Monday , 2 March 2015

Category Archives: Art

Five Friends Build “Icehenge” In The Middle Of A Frozen Lake

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About four years ago, five friends thought it would be fun to try out some antique ice cutting equipment to see what it’ was like to be an ice harvester. Their experiments led to their “Icehenge” creation. This structure can be found on Rock Lake near the city of Lake Mills, Wisconsin. The gigantic pillars of ice weight around 140 kilograms (300 pounds) each and the pieces laying on them – 90 kilograms (200 pounds) each.

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Superhero-Buddhas

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There are people whose obsessions with pop culture icons like Darth Vader, Frankenstein or Master Chief seem like religious infatuation, so New Jersey-based 3d printing artist Chris Milnes did away with the formalities by creating a series of 3d-printed Buddha statues. Now, fanboys and fangirls around the world will be able to pray night and day to their favorite heroes and villains.

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Deadly Viruses

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The International Vaccine Institute collaborated with Seoul-based artists, designers, models, and photographer create striking images to raise awareness of neglected diseases. The concept was to use reproductions of the diseases cells painted onto models to attract attention to some of the diseases that affect the lives of millions around the globe.

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The Protectors Of Iceland

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Ásgeir Jón Ásgeirsson did these paintings for the album “Með Vættum” by the Icelandic metal band Skálmöld. The inspiration comes partly from Heimskringla, an Icelandic Saga, but also from the amazing lyrics written by Snæbjörn Ragnarsson. The album tells the story of an unknown heroine who grows up with the wights (mythical creatures), protecting the land from harm.

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Delightful Paper Dioramas Showcase Iconic Cities Atop Famous Foods

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In Bea Crespo and Andrea G. Portoles’ delightful “Brunchcity” series, paper dioramas form iconic skylines that pop out of foods for which major cities are famous. Crespo, an illustrator, created the charming drawings, selecting and sketching landmarks that represent each city. For example, the ruins of Athens’ Parthenon rises out of a dish of Greek yogurt, Cuba’s capital building and a mural of Che Guevera stand on a bedrock of beans and rice, and a paper Coliseum teeters on the side of an Italian ice cream cone. .

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If You Give A Creative Person Paper, They Can Make Smth Like This

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Artist Crystal Wagner creates intricate installations that sprawl across walls, floors, and ceilings. Her work contains organic shapes that make them look like strange algae or primitive deep sea creatures. With a background in printmaking, Wagner’s art pieces are combinations of two- and three-dimensional forms, full of pattern, color, and texture.

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Raising Our Forefathers From The Dead

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Portrait of a Lady by Rogier van der Weyden

Nicole Friedersdorf,a German costume designer aka DarkDirndl – specializes on the reconstruction of historic gowns and dresses – exactly as seen on paintings, sketches or for real in museums or exhibitions. In cooperation with Markus Gath, a quite talented and smart photographer, she started the Resurrection Project: reproducing gowns from paintings as they might have been looked for real

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Artist Spent a Year in the Woods Creating Mysterious Sculptures

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Deep in the woods of southern France, artist Spencer Byles transformed the forest into a mysterious wonderland through a series of spectacular, organic sculptures. Byles spent a year immersed in the woodlands of La Colle sur Loup, Villeneuve-Loubet, and Mougins for this ambitious project. Surrounded by flora and fauna, the sculptor used only cables and natural, found materials to create his stunning, large-scale works of art.

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Making It Up – Beauty Series By Juan Sánchez Castillo

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His wife loves miniature figures. She used to have whole doll houses filled with little figurines and furniture. And he really loves beauty and fashion photography. With their two hobbies combined, his collection of inspirational images became the beginning of this project.

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Artist Transforms A Normal Porcelain Vase Into An Intricate Dragon Sculpture

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With a porcelain pot, patience, and heaps of talent, Chinese artist Johnson Tsang was able to express “how [he felt] about [his] country”. Following in the footsteps of other great pottery artists, Tsang showcased the true beauty of his process by taking step-by-step pictures until the final product is revealed. Impressive, to say the least.

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