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Eco Street Murals By NEVERCREW Duo

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NEVERCREW (previously) is a swiss based artists duo composed by Christian Rebecchi & Pablo Togni. They work together since 1996. In the recent years NEVERCREW undertook a research that doesn’t aim at forcedly channeling reflections in a precise stylistic and formal way, but rather to find a new language that allows to follow them, deepen them and share them; and especially that it’s also a practical and visible demonstration of that. Working together since almost twenty years, Christian Rebecchi & Pablo Togni developed the issue of the comparison (the confrontation between two persons, between ideas, between forces) and at the same time, interacting in the public space as street artists, they extended this confrontation outside in a direct way, making this perennial dual “discussion” one of the hubs of their work. Continue »

Society Of The Dead: Satirical Illustrations By Pawel Kuczynski

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Pawel Kuczynski was born in 1976 in Szczecin. He graduated the Fine Arts Academy in Poznan with specialization in graphics. Since 2004 he deals with satirical illustration, and so far he has been rewarded with 92 prizes and distinctions. We made sure to pick the very best from his portfolio … so here we go, below you may find over 30 quality artworks. Scroll through, get inspired … and feel free to drop a comment or two. Continue »

These Ridiculous Propaganda Postcards Warn Men About The Dangers Of Women’s Rights From The Early 20th Century

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These incredible vintage postcards are from 1900 to 1914, from the propaganda used against the women’s suffrage and the suffragettes, where change is presented as a direct attack against the values of the family and the place of man in society, sending husbands back at home to look after the children. Continue »

Where Dreams Begin: Fascinating Artworks By Molly Stanard

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Molly Stanard is a townie from the Maryland-Delaware border, and Illustrator with a passion for storytelling. Her specialty is in moody, atmospheric narrative pieces drenched in nostalgia, and the documentation of the wacky hijinks of various charming little abominations of nature. She is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she studied Illustration and Filmmaking. Also, you can follow her exploits on Tumblr. Continue »

Rare Photos That Captured Incredible Moments from History

Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze. These photographs all tell stories about the historical figures or events that they represent. Once taken simply to document their present, they now help us witness the past.

Carving eye on Mount Rushmore, 1930s.
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Many photographs only become iconic shots years later, once we understand their importance and historical context. From historical landmarks and famous people to the basic daily routines of the past, these pictures portray the past in a way that we can empathize with and understand more intimately. Continue »

Street Artist’s “Celebrity Takeover” In Hosier Lane, Melbourne

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What an interesting week it’s been for Melbourne street art. Soon after the snapchat fight between Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Taylor Swift, went viral, Melbourne artist LUSH whipped up the controversial memorial piece to Swift in Hosier lane, which was then updated with a character supposed to represent Harambe, and then yet again with Kanye’s face mysteriously appearing. Continue »

Classic Cars Vs. Their Modern Versions

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There’s nothing like a classic car to give you that old taste where a car was a dirty rough machine that made you feel alive. Or maybe there’s nothing like a shiny, high power fully computerise car that look more like a spaceship than a car that makes you feel like an elite or some VIP. To each is own we guess, but we are sure there is no argument about awesome cars, in general, no matter which year, there’s something about awesome cars that get your blood pumping and the fantasies going. Below are a few examples of awesome car models the way they were in the past and how they look now. Continue »

Ethereal Nature Tattoos Inspired By Changing Seasons

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Crimean tattoo artist Pis Saro creates beautiful tattoos inspired by nature. Her style is somewhat peaceful and edgy at the same time, while the tattoos, which are created for both men and women, have so much detail and color that they could even be mistaken for real plants! Continue »

Revenant Bear Mauls Comic-Con: Ex-‘Mythbusters’ Host’s Annual Incognito Costume Includes Leonardo DiCaprio Corpse

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Cosplay master Adam Savage is revealing his annual Comic-Con costume: The former Mythbusters host just stormed the San Diego Convention Center dressed as the vicious bear from The Revenant — complete with a dummy mauled corpse of Leonardo DiCaprio (clutching an Oscar!). It’s might be the most clever costume idea yet from Savage, who recently gave a TedTalk on the subject of cosplay and each year goes incognito at the fan convention dressed in one of his creations. Continue »

Spectacular Origami Lights By Umut Yamac

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This is amazing! Created by a London-based architect and designer with Turkish heritage, Umut Yamac, this is the Perch Light family. The light was originally designed in 2014 as a limited edition of 20, but just recently Yamac created this graceful configuration called the Perch Light Family for Moooi, which launched at Salone del Mobile in Milan. The family of lights features six sculptural lamps of origami birds perched on branches – all made out of synthetic paper, brass, and steel. The best part? The birds on the branch swing when touched. Continue »

Spectacular Ukrainian Crowns On Slavic Inspired Photoshoot Look Absolutely Mesmerizing

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Every once in a while we get do discover some pretty amazing Slavic photography teams that create absolutely stunning images. Workshop “Treti Pivni” (or third rooster in English) is a team of photographers, stylists, makeup artists and promoters who are united in their obvious love for Ukraine and sincere desire to open to the world the beauty and uniqueness of Ukrainian culture. We are certain that they did succeed in doing so through their photography and they continually show the richness of their tradition from different Ukrainian regions. Now this photo shoot was about Making hats (hand-made) which are called wax diadems (crowns). Continue »

Street Artist Built A Wall Around Donald Trump’s Hollywood Star

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Hollywood sight-seers on the famous walk of fame were confronted with an unusual edition to Trump’s Famous Star. Los Angeles artist Plastic Jesus built a 6″ tall grey concrete wall around it. Complete with “Keep out” signs and topped with razor wire. The unofficial addtion to the iconic star appeared early Tuesday afternoon, to the amusement of onlookers. Continue »

Upclose And Personal With Woodland Creatures Photographed By Konsta Punkka

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Konsta Punkka is a Finland-based Photographer with incredible patience and discipline in his work. On Instagram he proclaims himself a “squirrel whisperer.” Each photo is like a personal moment, frozen in time, between Punkka and the animal pictured. How close he was able to get to these animals shows a great amount of trust between the photographer and the subject. Take a look at these photos bellow and quotes from Punkka’s Instagram. Imagine how magnificent it must be to see these animals so close and outside of the city zoo. Continue »

Artist Creates Monster Sculptures That Look So Real They Ruined Your Sleep Forever

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Take a look at what modern art has brought upon us. And you thought Dr. Frankenstein had a knack for creating monsters. This Arizona-based artist is a master of creating pure terror. Continue »

Zookeeper Can’t Take It Anymore, Decides To Add Pokemon Go Signs Next To Animals

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Pokemon Go has officially taken over the world, and whether you like it or not, resistance is futile. But one zookeeper in Birmingham, Alabama has recently come up with a great way to get fans of the massively popular game to pay more attention to the ACTUAL animals on display at Birmingham Zoo. How? She gave the zoo’s exhibit signs a Pokemon Go makeover! Continue »