Tag: conceptual

May 29, 2013

Picture of the Day: Underwater Perfection

Picture of the Day: Underwater Perfection

UNDERWATER PERFECTION Photograph by SARAH LEE Website | Flickr | Facebook In this perfectly timed underwater photograph by Sarah Lee, we see Alison from alisonsadventures.com swimming underneath a passing wave. For the astute, you’ll also notice a surfer above (far right) cruising by at the exact same time. The photo was taken…

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May 29, 2013

Intricate Handmade Fantasy Creatures by Ellen Jewett

Intricate Handmade Fantasy Creatures by Ellen Jewett

Born in Markham, Canada, Ellen Jewett took to shaping three-dimensional forms naturally at a young age. To Ellen, sculpting has always been about life, biological narratives and cultural statements. The tedious hours of labor act as the mysterious foundation from which each of her sculptures’ personality springs forth. In 2007 Ellen completed her post…

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May 28, 2013

Picture of the Day: A Sea of People

Picture of the Day: A Sea of People

A SEA OF PEOPLE Photograph by optickarma on Flickr In this beautiful long exposure photograph by optickarma, we see fans heading home after an England vs Holland friendly at Wembley Stadium on Feb. 29, 2012. The police officers on horseback are clearly not moving much, which really adds to the dramatic effect…

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May 28, 2013

Adding Aliens to Thrift Shop Paintings

Adding Aliens to Thrift Shop Paintings

In April 2012, the Sifter featured a series of thrift shop paintings that artists had remixed by adding aliens and monsters to them. The pieces struck a chord with readers and was one of the most popular posts of 2012. One of the featured artists, Thyrza Segal, recently reached out to share her latest…

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May 27, 2013

3D Faces Printed from DNA in Discarded Objects

3D Faces Printed from DNA in Discarded Objects

Photograph by Dan Phiffer Heather Dewey-Hagborg is an information artist who is interested in exploring art as research and public inquiry. Traversing media ranging from algorithms to DNA, her work seeks to question fundamental assumptions underpinning perceptions of human nature, technology and the environment. In her fascinating series entitled Stranger Visions, Heather collects DNA…

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May 21, 2013

RGB Murals that Transform under Different Colored Lights

RGB Murals that Transform under Different Colored Lights

Carnovsky is a Milan based artist/designer duo comprised of Francesco Rugi and Silvia Quintanilla. In their ongoing series entitled RGB, the duo create incredible artworks that completely transform when viewed through different colored filters. Carnvosky explains: “RGB is a work about the exploration of the ‘surface’s deepness’. RGB designs create surfaces that mutate and…

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May 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Face Plant

Picture of the Day: Face Plant

FACE PLANT Photograph by Archie Campbell | archiecampbell.co.uk In this capture by photographer Archie Campbell, we see his sister’s silhouette in a plant. The technique is known as multiple exposure, in this case it’s a double exposure (since it’s composed of two photographs). Posted earlier this week to Flickr, the image has…

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