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Artist Creates Elaborate Non-Photoshopped Scenes in Her Small Studio


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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Massive Fabric Sculpture is Life-Size Home within Home


Korean artist Do Ho Suh has created a massive fabric sculpture that’s a life-size home within a home. It’s his largest work to date.

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Heartbreaking Final Photos of Lifelong Animal Companions


Get ready to take out the tissue. Photographer Sarah Beth takes heartbreakingly beautiful photos of terminally ill or elderly pets, who soon after the photos are taken, pass away. They’re called “Joy Sessions.”

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Adorable Italian Zonkey is Half Zebra, Half Donkey


About four months ago, an adorable half-zebra, half-donkey was born in Italy named Ippo. The rare crossbreed, known as a zonkey, is the offspring of a male zebra and female donkey.

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6 Powerful and Touching Photo Series You Will Never Forget


One of the most startling effects of photography is its ability to touch a person’s heart. Just looking at a photo can bring back fond memories or it can remind us of things we wanted to forget. Today, we take a look at six photographers who have created powerful and touching photo series that speak to the heart.

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Comparing Vastly Different Body Types of Olympic Athletes


New York-based photographer Howard Schatz captures the diverse range of body types of Olympic athletes.

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Beautiful Photos of Paddle Boarders at Night


For National Geographic’s latest Your Shot assignment, titled “Spontaneous Adventure,” photographer Julia Cumes submitted a beautifully surreal photo of stand up paddle boarders at night.

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Winners of the International Fine Art Photography Competition 2013


Ready to see a selection of today’s best fine art photography? The International Fine Art Photography Competition (Grand Prix de la Découverte) has just announced its 2013 winners.

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Banksy’s Top 10 Most Creative and Controversial NYC Works


For the whole month of October, Banksy took over the streets of New York City. Here’s our top 10 list of Banksy’s most creative and controversial pieces from his “Better Out Than In” project.

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