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The Opposite of a Muse

In the course of two decades, a medical secretary in Paris persuaded scores of renowned photographers to take her picture.<p>On the 25th of October, 2002, the Lebanese artist Fouad Elkoury wrote an e-mail to a woman he’d never met:<p>Thursday, 10h30, getting ready to get on the plane (I hate leaving), …

Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

The 'poetic mystery' of the world's leading dancers - CNN Style

Written by Benazir Wehelie, CNN<p>The photo book "Lois Greenfield: Moving Still" is not merely a documentation of dance. It is an experience in which the content of each and every image is a moment, an expression, a movement, just waiting to be unwrapped.<p>The title of the work is somewhat of a …

Transparent Glass Tea House Creating Rainbow Light is Unveiled in Kyoto, Japan

While the idea to create this transparent Japanese tea house originated in 2002, and while the design was realized in 2011, it's only now, nearly five years from the presentation of the design that <i>KOU-AN Glass Tea House</i> has finally been unveiled. KOU-AN has been installed in the mountainside of …

Masterful Dinosaur and Creature Origami by Adam Tran | Colossal

<p>Origami artist and chemistry teacher Adam Tram folds some incredibly beautiful objects with paper. From dinosaurs and skeletons to flowers and …

Mark Oliver Illustrations

Selected poster illustrations by Mark Oliver.<p>Mark Oliver is a full time, professional artist and award winning illustrator based in Worthing, United …

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Family of Crafters Crochet Adorably Tiny Animals That Fit on Your Fingers

Su Ami is a family of five crafters living in Vietnam, and together they create adorable miniature animals that'll fit on your finger tips. They run an Etsy shop under the same name and stock it with sweet creatures of all kinds – both real and imaginary. Tiny turtles, whales, owls, and unicorns …

Rare Kaleidoscopic Glass Sculptures by Jack Storms

Being told that his unusual vision was impossible did not prevent Jack Storms from becoming an innovative artist. Instead, he was motivated to take on a rare, physically intense form of art, which gave him the opportunity to thrive as a world-renowned glass sculptor. Using lead crystal and …

Hole Punch Flipbooks by Scott Blake | Colossal

<p>Artist Scott Blake, known widely for his barcode art, recently began experimenting with the humble hole puncher. By punching different patterns that …

The Chandelier Of The Future Is Made From 1,100 Moving LEDs

LEDs are often discussed in technological or scientific terms, but increasingly common are experimental and artistic uses, demonstrating that the simple bulbs can be used for almost anything.<p>Russian creative agency Ascreen* along with Timeline and Atlantic Star** has created a spectacular LED …

A Japanese Architect Has Turned Old Ethernet Cables Into Restaurant Decor

There's something decidedly sci-fi and apocalyptic about what Kengo Kuma has served up.<p>Diners at the Tetchan yakitori bar in the Tokyo suburb of Kichijoji will chow down on their skewers amidst thousands of computer cables thanks to architect Kengo Kuma, who recently redesigned the restaurant's …

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

Behold Pablo Picasso’s Illustrations of Balzac’s Short Story “The Hidden Masterpiece” (1931)

Pablo Picasso had a long and complex relationship with book illustration. The modern painter hated to work on spec and resisted taking commissions. …

Portraits Emerge from an Incredible Collage of Objects

New York-based artist Michael Mapes continues to expand his portfolio of meticulously assembled artworks made of thousands of collected specimens. Each piece in the artist's newest and laboriously executed collection consists of countless materials that have each been pinned to a board to form a …

A View from the Easel

CHICAGO — The 85th installment of a series in which artists send in a photo and a description of their workspace. Want to take part? Submit your …

Kandinsky, Mondrian, Munch & Fleming Entered Public Domain in 2015 — But Welles, Achebe, and “Purple People Eater” Didn’t

As you faithful readers of Open Culture know, we love nothing more than when important works of humankind fall into the public domain. According to …

The new dressgate: Is this cat going up or down the stairs?

Could this be the new dressgate? Feline optical illusion divides the internet<p>First the colour of a dress divided nations around the world and now people are arguing if this cat is going up or down the stairs.<p>The photo was posted on Imgur this week where it quickly racked up thousands of hits.<p>It has …

Artists Turn Songs into 3D-Printed Sculptures

REIFY transforms David Byrne, Nick Drake, and even Wagner tracks into physical objects.<p>Music becomes tactile and textured in Brooklyn-based design studio REIFY’s 3D-printed sound sculptures. Using an unconventional array of printing materials—plastic, bronze, and even coconut husks—REIFY weaves …

Kinder Science: Learn Anatomy From Dissected Knit Creatures By Emily Stoneking

It seems there is no escaping dissecting animals in science class, until now that is. Talented knitting artist Emily Stoneking has found a way to …

Highlights From A Never-Before-Published Interview With Henri Matisse

Design Observer has published an illuminating, long-lost interview with French artist Henri Matisse. Read some highlights here.<p>In August of 1946, after the end of World War II, an art-obsessed American soldier named Jerome Seckler interviewed legendary French painter Henri Matisse. At the time, …

Fruitdoodles artist finds banana work has mass a-peel

Yoga Instructor's Graceful Poses Beautifully Complement Colorful Street Art

Chicago-based yoga instructor and street art enthusiast Soren Buchanan marries her two passions in a unique, on-going Instagram photo project. Her popular account, @spritesoren, features the yogi posing in front of large, colorful murals. Buchanan highlights many illustrative styles and showcases …

Giant Moving Caterpillar Transforms Into Beautiful Butterfly at Coachella

LA-based art collective Poetic Kinetics is back at Coachella this year giving festivalgoers another exciting art installation to ogle over. Last year they were behind the giant kinetic astronaut sculpture. For the first two days of this year's festival, a huge yellow and black caterpillar roamed …

Cool Posters from PatentPrints

There are some seriously <b>cool posters</b> on Etsy these days. PatentPrints recently caught our eye for their unique subject matter and stunning …

Artists' Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects

Home / ArtArtists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects<p>Artists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects<p>By Alice Yoo on December 26, 2014<p>Dhaka, Bangladesh-based cartoonist and graphic designers Manik and Ratan have started a fun series where their cartoon characters interact …

Artist Creates Traditional Chinese Landscape Paintings Using Roller Skates

Tian Haisu has an unconventional method for applying paint to a surface – she uses roller skates! The artist wears a modified pair of inline riders that are adapted to hold small pots of black pigment. Her giant works – sometimes as large as 43 feet by 20 feet – mimic traditional Chinese landscape …

How Artists And Designers Turned The Coca-Cola Bottle Into An American Icon

The Coca-Cola bottle turns 100 this year. An exhibit reveals how a soda container became a huge design success story and muse for artists.<p>The Coca-Cola bottle turns 100 this year. Originally designed by the Root Glass Company in Terre Haute, Indiana, and inspired by an illustration of a cocoa pod, …

Eiffel Tower's magician of light, Fernand Jacopozzi

The Eiffel Tower opened to the public on this day in 1899, but it was described as "a simple and useless dark peak in the Paris night sky" until the …

Paper sculpture intricately transforms the sky above

Japanese artist Shoko Konishi created Transition, a paper sculpture with a geometric vaulted ceiling. Inside the somewhat nondescript sculpture, …