Category: ART

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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Apr 20, 2010

Art Made Entirely of Circles by Ben Heine

Art Made Entirely of Circles by Ben Heine

Ben Heine is an illustrator, portraitist, caricaturist and photographer. The 26-year-old was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and currently resides in Brussels. He has studied graphic arts, sculpture and holds a degree in journalism. Oh yeah he can also speak fluent French, English and Dutch! His most recent project caught my eye, which he describes…

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Apr 17, 2010

Picture of the Day – April 17, 2010

Picture of the Day – April 17, 2010

LET’S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN! Photograph by Brother O’Mara The Art League of Houston decided to have a little fun before two houses were to be torn down. They built a vortex of awesome that may or may not have taken you to another dimension. via Brother O’Mara on Flickr Every day at 5pm…

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