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Geometric Fine Line Tattoos by Los Angeles Famous Tattoo Artist Dr. Woo

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This past December, The New York Times ran a story about Brian Woo (aka Dr. Woo), calling him the “Tattoo Artist for the Hollywood Set.” Having inked such celebrities as Drake, Ellie Goulding, and Cara Delevingne, the 33-year-old is one of the most in-demand tattoo artists in Los Angeles with a wait list that’s six months long.

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People in Landscapes // Portrait Photography by Simone Bramante

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“I’m a Man, a Daddy, a Photographer based in Italy working for projects in 6 continents. Worked for Maserati, Absolut Vodka, Ford, Unicredit Bank, L’Oréal, Philips, Canon, Marriott Hotels, Ducati, Water.org, Renault, Samsung and more.” – Simone Bramante

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“Album + Art” – Funny Mash-Ups Of Album Covers with Classical Paintings by Eisen Bernard Bernardo

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The Album+Art project featuring Madonna, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift. First, he paired fine art with fashion magazine covers, now Filipino artist Eisen Bernard Bernardo is blending classical paintings with pop music album covers.

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Album Covers painted on face for Record Store Day

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“Once again I painted my face for Record store day. Building on how well they were received last year I did it all over again. This time with a pro camera and much more challenging faces. The response is pretty overwhelming!” – Natalie Sharp

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Streetart meets Optical Illusions: Felice Varini unveils a Series of new anamorphic Pieces in Paris

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The master of illusions aka Felice Varini is currently in Paris, France where he opened a solo exhibition entitled “La Villette en suites”. The compositions can only be seen in its entirety from one particular vantage point.

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“Lil’ Ye & The Hip Hop Hoorays” – Daily Illustrations by Ali Graham

“Voyages Dans Le Temps” – Modern Celebrities in Historical Paintings by Bénédicte Lacroix

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Bénédicte Lacroix is a graphic artist and she works as a retoucher. She curates a Tumblr blog entitled “Voyages dans le temps”. Celebrities are morphed and integrated into historical paintings.

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“Avoid Conversation” – Twisted Table Sculptures by Michael Beitz

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Michael Beitz impressively combines furniture design and craftsmanship to create twisted, and looping table sculptures. He obstructs each item’s ability to serve as a site of social interaction, and transforms familiar household items into explorations of intimacy and alienation. Although humorous and playful, these works also speak to the complexity of human relationships and reveal deeper psychological impacts of our experience with everyday objects.

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Urban Geodes – Crystalized Rock Formations around the Streets of L.A. by Paige Smith

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Surrounding an exhibition at Maker City LA, artist Paige Smith A.K.A. a common name, began to install new crystalized rock formations around the streets of LA. The geodesic rock formations which she refers to as urban geodes are created mostly with paper and spray paint or cast resin in random cracks and crevices around the city.

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Iconic Hip Hop Albums in Google Street View with Nas, Beastie Boys, Ice Cube, Warren G, EPMD, Big L, Roots + more

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A journey through the streets of Google Maps to discover where some of our favorite hip hop album covers were shot.

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Fifty Fifty Selfie Barber Shop – Half of a Hipster Beard replaced with Everyday Objects

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São Paolo-based photographer Adrian Alarcon spent 4-months growing a magnificent red beard – and then he shaved it off half of it. That’s a strange look, but it got stranger.

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“Tintypes” – Retro Celebrity Portraits for Sundance Film Festival 2015 by Victoria Will

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An unusual photo project was presented by the famous Hollywood photographer Victoria Will. In the pictures displayed within Sundance Film Festival 2015, the world-famous celebrities were presented in an unusual way. To create the retro effect Victoria used the wet plate collodion technique, invented by British photographer and artist Frederick Scott Archer back in 1851.

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“Potluck 100″ – A New Miniature Painting Project by Cape Town-based Artist Lorraine Loots

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As a continuation of her impossibly miniature painting project, South African artist Lorraine Loots has embarked on her latest endeavor for 2015: Potluck 100. The new series involves 100 new artworks painted in four categories: Microcosm Mondays, Tiny Tuesdays (vintage book covers), Fursdays, and Free Fridays (images of anything).

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Brand by Hand – Hand-Lettered Versions of Famous Logos by Sara Marshall

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Sara Marshall’s “Brand by Hand” lettering project transforms the logos of familiar brands into stylish calligraphy. The aim of the project, according to Marshall, is to reacquaint the cold corporate world with the hand-treated and flowery nature of hand lettering.

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Whimsical Mini Illustrations of Pop Culture Characters by Spanish Hey Creative Studio

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Spanish creative studio Hey has a penchant for illustrating pop culture characters in their signature style, and has built quite the Instagram following of folks who just can’t get enough of the whimsical creations. So far they’ve drawn up a slew of favorite characters, both real and imagined — everyone from Gandalf to James Brown, the Ninja Turtles to David Bowie, Heisenberg to Neymar, and more.

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