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Sculpture that looks like a comic...

Sculpture that looks like a comic... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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Hard to know whether this is fake or not but I love the idea and overall effect!

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Sam Taylor-Wood’s Men Don’t Cry!

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British filmmaker and photographer Sam Taylor-Wood’s exploration of shared social and psychological conditions has taken her to the realm of the sad celebrity....

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Famous male stars having a good blart....I've only got to watch Finding Nemo with my kids and I'm off...

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An Amazing, Invisible Truth About Wikipedia...

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Every Wikipedia entry has an optional feature we take for granted--geotagging. An entry on the Lincoln Memorial will be linked to its specific latitude and longitude in Washington D.C. On any individual post, this may or may not be a useful thing.
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Intricate Paper Art Mimics Fine Lace...

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When viewing artist Karen Bit Vejle's work, you might think you are looking at delicate pieces of lace fabric. In reality, though, the Norway-based artist Karen Bit Vejle's work...

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How Banksy Played The Art Market...And Won...

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The Banksy Brand: How the Elusive Street Artist Played the Art Market - The Huffington Post
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Banksy. As big a global 'brand' as some of those he scorns and mocks.

An interesting article...

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Paperman - Full Animated Short Film...

Introducing a groundbreaking technique that seamlessly merges computer-generated and hand-drawn animation techniques, first-time director John Kahrs takes th...
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Beautiful little short from Disney using new techniques merging hand drwn and computer-generated images...

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Film Festival Posters 2012...

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The website FilmFestivalPosters.com has announced the award recipients for the 2012 year.
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Some great work...!

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U.S.'s Largest Multi-Touch Screen Installed at Cleveland Art Museum...

U.S.'s Largest Multi-Touch Screen Installed at Cleveland Art Museum... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Museums are places we often go to connect with our pasts. The Cleveland Art Museum, however, is also giving us a glimpse of the future.
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How cool is this...!

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Haunting buildings from darker days...

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Hitler knew the Allied invasion on the Atlantic coast would come eventually, so all along the western edge of Europe — from Spain to Scandanavia — he built a series of fortifications called the Atlantic Wall.
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Spinning Beetles...

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Click and experience why the new Beetle Convertible is a breath of fresh air.
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VW Beetle website, with a bit of spin...

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Chanel Première website...

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Looks beautiful, but I suspect totally impractical, with a flacky UX!

Then again, when has that ever stopped people...?

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Durex The Closer We Get...

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Durex in the UK has released a pair of short, racy films on Valentines Day to promote Durex’s Ultra Thin Feel condoms.
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Valentines fun...

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New 3D Anamorphic Illustrations by Nagai Hideyuki...

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Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki is a master of fine art illusion who first impressed us with his perspective-based sketches last year...

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Superhero Noir Posters (by Marko Manev)...

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Superhero Noir Posters (by Marko Manev)
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Cool...

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Animals Walk the Runway Wearing Human Skins in PETA Video...

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In time for New York Fashion Week, PETA has released a short video that imagines if the runway roles of humans and animals were reversed — that is, a fashion show in which anima...
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The first half of this is a little fuzzy round the edges but the second half certainly resonates with me. Great tag line to...

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MOTION IN AIR...

This series of images freezes a moment of time in each dancer's aerial maneuver, and turns their movements into static sculptures that represents their motion and style.
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These are fun...

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