“Take The Stairs” – Beautifully decorated and painted Steps

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We’re particularly enjoying these beautifully decorated steps, currently brightening up cities around the world. From intricate Mexican mosaics to Sicilian floral delights, from playful piano steps in Chile to rambling rose tiles in Tehran.

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Modern Ceramic Art by Shiegeki Hayashi

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Japanese modern artist Shigeki Hayashi using the traditional ceramic techniques creates whimsical ceramic figurines, inspired by science fiction and manga (Japanese comic books).

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3-Dimensional Paintings by Boy Kong

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Boy Kong is an Asian-American artist based in Florida, who creates surreal, 3-Dimensional illustrations layered over carved wood and painting with acrylic and spray paint.

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Calligrapher Sends Handwritten Text Messages Without Using His Phone Keyboard

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Student Alejandro Mallea sent handwritten text messages to his friends for an entire week, without using his phone’s keyboard. Realizing how technology is affecting his life and relationship after picking up calligraphy, Mallea decided to incorporate calligraphy into text messaging—he would have to write out the messages on paper, photograph them, and send them as a picture message. He received numerous positive feedbacks on his project, some even responded with their handwriting.

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Ruinart Champagne Presents Georgia Russell’s Cutting-Edge Works at Art Basel 2014

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At this year’s Art Basel, the world’s oldest champagne house, Ruinart, presented two stunning works by artist Georgia Russell. The first piece is a gorgeous white, lattice-like ornament that reveals golden glints of their Chardonnay.

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40 Mind Blow Abstract Tattoos

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We have seen a lot of tattoos tended to be realistic or figurative, or have explicit symbolic meanings. Abstract tattoos are getting more and more popular as they look more artistic and convey abstract ideas without using visual references from the surrounding world. Abstract tattoos are totally open to individual perception, which invoke one’s thought.

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Santa Classics by Ed Wheeler

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Santa Classics is a series of collages created by Pennsylvania based photographer Ed Wheeler. It consists of auto portraits of Ed as Santa Claus integrated in reproductions of famous paintings.

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Jerome Clem Art

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Jerome Clem is a french Artist, here some of his artworks

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Lynda Barry Cartoon Art

Famed cartoonist Lynda Barry is currently showing her work from past 35 years at Adam Baumgold Gallery in the exhibition: Lynda Barry, Everything: Part I. The exhibition includes work from her seminal books as well as works that were published in Raw, The Village Voice, Esquire, Newsweek and The New York Times, among others.

Central to all her many bodies of work is Barry’s energetic line and her boisterous sense of humor. In some of her earliest works, for example, a cactus tries to seduce a woman saying, “Lola, can we be sure of anything in this crazy world? All I know are your eyes tonight and this wild beating of my heart.” For Barry, drawing and storytelling are integrated activities.

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Same Circus, New Clowns, 1998 for New York Times Ink, watercolor on paper 11″ x 15 3/4″ (Courtesy Adam Baumgold Gallery)

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Classic Paintings are Perfectly Paired with Hip Hop Lyrics

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Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci (c.1503) / Super Bass, Nicki Minaj

Since December 2013, artists Gisella Velasco and Toni Potenciano have been pairing classic paintings by renowned painters like Leonardo da Vinci, Matisse, and Dali with hip hop lyrics performed by contemporary musicians including Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, and Beyonce, amongst many others. The result is surprisingly complementary. Follow the ongoing project’s Tumblr called Fly Art for more flawless fine art and hip hop pairings.

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New Impossibly Tiny Landscapes Painted on Food by Hasan Kale

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From onion peels to kiwi seeds or even bits of chocolate, it seems any canvas is sufficient for Turkish artist Hasan Kale as long as it meets the requirement of being incredibly tiny. Hasan delights in the challenge of depicting landscapes of his native Istanbul in the most infinitesimal of brush strokes, a feat that requires the use of a magnifying glass to appreciate the details of each piece. While the longevity of each object he paints is questionable, the steadiness of his hand is impressive to witness.

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Smoke-Filled Glass Bottles Brushed to Create Beautiful Dark Drawings

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With smoke for paint and Q-tips as paintbrushes, incredible smoke artist Jim Dingilian creates these eerie pantings in recycled glass bottles. He chooses to depict the mysterious suburban scenes for his unique creations on bottles because “when found by the sides of roads or in the weeds near the edges of parking lots, empty liquor bottles are artifacts of consumption, delight, or dread.”

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“Things Organised Neatly” – A Perfectionist’s Dream Come True by Austin Radcliffe

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Things Organized Neatly is a perfectionist’s dream come true. Curated by Indiana designer Austin Radcliffe, the blog features images of various items meticulously organized in tidy rows. Arranged according to size, color, type, or plain aesthetics, the objects range from burnt matches to deconstructed gadgets to minuscule pieces of food.

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Glass Sculptures by Ben Young

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Sculptor Ben Young, born in New-Zealand, creates amazing and very realistic sculptures, made of clear float glass.

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Fantastic New Transformations of Liu Bolin, the Invisible Painted Man

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Liu Bolin is a Chinese artist who has a rather unusual way of making his performance art… by painting himself to merge with his background. His nickname is “The Invisible Man” and the following photo’s show why. Playing “Hide and seek” with this man would be rather tricky.

Challenge yourself and your friends… Can you find him on all of these pictures?

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