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Steve McCurry's Most Beautiful and Powerful Photo Stories

Steve McCurry's Most Beautiful and Powerful Photo Stories | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
A brand new book by acclaimed photographer Steve McCurry brings together the most beautiful and powerful photo stories he's shot in the last 30 years. For the first time ever, McCurry shares the stories behind his iconic images.
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Lets Go On a Street Art Tour Around the World - Artsnapper

Lets Go On a Street Art Tour Around the World - Artsnapper | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
We like to talk a lot about Street Art here at Artsnapper, but that's only because it's so relevant to the arts community in this day and age! Plus, it's qu

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Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, November 17, 2013 8:45 PM

I love Street Art. Amazing things are happening around the globe related to it.

Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, November 18, 2013 4:51 AM

While it is true that people still deface buildings and bridges with squiggles that could hardly be called art, a good portion of it is now an innovative, creative expression of people worldwide that deserves a new title: Street Art. - See more at: http://artsnapper.com/street-art-worldwide-phenomenon/#sthash.9mwVsy06.dpuf

Art Jones's curator insight, November 18, 2013 6:07 PM

Wow!

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Rone New Street Art - Berlin, Germany

Rone New Street Art - Berlin, Germany | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Currently touring through Europe, Rone's first stop was Germany where he worked several days on this new piece in Berlin.
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Surreal Digital Art by Andrew Ferez

Surreal Digital Art by Andrew Ferez | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Pin It Andrew Ferez is a Russian artist whose paintings are blend of fantasy and surrealism and created with digital art. Most of them are created as covers for various [...]
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New Gripping Satirical Illustrations By Pawel Kuczynski

New Gripping Satirical Illustrations By Pawel Kuczynski | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Art isn’t just meant to look pretty – it can also be used to transfer ideas and messages. Polish illustrator Pawel Kuczynski’s grim and sharply satirical works, which we’ve featured before here, are a perfect example of art that speaks volumes.
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A nice collection of thought provoking pictures

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10 Stunning Standouts in National Geographic Photography Contest 2013

10 Stunning Standouts in National Geographic Photography Contest 2013 | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
The 2013 National Geographic Photography Contest is now well underway! With over 1,000 entries so far, it's going to be tough for the judges to pick out their favorites.
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There are some stunning pictures here - don't miss any!

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Highlights from Burkina Faso’s Festival of Masks

Highlights from Burkina Faso’s Festival of Masks | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
 
Photographer Anthony Pappone specializes in travel, portrait and photojournalism. Since a child he has had a fascination with history, far away places and tribes with ancient cultures.
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Norman Bel Geddes exhibition's designs that shaped modern America

Norman Bel Geddes exhibition's designs that shaped modern America | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
A major exhibition dedicated to the designer -- dubbed the 'Leonardo da Vinci of the 20th Century' -- is being presented at the Museum of the City of New York.
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The Mischievous Street Art of Levalet

The Mischievous Street Art of Levalet | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
The Paris based street artist known as Levalet has an especially playful style of street art.
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Entire Alphabet Found on the Wing Patterns of Butterflies

Entire Alphabet Found on the Wing Patterns of Butterflies | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Norwegian nature photographer Kjell Bloch Sandved has devoted his photographic career to capturing the the beauty of the world we live in and along the way, amassed a collection of butterfly and moth images with interesting patterns on their wings.
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Wildly Imaginative Fish Lamps by Frank Gehry

Wildly Imaginative Fish Lamps by Frank Gehry | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
If you’ve studied architecture then you’ve undoubtedly been inundated with the unique designs of Frank Gehry, but it’s not just buildings that this man of many talents has used to express his creative mind.
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Storied French Piano Manufacturer to Close

Storied French Piano Manufacturer to Close | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

PARIS — Ending an era on a mournful chord, Pleyel, the storied French piano manufacturer whose pianos were once favored by Frédéric Chopin and Maurice Ravel, has announced that it will close its workshop after two centuries of production.

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Colorized Vintage Photos Make the Past Look Like Today

Colorized Vintage Photos Make the Past Look Like Today | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
While black and white photography is an excellent tool for bringing out form and shade in images, it fails miserably at one aspect: reality.
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Ben F. Laposky - Oscillons (1952-56)
"Computer art is often...

Ben F. Laposky - Oscillons (1952-56)<br/>"Computer art is often... | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Ben F. Laposky - Oscillons (1952-56)
"Computer art is often considered to have begun with Laposky’s oscilloscope images.
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Photography by Waldemar Wienchol

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Waldemar Wienchol is an amateur photographer from Germany who captured the amazing shots of nature and landscape

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Fantasy Illustrations by Moa Wallin

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Beautiful set of fantasy illustrations by an artist from Sweden – Moa Wallin.
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Alex - Portrait of a young woman by Mao Lin Liao in galleries

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Alex - Portrait of a young woman by Mao Lin Liao in galleries

Doing a realistic female portrait is always something that is on the top of my to-do list. Here is a WIP of the portrait converted into BW using Lightroom. Modeled & Textured in Zbrush , Hairs are fibremeshes converted into guide curves for Maya nHair . Rendering was done in Arnold. Which is really fast even working with hi polygon meshes. Since I have no plans for animation I didn't use displacement and Arnold render it fast and efficient.

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Monotone Cityscapes Blend Elements of a Chaotic World

Monotone Cityscapes Blend Elements of a Chaotic World | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Italian artist Alessandro Papetti creates monotone cityscapes filled with a sense of chaotic life and motion.
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Fantasy Illustrations by Jonas Åkerlund

Fantasy Illustrations by Jonas Åkerlund | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Jonas Åkerlund aka Gerezon is an amazing artist living in Stockholm, Sweden, specializing in fantasy and conceptual illustration. If it’s your cup of coffee, make sure to scroll through the artworks below … definitely worth it.
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Ordinary Women Transformed into Alien Femme Fatales

Ordinary Women Transformed into Alien Femme Fatales | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Russian deviantART user tauart turns ordinary women into spectacular alien versions of themselves. The otherworldly makeup and body paint applied by the craft…
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The Surreal Collages of Joseba Elorza

The Surreal Collages of Joseba Elorza | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Joseba Elorza is a sound technician who makes a living with his unique brand of digital collage and illustration.
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Fairytale art, beautiful photomanipulations by Shorra

Fairytale art, beautiful photomanipulations by Shorra | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Shorra is digital artist from Toronto, Canada. Her fairytale characters and worlds are amazing. Her real name is Debra Mason. She ranked as 15th on worth1000.com best artist’s list.
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Usugrow and Toshikazu Nozaka’s “Oriental Elements II”

Usugrow and Toshikazu Nozaka’s “Oriental Elements II” | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
While Usugrow began his career making flyers and album covers for punk bands, Toshikazu Nozaka was a pro skater turned tattoo artist.
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Robert Plant Produces a Documentary Series About Malian Music

Robert Plant Produces a Documentary Series About Malian Music | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
The former Led Zeppelin frontman has assembled footage of his visit to a music festival in 2003 into a new series to be published online.
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Adnate x Shida New Mural - Wollongong, Australia

Adnate x Shida New Mural - Wollongong, Australia | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Adnate and Shida recently teamed up to work on this new mural on the streets of Wollongong in Australia.
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