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    D*Face debuts Save the World art car

    Kaspersky Lab and Dean Stockton, better known by his alias D*Face, have unveiled the first-ever Formula E art car, in East London.   As a fervent supporter of the arts and motor sport, Kaspersky Lab is presenting its own unique take on the art car concept, made famous in the 1970s.  Kaspersky Lab wanted to breathe...
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    Miniature Creations Painted With Coffee

    @coffeetopia – also know as Ghidaq al-Nizar – began as a latte artist, but has taken his craft to another level by deconstructing frothy brews and utilizing their most basic component – coffee – his medium of choice. Al-Nizar takes the steamy, soothing drink out of the cup and artistically applies it to an equally unconventional canvas – leaves and other...
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    Photographer Captures Mice Tip Toeing Through The Tulips

    Photographer Miles Herbert holds workshops and photography tuition for people who are interested in capturing “birds of prey, reptiles, frogs and other beasties.” His latest series focuses on harvest mice and tulips. “These harvest Mice were photographed in an indoor studio,” Miles said. “We provide a service for photographers looking for high impact pictures of...
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    Artist Photographs Politicians Packaged in Meat Trays

    Following on from our very popular and controversial post about an artist who depicts world leaders sitting on the toilet (see HERE), along comes Saint Hoax, a pseudonymous Middle Eastern artist. Infatuated by the element of pop, Hoax works with both tangible and digital mediums to recreate a world based on visual lies. Combining pop art with tyrants...
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    If 6 abandoned homes were renovated for the 21st century

    There’s something deeply satisfying about seeing an old building that’s been transformed and re-imagined for the modern age. When you see it happen via animated gif, that sense of satisfaction is even stronger. The people at Budget Direct have done just that, creating a new series of gifs that show the imaginary renovations of very...
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    Trees Grow from Bricks and a Storefront on the Streets of New York by Pejac

    Elusive Spanish artist Pejac travels the world creating street interventions, often integrating natural elements into man-made structures through a combination of stenciling and trompe l’oeil painting. His most recent projects have brought him to New York City for the first time, where he has created two arboreal artworks in Bushwick and Chinatown. Pejac formed Fossil,...
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    Can A Single Book Disrupt the Foundation of a Brick Wall?

    How much power does one book hold? That’s the central question of a unique installation by Mexican artist Jorge Mendez Blake. For his 2007 project, “The Castle” (named after The Castle by Franz Kafka), Mendez Blake constructed a single wall of bricks—75 feet long, 13 feet high—without mortar. Each brick was placed uniformly and intentionally, as with any wall, but Blake also included an...
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    Artist Creates INVISIBLE ‘Art’ and Collectors are Paying Millions

    (Above): Art enthusiasts admire Newstrom’s invisible paintings and sculptures at the Schulberg Gallery in New York. 27-year-old artist Lana Newstrom says she is the first artist in the world to create invisible “art.”  In this documentary, CBC Radio traveled to her empty studio to learn more about Lana and her unusual  artistic process. According to Newstrom,...
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    Stunning Photography of Women Trapped Under Water

    Vienna-based photography studio Staudinger + Franke‘s series Barrier consists of stunning portraits of women separated from the viewer by a barrier of water. Simple in concept but executed to perfection, the images put a unique spin on the trend of underwater photography. Ripples of water distort the faces of the women, transforming their visages into beautiful canvases of...
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    Renowned Artist Asking Aussies to Bare All in the Name of Art

    Spencer Tunick, renowned contemporary artist, is inviting you to pose nude in one of the cities busiest shopping strips, for a series of new major installations. Running fromthe 7th to the 10th of July, the Chapel Streets precinctis set to be transformed as hundreds of naked bodies line the street in the name of art....
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    artFido’s North American Artist Showcase is Back!

    It’s here again! And this time we’ve partnered with Professional Artist, one of the worlds’ most respected artists magazines, to make it even bigger. The Showcase is open to artists from Canada, USA and Mexico. All you need to do to submit, is list a piece of art on artFido.com. That’s it. No need to...
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    Endless Artist revels mock body shaming billboard campaign

    This week, Endless, launched a citywide billboard campaign to raise awareness of the power that brands still have to showcase subversive body shaming adverts. The artist unveiled his own mock adverts based on Protein World’s highly contested “Are you beach body ready?” posters displayed across the London Underground network in 2015, to highlight the ease...
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    Russian Embroidery Artist Creates Billowing Clouds and Rainbow-Hued Sunsets

    Vera Shimunia is a Russian embroidery artist who began her landscape embroidery in 2015. Vera’s work includes richly-hued mountainscapes, sunrises, and skies are crafted on palm-sized embroidery hoops using a variety of textured threads. Although embroidery is considered an old craft, Vera has breathed new life into the art form and has developed a huge following by...