Captivating Cinemagraphs by Julien Douvier

10.02.2016 at 7:36 pm

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A cinemagraph is a still photograph in which a minor and repeated movement occurs. While the technique existed before, the term cinemagraph wasn’t coined until 2011 by photographers Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck. They used this technique for their fashion and news photos. These animated GIFs by Julien Douvier are excellent examples of cinemagraphs. Douvier…

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Artist Creates Iconic Portraits Using Coins as the Canvas

10.30.2014 at 7:36 pm

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[caption id="attachment_5421" align="aligncenter" width="650"] "Marvel Assemble!"[/caption] Andre Levy has taken portraits to a tiny scale, using different countries' currency as the canvas. The Brazilian-born designer who is based in Frankfurt, Germany started this project on Instagram (@zhion). He gained a large following there and on Tumblr. He calls…

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Art with Shadows in “Intersections”

10.17.2014 at 7:36 pm

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What do you get when you take a laser-cut wood cube and a single light bulb, and place them in a dimly lit room? In Anila Quayyum Agha’s installation piece “Intersections,” you get a stunning work of art. Last week this piece won both the popular and juried vote at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It was the first time in the history of the…

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Painter's Tape Graffiti in LA

10.12.2014 at 7:36 pm

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20-year-old ‘Flekz’ has been creating some amazing geometric street art pieces using nothing but blue painter’s tape. Flekz doesn't use any straight edges, stencils or outlines, which makes these pieces of ephemeral street art pretty extraordinary. Sometimes Flekz uses the tape as a stencil and spray paints over it…

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John Malkovich as Historical Photographs

09.25.2014 at 7:36 pm

Dorothea Lange / Migrant Mother, Nipomo, CA (1936); Edward Sheriff Curtis / Three Horses (1905); Gordon Parks / American Gothic, Washington D.C. (1942)

[caption id="attachment_5039" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Dorothea Lange / Migrant Mother, Nipomo, CA (1936); Edward Sheriff Curtis / Three Horses (1905); Gordon Parks / American Gothic, Washington D.C. (1942)[/caption] From Andy Warhol, John Lennon and Alfred Hitchcock, to Che Guevara, Marilyn Monroe, Albert Einstein and more — photographer…

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TWO ARTISTS CREATING SITE SPECIFIC STREET ART

08.26.2014 at 7:36 pm

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There are two artists who have been creating some pretty incredible site-specific street art lately, Pejac and OakOak. The works created by these artists are both humorous and beautiful interpretations of the urban landscape. Pejac “Phiedra,” Spain. Pejac “Vandal-sim,” Paris. Pejac is a Spanish artist from Santander who works in a subtractive…

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RECREATING BANKSY’S ICONIC WORKS IN LEGOS

08.07.2014 at 7:36 pm

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      Balloon Girl – There is always hope. Especially if you tie it to your wrist. Photographer Jeff Friesen has been using LEGO’s to recreate some of street artist Banksy’s most iconic works. This series, entitled Bricksy: LEGO Banksy takes the gritty work by Banksy and reimagines them in a humorous, and slightly cleaned up way.  Old Skool…

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Sharpie art on cars

01.04.2014 at 7:36 pm

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Some people like to paint their cars different colors, others may add pinstripes or even some flames. But have you ever heard of using a Sharpie? There are some artists who are taking Sharpie doodles to a whole new level and using them for car design. Some of these incredible designs started small, as a way to cover minor scratches, and then turned into…

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