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The xx Blurs Concert and Performance Art at the Guggenheim Museum

Last March, the xx installed an intimate, 50-minute performance experience at the Park Avenue Armory in New York. Sponsored by Burberry, with most …

Surreal Portraits of a Powerless and Lost Young Man

New York-based photographer Ben Zank creates intriguing portraits rich with surreal elements. The Bronx native's portfolio boasts countless images, each with its own narrative. The fine art photographer produces scenes filled with mystery and oddities that allow the viewer to form their own context …

Photography

The Synergy of Fashion and Fine Art: MMM Exclusive Interview with Miss Aniela

<b>Scarlet Song</b><p>London-based photographer Natalie Dybisz, better known as Miss Aniela, has amassed a wide collection of images that present a cohesive collaboration of fashion and fine art, blurring the lines between the two. Taking inspiration from a variety of art forms, the photographer tells us, “I …

Landscape Photography

5 Books That Will Rip Your Heart Out (In A Good Way)

When it comes to reading, I'm a bit of a masochist. What I mean is that I love books that break my heart just a little. I'm talking about the stories that simultaneously crush your soul and renew your faith in the world. (Sappy chick-lit does not fall into this category.) What I'm referring to are …

Sense sleep sensor monitors your zzz's and wakes you up at the best time

You're lucky if you can sleep easily and wake up feeling refreshed all the time -- some people need a bit help to get a good night's rest from apps and gizmos, like this new device called Sense. The gadget, which looks like a crystal ball with rubber bands, acts as some sort of a bedside sleep …

Illustrations by Christian Schloe

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Emy & Ana

Project info<p>"Emy & Ana" is a fictional narrative of 19 photographs.<br>Emy and Ana cannot live without each other. These best friends are the same age but have some kind of a mother-daughter relationship. After an accident, they have to face the terrible situation of being separated.<p>My work is focused …

Felice Varini paints perspective-dependant artwork across Belgian city

Swiss artist Felice Varini has painted curved strips onto buildings and streets in Hasselt that create a picture of overlapping rings when viewed …

String Prototype Cube by Numen

Design Studio Numen/For Use imagined String Protoype a giant inflatable cube featuring a jungle of cables pulled in all directions to navigate freely …

Eerie Jellyfish Installation Lights Up the Liverpool Night

Exhibitions<p>,<p>British artists Walter Hugo and Zoniel have chosen both an unusual venue and subject matter for their most recent work: A glowing tank …

Painting

Layered Glass Table Concept Creates a Cross-Section of the Ocean | Colossal

<p>We’ve seen no shortage of projects using layers of glass to simulate bodies of water the last few days. First we had glass sculptures by Ben Young, …

We love Marcelo Daldoce’s spectacular folded watercolor paintings.

Myung Keun Koh layers laminated photographs to create shadow box-like sculptures with overlapping forms. Check out more of his work on our blog: http://hifructose.com/2014/06/24/myung-keun-kohs-photo-sculptures-play-with-perception/

Outbreak: Hand Cut Paper Microbes and Pathogens by Rogan Brown | Colossal

<p>Artist Rogan Brown (previously) just completed work on his latest paper artwork titled Outbreak, a piece he describes as an exploration “of the …

Sammy Slabbinck

Sammy Slabbinck is a Belgian artist who creates surrealist-inspired collages on paper and print. Armed with a contemporary compositional style, he …

Elise Wehle's intricate paper art – in pictures

Elise Wehle's intricate paper art was born out of the realisation that modern technology had changed how she viewed the world. 'I'd think of memories in terms of Facebook photos, not the actual experience," she says, describing how she would also imagine landscapes digitally cropped or …

Bicycle Mon Amour – Handmade Print by 100copies

Bicycle Mon Amour – Paris inspired handmade print.<p>Thomas Yang of 100copies has just launched the second artwork of the tyre print series. “Bicycle …

Eiffel Tower

10 Contemporary Artists Who Shatter Our Perceptions of Reality

While the Internet provides artists with a global platform to showcase their work, only a select few can capture the hearts and minds of viewers with their unique and compelling visions. These are the innovators who transcend language barriers: their works immediately grab you, making you believe – …

Modern Art

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

<b>Sink Into Christine Sciulli’s Video Projections</b><p>Last seen at the Art in General Spring Gala, Christine Sciulli’s work is mesmerizing–scribbly white …

Design

Shared Table Where People Can Work and Cats Can Wander

Travel

Table Uses Natural + Artificial Light to Charge Your Gadgets

Harnessing solar energy in the home doesn’t have to involve bulky solar panels on your roof. Enter Lucio, the light-harvesting table that uses not …

The Haunting Long Exposure Photography of Darren Moore

Long exposure photography like UK photographer Darren Moore‘s is the polar opposite of the super fast, super sensitive in low light kind of …

Magical Light Show Produces Carpets Along a Church Floor

<i>Magic Carpets</i> is an elaborate installation by Miguel Chevalier in which the French artist transformed a former church space into a mesmerizing spectacle of sound and lights. He used digital technology to project a variety of multicolored light patterns and mosaics, inspired by Islamic art, across …

Modern Art

6 Groundbreaking Artists Who Look at the World from a Unique Perspective

<i>This post is sponsored by Lookmatic. Grow your eyewear collection, change up your look and see things more clearly for less than $100 at www.LOOKMATIC.com</i><p>As we've seen in photography, it takes a good amount of courage and dedication to be different. To stand out amongst all the other talented …

Modern Art

Portraits of People Suspended in Mid-Air in Front of Lavish, Ornate Scenery

Defying gravity and weightlessness has always captured the imagination. These surreal compositions by Hungarian photographer Bence Bakonyi explore …

Modern Art

A Sprawling Wall-Sized Mural Drawn With Only a Black Sharpie by Sean Sullivan | Colossal

<p>After 7 long months of obsessively scribbling away on a large wall, artist Sean Sullivan “threw in the towel,” in part because he had exceeded his …

Not Art by Warsheh

Not Art Project is a collaboration between Jordanian Mothanna Hussein & Hadi Alaeddin, united under the name of Warsheh. Wanting to combine …

Eye-Opening Images of the 2010 Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Many of you will still remember the news as it unfolded on live TV, as we all watched one of the worst oil spill disasters worsen each day. It was …

Oil Spills