Category: ART

Mar 24, 2011

Picture of the Day: Catacombs of Paris

Picture of the Day: Catacombs of Paris

CATACOMBS OF PARIS Photograph by STEPHEN ALVAREZ Photographer’s Description:In a sandy chamber known as the “beach,” a wave rolls across a wall painted (and repainted) by cataphiles in the style of Japanese printmaker Hokusai. Such works can take hundreds of hours—the painting but also the carrying in of supplies. via National Geographic…

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Mar 23, 2011

Picture of the Day: Sandosaurus Rex!

Picture of the Day: Sandosaurus Rex!

SANDOSAURUS REX! Photograph by JOHN O’NEILL Dinosaur sand sculptures at the Sand Sculpting Australia “Dinostory” exhibit held at Frankston, Victoria, Australia. The sculpture was the created with the combined efforts of an international team of sand sculpting artists: Karen Fralich (Canada) – children playing in foreground; Peter Bignell (Tasmania, Australia) – Triceratops skull…

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Mar 22, 2011

Picture of the Day: Die for the Money

Picture of the Day: Die for the Money

DIE FOR THE MONEY Artwork by SCOTT CAMPBELL Scott Campbell, Skull Cube, 2010, Cut US currency, 9 x 6 x 4 inches Scott Campbell is a sort of semiotician, studying the signs, symbols, and text, commonly found in tattoo culture. His work investigates a familiar lowbrow vernacular, and points out the irony…

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Mar 22, 2011

The World’s Most Complex Architectural Columns

The World’s Most Complex Architectural Columns

Architect and programmer Michael Hansmeyer has undertaken a most ambitious project, designing an incredibly ornate and complex column with over 16 million individual facets! Hansmeyer has taken his initiative beyond the computer design phase and actually fabricated a full-scale 2.7 meter (8.8 ft) column made from stacked cardboard sheets. Check out the pics and…

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Mar 16, 2011

Picture of the Day: LEGO Everywhere!

Picture of the Day: LEGO Everywhere!

LEGO EVERYWHERE! via Reddit

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Mar 15, 2011

Universal Wrapping Paper. Brilliant!

Universal Wrapping Paper. Brilliant!

At any given moment there are at least three rolls of wrapping paper stuffed deep within my closet. One is festive, another is blue, and of course there’s a shiny one! If only there was one wrapping paper for all occasions … One that wasn’t newspaper … Along came Fabio Milito and Francesca Guidotti…

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Mar 14, 2011

Funny Faces: Famous Actors Acting Out [20 Pics]

Funny Faces: Famous Actors Acting Out [20 Pics]

Photograph by Howard Schatz Internationally acclaimed photographer and artist Howard Schatz has had his work featured in galleries, exhibits and museums around the world. He has also published over 17 books of his incredible work. In his book In Character: Actors Acting, Schatz captures actors who are doing what they do best: acting. Schatz…

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