Lorraine Glessner

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The Book of Miracles: Rare Medieval Illustrations of Magical Thinking

In 1552, a curious and lavishly illustrated manuscript titled <i>Augsburg Book of Miraculous Signs</i> appeared in the Swabian Imperial Free City of Augsburg, then a part of the Holy Roman Empire, located in present-day Germany. It exorcised, in remarkable detail and wildly imaginative artwork, Medieval …

A 19th Century Telephone Network Covered Stockholm in Thousands of Phone Lines | Colossal

<p>In the late 19th century, shortly after the patent of the telephone, the race was on to connect everyone to the phone grid. However, due to …

Paintings by Michael Kerbow Warn of Dire Consequences for Current Actions | Colossal

<p>Michael Kerbow is an artist based in San Francisco who works in a variety of mediums including painting, assemblage, drawing and digital …

Dreamlike Conceptual Self-Portraits Fused with Dance by Kylli Sparre | Colossal

<p>Fine art photographer Kylli Sparre (previously) has continued to create her dance-inspired photographs, almost all of which depict the artist …

Photographer Thomas Herbrich Took 100,000 Smoke Plume Photos Looking for Unexpected Shapes | Colossal

<p>Over the last three months photographer Thomas Herbrich snapped some 100,000 individual photographs of smoke, looking for unexpected anamalies and …

Clouds Cast Thousand-Mile Shadows into Space When Viewed Aboard the International Space Station | Colossal

<p>One of six astronauts currently on board the International Space Station, geophysicist Alexander Gerst spends much of his free time staring out the …

Eye Know: A Kaleidoscopic Journey through the Streets of Tokyo at Night | Colossal

<p>This independent film project from filmmaker Hiroshi Kondo starts as a fairly typical time-lapse journey through highways surrounding Tokyo, but …

Landscapes Sculpted into Layered Antique Dinner Plates by Caroline Slotte | Colossal

<p>Helsinki-based artist Caroline Slotte manipulates artwork found on acquired antique ceramics to create layered landscapes and isolated images. One …

Overlook: A New Woodcut Print from Tugboat Printshop | Colossal

<p>After two years of preparation and meticulous carving, “Overlook” is an upcoming woodcut print from the minds and hands of Paul Roden and Valerie …

Marlboro Boys

Project info<p>Marlboro Boys Portrait Series, Indonesia<p>Indonesian culture is steeped in the smoking, selling and growing of tobacco. Cheap cigarettes, ubiquitous tobacco advertising, a powerful tobacco industry and lack of government enforcement are fueling a national addiction.<p>Nearly 70% of the men …

Public Health

From Above

Matter and energy interacting in an arena of space and time — but does it float

Energy

Who Is the Master Who Makes the Grass Green? — but does it float

Macro photographs of insect eyes by Yudy Sauw<br>Tittle: ~Robert Anton Wilson<p>Pro tip: Many insect-pollinated flowers contain ultraviolet pigments that …

Insects

Amazingly Detailed Illustrations Transformed Into Laser Cut Wood Designs

London-based artist Martin Tomsky's woodwork collection is filled with many elaborate illustrations which he has transformed into wooden sculptures. To create each amazing piece, he layers together laser cut plywood into tactile pieces filled with various textures and shades of brown.<p>The thick, …

Sculpture

Jungles

Design

Ryan and Trevor Oakes use a concave easel to create amazing perspective landscape paintings and drawings. Check their work out at the Museum of Mathematics: http://artlog.com/post/93523718795/

Nancy Rubins' giant, improbable assemblages of aluminum creatures invade Gagosian Gallery: http://artlog.com/post/94746178865

Well good morning Saturday. Hannah Faith Yata's piece for "Suggestivism" at Copro Gallery.

A ‘Sick’ Way to Draw: Studio Visit with Laurie Lipton

The dark and insanely detailed drawings of Laurie Lipton mix elements from different eras of art and time, including her own surreal version of …

Painting by Brad Kunkle. We published a multi-page feature on his work in Hi-Fructose vol.25. @bradrkunkle

Color pencil work by Marco Mazzoni who was first featured on the cover of Hi-Fructose Vol.20. @marcomazzoniart

Nylon rope sculptures by Mozart Guerra: now on the Hi-Fructose Tumblr: http://hifructosemag.tumblr.com/