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Art by Pejac... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
A blog about Advertising, Goodvertising, Architecture, Art, Graphics, Design, Movies, Music, Photography and Fashion
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Old Irish - Virtual Journy to Irland

Agency: Leavingstone Director: Tazo Narimanidze Creative Director: Levan Lepsveridze Copywriter: Beqa Adamashvili Production Company: Film Asylum DoP: Tem
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stevee-stone | Ello

See stevee-stone's work on Ello.
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Love this guys style...
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Shipwrecks and Deep Ocean Scenes Encapsulated Inside Translucent Whale Sculptures

Shipwrecks and Deep Ocean Scenes Encapsulated Inside Translucent Whale Sculptures | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Japanese artist Isana Yamada' s project Samsara is composed of six translucent whales mounted on thin pedestals that give each of the sculptures an illusion of movement. The whales, illuminated from within, provide a window to strange worlds locked inside their resin-coated bodies: chur
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Tribute to Theo Jansen's kinetic sculptures.....

En hommage à Theo Jansen et à ses sculptures vivantes, construites de tubes et de film plastique, de bouteilles vides et de cordelettes. Cette sculpture se n...
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Love these. Fantastic!

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The flyaway success of the Ladybird art prank

The flyaway success of the Ladybird art prank | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
We Go to the Gallery, a Peter and Jane-style satire of modern art, won Miriam Elia fans around the world – and a legal warning from Penguin. But that hasn’t stopped the artist-provocateur and her new imprint, Dung Beetle
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David Jay's Portraits Of Injured Soldiers Expose The Impact Of War On Individual Lives...

David Jay's Portraits Of Injured Soldiers Expose The Impact Of War On Individual Lives... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
In a powerful series of black-and-white portraits entitled The Unknown Soldier, New York-based photographer David Jay captures the devastation of war and the marks it leaves on individual lives. The project began while David was shooting The SCAR Project, a documentation of breast cancer su
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John Singer Sargent, 'Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose' 1885–6

John Singer Sargent, 'Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose' 1885–6 | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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Loverly bit of insight behind my favourite Sargent...

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‘The beauty of the everyday’

‘The beauty of the everyday’ | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
A team of photographers and film-makers spent 40 years capturing scenes of normal life in north-east England. The work of the Amber collective reveals a lost era.
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Great work...

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Droga5's First Clearasil Ad Reminds Teens That Acne, Like Mom's Nagging, Will Not Last Forever...

Droga5's First Clearasil Ad Reminds Teens That Acne, Like Mom's Nagging, Will Not Last Forever... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
In its first work from Droga5, Reckitt Benckiser-owned skincare brand Clearasil reassures teens -- in a humorous way -- that acne won't last forever
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From Anderson To Tarkovsky, Here Are What The Imaginary Houses Of Famous Film Directors Look Like...

From Anderson To Tarkovsky, Here Are What The Imaginary Houses Of Famous Film Directors Look Like... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
For is latest series, Italian illustrator Frederico Babina designs the fictional houses of 27 famous film directors.
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Figures of Birds Emerge from a Kinetic Flurry of Spray Paint

Figures of Birds Emerge from a Kinetic Flurry of Spray Paint | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Brazilian artist L7M (previously) depicts owls, ducks, sparrows, and other birds materializing from a chaotic swirl of dripped paint and flourishes of spray. The graffiti birds not only contrast urban and natural elements, but also depict a distinct clash of both abstract and figurative techniqu
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The Art Institute of Chicago Recreates Van Gogh's Famous Bedroom to be Rented on Airbnb

The Art Institute of Chicago Recreates Van Gogh's Famous Bedroom to be Rented on Airbnb | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Moving the art viewing experience from a linear surface to a three-dimensional environment, the Art Institute of Chicago is launching an interactive experience alongside their latest exhibition—entry to a full-size replica of Van Gogh's painting The Bedroom. The room, available on AirBnB st
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Where to see Van Gogh's masterpieces on the 125th anniversary of his death

Where to see Van Gogh's masterpieces on the 125th anniversary of his death | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Alongside a new exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Nick Trend reveals where else in Holland you can pay homage to the Dutch master
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Yes please....

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The people who make last wishes come true...

The people who make last wishes come true... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
A Dutch charity called the Stichting Ambulance Wens - Ambulance Wish Foundation - helps terminally ill patients fulfil one last wish.
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Stunning Arabic Light Calligraphy by Julien Breton...

Stunning Arabic Light Calligraphy by Julien Breton... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
La beauté- The beauty. Arabic calligraphy. Tetouan, Morocco, 2015. Calligraphy by Julien Breton aka Kaalam. Photography by Cisco Light-painting.
Artist Julien Breton aka 'Kaalam' is a master of photographic light painting, turning full-body gestures reminiscent of dance movements into the
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US photographer's quest to solve vintage photo mystery...

US photographer's quest to solve vintage photo mystery... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
A US photographer launches an internet hunt to find two women pictured on an old roll of film she discovered in a second-hand store.
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1970s London graffiti tells a tale of a city in flux...

1970s London graffiti tells a tale of a city in flux... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
A new exhibition in London captures the political and surreal graffiti of the city in the 1970s, providing a fascinating insight into the era.
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Documentary highlights the beauty of people with genetic conditions...

Documentary highlights the beauty of people with genetic conditions... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Documentary highlights the beauty of people with genetic conditions
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French artist Thomas Mailaender sunburns photographs onto skin...

French artist Thomas Mailaender sunburns photographs onto skin... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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Daveaitch's curator insight, July 15, 2015 10:48 AM

Hmmm...dermatologists are gonna love this guy...

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Welcome the "Living Mona Lisa"...

Welcome the "Living Mona Lisa"... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
A team of French experts have created the “Living Mona Lisa,” which can follow viewers’ movements with her eyes, pucker her lips, and even frown.
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