Category: ART

May 18, 2010

Hope and Fear by Phillip Toledano

Hope and Fear by Phillip Toledano

You may not recognize the name but you have likely seen the work. Phillip Toledano has published several influential projects to critical acclaim. His ‘Days with my Father‘ photojournal is deeply personal and incredibly moving; while his portraits of Phone Sex Operators offers a glimpse into another world. In this series, titled Hope & Fear,…

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May 16, 2010

Picture of the Day – May 16, 2010

Picture of the Day – May 16, 2010

WHAT HAPPENED TO LEMONADE? As the BP oil spill disaster continues; it’s stories like these that make the oil giant even less popular with the public. via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE…

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May 13, 2010

The X-Ray Vision of Nick Veasey

The X-Ray Vision of Nick Veasey

Is beauty only skin deep? Momma always said, ‘It’s what inside that counts’. Insert cliche about ‘seeing things for what they are’ here. Read as deeply as you want. At the very least, artist Nick Veasey takes stunning X-ray photographs of the mundane, the gigantic, and naturally, of nature. Below you will find…

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May 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – May 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – May 9, 2010

ICE SCREAM! Photograph by Balsamia A brilliantly tasty interpretation of ‘The Scream‘ by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch via Balsami on Flickr Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE…

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May 3, 2010

Ever Seen a Sculpture with a Gigantic Head?

Ever Seen a Sculpture with a Gigantic Head?

What does it mean? Is man to smart for his own good? Does the over-sized head represent our massive egos? Is our self-importance weighing us down? Perhaps it’s the burden of self-realization? Okay I’ll stop with the corny cliches now :P Not much is known about the German artist Thomas Lerooy. I know his work…

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Apr 27, 2010

25 Stunning Images of Spiral Staircases

25 Stunning Images of Spiral Staircases

There’s something about the spiral that captures our eye. Sometimes it’s the symmetry, sometimes they just make us dizzy. A practical designer might use one to save space while others may use them because of the beautiful patterns they create. Whatever the appeal, people love spiral staircases and I am one of them! …

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Apr 26, 2010

Trompe L’oeil: Incredible 3D Wall Art by John Pugh

Trompe L’oeil: Incredible 3D Wall Art by John Pugh

Photograph and artwork by John Pugh Artist John Pugh specializes in ‘trompe l’oeil’, which means ‘trick of the eye’ art. John however, adds another dimension to his work… a third dimension (ba-doom ching)! Internationally-known, Pugh’s work can be seen from New Zealand to Hawaii. And why is the California-based artist so popular? “It seems almost…

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