This Artist Creates Glitchy Portraits Without the Use of Technology.

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This Artist Creates Glitchy Portraits Without the Use of Technology.

When looking at artist Justin Bower’s portraits, your first thought will be that your computer is messing up. When you look closer, you’ll see the brushstrokes and realize these gorgeous portraits weren’t created using a machine. Bower intentionally focuses on a destabilized representation of his subjects. His portraits really pack a pixelated punch with vibrant […]

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When This Artist Turns Off The Lights In His Studio, His Paintings Don’t Disappear

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When This Artist Turns Off The Lights In His Studio, His Paintings Don't Disappear

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); When the light goes out, your paintings on the wall go right along with it. That could have a little something to do with why museums spend lots of money and even more time perfecting the lighting that shines over their exhibits. But what if those works could be seen in […]

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This Guy’s Roommate Left Him With A Complete Mess. What He Did In Return Is Totally Awesome.

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This Guy's Roommate Left Him With A Complete Mess. What He Did In Return Is Totally Awesome.

Having a roommate can be tricky business. You’re basically living in close quarters with a friend (or even a stranger) and mutually promising not to be a terrible person. Sometimes, rooming situations can be wonderful. At other times? Not so great. One guy’s roommate decided to flee this apartment and his rental agreement without giving warning. […]

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These People Just Designed An Art Exhibit For Some Four-Legged Patrons

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These People Just Designed An Art Exhibit For Some Four-Legged Patrons

When pet insurance company More Than began rolling out their #PlayMore campaign, they knew they wanted to try something a little different. Combining their love of pets with their enthusiasm for art, the company teamed up with London artist Dominic Wilcox to open the world’s first interactive art exhibit for dogs. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); […]

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What This Artist Does Turns Invisible Aggression Into Something We Can See

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What This Artist Does Turns Invisible Aggression Into Something We Can See

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); A Dutch boxer by the name of Bart van Polanen Petel forces two worlds to collide every time his fist meets the punching bag. Otherwise known as Paintboxer, this creator brings artistry and athleticism together in a way that’s utterly singular. “Fists are my tools for creation,” he writes, but he […]

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Artist Uses Folded Paper To Make Amazing Pieces That Look Like Colorful Paintings

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Artist Uses Folded Paper To Make Amazing Pieces That Look Like Colorful Paintings

All you have to do is turn on the TV or flip through a magazine to watch the media rob aging of its beauty. After all, it’s an honor to grow old. Despite all that, cosmetics companies spend millions on making us fear the inevitable by presenting it as something ugly. One artist by the […]

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This Mom Helps Her Daughter Unleash Her Creativity In The Most Beautiful Way

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This Mom Helps Her Daughter Unleash Her Creativity In The Most Beautiful Way

For creative children, artistic talent is more of a reflex than a skill. While techniques must be taught, there’s something to be said for kids who can create pieces that far surpass the muddled finger paintings of their peers without any formal training. In a stunning display of nature and nurture, parents of artistic kids […]

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Portraits Inside Portraits Send a Message About Celebrity Culture.

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Portraits Inside Portraits Send a Message About Celebrity Culture.

Syaiful A. Rachman, an Indonesian artist, created a series of celebrity images. These pictures are instantly recognizable by their subjects, with the images  becoming timeless in their own right. Think of the Abbey Road album cover, the publicity still of Bruce Lee in his white tank top, and others like them. Celebrity-themed art is nothing new, but Rachman’s twist […]

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These Paintings Are Beautiful, But You Won’t Believe How They’re Being Made.

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These Paintings Are Beautiful, But You Won't Believe How They're Being Made.

When Mariam Pare was 20 years-old, her life changed forever. A stray bullet struck Pare between her back and her shoulder blades. She lost the use of her arms and legs that night, and has been paralyzed ever since.  At the time of the shooting Pare was an up and coming painter. During rehab for her injuries […]

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