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Japanese artist makes models burst at the seams with creepy zips, buttons, power plugs and laces painted on their skin

Japanese artist makes models burst at the seams with creepy zips, buttons, power plugs and laces painted on their skin | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
These young models look like something out of a travelling freak show, but they are in fact the latest walking exhibits of Japanese artist Chooo-San's incredible illusionary makeup art.
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Not photo-shopped just amazing, slightly creepy body art

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Reclaimed Paper Insects by 'Soon'

Reclaimed Paper Insects by 'Soon' | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
This fantastic set of paper insects was created from reclaimed paper by Belgium-based ad agency Soon for paper company IGEPA Benelux. The critters are part of a visual language used in a brochure advertising a new line of recycled paper. You can watch the entire Soon team toiling away on
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2,000 Suspended Dandelions by Regine Ramseier

2,000 Suspended Dandelions by Regine Ramseier | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Back in September I posted a photograph of an unknown art installation that seemed to show numerous dandelions hanging upside down in a small white room. At the time I was unable to investigate any further and it seemed destined to remain a mystery. That is until shinyslingback did the
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Ultra Small Bonsai Plants Give New Meaning to the Word Miniature

Ultra Small Bonsai Plants Give New Meaning to the Word Miniature | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
What happens when you apply of love of small things to an art form that’s already all about small things? In recent years Bonsai—Japan’s art form of growing miniature trees in miniature planters—has undergone a miniaturization trend. Industry experts consider bons
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Surreal Animal Sculptures Carrying The World On Their Backs

Surreal Animal Sculptures Carrying The World On Their Backs | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Greek mythology maintained that a titan named Atlas held up the earth, but Chinese sculptor Wang Ruilin has a different idea about all that.
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Polychroma – Beautiful glass creations that play with light and reflection

Polychroma – Beautiful glass creations that play with light and reflection | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
The creations of the artist Chris Wood, who uses small pieces of dichroic glass (wikipedia) to produce some beautiful geometric arrangements playing with light, colors and reflections… Images © Chris Wood / via...
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El Decertor’s Colorful Murals Merge Surrealism and Peruvian Folk Art

El Decertor’s Colorful Murals Merge Surrealism and Peruvian Folk Art | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
The gigantic murals of the Peruvian painter El Decertor run along sidewalks in Lima, on apartment buildings in Baltimore, and on streets and buildings in Venezuela, Morocco, and Mexico, just to name a few.
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Mud houses in the this African village of Burkina faso are covered in beautiful paintings

Mud houses in the this African village of Burkina faso are covered in beautiful paintings | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Tiébélé village in Burkina Faso has a tradition of covering their houses with beautiful patterns and paintings.

 

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The custom of painting these mud houses is followed since 16th century. All the decoration is done by women only.

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Paper Dolls

Paper Dolls | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Beautiful dolls made out of paper by talented Ukrainian artist Asya Kozina.
Intricate paper sculptures: Paper dolls wear historical costumes, wedding dresses, and stylish modern outfits that were all crafted out of paper.
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Martin Kimbell Creates Twisting Light Tornados - LEDinside

Martin Kimbell Creates Twisting Light Tornados - LEDinside | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
A UK photographer Martin Kimbell has created breath taking images of swirling light tornados. UK photographer Martin Kimbell creates stunning images by using LED light hoops. (All photos courtesy belong to Martin Kimbell via hisofficial website.) Instead of using LED lights and drones..
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17 color steps that can change your day

17 color steps that can change your day | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

ometimes, in daily life we pay attention to the little things . And they are the ones who can change our day in a positive direction .   street artists constantly experimenting with new ways of making various public surfaces in beautiful art . In the shots below you will see master stained stairs in different cities around the world that are really pretty..

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Brave Bird – Beautiful paper cutouts by Maude White

Brave Bird – Beautiful paper cutouts by Maude White | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
As we talked a while ago about the rice paper cutouts of Chinese artist Bovey Lee, today here are the creations of the artist Maude White and her project “Brave Bird Paper Art“.
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Maricarmen Husson's curator insight, August 24, 8:16 PM

Pájaro realizado con papel creación de la artista Maude White. ·"Valiente pájaro de papel"

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Amazing Digital Illustrations by Lie Setiawan

Amazing Digital Illustrations by Lie Setiawan | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Lie Setiawan is a self taught male concept artist / illustrator based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Below, you may check out several creative artworks handpicked from his portfolio. Enjoy!
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Proembrion x Naris x Cekas "Whirl Of Events" New Mural - Lublin, Poland

Proembrion x Naris x Cekas "Whirl Of Events" New Mural - Lublin, Poland | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Proembrion just teamed up with Naris and Cekas to work on a new collaboration for the Meeting Of Styles Poland 2014 in the city of Lublin.
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David Zinn's Quirky Chalk and Charcoal Characters on the Streets of Ann Arbor

David Zinn's Quirky Chalk and Charcoal Characters on the Streets of Ann Arbor | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Since 2001, artist and illustrator David Zinn has stalked the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, creating temporary illustrations with chalk and charcoal. Zinn improvises each piece on the spot and makes use of found objects, street fixtures, and stairsteps to create trompe l’oeil illusions. 

