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Debenhams ad campaign stars Paralympic amputee...

Debenhams ad campaign stars Paralympic amputee... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Retailer bids for diversity in advertising with ads starring older women, plus size models and Paralympian Stefanie Reid.
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Contemplative Silhouettes Search for Their Path in Life...

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Artist Kasia Derwinska creates scenes with contemplative silhouettes trying to find their own paths in life....

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Handheld, Creepy Furniture Sculptures Made of Fake Human Skin...

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In the unsettling 2009 sculpture series "Handheld," small models of furniture appear to be made out of human skin. In actuality British artist Jessica Harrison created the sculptures using casts of...
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Euww...

Looks like something out of HP Lovecraft, or Ed Gein's cellar.

Impressive non the less!

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Animals Say Cheese at Zoo Picture Day...

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Photographer Yago Partal "humanized animals" in this series of portraits of zoo animals dressed in trendy clothes.
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I'm sure I've worked with some of these...

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Mechanical Mirrors Reflect Your Image With Wooden Pixels...

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Without an audience, Daniel Rozin’s art is empty. “The piece has no content without the viewer,” he has said of his mechanical mirrors, which reflect the viewer in carefully-programmed "pixels" made of trash, rust-covered shingles, or pieces of wood.
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I'm loving what Daniel Rozin is up to....

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Inside Ron Mueck’s studio...

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Via: animalnewyork.com and: doobybrain.com By Ron Mueck `` Ron Mueck, Apr 16 – Sep 29, Fondation Cartier pour l’art Contemporain, Paris Photography by: gautierdeblonde.com
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Ed Gein would have loved this...an amazing studio, with amazing work.

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Stop motion:: Life Drawing at The Book Club

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Life Drawing at The Book Club from Wriggles & Robins on Vimeo. Via: itsnicethat.com By wrigglesandrobins.com
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Nice and simple,with a bit of charm...

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48 kilometre network of thread by Pae White at South London Gallery...

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Via: itsnicethat.com By Pae White
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I'm loving this....

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Harvey Nichols Pelicans...

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"Pelicans", a print advertisement for Harvey Nichols in Dubai, has won Gold award at the International Andy Awards held this week. A huge pod of pelicans gathers around one fish. One version has ju...
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More great work for the Harvey Nichols sale, this time from Y&R Dubai...

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Photos of a Fragmented Man Reflects Inner Turmoil...

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Defragmentados is a series by photographer Yago Partal that features fragmented men, in the most literal sense of the word....

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Recalling 1993...

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Step back twenty years into New York City's past. Call from any NYC pay phone to hear what was happening on that block in 1993.
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Great idea...

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The Magnificent One: Philip Jones Griffiths

Legendary anti-war photographer and author of Viet Nam Inc, Philip Jones Griffiths, gives the interview of a lifetime only 48 hours before he died in at his home…
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How Google Is Remaking Art History...

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When Bruegel painted more than 500 years ago, could he have imagined that one day, a dozen generations down the road, his paintings would be viewed on a practically microscopic scale?
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Mmmm cool ice cream posters...

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Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show

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Welcome to Stefan Sagmeister The Happy Show at ICA Philadelphia, April 4th through August 12th, 2012 and Design Exchange, Toronto, January 9 through March 3, 2013. Share your happiness. Participate in...
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The genius that is Stefan Sagmeister. Love it!

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Iconic War Photography, With All The People Erased

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If I say "Tiananmen Square," what pops into your head? Probably the iconic image of a protester standing in front of a column of tanks. Even if you don’t know anything about the circumstances surrounding it, you know the photograph.
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Let Love Live On...

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Live Life Then Give Life, a UK charity promoting organ donations, is running "Let Love Live On", an advertising campaign connecting transplants with opportunities for romance. "Falling in love agai...
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Interesting angle on organ donation. Check out the videos too...

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Porn Stars before and after makeup...

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From girl next door to....well, something competely different...

Is there a Max Factor joke in here somewhere? Maybe not

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It Never Goes Away...

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Center for Protection of Children's Rights Foundation (CPCR) in Thailand ran a print advertising campaign featuring seniors whose experience of child abuse comes back to haunt them. CPCR is a Thai ...
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Powerful work on the effects of child abuse, this time from Leo Burnett Thailand...

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