Funny Comics Showing How Women Behave When Nobody’s Looking

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Everyone knows that we behave differently in public and on our own. Sally Nixon, an American artist, dedicated her comics to this topic exactly. Or more precisely, she decided to show what women do when no one’s looking at them. Continue »

Post-It War Gets Sticky On New York City Office Windows

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Images created with Post-it notes are seen in the windows of offices at 75 Varick Street in lower Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 18, 2016, where advertising agencies and other companies have started what is being called a “Post-it note art war” with employees creating colorful images in their windows with Post-it notes. Photos by Mike Segar / Reuters. Continue »

Who Knew Photos From Soviet-Era Russia Could Look So Happy? The Giddy Freedom Of Post-Soviet Life Through The Lens Of Sergey Chilikov

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Russian photographer Sergey Chilikov captures a nation liberated from the social oppression of late-era Soviet rule – at parties, in the streets, and bouncing high. His exhibition, Photoprovocations, will be at Photo London, 19-22 May. Slightly NSFW. Continue »

Scotch Trooper: Photographer Combines Love For Storm Troopers And Whiskey In Hilarious Series

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These Storm Troopers might’ve finally found the droids they’re looking for—but instead of a couple chatty robots, they’ve got bottles of whiskey. A scotch lover who fittingly calls himself Scotch Trooper (aka @scotch_trooper) photographs the toy soldiers playfully interacting with the brown liquor in a myriad of ways: they unbox massive bottles, enjoy a nice pour, and do what they do best—guard the liquid with their guns drawn. Continue »

The Floor Of An Historic Church Transformed Into A Reflective Pool Of Multi-Colored Orbs

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Reflecting the architecture of the former St. John’s Church in North Lincolnshire, UK is Liz West‘s site-specific pool of over 700 multi-colored orbs titled “Our Colour Reflection.” These circular mirrors installed onto the floor of the now 20-21 Visual Arts Centre project hues of yellow, purple, red, blue, and 11 other colors onto the beams that surround them, adding a colorful dimension to the 125-year-old building. Continue »

Taiwanese Couple Hilariously Parodies #FollowMeTo Couple

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Remember Murad Osmann and Natalia Zakharova (and here), the couple who sparked the now well-known #followmeto meme by photographing themselves while travelling the world back in 2013? Well, Taiwanese couple Forrest Lu and Agnes Chien certainly do. Continue »

Modern Manga Art By Ilya Kuvshinov

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Ilya Kuvshinov is an illustrator and storyboard artist originally from Moscow, Russia, but whom currently resides in Yokohama, Japan. Much of his personal work consists of pin-ups influenced by video games and film. Beautifully and sensitively rendered, Kuvshinov is able to paint alluring female characters without the need to sexualise them (for the most part). Continue »

Stories Of Peeling Plaster: Russian Artist Creates Art Out Of Peeled Plaster

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Back in 2015, Sofia, the Russian artist, has started her online community on Vkontakte. There, she publishes images of peeled plaster walls. She looks at them and lets her imagination take over. As a result, she creates artistic images from what used to be a part of an old peeled plaster wall. Then, she publishes before and after images. Subscribers can contribute by sending her original images. Continue »

A Photographic Project On The Beauty And Connections Between Animals And Humans

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Coexist” is a not-for-profit photographic project titled focusing on the beauty and connections between animals and humans with the aim to create public awareness of the lives of animals in captivity in circuses and zoos around the world. The images will feature a model posing in multiple shots alongside varied animals currently under the care of Zambi Wildlife Retreat in Sydney – an animal welfare establishment that rescues, rehabilitates and offers shelter to exotic, farm and native animals in need. Continue »

Artist’s Incredible Hand-Painted Clay Sculptures Look Like Whimsical Illustrations

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Madrid-based artist Irma Gruenholz creates her evocative three-dimensional “illustrations” using clay and plasticine. She sculpts the materials into soft-edged human renderings and then hand-paints them in whimsical color schemes, designing entrancing dioramas that invite imaginative interpretations from viewers. Continue »

Russian Artist Creates Dolls That Look Disturbingly Real

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Russian artist Michael Zajkov’s skills are so precise, that the dolls he creates look disturbingly lifelike. The dolls are made of polymer clay, hand painted glass eyes, and mohair hair. Dressed in a Victorian era style, they have multiple movable joints. But the most frightening part is their faces. The artist works on every detail in order to delicately bring out explicit features and facial mimicry of each doll. The outcome is fascinating. They look as though they are about to come to life. Continue »

Dutch Prisons Become Welcoming Homes For Refugees

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Photo by Muhammed Muheisen / AP Photo

With crime declining in the Netherlands, the country is looking at new ways to fill its prisons. The government has let Belgium and Norway put prisoners in empty cells and now, amid the huge flow of migrants into Europe, several Dutch prisons have been temporarily pressed into service as asylum-seeker centers. Continue »

There’s A ‘Sloth Institute’ Which Looks After Baby Sloths That Lost Their Moms

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Founded in 2014 by Wildlife conservationist Sam Trull, the Sloth Institute Costa Rica has been rescuing baby sloths and giving them a new chance at life! The institute acts as an orphanage for baby sloths who are unable to learn primary survival skills after losing their moms. Continue »

Bring The Beat Back: Youth Culture And Energy Of The 80s New York

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Born in Brooklyn in the 1960s, Jamel Shabazz wanted to be the witnesof his generation, its culture, its lifestyle. He begins the photography at the age of 15, by documenting the streetlife of the African American community of New York. His fantastic images capture the energy, love and unity in the New York of the 80s as no any others ; these became the icons of Big Apple over the last 40 years. His work immortalized a whole generation exposed to the civil rights movement and to the Vietnam War, a generation which gave birth to the graffiti and the hip-hop. Continue »

From The Outside To Nowhere: Surreal, Depressive And Outstanding Digital Artworks By Dmitry Bogolyubov

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Dmitry Bogolyubov is a self-taught artist and digital matte painting illustrator from Ekaterinburg. His main sources of inspiration are the space and Russia. According to him, cosmos fascinates and frightens him at the same time. To him, the space seems cold and incredibly beautiful. Well, the same can be said about Russia as well. In Bogolyubov’s work Russia is a dull and hopeless place, with a cookie-cutter houses, gray backyards and vehicles that go to nowhere. However, Dmitry sees the beauty and warmth in this. Continue »