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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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Preview: Jet Martinez and Chor Boogie's "Balance" at 111 Minna Gallery

Preview: Jet Martinez and Chor Boogie's "Balance" at 111 Minna Gallery | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Those who have walked the streets of San Francisco will recognize Jet Martinez and Chor Boogie’s colorful styles. The prolific artists are stalwarts of the city’s street art scene and their work can be seen in the Mission District’s ever-evolving, outdoor mural gallery, Clarion Alley. Boogie and Martinez have teamed up for the exhibition “Balance,” opening at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco on November 7.

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Trompe-l'œil Window and Keyhole Illusions on the Streets of Istanbul by Pejac

Trompe-l'œil Window and Keyhole Illusions on the Streets of Istanbul by Pejac | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

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Spanish street artist Pejac (previously) just stopped by Istanbul where he painted three new trompe-l'œil pieces


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Preview: "Roadside Attractions" Group Show at Copro Gallery

Preview: "Roadside Attractions" Group Show at Copro Gallery | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Preview: “Roadside Attractions” Group Show at Copro Gallery by Nastia VoynovskayaPosted on October 13, 2014 Chris Mars As Halloween approaches, Copro Gallery is gearing up for their “Roadside Attractions” group show, a dark art extravaganza guest curated by film and video game composer Cris Velasco. Subtitled “A collection of oddities,”
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New Works by Valisis Avramidis for "The Future Can't Wait"

New Works by Valisis Avramidis for "The Future Can't Wait" | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
To coincide with Frieze Art Fair in London this week, Saatchi Gallery is presenting a large group show titled “The Future Can’t Wait.” For the exhibition, 60 emerging and mid-career artists will be shown together in the historical Victoria House October 14 through 18. Vasilis Avramidis (featured in HF Vol. 26) shared a preview of his new paintings, which will be exhibited at the event
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Vibrant Quilled Paper Illustrations and Sculptures by Yulia Brodskaya

Vibrant Quilled Paper Illustrations and Sculptures by Yulia Brodskaya | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Paper artist and graphic designer Yulia Brodskaya first began to experiment with various ways to illustrate using paper about six years ago. In the time since she's become a master at quilling and other sculptural techniques involving paper, 

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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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On View: Jana Winderen and Marc Fornes's "Situation Room"

On View: Jana Winderen and Marc Fornes's "Situation Room" | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
As an antidote to the sedentary lifestyle, Jana Winderen and Marc Fornes collaborated on “Situation Room,” an immersive installation that will shake up viewers’ senses. Currently on view at the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York, “Situation Room” is described as a sound object. The enormous, hot pink structure not only envelopes viewers in a fluorescent, biomorphic mass. It also vibrates with sound
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Three Days To Go To Help Last Gasp Fund Their New Art Books

Three Days To Go To Help Last Gasp Fund Their New Art Books | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Last Gasp Publishing, stalwarts of underground art and culture and long-time purveyors of the bizarre, have launched their fall publishing season with a fleet of new, quality art book projects...
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A New Large-Scale Mud Mural by Yusuke Asai Sprawls through Rice Gallery

A New Large-Scale Mud Mural by Yusuke Asai Sprawls through Rice Gallery | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Artist and painter Yusuke Asai (previously) has a new mud mural on display at Houston’s Rice Gallery. Working day and night with a team of assistants, the Japanese artist, who is known for his “earth paintings” made from locally sourced mud and dirt,

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Contemporary Artistic Arrangements of Microscopic Diatoms by Klaus Kemp

Contemporary Artistic Arrangements of Microscopic Diatoms by Klaus Kemp | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

Ever since exploring slides of arranged diatoms earlier this year from the California Academy of Sciences, I was left with one small question: how? Diatoms are tiny single-cell algae encased in jewel-like shells that are among the smallest organisms on Earth 

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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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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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