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Playing With Food

The adorable taro root mice bellow were created by Jimmy Zhang, a chef and produce artist in San Francisco. The image is part of The New York Times‘ slideshow Playing With Food, which also includes more images of food turned … Continue reading

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Maurizio Savini

The Italian artist Maurizio Savini makes amazing sculptures with fibreglass and pink chewing gum. Mario Codognato wrote about his work: The sensual act of chewing, the voluptuous warmth of rebelling saliva, the artificial and secretly aseptic fragrance which spreads from … Continue reading

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Miss Tigri

Miss Tigri is a talented French painter, illustrator and designer. Her fabulous paintings of languid women have influences of Art Nouveau artists, like Alfons Mucha and Gustav Klimt, expressionist painter Egon Schiele, French comics illustrators, Milo Manara, stylists, Tim Burton … Continue reading

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Sven Brasch

The Danish artist Sven Brasch (1886-1970) created some of the best posters of the period 1910-1940 The site presents few examples, 17 only, of his art works for Hollywood movie posters, posters for events, magazine and book covers, ads from … Continue reading

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Understanding art for geeks

Paul, the wine guy, presents his Flickr set Understanding art for geeks. My first impression was a big shock, and I asked to my buttons: what the hell? After three of four images, my artsy side went to walk and … Continue reading

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Game Over Project

GAME OVER is a brilliant video performance project created by the Swiss artist Guillaume Reymond, using stop-motion (pixelation) technique to visually reproduce classic arcade games, pixel by pixel. It consists of a series of collaborative animation movies which revive some … Continue reading

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Recycled Words

Will Ashford searches for interesting discarded old books. Then he explores each page of the book hunting for words. That’s just part of the process of his artwok Recycled Words: At some unpredictable point along the way, in my mind, … Continue reading

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Classics of everyday design

On November 9, 2006 Jonathan Glancey started a blog at the Guardian Unlimited‘s Arts blog dedicated to the Classics of everyday design. The almost weekly articles keep going updated, and now there are 40 (and counting) Classics of everyday design. … Continue reading

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Vinyl Art

Vinyl enthusiasts should take a look at the pretty nice Vinyl Art creations by Daniel Edlen. Creating portraits of musicians on their original record albums, Daniel honors the music we all now listen to mostly on CD or MP3. He … Continue reading

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Periodic Table Printmaking Project

The Periodic Table Printmaking Project was a project started and coordinated by Jennifer Schmitt, aka AzureGrackle. Ninety-six printmakers of all experience levels, have joined together to produce 118 prints in any medium; woodcut, linocut, monotype, etching, lithograph, silkscreen, or any … Continue reading

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