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Hilarious Illustrations Show Different Kinds of NYC Bikers

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In this hilarious series by artist Kurt McRobert, we take a look at all the different kinds of New York City bikers.

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Ghostly Edgar Allan Poe Statue is Coming to Boston

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Professional sculptor Stefanie Rocknak beat out 265 other artists from 42 states and 13 countries to create a sculpture honoring author and poet Edgar Allan Poe. A five-member artist selection committee decided on Rocknak’s stunning work that shows Poe with a suitcase in hand and a raven in front of him.

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Champagne Ruinart’s Cutting-Edge Collaboration with Artist Georgia Russell

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Ruinart, the world’s oldest champagne house that’s been producing champagne since 1729, has collaborated with artist Georgia Russell to create two cutting-edge, contemporary works, a gorgeous white ornament wrap and a grandiose sculpture made of cut paper.

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6 Groundbreaking Artists Who Look at the World from a Unique Perspective

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Today we take a look at six groundbreaking artists who each have a combination of courage, vision and talent.

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Hilarious Photos Show Celebrities as Hipsters

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DesignCrowd, an online marketplace for graphic design services, recently launched a contest that can only be described as hilarious. Taking a high-res photo of any famous celebrity, they asked designers to use their skills in Photoshop, graphic design or illustration in creating the most realistic hipster possible.

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6 Amazing Photographers Who Look at the World from a Unique Perspective

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Today, we bring you six talented individuals who look at the world from a unique perspective. These photographers have found a style that’s all their own and the world has come to embrace their incredible vision.

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12 Most Surreal Light Installations at Lyon’s Festival of Lights

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The Festival of Lights in Lyon, France (or Fête des Lumières) kicked off on December 6th bringing with it dazzling light displays by artists from around the world.

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Beautifully Intimate X-Ray Portraits of Different Couples

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Artists Ayako Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi have taken photos of couples to an entirely new level with these incredibly intimate X-Ray Portraits.

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Artist Creates Elaborate Non-Photoshopped Scenes in Her Small Studio

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Like American artist Sandy Skoglund, JeeYoung Lee creates highly elaborate scenes that require an incredible amount of patience and absolutely no photo manipulation.

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First Look: Audrey Kawasaki’s Gorgeous Wood Panel Paintings

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Los Angeles-based artist Audrey Kawasaki is back with a gorgeous new set of wood panel paintings she’s created just for Thinkspace gallery’s new show at SCOPE art fair in Miami Beach.

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8 Photographers Who Are Creatively Reimagining the Portrait

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Today, we take a look at eight talented photographers who are all creatively reimagining what it means to shoot a portrait.

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Priceless Reactions of Subway Riders When Suddenly Slept Upon

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Imagine you’re riding the subway. Now, how would you react if a stranger suddenly fell asleep on your shoulder? Brooklyn-based artist George Ferrandi is behind an eye-opening project called “It Felt Like I Knew You” that captures the priceless reactions of commuters when they get a little “too close” to a person they’ve never met.

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6 Websites That Will Instantly Cheer You Up

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While there are millions upon millions of websites on the Internet, it’s hard to find ones that will lift your mood and cheer you up. Today, we take a look at six of them. From miniature people to clever street art, these are the websites you can tell your friends about to share a good laugh.

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Surreal Bronze Sculptures Reflect Heavy Human Emotions

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Andrew Myers is the artist behind a set of surreal bronze sculptures that reflects heavy human emotions.

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New Mirrored Infinity Rooms in New York

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In what’s being called the latest “Rain Room” for New York, Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is showing two must-visit installations at David Zwirner Gallery.

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