Since December 2013, artists Gisella Velasco and Toni Potenciano have been pairing classic paintings by renowned painters like Leonardo da Vinci, Matisse, and Dali with hip hop lyrics performed by contemporary musicians including Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, and Beyonce, amongst many others. The result is surprisingly complementary. Follow the ongoing project’s Tumblr called Fly Art for more flawless fine art and hip hop pairings. Continue reading »
If you were walking through the woods and came across this looming in the distance, you would probably think that it was just a large stack of cut logs. From all angles, it seems like a normal pile of firewood. However, as you get closer, you’ll see that something doesn’t look quite right. It’s not just a bunch of logs, but something much, much better.
The cabin was designed by a man named Piet Hein Eek for Dutch performer, Hans Liberg (the man in the pictures). The outside is made of wood that is covering plastic and a steel frame, making the walls look like logs. Right now, the cabin is being used as a recording studio, but with this design, it could be used as a camping cabin or hunting blind. Continue reading »