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A Deranged Building Facade on the Streets of Barcelona by Penao

Photo © Joab JacksonHere’s a fun piece by Penao that appeared last year in Barcelona. The artist utilized windows and holes in the side of an …

Barcelona

Intricate Letters Hand-Cut from Paper by Annie Vought

In true-crime books and tv shows, there’s always the point where somebody calls the handwriting profiler to do a behavioral analysis on some unknown …

Handwriting

Sponsor // The PASEO 2016 Transforms the Streets of Taos Historic District in September

A STEMartsLab@ThePASEO projection piece by Markus Dorninger (Austria), 2014.In Taos, New Mexico, one of the oldest communities in America, a new …

Art

Blue Rivers of Bioluminescent Shrimp Trickle Down Oceanside Rocks in Okyama, Japan

Photographed off the coast of Okyama, Japan, <i>The Weeping Stones</i> is a photo series by the creative duo Trevor Williams and Jonathan Galione of Tdub …

Japan

A Purple Cuttlefish with Comically Giant Googly Eyes Spotted on the Ocean Floor

Nope, it’s not a rare Pokemon or even a plastic toy. Behold the <i>Rossia pacifica</i> or <i>stubby squid</i>, an altogether ridiculous looking relative to the …

Oceans

A Bird’s Nest Tearoom Perched Atop a 300-Year-Old Camphor Tree in Japan

All photos by Koji Fujii for Hiroshi Nakamura & NAPArchitect Hiroshi Nakamura had always been intrigued by how some crows utilize found coat hangers …

Japan

New Cityscapes in Motion Painted by Valerio D’Ospina

<i>Early Morning in Manhattan</i>, 2014, oil on canvas, 84x55in.As if viewing cityscapes from the vantage point of a bird swooping through the sky or from …

Art

A Picture Frame Powered by Strobe Lights Turns Everyday Objects into Slow Motion Sculptures

For over 15 years, scientist and artist Jeff Lieberman has been fascinated by how objects move in slow motion since first mastering high-speed …

Slow motion

New European Mosaic Floors Captured by Photographer Sebastian Erras

All images via @parisianfloorsGerman photographer Sebastian Erras (previously) made his mosaic-focused Instagram @parisianfloors famous by capturing …

Photographers

Nature-Based Animations Projected on São Miguel Island by VJ Suave

Artists Ygor Marotta and Ceci Soloaga of VJ Suave (previously) were recently invited to participate in the Walk&Talk art residency on São Miguel …

Art

Time-lapse Pairs Blooming Flowers with Crawling Insects

Umwelt is a short film by Japanese artist Yoshiyuki Katayama that depicts an elegant series of flowers blooming in slow motion. Unlike other …

Insects

Giant Starling Mural in Berlin by Collin van der Sluijs and Super A

All photos © Nika Kramer/Urban NationNetherlands-based artists Super A (previously) and Collin van der Sluijs (previously) teamed up earlier this …

Berlin

VW Cars Compressed into Perfect Spheres and Cubes by Ichwan Noor

Photo © Sharon PittawayIndonesian sculptor Ichwan Noor (previously) takes the iconic components of vintage VW vehicles and warps them into perfect …

Sculpture

Elaborate Hand-Painted Persian Carpets by Jason Seife

In this new series of paintings, Miami-based artist Jason Seife deftly renders the intricate patterns of old Persian carpets with a mixture of …

Textiles

Off the Grid: A Couple Spends 24 Years Building a Floating Island Home in Canada

Twenty-five years ago artists Catherine King and Wayne Adams made the realization they would never have enough income to afford real estate so they …

Self-sufficiency

New Surreal Oil Paintings That Subvert Vintage Vacation Photos and Historical Landscapes by Paco Pomet

“Adam’s Office” (2016), oil on canvas, 120 x 160 cmSpanish artist Paco Pomet (previously) references the appearance of vintage vacation photos and …

Vintage

Outfits Sourced From German Public Transportation Fabric by Menja Stevenson

“Bustour S (Stuttgart public bus)” (2006), all images © Menja StevensonLike most that read this article, German artist Menja Stevenson has had her …

Transportation

A Shimmering Mylar Wave Undulates Above Downtown LA

Spanning 15,000 square feet, the installation <i>Liquid Shard</i> subtly sways above downtown Los Angeles’s Pershing Square, a glittering band of what …

Art