Samuel Adams

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The Bunkie Sleeping Cabin: Architecture Meets Industrial Design

Where Evan Bare of 608 Design lives in Ontario, Canada, some people call small sleeping cottages Bunkies. Thus, when Evan teamed up with …

Spectacular Alternate Universe Full of Surreal Imagery

Madrid-based photographer Silvia Grav offers a surreal look at the world. Her manipulated monochromatic images feature both human figures and inanimate object in unconventional ways. In the photographer's alternate universe, a basic drinking glass holds a rippling ocean and there is a constant …

Portraits Reveal the Complex Relationship Between Mother & Daughter

<i>Mothers and Daughters</i> is an aptly titled series of portraits by photographer Julie Fullerton-Batten that explores the complex and ever-changing relationships between mothers and daughters. It is said that there is no bond like that of a mother and her daughter and Fullerton-Batten's series …

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Not long before he went to the altar of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris last month and put a pistol to his head and killed himself, the French …

Great Barrier Reef: World Heritage in Danger?

Shrinking coral and failing government may land the reef on a "list of shame."<p><b>Australia's Great Barrier Reef is losing coral at an alarming rate—and may soon lose its prestigious status as one of the world's great natural treasures as well.</b><p>The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations …

Escape to Uncertainty

Turkey opens its doors to refugees, but few are allowed to stay.<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p><i>Editor's note: Excerpted from an article published in the April issue of</i> National Geographic <i>magazine's Turkish edition. Some sources agreed to speak to our reporter on</i> …

@jamesdanziger new Seydou Keita prints. So perfectly graphic for Spring 2013

Watch: Willis Earl Beal Shares Animated Short Film Principles of a Protagonist

Last year, Chicago singer-songwriter and visual artist Willis Earl Beal announced that he was releasing <i>Principles of a Protagonist</i>, a short animated film based on his zine of the same name. It features his own artwork and original music. Today, it's arrived via Nowness. It features Beal's …

Hot Chip's Joe Goddard: "She Burns" [ft. Mara Carlyle]

Hot Chip's Joe Goddard is preparing to release the <i>Taking Over</i> EP via DFA/Greco-Roman. Here's the clip for "She Burns", which features British singer/songwriter Mara Carlyle being prepared for her funeral.<p>Hot Chip shared a new single, "Dark & Stormy", yesterday. Listen here.<p>Subscribe to Pitchfork.tv …

Esther Williams, the swimming champion who became the star of MGM’s “aqua musicals” in the 1940s and 1950s, has died at 91

Esther Williams, the swimming champion who became the star of MGM’s “aqua musicals” in the 1940s and 1950s, has died at 91.<p><b>Here</b>, a look back at her glamorous career. (with never-before-seen LIFE images)<p>(Edward Clark—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Porcelain as Paper: Reticence by Clare Conway

United States-born, Ireland-based artist Clare Conway turns porcelain paper clay into gravity defying sculptures that look like real paper. The …

Revealing Portraits of Beautiful Models and Their Mothers

Photographer Howard Schatz explores the origins of beauty by capturing portraits of professional models and their mothers. The <i>Models and Mothers</i> series has been a personal project for Schatz that spans over 12 years, showcasing women who are normally revered on camera for their physical beauty and …

Bang: Ai Weiwei’s Latest Installation Made from 886 Antique Stools | Colossal

<p>Artist Ai Weiwei has unveiled a number of significant artworks in the last few weeks. The artist released a music video and created a large-scale …