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Aging Gracefully: A Side By Side Look At Getting Old...

Aging Gracefully: A Side By Side Look At Getting Old... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Andy Rooney once said, ?It's paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone.
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Ikea Beds in the Sky...

Ikea Beds in the Sky... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
IKEA has launched "Beds", a television commercial focusing on how the perfect bed can help us start the day the right way. Set thousands of feet above the city, the ad tells the story of a woman's dream as she…
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Imagination, inspiration, aspiration, and all beautifully executed.

Wish I'd done this....

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Iggy Pop ‘tortured’ into liking Justin Bieber in new Belgian ad campaign

Iggy Pop ‘tortured’ into liking Justin Bieber in new Belgian ad campaign | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Iggy Pop, the Dalai Lama and Karl Lagerfeld appear beaten in a new ad campaign for Amnesty International Belgium, which suggests that...
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Creative Review - Best of Feed #3...

Creative Review - Best of Feed #3... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
The best in visual communication
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Bottled Smoke Art by Jim Dingilian

Bottled Smoke Art by Jim Dingilian | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
  Jim Dingilian creates incredible subtractive images from bottles filled with smoke. The artist begins by coating the bottles' inner surfaces with smoke. He then uses brushes and small implem...
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12 Forgotten Hand-Colored Images of Life in the 1800s...

12 Forgotten Hand-Colored Images of Life in the 1800s... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Instagram is a decidedly modern invention, but back in your great-great-great-great-great-great grandparents day, "Photochroms" were the functional equivalent.
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D-day landings scenes in 1944 and now...

D-day landings scenes in 1944 and now... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Peter
Macdiarmid has taken photographs of locations in
France and England to match with archive images taken before, during and after the D-day landings
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Bringing D-Day history and photos alive and making that connection from today to something we struggle to visualise...

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The art of poster maker extraordinaire Tom Chantrell

The art of poster maker extraordinaire Tom Chantrell | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
From his iconic Star Wars poster to the Italian rip-off Star Crash, from Russ Meyer to Hammer and from Golden Age Hollywood to grindhouse era sexploitation, the late British artist Tom Chantrell pa...
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Aug(De)Mented Reality By Hombre_MacSteez

Aug(De)Mented Reality By Hombre_MacSteez | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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The beauty of scars...

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Photographer David Jay didn't set out to document scars....

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Creepy CGI font made from skin, wax and tentacles...

Creepy CGI font made from skin, wax and tentacles... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Created by German design studio FOREAL, the letters range from gorgeous to shudder-inducing
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Deconstructing the art and science of storytelling...

Deconstructing the art and science of storytelling... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Deconstructing the art and science of storytelling, This sentence, the one you're reading right now, is the most important one in this entire feature. I have to draw you in - fast - or I'll lose you, perhaps to another article in this magazine, or Facebook, or a cat on a skateboard on YouTube. | Marketing Magazine
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Makeup Ads Reveal True Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep...

Makeup Ads Reveal True Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Dermablend's latest inspirational make up ad asks their models to remove their make up to reveal their true selves.
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Oil Landscapes Transformed into Mosaics of Color by Erin Hanson...

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The Most Spectacular Astronomy Photographs Of 2014...

The Most Spectacular Astronomy Photographs Of 2014... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Whirling nebulae, fireballs, the aurora borealis: nothing like spectacular space pictures to give you a little perspective.
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▶ Edward Hopper's Creative Process...

Edward Hopper discusses the slow development of his iconic images, part of the exhibition Hopper Drawing: A Painter's Process at the Walker Art Center.
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Great little film about a fascinating US artist...

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Award-Winning GIFs by Micaël Reynaud Warp Space and Time...

Award-Winning GIFs by Micaël Reynaud Warp Space and Time... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Freelance designer and stop-motion animator Micaël Reynaud (previously) creates animated GIFs unlike any we've seen. His process involves the use of video techniques like slit-scanning, time-lapse, and various forms of masking to create what he refers to as “hypnotic very short
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The zoom in one reminds me of that famous National Film Board of Canada film with the boy in the boat. Blew my mind when I was a kid...

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OK Go - The Writing's On the Wall - Official Video...

Want to know how it was done? The directors will be doing a Reddit Ask-Me-Anything today only at 4:30pm ET! www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/ Pre-order the new album, H...
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9,000 Fallen Soldiers Etched into the Sand on Normandy Beach to Commemorate Peace Day

9,000 Fallen Soldiers Etched into the Sand on Normandy Beach to Commemorate Peace Day | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
This past weekend British artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss accompanied by numerous volunteers, took to the beaches of Normandy with rakes and stencils in hand to etch 9,000 silhouettes representing fallen people into the sand. Titled The Fallen 9000, the piece is meant as a st
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The Thing, Showing The Work Of The Final Creations On Set - YouTube

"Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc. (http://www.studioadi.com) designed and created many animatronic creatures for the 2011 prequel to John Carpenter's THE THING. Th...
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Inspiring Creativity - A Liberatum film presented by illy

Inspiring Creativity is a short film created by Liberatum, directed by Pablo Ganguli and Tomas Auksas, and presented by illy, featuring 21 artists and cultural figures…
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New Video Beautifully Blends Old And New London...

New Video Beautifully Blends Old And New London... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Prepare to be dazzled.
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Reflected Landscapes by Victoria Siemer...

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The medical conditions behind Rodin's deformed hands...

The medical conditions behind Rodin's deformed hands... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Visitors will be able to hold an iPad up to several hand sculptures and see the underlying anatomy from different angles
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Photographs of Sunsets as Reflected through Shattered Mirrors by Bing Wright...

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Death in 'Game of Thrones' Never Looked So Beautiful...

Death in 'Game of Thrones' Never Looked So Beautiful... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
HBO released a series of intricate posters that reveal the poignance of deaths in Game of Thrones.
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Hurry up April 7th!

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