Tag: conceptual

Oct 26, 2013

Artistic Mom Turns Nap Time into an Adventure

Artistic Mom Turns Nap Time into an Adventure

Like all newborns, baby Wengenn likes to nap—a lot. His mom, Queenie Liao, an artist and photographer decided to turn this quiet time into an art project entitled, Wengenn in Wonderland. Similar to Anna Eftimie’s Blackboard Adventures, the Chinese artist creates amazing scenes around her sleeping boy, putting him into all kinds of fantastical…

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Oct 25, 2013

Portraits of Dogs, Mid-Shake

Portraits of Dogs, Mid-Shake

In 2011, animal photographer Carli Davidson took a series of dogs portraits, mid-shake. Every dog owner (or unsuspecting passersby) know the shake well. What better way to rid oneself of excess water than a violent contortion of the body? The photos were a worldwide hit garnering millions of views and putting the Portland-based photographer…

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Oct 21, 2013

Isaac Cordal’s Miniature City in Ruins Installation in Nantes, France

Isaac Cordal’s Miniature City in Ruins Installation in Nantes, France

Earlier this year, artist Isaac Cordal (previously featured here and here) unveiled one of his most ambitious installations to date, entitled, Follow the leaders. Located in Nantes, France, the project took three months of planning. The installation occupies a 20 m x 18 m (65 x 59 ft) space consisting of over 2000 individual…

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Oct 19, 2013

Artistic Mom Turns Meals into Masterpieces

Artistic Mom Turns Meals into Masterpieces

When Lee Samantha was pregnant with her second child, she began making food art in an effort to encourage her elder daughter to eat independently. If she could achieve this, it would make the impending birth easier to manage. That was 2008, since then Lee’s food art has evolved and garnered her a massive following.…

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Oct 17, 2013

Recreating the Past with Model Cars and Forced Perspective

Recreating the Past with Model Cars and Forced Perspective

Artist Michael Paul Smith – Self Portrait For the last 25 years, Michael Paul Smith has used model cars, forced perspective and custom-built miniature displays in real-world settings to create Elgin Park, Smith’s version of a mid 20th century American town Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and currently living in New England, Smith’s model-making skills…

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Oct 16, 2013

1920s Fashion Through the Lens of Police Mugshots

1920s Fashion Through the Lens of Police Mugshots

Between 1910 and 1930, a series of 2500 ‘special photographs’ were taken by the New South Wales Police Department. As curator Peter Doyle of the Justice & Police Museum in Sydney explains: These ‘special photographs’ were mostly taken in the cells at the Central Police Station in Sydney and are of men and women…

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Oct 10, 2013

10 Animations that Show How Faces Age Over Time

10 Animations that Show How Faces Age Over Time

The aging process is ongoing and one we don’t typically notice on a daily basis (see the captivating video at the bottom of the post, it perfectly demonstrates the subtlety of aging). However, when you see childhood photos of your grandparents or parents (or even yourself!), the difference can be startling. In a recent video…

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