – Straw Camera

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Artist Windy Chien Unearths Obscure Knots Everyday for an Entire Year | Colossal

In January of 2016, artist Windy Chien devoted herself to learning a new knot every day for a year, tying a total of 366 by December 31st (2016 was a leap year). Although 366 knots might seem like a staggering number, it … Continue reading

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A Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: Major Schools of Thought in Minimalist Geometric Graphics – Brain Pickings

  A charming exercise in metaphorical thinking and symbolic representation. Source: A Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: Major Schools of Thought in Minimalist Geometric Graphics – Brain Pickings

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New #ComboPhoto Mashups from Stephen McMennamy | Colossal

Atlanta-based photographer and art director Stephen McMennamy (previously) continues his humorous split-image photo juxtapositions that he refers to as #combophotos. It would be easy enough to sort through countless images on the web to find unusual ways to overlap images, … Continue reading

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New Glitched Sculptures of Women Chiseled from Wood by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki | Colossal

Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki (previously) produces figurative sculptures with varying abnormalities and glitches, doubling the eyes on some works, while multiplying the heads on others to convey an impressive array of human emotion. Each piece, with sizes ranging from life-size to … Continue reading

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Ethics and aesthetics — David Dunnico

A couple of posts ago I wrote about how I approached the issue of homelessness, by photographing anti-homeless spikes and other examples of ‘defensive architecture. These were evidence of how those in power tried to get rid of homeless people, … Continue reading

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Influencia on Vimeo

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Mural illustration at 1925 on Vimeo

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Brigantes — StuDom

Brigantes from Awhelin on Vimeo. A short time lapse journey through scenic landscape in northern England. Brigantes was a Celtic tribe in Roman period, living in area which later became Yorkshire. I took an artistic liberty to cross into neighbor … Continue reading

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Portraits of Genius Dominate the Emmy Nonfiction Field — Variety

Examining one amazing life defines this year’s lauded non-fiction contenders. In the documentary or nonfiction special category, all the nominees are films about one hyper-creative person. Although the groundbreaking artists have died, in various ways they all participated in the … Continue reading

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