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OLED Dandelion Lights by Takao Inoue

OLED Dandelion Lights by Takao Inoue | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
These beautiful lights were designed by cinematographer Takao Inoue as part of a small exhibition on display at Milano Salone earlier this year. The lights are made from real dandelions that have been suspended inside an acrylic block with a miniature OLED light embedded within the stem. T
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Postcards for Ants: A 365-Day Miniature Painting Project by Lorraine Loots

Postcards for Ants: A 365-Day Miniature Painting Project by Lorraine Loots | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Postcards for Ants is an ongoing painting project by Cape Town artist Lorraine Loots who has been creating a miniature painting every single day since January 1, 2013. The artist works with paint brushes, pencils, and bare eyes to render superbly detailed paintings scarcely larger than a small coin

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The explosive illustrations by Brazilian collective Bicicleta Sem Freio

The explosive illustrations by Brazilian collective Bicicleta Sem Freio | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
I invite you to explore the beautiful illustrations by Bicicleta Sem Freio (bicycle without brakes), a Brazilian collective formed by three talented illustrators, Douglas, Victor and Renato.
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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, September 9, 4:28 AM

I invite you to explore the beautiful illustrations by Bicicleta Sem Freio (bicycle without brakes), a Brazilian collective formed by three talented illustrators, Douglas, Victor and Renato. Some explosive and colorful illustrations, that these three friends are now experiencing on the walls of the city with beautiful street art creations!

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Artists Spent Almost 2 Years Carving This Epic Forest Landscape Out Of Wood

Artists Spent Almost 2 Years Carving This Epic Forest Landscape Out Of Wood | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based artistic duo, has unveiled their “Overlook” woodcut print, an epic work of art that they spent the last 2 years (on and off) designing and making.
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Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based artistic duo, has unveiled their “Overlook” woodcut print, an epic work of art that they spent the last 2 years (on and off) designing and making.

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Photographer Thomas Herbrich Took 100,000 Smoke Plume Photos Looking for Unexpected Shapes

Photographer Thomas Herbrich Took 100,000 Smoke Plume Photos Looking for Unexpected Shapes | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Over the last three months photographer Thomas Herbrich snapped some 100,000 individual photographs of smoke, looking for unexpected anamalies and fortuitous coincidences where familiar shapes emerged.
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Photorealistic oil paintings of women by artist Robin Eley

Photorealistic oil paintings of women by artist Robin Eley | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Robin Eley is a master when it comes to painting realistic pictures. He sometimes makes his work much more harder by covering his models in plastic sheet. 

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Humorous New Site-Specific Paintings on the Streets of Paris by Pejac

Humorous New Site-Specific Paintings on the Streets of Paris by Pejac | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Street artist Pejac (previously) was recently in Paris where he created at least three new works almost guaranteed to make you smile.
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The Kelpies

The Kelpies | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
The Kelpies are 30-metre high horse-head sculptures, standing next to a new extension to the Forth and Clyde Canal in The Helix, a new parkland project built to connect 16 communities in the Falkirk Council Area, Scotland.[1] The sculptures were designed by sculptor Andy Scott and were completed in October 2013.[2] The sculptures form a gateway at the eastern entrance to the Forth and Clyde canal, and the new canal extension built as part of The Helix land transformation project. The Kelpies are a monument to horse powered heritage across Scotland.[3] The sculptures opened to the public in April 2014.[4] As part of the project, they will have their own visitor centre, and sit beside a newly developed canal turning pool and extension. This canal extension reconnects the Forth and Clyde Canal with the River Forth, and improves navigation between the East and West of Scotland.
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  The Kelpies are 30-metre high horse-head sculptures

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LEGO Ghostbusters Movie – Stop motion short film

LEGO Ghostbusters Movie – Stop motion short film | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
“The LEGO Ghostbusters Movie“, a stop motion short film created by MonsieurCaron.
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Graffiti Fur – Students invent gadget to draw on carpets

Graffiti Fur – Students invent gadget to draw on carpets | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Have you ever noticed that when you brush the hair from a carpet in one direction or the other, it produces a color change?
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‘Book Surgeon’ Uses Surgical Tools To Make Incredible Book Sculptures

‘Book Surgeon’ Uses Surgical Tools To Make Incredible Book Sculptures | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Brian Dettmer, a New York-based artist known as the Book Surgeon, uses tweezers, knives, scalpels and other surgical tools to dissect and carve old books into intricate and beautiful sculptures.
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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, August 23, 12:29 AM

Brian Dettmer, a New York-based artist known as the Book Surgeon, uses tweezers, knives, scalpels and other surgical tools to dissect and carve old books into intricate and beautiful sculptures.

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