Thursday, 26 May 2011 00:18

Tilt-Shift Van Gogh

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The visually stunning field of tilt-shift photography became a fairly big thing in the Web a couple of years ago. It uses a special lens that gives a real-world scene the illusion of being a miniature model.

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Tuesday, 24 May 2011 17:58

Underwater Sculpture Park

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"A snorkeler swims over life-size statues near Cancún, Mexico.

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Tuesday, 24 May 2011 03:14

The EWE Chart by Lim Heng Swee

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This EWE chart is a clever poster by Malaysian artist Lim Heng Swee. It's available as a print on Etsy.

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Tuesday, 24 May 2011 02:37

Isaac Cordal: Cement Eclipses

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These haunting, frightening images are the work of Isaac Cordal, who creates and poses tiny cement sculptures to reveal a dystopian vision of a sinking world. When he's done photographing them, Cordal leaves the figures in place:

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Sunday, 22 May 2011 17:55

Richard Satava's Glass Jelly Fish

I got a few e-mails about this photo I took at Richard Rothbard's American Craftsman Gallery.

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The artist's name is Richard Satava, a master glassblower who is based in Chico, California.

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Friday, 20 May 2011 11:46

Flottille

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A beautiful video clip that shows tiny origami creations being unfolded on water.

"Flotilla is a video of micro-origamis (2 ou 3 centimeters long) which are opening slowly onto the surface of the water by capillarity."

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Friday, 13 May 2011 21:52

Louis Wain's Cats

‎"Louis Wain was often held up as THE classic example of a schizophrenic artist. In the final years of his life, Wain's cats became more abstract and less whimsical. His once playful cats began to resemble fearsome, almost kaleidoscopic, Hindu deities. Many psychological textbooks feature drawings from various stages in the artist's career to show the progression of Wain's schizophrenia. It has been suggested more recently that he had Asperger's syndrome and visual agnosia as well"

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