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Stark Editorial Illustrations by Stuart McReath Examine Society’s Monumental Struggles

Stuart McReath’s high contrast illustrations employ stark shadows that lend an almost three-dimensional quality to his imagined scenes. McReath also uses dramatic juxtapositions of scale and visual metaphors like a doctor determining the “wellness” of a school with a stethoscope. […] … Continue reading

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First visuals revealed of Populous’ spherical London arena

The first images of Populous’ MSG Sphere venue, which is planned for near the Olympic Park in east London, have been released. Source: First visuals revealed of Populous’ spherical London arena

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Amazing Giant Sculpture Made by Plastic Bottles 奇妙的循環再用膠樽創作 – Angela Rainbow

Giant Fish Sculpture in Brazil Rio Beach 在巴西里約海灘的巨型魚雕塑 Here are some of the greatest upcycled plastic bottle creations. 想同大家分享幾個偉大的循環再用膠樽創作 A million plastic bottles are sold every minute around the world, but less than half were being recycled, and all the … Continue reading

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Shimmering Metallic Embroideries of Dragonflies and Other Insects by Humayrah Bint Altaf – Colossal

Bedford, England-based embroidery artist Humayrah Bint Altaf (previously) continues to construct ornate insects using shimmering threads and metallic beads. Her dragonflies, bees, beetles, and butterflies take shape using carefully paired patterns and colors that form wings, bodies, and even delicate feet. While … Continue reading

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The Subverted Architecture and Twisted Objects of Alex Chinneck – Colossal

British sculptor Alex Chinneck (previously) upends the steady, reliable nature of banal structures that we interact with every day through his architectural interventions. Overturned swaths of car parking lots, twisted broomstick handles, and inverted building facades are executed with such precise detail … Continue reading

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A Portrait of the Puppet Master as a Young Man – Great Big Story

Puppets—they’re child’s play, right? Spend five minutes watching Barnaby Dixon and you’ll surely disagree. At first, it might seem strange for a 26-year-old to be hand-building puppets in his bedroom and shooting videos of his performances for a living, but … Continue reading

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Early Briton had dark skin and blue eyes – BBC

Scientists put a face to Cheddar Man, Britain’s oldest complete skeleton from 10,000 years ago. A cutting-edge scientific analysis shows that a Briton from 10,000 years ago had dark brown skin and blue eyes. Researchers from London’s Natural History Museum … Continue reading

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Nora Fok’s Ethereal Hand-Knit Jewelry is Inspired by Nature and Science – Colossal

Nora Fok combines jewelry design with textile art in her science- and math-inspired wearable artworks. Fok, who is based in southeast England, works in her home studio creating all of her pieces manually, using hand tools, fine nylon microfilament and basic … Continue reading

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Fairy Ring Exhibition – Spacecadets Air Design

Spacecadets exhibition ‘Fairy Ring’  opened at Bishop Auckland Gallery, County Durham, in NE England and ran from 8th July – 9th Sept 2017. “Fairy rings (naturally occurring circles of mushrooms) are anchored in folklore as portals to other worlds. This … Continue reading

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MSS at Cosmo Restaurant Manchester

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fcosmomanchester%2Fvideos%2F378285839283109%2F&show_text=0&width=560 Manchester School of Samba are always looking for new members, especially in this the run up to the Summer season here in England! If you live within the NW of England and want to try it for yourself come … Continue reading

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