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Naturally Complex Details of Single Macro Snowflakes

Naturally Complex Details of Single Macro Snowflakes | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov isolates single snowflakes in order to capture the unique beauty of the delicate, icy crystals that fall to the ground during a snowstorm.
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A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
 
Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to create stunning portraits of women and men.
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Teagan McNally's comment, November 19, 2013 9:01 PM
Its amazing what you can do with a single piece of paper and an imagination. Its incredible what people are capable of doing with their hands and their mind. I love looking at things like this because it interests me and leaves me in awe. It would be so cool to be able to do this..
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Heather Hansen’s “Emptied Gestures” Combines Drawing with Performance

Heather Hansen’s “Emptied Gestures” Combines Drawing with Performance | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Heather Hansen, a visual artist based in New Orleans, meshes performance and two-dimensional imagery by using her own body as the tool to create impressions on paper.
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Hyperrealistic Still Life Paintings Filled with Layers of Detail

Hyperrealistic Still Life Paintings Filled with Layers of Detail | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
At first glance, these beautiful still life images seem like photographs. In reality, they are actually hyperrealistic paintings by artist Jason de Graaf.
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New Speeding Through NYC Oil Paintings by Alexandra Pacula

New Speeding Through NYC Oil Paintings by Alexandra Pacula | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Artist Alexandra Pacula has just released a new set of work for a solo show at Might Tanaka Gallery in Brooklyn, New York.
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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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Illustrations by Yun Fei Wang

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Yun Fei Wang is a freelance illustrator/cartoonist based in Beijing China. 

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RONE’s New Three-Story Mural in Berlin

RONE’s New Three-Story Mural in Berlin | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, Australian artist RONE completed a large-scale mural for Project M, curated by Strychnin Gallery in Berlin.
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Surreal Bronze Sculptures Reflect Heavy Human Emotions

Surreal Bronze Sculptures Reflect Heavy Human Emotions | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it

In Case of Emergency While you may know the name Andrew Myers as the Southern California-based artist who creates fascinating 3D portraits from thousands of screws, you may not know that he has a whole other body of work . After a recent visit to his art studio, Andrew was kind enough to send us these images. For a deeper experience, make sure to read each of the accompanying stories.

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10 cities on the water,inspiration photos

10 cities on the water,inspiration photos | Culture and Fun - Art | Scoop.it
romance of the place turned this water attraction in Italy, a real treasure for tourists.
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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

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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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