Art - 5/10 - Inspiratu

Artful Decomposition – installations by Valerie Hegarty
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By destructing pieces of art and objects Brooklyn based artist Valerie Hegarty creates installations of art in different stages of decomposition, morphing it in to compositions so apparent in their depiction of fleeting nature of all things we consider - "things of beauty". Installations by Valerie Hegarty [...]
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When animals get along – photography by Thomas Subtil
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Thomas Subtil's Hakuna Matata - photo series named after phrase made famous by "Lion King" which means "No Problem" in Swahili (spoken mostly in Tanzania). Thomas manipulated animal images and placed them in to funny unusual situations. As if animals in every picture telling us - "Life is good - Hakuna Matata"! Photos by: Thomas Subtil [...]
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Alternate reality situations in paintings by Caleb Brown
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Some of Caleb's artwork seem to be inspired by the last years TV guilty pleasure "Sharknado", other paintings just depict bizarre "what if it was possible" situations.  Clever and thought provoking. Whether it is flying sharks, giant insects or building size rodents - it might be the future we'll bring upon ourselves if we're not careful. Paintings by Caleb Brown   [...]
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Photo-realistic paintings by Omar Ortiz
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With his impeccable sense of human form and attention to detail, for over 10 years Mexican artist Omar Ortiz has been creating series of photo-realistic paintings that celebrates female form and sensuality.  Here are just a few samples of his paintings and close-ups. You can see more of his work here as well. Paintings by Omar Ortiz [...]
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Lady Gaga tweets artwork for her upcoming single
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Lady Gaga just unveiled artwork for her new single, actually first one from the upcoming album "ARTPOP". Nude Gaga sits in very "techy" chair made from circuit boards. Lady Gaga was absent from music spotlight for a few months and took to the Facebook page and her website to give fans some details about upcoming album. "...the album ARTPOP musically mirrors Gaga's creative process as she passes through the mediums of each artist she collaborates with, scoring a blueprint of her journey." Here is Lady Gaga's tweet   [...]
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What if New York was built in Grand Canyon – photography by Gus Petro
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Swiss photographer Gus Petro in his series "Merge" combines several US places in to one image. What can be more different than serenity of Grand Canyon and buzzing, rushing, happening metropolis of New York. Two wonders of the world, one man made and the other one awe inspiring masterpiece of nature. Did you ever think how New York would look if it was built in Grand Canyon?  Well now you can see it for yourself. Seems "Big Apple" is not so big anymore. Photography by Gus Petro [...]
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Sensual photorealistic paintings by Trystram Menhinick
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Manchester, UK based painter Trystram Menhinick created series of photo-realistic paintings capturing moments from lives of ordinary people. Either a woman sitting on the chair, or nude taking a bath his characters seem to radiate inner peace and solitude. Images by Trystram Menhinick via Saachi Online [...]
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Smile, you’re on fire! Dramatic Trash The Dress photo shoot
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Trash The Dress photo shoots, where brides purposely ruin their wedding gowns in the name of art, is a decade-long trend that can involve anything from colorful paint bombs, to buckets of mud and in some case, balls of fire. Now, one woman has filmed her shoot, capturing the 'crazy' moment her pristine white dress is lit on fire before she bolts towards the ocean in a hurried attempt to put the flames out. Natasha Samuel, who married Daniel Yakcobi in May, was standing on a beach in Israel earlier this month when she had a friend douse her wedding gown in flammable liquid, before lighting a match. And it seems that grooms are happy to participate in the trend. 'Brides and grooms want awesome imagery from their wedding, period,' writes the Wedding Journalist Association. 'Couples everywhere are donning their wedding finery and not only descending into caves, but plunging into breakers, walking through abandoned amusement parks, wandering through cornfields, wading into forest str [...]
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