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While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Miniature Watercolor Paintings of Space by Lorraine Loots

Artist Lorraine Loots recently embarked on a new series of miniature watercolor paintings. Called Microcosm Mondays, she aims to paint a space-related piece each Monday, scattered over 25 weeks in 2015. The first one was inspired by a relatively new photo, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, of …

Of Desolate Amber

Graffiti Artist Creates Elegant Calligraphy Messages on Snowy Parked Cars in NYC

Graffiti artist Faust is taking advantage of New York City's frigid winter by writing elegant calligraphy on snowy cars. The anonymous artist, widely recognized for his stickers that decorate paper boxes across the Big Apple, is now targeting icy windshields and hoods. He uses the frozen surfaces …

Calligraphy

Linear Designs of Minimalist Tattoos Gracefully Flow Across Bodies

Using intricate, crisscrossing lines and a minimalist aesthetic, Chaim Machlev creates beautifully-unconventional body art. The Berlin-based tattoo artist etches flowing abstract designs on skin that often spans the length of an arm, leg, or back. Sometimes, the compositions will continue from one …

Vibrant Landscape Photos Showcase the Striking Colors of China’s Rainbow Mountains

In the northwestern Gansu province of China lies the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park, a gorgeous expanse of land known for its rainbow-colored rock formations. Bands of fiery red, creamy orange, rich green, and bright yellow streak across the mountains, forming the most beautiful geological …

Dynamic Portraits of Acrobatic Dancer and Bursts of Powder Frozen in Time

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte freezes extraordinary instants in time in these expressive shots of an acrobatic dancer leaping and twirling amid dynamic clouds of powder. The Belgian photographer captured these spontaneous shots for the creative agency Norvell Jefferson in order to …

Artist Saves Forgotten Paintings by Adding His Own Hilarious Touch

Artist David Irvine takes existing, unwanted paintings and gives them a second life thanks to his hilarious additions. He calls this <i>Re-Directed Art</i>, and the originals are works that he’s located at thrift stores, yard sales, or even taken from a street curb. Irvine then paints pop culture icons …

Doppelgänger

Project info<p>The “imaginary friend” syndrome is an overactive imagination disorder. It consists in creating a reassuring mental companion in order to cope with a troubling situation. This friend is a fictional projection and only exists in the mind’s person: the inner life gets the upper hand on the …

Striking Portraits of Women Submerged Beneath a Barrier of Water

Vienna-based photography studio Staudinger + Franke‘s series <i>Barrier</i> consists of stunning portraits of women separated from the viewer by a barrier of water. Simple in concept but executed to perfection, the images put a unique spin on the trend of underwater photography.<p>Ripples of water distort the …

Underwater Photography

Borderland - Photographs and text by Jiehao Su | LensCulture

In the late winter of 2012, I began to work on “Borderland,” an ongoing project deeply rooted in my personal history. Like a mirror of sorts, “Borderland” reflects my years of drifting and discovery in eastern and southern China. Perhaps more importantly, this work documents a life not dissimilar …

Vintage Ladies Display Charm and Style in Retro Paintings

Slava Fokk's retro paintings depict feminine characters in a stylized world of bygone eras. The artist defines his female figures by painting exaggerated cheekbones, dramatic eyes, angular chins and arching eyebrows. Drawing from a vintage palette, the Moscow-based artist forms an environment for …

Photographer Romina Ressia

Romina Ressia Photography.<p>Photographer Romina Ressia was born in 1981 in Argentina in a small town not far from Buenos Aires. Her creative passion …

Photo of Woman Glued to Her Phone Wins the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest

This photograph of a woman glued to her smartphone has been selected as the Grand Prize winner of the 2014 National Geographic Photography Contest. …

Tent City, Lakewood, New Jersey - Photographs and text by Christopher Occhicone | LensCulture

Tent City, located in Lakewood, NJ, has been home to up to 100 residents for the past 7 years. Local residents have been calling for the closure of the camp since it began. The town succeeded in forcing out most of the residents by August 2014. Some were offered one year of rent-free housing in …

Happy!

Project info<p>What do you like about art?<p>Me? Truth, sincerity, power, emotion, beauty, the unexpected... because what is created with a work of art is an exchange, a kind of infinite conversation with other humans, like those endless debates over tea or a drink with the people I love.<p>Since my …