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Put Words into Action with ‘Gerry’, a New Font Created From the Silhouettes of Gerrymandered Electoral Districts

Apologies to anyone who shares the name, but two designers in Chicago are taking on electoral gerrymandering in a new font called Gerry. The font, created by Ben Doessel and James Lee, is composed of 26 districts whose absurd boundaries … Continue reading

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Crystal Hearts and Translucent Tongues Shaped Into Sculptural Works by Debra Baxter

Santa Fe-based sculptor and jewelry designer Debra Baxter combines glass, bronze, crystal, wood, and found objects to create ghostly sculptures of human forms. In one piece titled “Cross My Heart” (2019), a purple heart sits on top of a rough … Continue reading

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Luca Guiman #be_one_urbanart

View this post on Instagram #be_one_urbanart #urbanart #streetart #streetartporn #graffiti #graffitiart #graffitiporn #art #arte #artist A post shared by Luca Giuman (@lucagiuman) on Aug 7, 2019 at 11:03pm PDT

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Street Art

View this post on Instagram #be_one_urbanart #streetphotography #streetstyle #streetart #funny #fun #art #arte #artist #artistic #pictures #picture #painting #pictureoftheday #paint #graffiti A post shared by Luca Giuman (@lucagiuman) on Jun 19, 2018 at 9:29pm PDT

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33 Women Photographed Before And After Becoming A Mom

Becoming a parent is arguably the biggest responsibility one can bestow upon themselves. The least we can do in return is thank the folks that brought us up. Enter Lithuanian photographer Vaida Razmislavičė. To express her gratitude for everything they’ve … Continue reading

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Intricate Beadwork Adorns Handmade Mardi Gras Suits by Demond Melancon

For the past three decades, Louisiana-based artist Demond Melancon has created highly detailed Mardi Gras Indian suits using millions of hand-sewn small glass beads. Each suit takes several months to create and features custom patches that tell stories about African … Continue reading

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AfroArt Photo Series Challenges Beauty Standards with Young Black Models

Husband and wife photography duo Regis and Kahran Bethencourt of CreativeSoul Photography capture images of children that celebrate the beauty, culture, and heritage of afro hairstyles. Often dressed in ornate African-inspired garb, Black girl and boy models are crowned with … Continue reading

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Squirming Multi-Colored Bodies Dance Across the Screen in an Unsettling Animation by Mike Pelletier

  “Flurry” is a bizarre new animated short from the experimental artist Mike Pelletier. The two minute-long video features no obvious narrative. Rather, the animation is an exploration of movement and volume: an indeterminate number of humanoid figures seem to … Continue reading

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Flower-Filled Portraits by Diaja Celebrate Natural Beauty in the African Diaspora

Photographer and designer Ceres Henry embellishes her portrait subjects with floral body paint and fresh blossoms in her Adam & Eve series. The New York-based artist hand-painted each person before the shoot, inspired in the moment by the flowers she … Continue reading

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It’s a beautiful, brutal life in this award-winning animation from 1977

In the short film Bead Game (1977) by the acclaimed Indian-Canadian filmmaker Ishu Patel, stopmotion animation of coloured glass beads offers a beautiful yet dark vision of life, characterised by brutal cycles of competition and consumption.[…]

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