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Help! I Want to Save a Life

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Dreamy New Ink Paintings of Ghostly Felines and Chickens by Endre Penovac...

Dreamy New Ink Paintings of Ghostly Felines and Chickens by Endre Penovac... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Artist Endre Penovác (previously here and here) depicts mysterious cats and ethereal roosters with a carefully perfected watercolor technique using diluted inks. Instead of trying to control his brushstrokes, Penovac seems to let the medium run amok across the canvas as it bleeds in every direct
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Vibrant Oil Paintings of Scottish Landscapes by Scott Naismith....

Vibrant Oil Paintings of Scottish Landscapes by Scott Naismith.... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Working with thick brushes and palette knives, artist Scott Naismith carefully reveals the interplay of light and clouds over his native Scotland. The Glasgow-based painter travels the country extensively, drawing inspiration from the glens, lochs, and islands of the West coast in particular. Ma
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Impermanent Anatomical Drawings on Chalkboards by Chuan-Bin Chung...

Impermanent Anatomical Drawings on Chalkboards by Chuan-Bin Chung... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Chinese illustrator and anatomy instructor Chuan-Bin Chung encourages his students to understand the intricacies of the human body by drawing them. For many of his lessons he creates impermanent drawings on chalkboards as a helpful guide, but instead of quick sketches as one might be accustomed
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Art by Pejac...

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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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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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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Oil Landscapes Transformed into Mosaics of Color by Erin Hanson...

Oil Landscapes Transformed into Mosaics of Color by Erin Hanson... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
While doing undergraduate work at UC Berkeley, artist Erin Hanson took some time off from studying art to obtain a degree in bioengineering. After graduating she moved to the outskirts of Las Vegas where a climb at Red Rock Canyon inspired her artistic career yet agai
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My wish: Use art to turn the world inside out...

My wish: Use art to turn the world inside out... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
JR, a semi-anonymous French street artist, uses his camera to show the world its true face, by pasting photos of the human face across massive canvases. At TED2011, he makes his audacious TED Prize wish: to use art to turn the world inside out. Learn more about his work and learn how you can join in at insideoutproject.net.
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Filipino artists get dirty to highlight pollution in Manila's rivers.....

Filipino artists get dirty to highlight pollution in Manila's rivers..... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Nine artists find a creative way to draw attention to pollution, by using dirty water pigments from Manila's most polluted rivers to create works of art.
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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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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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