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Metro: No Pictures...

Metro: No Pictures... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
In November 2012, Metro readers were surprised to find their familiar (and favorite!) newspaper was completely without photos. Word quickly spread acr
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Smart idea...

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How One Artist Paints Using Only Her Eyes...

How One Artist Paints Using Only Her Eyes... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Even paralysis won't keep artist Sarah Ezekiel away from the canvas.
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One word...WOW!

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Alexandros Vasmoulakis and his pop-culture newspaper collage...

Alexandros Vasmoulakis and his pop-culture newspaper collage... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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How cool are these?!

Like a stripped down Yeo without the naughty bits!

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Look out. Heather Dewey-Hagborg' might have 3D printed your face...

Look out. Heather Dewey-Hagborg' might have 3D printed your face... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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Now this is just weird...

All this from something like a single discarded hair!?

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Clio Awards 2013

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Results are out for the 2013 Clio Awards. Five Grand Clio awards have been presented. Virtual 2Pac, Coachella, Digital Domain, has won the Grand Clio for Content and Contact. The Guardian commercia...
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Check them out...

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Hidden Disney Characters in Disney Movies...

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Have you ever noticed #Disney hides characters from other Disney movies in it's movies?
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Saul Bass title sequences: ten of the best

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Saul Bass was the master of the title sequence, working on such films as Anatomy of a Murder, North by Northwest and Goodfellas. Here's ten of his finest
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Sit back and just enjoy the brilliance that was Saul bass....

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How To Create Modern Branding For The Monarchy...

How To Create Modern Branding For The Monarchy... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Inauguration of a new Dutch King is commemorated with new insignia attuned to the marketing age.
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Poster is 'only visible to children'...

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A poster printed in such a way as to only allow children to see the full image has been used in an anti-abuse campaign in Spain.
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Smart thinking...

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Freeze!

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Ever wished you could click your fingers and pause everything?

Eerily evocative movement in a stationary world....check these out...

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Iron Man 3 Trailer Parody

Watch this low budget trailer of Iron Man 3 parody from Thailand. LOL! I do not own this video. Just sharing for fun :) Watch the original trailer and the p...
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This made me laugh....very inventive

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The real life models...

Nowadays almost every photographer use graphics software to complete the picture, like many painters used ‘original version’ in the past.Some artists use pure imagination to paint their artworks, others may prefer to create art by using a real life...
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This is brilliant.

I love the idea and it's executed with real skill and flair...

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Aerobics for cats...

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Jane Fonda would be proud of these cats. Planks, abs crunches, leg lifts, you name it. Work it Kitty offers a full aerobics routine to get your cat back in shape.
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If you look carefully, tucked away at the back, there's a tiny tiny 'whiskas' logo. Will this go as viral as they obviously hope?

Personally I find the two humans more interesting than the cats!

Not as good as the original Cravendale cats ad. Trot on kitty...

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Ben Long's brilliant blurred billboards on show in Birmingham...

Ben Long's brilliant blurred billboards on show in Birmingham... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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Spot the Constable.

I love this idea for an art exhibition in Brum...

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Photography Captured In The Right Place, At The Right Time...

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Brilliant Street Photography Captured In The Right Place, At The Right Time - DesignTAXI.com
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How can one photographer be in so many right places at so many right times?

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ABSTRACT STEEL SCULPTURES CAST EXACT SHADOWS...

ABSTRACT STEEL SCULPTURES CAST EXACT SHADOWS... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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Don't quite see how wispy steel rods can create a solid black shadow but, never the less, the results are impressive and pleasing...

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OK Go Needing/Getting...

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OK Go have launched "Needing/Getting", a music video made in partnership with Chevrolet connected with the Chevy Sonic Stunts campaign. OK Go set up over 1000 instruments over two miles of desert o...
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Just won a Clio...

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Beautiful portraits made of maps....

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Welsh illustrator Ed Fairburn uses traditional maps as his canvas for this beautiful series of illustrations.
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If Hitler Was An Adobe Customer...

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Yes, I know this has been done again and again.....

but this one made I larf...

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London In 1927, In Colour...

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Why did no one mention the existence of pre-war colour film until recently? This colour footage of 1920s London was shot by an early British pioneer of fil
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Fantastic colour film of London in the summer of 1927.

It really does bring history to life!

One question though, I wonder if the wearing of hats will ever make a comeback (check out the Pettycoat lane clip)....fascinating stuff!

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Ray Harryhausen: modern Prometheus...

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The best in visual communication
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A suitably fitting tribute to a true cinematic god from my childhood...

RIP Mr Harryhausen...

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The Amazing Evolution Of Video Game Controllers...

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Like the games we play with them, video game controllers have grown more complex throughout the years. They’ve become more ergonomic, and their buttons have multiplied. They’ve incorporated new technologies, like haptic feedback and touch screens.
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Specsavers Vet

A vet finds himself in a high-pressure situation when a routine examination of a cat turns into an emergency. But is everything as it seems?
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The gulp does it....

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