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It's Nice That : The beautiful film poster designs of post-revolutionary Cuba...

It's Nice That : The beautiful film poster designs of post-revolutionary Cuba... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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The Fascinating Science Of Aesthetics...

The Fascinating Science Of Aesthetics... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Your preferences for everything from filtered photos to the color blue may be rooted in biology.
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Bruce Shapiro's Mesmerizing Kinetic Sand Drawing Machines...

Bruce Shapiro's Mesmerizing Kinetic Sand Drawing Machines... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
In a 21st century take on the traditional Zen sand garden, artist Bruce Shapiro invented the Sisyphus Machine, an elaborate kinetic drawing machine that uses magnets to drag rolling steel marbles through a thin layer of sand to create complicated mandala-like patterns. Shapiro, who was once a prac
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The EY Exhibition: Sonia Delaunay...

The EY Exhibition: Sonia Delaunay... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Something the Tate does very well is give unsung artistic genius the recognition it warrants. And Sonia Delaunay, the Russian artist who found her avant-garde voice...
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Lego Masters: Vincent...

Lego Masters: Vincent... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Advertising Agency: Geometry Global, Hong Kong Creative Director: Kenny Blumenschein Art Director: Marco Sodano
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Redrawing Taylor Swift - Shake it Off Rotoscoped...

49 University of Newcastle Australia animation students were each given 52 frames of Taylor Swift's Shake it Off music video, and together they produced 2767...
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Lola Dupré's Fragmented Photograph Collages Appear as Funhouse Mirror Reflections...

Lola Dupré's Fragmented Photograph Collages Appear as Funhouse Mirror Reflections... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Heavily influenced by the Dada aesthetic, Lola Dupré’s surreal collages bend and expand the traditional view of both object and human form. With a wide focus of subject matter it seems as if no human or animal can escape Dupré's focus, her subjects ranging from famous presidents and
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Pantone Skin Tone Project Shows Spectrum of Diversity

Pantone Skin Tone Project Shows Spectrum of Diversity | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
A Pantone skin tone project by Brazilian artist Angélica Dass’ on-going Humanae project seeks to capture a portrait of every human skin tone on earth.
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Look, no paintbrushes! Artists caught off-duty...

Look, no paintbrushes! Artists caught off-duty... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
From Pablo Picasso to Frida Kahlo, the Smithsonian’s archives contain photos of artists captured in everyday situations – on the beach, carving a turkey, petting their dog …
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FGM awareness campaign, by Ogilvy & Mather London...

FGM awareness campaign, by Ogilvy & Mather London... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Ogilvy & Mather London has created a print campaign to raise awareness of FGM (female genital mutilation) across the UK. It Happens Here has been created on behalf of anti-FGM charity 28 Too Many, to dispel the belief that FGM is a problem only for people in other countries. The imagery shows a Union Jack flag, […]
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World War Two propaganda posters – from art form to psychological science...

World War Two propaganda posters – from art form to psychological science... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of VE Day – the end of the Second World War in Europe – we speak to a curator at the National Army Museum about campaign posters of the era, and showcase some key examples.
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In pictures: 25 years of Hubble...

In pictures: 25 years of Hubble... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Ten amazing pictures of our Universe, taken by the Hubble space telescope.
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1913 color photos reveal vivid reds like you've never seen...

1913 color photos reveal vivid reds like you've never seen... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Early Autochrome portraits portray a young woman in a surreal dreamland, cloaked in a striking red cape.
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Alexander Heilner Turns Landscapes Into Abstract Art Through Aerial Photography...

Alexander Heilner Turns Landscapes Into Abstract Art Through Aerial Photography... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Growing up as the son of a commercial airline employee, Heilner would spend a sizeable amount of time staring out the windows of a plane, as well as poring over maps of his destinations, cultivating a...
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World view: incredible images of the Earth from above...

World view: incredible images of the Earth from above... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Daily Overview is a New York-based website and Instagram account that showcases stunning, surprising and intriguing photographs of the Earth from the skies
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Domestic Bliss: Mother Of Two Takes Darkly Humorous Family Photos...

Domestic Bliss: Mother Of Two Takes Darkly Humorous Family Photos... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Susan Copich, actress and a mother of two from New York, has taken a darkly humorous approach towards traditional family photography with a series of daring im
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Take A Closer Look At This Old Rotting Tree And You’ll Discover Something Incredible...

Take A Closer Look At This Old Rotting Tree And You’ll Discover Something Incredible... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
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How Scots helped to shape the world of photography...

How Scots helped to shape the world of photography... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
The story of David Octavius Hill, and his creative partner Robert Adamson, who helped pioneer photography in 1840s Edinburgh.
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Enchanting Portraits of the Bugs That Creep All Around Us...

Enchanting Portraits of the Bugs That Creep All Around Us... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Painterly portraits of everything that creeps and crawls in your house.
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Drawing The Future: See CalArts Shorts By Tomorrow's Animation Stars, Today

Drawing The Future: See CalArts Shorts By Tomorrow's Animation Stars, Today | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Spend some time with three of this year's standout CalArts animators and see their ingenious short films featuring misfit cats, lonely rocks, and gay...
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Williams Murray Hamm creates colourful brand for new beauty range...

Williams Murray Hamm creates colourful brand for new beauty range... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
The consultancy has created Prismologie from the ground up, basing the brand on a spectrum of colours which reflect different "moods" that the beauty products aim to evoke.
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Drawing The Future: See CalArts Shorts By Tomorrow's Animation Stars...

Drawing The Future: See CalArts Shorts By Tomorrow's Animation Stars... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Spend some time with three of this year's standout CalArts animators and see their ingenious short films featuring misfit cats, lonely rocks, and gay...
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Vast replica recreates prehistoric cave...

Vast replica recreates prehistoric cave... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
BBC Newsnight gets rare access to one of the most important cave art sites in the world - and visits its vast replica, which is about to open in France.
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