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Couple's 42 Annual Christmas Portraits Starting from 1900

Beginning in their very first year of marriage, 1900, Berlin couple Richard and Anna Wagner made it a tradition to take an annual photo in front of their Christmas tree. Just like today, they would send the photo out to friends and family in the form of a holiday greeting.<p>For 42 years, the couple …

Christmas Trees

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …

Antarctica

Hilariously Awkward Engagement Photos

Bad Engagement Photos is a single-topic blog that features hilariously awkward engagement photos. Couples tend to get really clever when announcing news of engagement, marriage, and pregnancy, though a few fall flat with their message and wind up being unintentionally funny. The ever-growing …

Employee Engagement

The Life and Times of an Aging Superhero Captured in Oil Paintings by Andreas Englund | Colossal

<p>In his ongoing series of photorealistic oil paintings called the <i>Aging Superhero</i>, Swedish artist Andreas Englund takes us into the candidly humorous …

Elements of a Dream Blended Into Imaginative Landscapes

Romanian artist Caras Ionut's fine art photo manipulations cleverly merge reality with lively dreams. In the imaginative scenes, viewers are introduced to odd behavior like a young girl fishing while riding atop another giant fish or a rhino walking on water.<p>To create each piece, Ionut begins with …

Art

The Bizarre Street Art of Daan Botlek | Colossal

<p>Street artist and illustrator Daan Botlek is based in Rotterdam, Netherlands and is known for his strange form of character-driven street art. His …

Surreal Human Sculptures That Shatter Preconceived Notions

Multi-disciplined artist Anders Krisr creates incredibly intriguing sculptures that morph the human body into unusually composed figures. The Stockholm-based sculptor's figurative pieces present an eye-catching array of heads, torsos, and limbs that have been transformed into disembodied pieces of …

HOTTEA Blankets the Williamsburg Bridge in a Rainbow of Thread | Colossal

<p>Last week Minneapolis artist HOTTEA (previously here and here) stopped by NYC and created this excellent rainbow of thread atop the pedestrian …

Polybius: Music Made with Old Technology | Colossal

<p>As he sits at the bottom of a dry swimming pool, musician Julian Corrie is joined by an orchestra of outmoded technology in this brief new music …

Follow the Leaders: A Corporate City in Ruins by Isaac Cordal | Colossal

<p>In one of his most ambitious artworks ever, artist Isaac Cordal (previously) spent three months constructing a corporate city in ruins for his …

Matchstickmen: Burnt Matches Resembling Charred Human Heads by Wolfgang Stiller | Colossal

<p>While living in Beijing several years ago German artist Wolfgang Stiller acquired several head molds and large pieces of wood. After experimenting …