Falling Tide, a short animation by Ning Cheng

Tuesday, 28 June, 2016

Falling Tide, by Ning Cheng. I knew something weird was going on, but I didn’t see that twist at the end coming.

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Tossed shoes by Pejac, that reach for the stars

Tuesday, 28 June, 2016

Artwork by Pejac

Barcelona based artist Pejac has taken an interest in shoe-tossing, the act of throwing a pair of shoes, that are bound together by their laces, so they dangle from a power line.

The shoes that Pejac tosses at power lines however, that are part of a series of installations titled Downside Up, have an uncanny knack for floating, rather than being suspended. Bizarre, right?

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Walk on water with the floating piers of Italy’s Lake Iseo

Monday, 27 June, 2016

The scenery is reason enough to visit Italy’s Lake Iseo, but The Floating Piers, an art installation by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, that link two islands in the lake, to the shore, by way of yellow coloured floating walkways, is surely an added incentive.

There’s no doing things by half measures here, is there?

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Wanted, bold pioneers to explore Mars

Wednesday, 22 June, 2016

Even if you don’t want to go there yourself – it’s cold, you’d need to live underground, mail can takes years to get through, and so on – you can help with the effort to explore Mars, by pinning up these promotional posters, encouraging others to emigrate to the red planet.

Via Hypnophant.

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8-bit style movie scene paintings by Adam Lister

Thursday, 9 June, 2016

I’ve linked to the artwork of US artist Adam Lister a couple of times before, and now that he has created a new collection of his signature eight-bit works, this time of scenes from well known films, here we go again.

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Cacophony, the discordance of day to day life

Wednesday, 8 June, 2016

A day in the life. Just another day in the life. That’s Cacophony, by New York based artist and motion designer, Melody Shih.

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This is the age of the world map

Friday, 3 June, 2016

A guide to working out the age of undated world maps, by xkcd… well, you never know when this stuff might be useful.

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Forget the Star Wars crawl, here is the Star Wars scroll

Wednesday, 1 June, 2016

Another way to see A New Hope, the fourth episode of the Star Wars saga, as a single illustration, by Swiss graphic novelist Martin Panchaud.

An illustration that’s one hundred and twenty three metres in length, that is.

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Images by Marcin Wolski that evoke memories of the Eastern Bloc

Monday, 30 May, 2016

Artwork by Marcin Wolski

A great collection of artworks by Polish illustrator and painter Marcin Wolski, titled Eastern Bloc, that evokes memories of life behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War.

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Everything is divisible by itself, or something

Monday, 23 May, 2016

Either you decide whether there is a deeper meaning to Look-See, by Daniel Savage, or you can simply enjoy looking at what is presented to you on the screen.

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