November 26, 2014 at 5:49 pm

Picture of the Day: New York Sunset from the GW Bridge, 1936

Picture of the Day: New York Sunset from the GW Bridge, 1936

Photograph by New York City Municipal Archives, WPA Federal Writers’ Project, Jack Rosenzwieg / AP In this beautiful black and white photo from 22 December 1936, a man looks across the Hudson River towards Manhattan from the New York tower of the George Washington Bridge. The photo is one of over 900,000 that are…

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November 26, 2014 at 4:31 pm

Art Installation Suspends 80,000 Shimmering Watch Plates for People to Walk Through

Art Installation Suspends 80,000 Shimmering Watch Plates for People to Walk Through

Light is Time is an art installation developed by Tsuyoshi Tane of DGT Architects. Featuring 80,000 suspended main plates—the basic component of a watch—the award-winning installation was unveiled at Milan Design Week in April 2014. Photograph by Takuji Shimmura Photograph by Takuji Shimmura With creative direction from CITIZEN watch, the installation…

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November 26, 2014 at 12:58 pm

The Art of Plating

The Art of Plating

Watch Niki Nakayama, chef-owner of LA kaiseki restaurant n/naka, plating a selection of dishes from her 13-course tasting menu while explaining what kaiseki means to her. Filmed by The Art of Plating.

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November 26, 2014 at 11:11 am

Tiny Pufferfish Spends a Week Creating Art on the Ocean Floor to Attract a Mate

Tiny Pufferfish Spends a Week Creating Art on the Ocean Floor to Attract a Mate

Watch this tiny Japanese pufferfish creates a grand sand sculpture on the featureless seabed by using his fins to dig furrows. He uses this to attract the attention of passing females. According to the BBC, this mating ritual can take the pufferfish an entire week of around the clock work. The clip is from…

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November 25, 2014 at 7:21 pm

Picture of the Day: Camera Fossil

Picture of the Day: Camera Fossil

Artwork by Daniel Arsham | danielarsham.com Daniel Arsham just released the latest installment of his Future Relic series entitled Camera (2014). The artwork depicts a sort of fossilized version of a modern-day SLR camera made from plaster and broken glass. OHWOW Gallery announced the second chapter of Daniel Arsham’s Future Relic series, with the…

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November 25, 2014 at 6:20 pm

When She’s Not Drawing The Simpsons, Liz Climo Makes Funny Animal Comics

When She's Not Drawing The Simpsons, Liz Climo Makes Funny Animal Comics

When Liz Climo isn’t busy drawing characters and storyboards for The Simpsons, she’s working on her own hilarious series of animal comics which you can find on her wildly popular Tumblr blog. After studying art at San Jose State University, Liz applied to the school of Animation but was rejected. However, two weeks later…

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November 25, 2014 at 2:41 pm

What Surfing at 1000 Frames per Second Looks Like

What Surfing at 1000 Frames per Second Looks Like

Chris Bryan shot this incredible footage using The Phantom Flex, Phantom Miro M-320S and the new Phantom 4K Flex with Arri Ultra prime lenses. The cameras were used inside Chris’s custom underwater housings. The audio track is Hans Zimmer’s wildly popular song, Time; which is frequently used for anything epic. The opening sequence is…

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November 25, 2014 at 1:05 pm

Stunning 2200-Year-Old Mosaics Discovered in Ancient Greek City

Stunning 2200-Year-Old Mosaics Discovered in Ancient Greek City

Three new mosaics were recently discovered in the ancient Greek city of Zeugma, which is located in the present-day province of Gaziantep in southern Turkey. The incredibly well-preserved mosaics date back to 2nd century BC. Zeugma was considered one of the most important centers of the Eastern Roman Empire and the ancient city has…

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November 25, 2014 at 10:23 am

Tesla Portrait Made from Sparks of Electricity

Tesla Portrait Made from Sparks of Electricity

Watch artist Phil Hansen ‘paint’ a portrait of Nikola Tesla using sparks of electricity! You can find many more interesting art projects by Phil on his website and Facebook page.

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November 24, 2014 at 7:04 pm

Picture of the Day: The Black Swan

Picture of the Day: The Black Swan

Photograph by Kiril Krastev Seen here is a beautiful black swan in Bulgaria’s Bacha Reservoir. The black swan (Cygnus atratus) is a large waterbird, a species of swan, which breeds mainly in the southeast and southwest regions of Australia. The black swan was a literary or artistic image, even before the discovery of Cygnus…

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