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Explosive Moleskine Doodles by Kerby Rosanes

Explosive Moleskine Doodles by Kerby Rosanes | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes began his career as an artist by doodling away in Moleskein notebooks and sharing the results online. Rosane's imagination runs wild in his composite images of cartoony characters that morph into familiar faces of animals and pop-culture
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Musician Guilhem Desq Gives an Electrifying Hurdy Gurdy Performance

Musician Guilhem Desq Gives an Electrifying Hurdy Gurdy Performance | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
On a list of things I most anticipated sitting down to cover on Colossal today, the hurdy gurdy probably wasn't in the top thousand topics, but then I stumbled onto this video and had to share it. The piece is called Omen, written and performed by Guilhem Desq, who uses an electrified version
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New Meticulously Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White

New Meticulously Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
New York-based artist Maude White (previously) continues to create beautifully rendered illustrations with cut paper, creating dozens of new pieces since we explored her work this summer. White relies heavily on thin lines and negative space to create each illustration, a subtractive process
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20 Remarkable Hyper Realistic Paintings That You'll Want on Your Wall

20 Remarkable Hyper Realistic Paintings That You'll Want on Your Wall | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
These exquisite artworks by Omar Ortiz show astonishing levels of detail.
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Awesome hand drawn movie posters from India

Awesome hand drawn movie posters from India | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

India is a country crazy about movies, the Indian film industry produces the largest number of movies in the world in a dozen languages. These posters are made by Bangalore based Ramchandraiah who has been creating posters since 1971. He draws a poster every 3 hour and reproduces them on a second hand 114 year old British made lithograph machine.

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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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Mesmerizing Kinetic Sculptures by Bob Potts Mimic Motions of Flight and Fish

Mesmerizing Kinetic Sculptures by Bob Potts Mimic Motions of Flight and Fish | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
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Working out of his one-man workshop inside a mid-19th century barn, artist Bob Potts (previously) builds wonderous kinetic sculptures that replicate the motions of birds, fish, or other natural motions. The 72-year-old artist utilizes hand-crafted gears, levers, c
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360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono

360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

This fun set of paper books was created by Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono who conceived the idea as a clever way to illustrate scenes from individual stories in three dimensions. The 40-panel books are laser cut from paper and assembled into a booklet that can be viewed page by page or fanned out as a sort of layered diorama of silhouettes.

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India Art n Design Global Hop : Nuanced transitions – from art to architecture @Van Gogh Foundation

India Art n Design Global Hop : Nuanced transitions – from art to architecture @Van Gogh Foundation | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2015 by the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, the rehabilitation of the Vincent van Gogh Foundation at Arles, France by Fluor Architecture is a beautiful exercise that transcends the fine boundaries between art and architecture.
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On View: “Marilla Blue and Orange” by Mari Inukai at GR2

On View: “Marilla Blue and Orange” by Mari Inukai at GR2 | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
"Since I am not so good at making words to describe what I think and want, I choose to draw.
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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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