Tyler Ratledge

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Portraits of 10 Different Lives in 10 Identical Units of a Communist-Era Apartment

Bogdan Gîrbovan is a photographer who lives and works in Bucharest, Romania, a city in which 70% of the housing consists of convenient cookie-cutter …

Apartments

Joel Goodman on his NYE “Photo of the Year”

You’ve probably already seen Joel Goodman‘s image of New Year’s Eve revelry in Manchester, England. The viral photo depicts a drunk man lying on the …

The Art Of The Brick: DC Comics superheroes and LEGO together at last

Superhero geeks and LEGO obsessives — your forces are set to combine.<p>Now you can check out both together in Art Of The Brick: DC Comics, a …

Lego

Photographer Jonathan May on the Most Important Photo He’s Ever Taken

<b>Jonathan May</b>: The photograph I took of Stanford, the young boy in Kenya with a rare disease, Xeroderma pigmentosum, an autosomal recessive genetic …

Photography

The street artist known as Oak Oak uses the urban elements of his home town of Saint-Étienne, an old industrial town in France, to create humorous, site-specific art. “What I like about street art is that you can find somewhere to draw anywhere and it is a surprise for the people who find it,” he …

Art

Artist Cultivates 1.2-Acre Field Into Massive Crop Art Paying Homage to Van Gogh

Displaying a talent cultivated throughout his lifetime, Stan Herd‘s aptly named “earthworks” are a uniquely rural form of art. His latest piece (a massive reformation of Van Gogh's 1889 <i>Olive Trees</i>) <i></i>sits in a field in Eagan, Minneapolis, gaining worldwide attention. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, …

Astonishing Color Photographs of Life in the Russian Empire of Czar Nicholas II

Between 1909 and 1915, Tsar Nicholas II commissioned innovative color photographer and chemist Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii to document what …

Giant Dinosaur Sculptures Made of Recycled Rice Straw Pop Up in Japan

September in rural Japan means two things: farmers are harvesting their rice and the leftover straw is being used to make extraordinary works of art. Specifically, the resulting material is serving as a tool for an artist Amy Goda, who's creating some pretty terrifying dinosaur sculptures. The …

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

Amateur Photographer Gives Us An Up Close Look At The Wonderful World of Snails

Snails usually are not creatures we give much thought about. We try to keep them from our gardens. We try not to step on them and sometimes in fancy …

How to Get Squirrels to Use Props in a Photo Shoot

Freelance photographer Max Ellis of Teddington, UK, has received quite a bit of attention as of late for his ongoing Squirrelismo project, which …