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Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe

Taking over nearly the entirety of NYC's Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Guggenheim Museum, the upcoming exhibition "Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe" will ambitiously showcase the lesser known, early 20th century art movement. Originating in Italy in 1909, Futurism's origins …

Photographer Re-Imagines Clouds as Magical Landscapes

Torino-based photographer Elio Pallard whimsically re-imagines clouds as a variety of wondrous landscapes in his series titled <i>Playing with Clouds</i>. The photographer offers new perspectives with his manipulated cloudscapes that transform the cotton ball-like puffs in the sky into magical mountains, …

Artistic Paintings of French Architecture by Nicolas Jolly

French artist Nicolas Jolly produces subtle yet beautiful paintings of various landscapes from all over the world, particularly in France, capturing the allure of architecture and the crowds that landmarks draw. From la Sorbonne and the Louvre in Paris to the Pont de pierre in Bourdeaux (where …

Black and White Photography of India

Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner brought from his many trips all around the world, a series of Indian landscapes’ photos in black and white. The …

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Giant Inflatable Balloons Transform Public Places Into Alien Landscapes

Stepping inside one of Penique Productions' massive balloon installations is like walking into the ghostly remains of an alien palace. The walls of the giant, inflatable structures press up against the balconies, alcoves, fountains and ceilings of public spaces, transforming otherwise familiar …

Ornate Mixed Media Assemblages by Kris Kuksi | Colossal

<p>This week Kansas-based artist Kris Kuksi (previously) opened his fourth solo show, Revival, at Joshua Liner Gallery. Kuksi continues his use of …

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 …

PainfuIly Drifting Away Into Another Realm

Artist Lente Scura takes us on an emotional journey through her visually striking digital compositions. Filled with dramatic anguish, each female appears to be struggling with a sad, lonely heart. As the human forms melt away into a confusing blur of reality and dreams, there is a haunting presence …

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Stylin' Hand-Crafted Wooden Vespa That's Fully-Functional

With more and more people switching to alternative modes of transportation like bikes and scooters, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to stand out from the crowd of nearly identical vehicles. While some turn to new paint jobs or accessories, craftsman Carlos Alberto took a more labor …

This Is What Pharrell’s Casio Keyboard Would Look Like, If Discovered In 3013

What will our contemporary electronics look like in a thousand years? Daniel Arsham and Pharrell find out.<p>It’s made from materials like volcanic ash and crystal, as if it had been discovered in an ancient tomb and smashed from its protective fossil shell like a geode. But, of course, the carbon …

Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

Pencil on Paper Drawings by Carl Krull

Scroll Drawings.<p>Pencil on paper drawings by Copenhagen, Denmark based artist Carl Krull. The selected drawings are taken from a series of artworks …

Eerie but Uplifting Photos Show the Last House Standing

Photographer Ben Marcin has created an interesting series that can only be described as eerie but uplifting. Called <i>Last House Standing</i>, it shows houses on the eastern seaboard, some in the worst neighborhoods, standing not with others but all alone. At one time, for an entire city block, these 19th …

Amazingly Detailed Portraits Created with Thousands of Dots

Artist Pablo Jurado Ruiz uses impressive Pointillism techniques to fill his black and white illustrated portraits with great detail and personality. Based in Spain, the artist focuses much of his time on portraying people with realistic style. He uses just black ink on paper to produce thousands of …

Graphics, Illustrations and Logos by Dustin Wallace

Wallace Design.<p>Dustin Wallace is a designer currently based in Dallas, Texas who creates outstanding graphics, illustrations and logotypes. Below is …

Children's book illustrators celebrated at British Library

The curator of the exhibition of illustrated children's books that opens this week at the British Library found one curious connection between many of the artists: they tend to be solitary creatures, unmarried, and often without children. "In fact I think many of them don't much like children," …

Weightlessness – Underwater Photography by Adeline Mai

Photography of Weightlessness.<p>The selected images are part of an underwater photo series called “Weightlessness” by photographer Adeline Mai. As the …

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Surreal Portraits Blend Mystical Landscapes with Reality

Spanish artist Antonio Mora is a creative photographer who transforms simple portraits into dreamy landscapes filled with intriguing emotion. In the series, entitled <i>Dream Portraits</i>, the artist elegantly blends two elements together to form an abstract fusion where distinct lines and shapes are no …

Dramatic Action Portraits Capture the Art of Freerunning

Photographer Tomasz Gudzowaty captures stunning samples of motion in his series titled <i>Freerunning – The Art of Movement</i> as active individuals navigate through their environments in free and creative ways. The collection of black and white action portraits feature a number of these dedicated …

Polar Bears in Fluorescent-Colored Feathers Frolick in New York

Showing from now till October 26 at Galerie Perrotin's new space in New York are eight fantastically fun sculptures of feathered polar bears. The New York gallery's inaugural show, Italian artist's Paola Pivi's “Ok, you are better than me, so what?,” consists of these near life-size sculptures …

Pencil Carving Sculptures by cerkahegyzo

Tiny Pencil Carving Sculptures.<p>The deviantART user with the pseudonym cerkahegyzo is a Hungarian artist who creates amazing carved miniature …

Macro Photos of Bees Showcase Stunning Natural Detail

Bees are fascinating creatures, buzzing busily around to produce honey and beeswax in an extremely systematic fashion. However, as they quickly fly past, it's difficult to appreciate their beautiful, physical details, particularly when there is a fear of being stung! This extensive collection of …

Articles about 6 ways design marc newson on Dwell.com - Dwell

Throughout his decades-long career, Australian industrial designer Marc Newson has produced prolifically.<p>It is our pleasure to announce that the Acrobat lamp, designed by Marc Venot, has been selected as a winner of the German Design...<p>If you thought being productive at home was just another …

Water Tower

The artist Tom Fruin has built this water tower made of colored plexiglas in Brooklyn. The strange structure is a tribute to New York and the “water …

Expressive Digital Illustrations that Tell Surreal Stories

These surreal scenes by Christian Schloe feature bizarre moments that draw viewers out of a concrete reality and into a dreamy, fictional world. In his work, the digital artist creates expressive visual stories filled with soft color palettes, elegant birds and butterflies, soft flower petals, and …

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The Most Astounding Aerial Photography Ever Seen

1 of 40<p>Fort Bourtange in the Netherlands.<p>2 of 40<p>Glacial river, Iceland.<p>3 of 40<p>Over 2 million pilgrims occupy this make-shift tent city outside of …

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