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Cancer Survivor’s River Horse Sculptures Symbolize Perseverance


Out of 1,517 entries in 161 venues across 3 square miles, there is one installation that’s causing quite a stir at Artprize in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This incredible installation by mixed media artist Richard Morse is called “Stick-to-it-ive-ness: Unwavering pertinacity; perseverance.” The first ArtPrize entry in the water since the inaugural event in 2009, the artwork consists of nine life-size horses made of dead apple trees making their way up the Grand River. Continue »

Hilarious Portraits Of Cute Animals Floating In Mid-Air


This hilarious series of animal portraits will definitely make you smile! Created by German photographer Julia Christe, this Freestyle Series captures the motion of various types of dogs as they leap through the air. Continue »

Adorable Dog Photography That Will Make You Happy by Alicja Zmyslowska

Now hug! Three border collies are looking incredibly cute in this photo by Alicja Zmyslowka. The Poland-based photographer takes the most adorable pictures of dogs we’ve seen in a very long time.
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Stunning Installation of 888,246 Ceramic Poppies Honors Lives Lost in WWI

By the time this installation, Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, is over, it’s estimated that over four million people will have seen it. Photos by Martin Pettitt. Continue »

The Most Breathtaking Visuals at Beakerhead 2014

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For five days in mid-September, Beakerhead throws an extraordinary five-day-long smash-up filled with extraordinary art, memorizing street installations, and thought-provoking talks. Just like last year, Beakerhead put on an amazing visual display around the city. One thing you can always count on – they always go big. Continue »

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

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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SlideRider Turns Boring Indoor Stairs into an Awesome Slide

Now this is a fun idea we can get behind! Trisha Cleveland of Minnesota has invented the SlideRider, a foldable mat that turns your indoors stairs into a fun slide!
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10 Artists Who Shatter Our Perceptions of Reality

While the Web provides artists with a global platform to showcase their work, only a select few can capture the hearts and minds of viewers with their unique and compelling visions. These are the innovators who transcend language barriers: their works immediately grab you, making you believe – if only for a second – that such scenes could actually exist.
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Hilarious Illustrations Show Different Kinds of NYC Bikers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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