Happy New Year" - StumbleUpon Happy New Year / 30 December, 2009 [click for previous image: let it snow #3] Happy New Year / 30 December, 2009 [click for next image: ringing in the new year] Title • Happy New Year I've spent the last couple of days wondering what to post to close out the year and then came across this entry on momentaryawe.com (run by my good friend Catalin Marin): his twelve favourite shots from 2009, one from each month. So, with credit to Catalin for the idea, here are my twelve favourites for the preceding year. Had I selected images from the year as a whole I suspect that there would be a couple of changes, and I also suspect that some of you would make different choices from each month, but when I looked back through the images I'd posted this year these are the ones that gave me most pleasure to produce.
The Palaces Left Behind – - PlogPlog Photo Blog Posted Sep 12, 2011 Share This Gallery inShare6 When dictators are overthrown by rebel or military forces, their many elaborate palaces, mansions and bunkers are evacuated, left behind for the new forces to rummage through. From Saddam Hussein’s palace, Maqar-el-Tharthar, a massive residence at Lake Tharthar, to Moamer Kadhafi’s homes and his families homes scattered throughout Libya, the first peek into their lavish lifestyles come to life as rebels enter each residence. American soldiers patrolled inside a palace which belonged to Uday Hussein in Baghdad, Thursday, April 10, 2003. 60 Beautiful Women Photography 60 Beautiful Women Photography March 25th, 2011 | Posted by Milana | 14 Comments | Posted in : Inspiration <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href=" rel="nofollow"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - StumbleUpon The exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute, celebrated the late Alexander McQueen’s extraordinary contributions to fashion. From his Central Saint Martins postgraduate collection of 1992 to his final runway presentation, which took place after his death in February 2010, Mr. McQueen challenged and expanded the understanding of fashion beyond utility to a conceptual expression of culture, politics, and identity.
Featured Photographer: Alexander Tikhomirov Alexander Tikhomirov is a photographer from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. He has a huge collection of photographs in his portfolio, ranging from wedding photographs, to fashion & glamor ones. Also, it seems like Alexander loves girls with tattoos so you’ll find a lot of photographs with girls with tattoos in the portfolio. Check his portfolio out on 500px: VK - 500px Ethereal Digital Paintings Capture The Look Of Loneliness Loneliness never looked so depressingly good. Variations of glittered deformations form the basis for a grotesquely beautiful motif in the works of Japanese artist 非(xhxix). Digitally sketching, drawing, and painting everything using Photoshop alone, 非 visualizes loneliness in his subjects and decorates them with scars, layers of geometric abstractions and floral imagery. As most of his subjects are young men, the artist explains that “boys are more suitable to express loneliness as women are emotional and powerful.”
Everything but the Paper Cut: Eye-popping Ways Artists Use Paper In the year since the Museum of Art and Design reopened in its new digs on Columbus Circle, they've been delivering consistently compelling shows--from punk-rock lace to radical knitting experiments. The newest, "Slash: Paper Under the Knife", opened last weekend and runs through April 4, 2010. The focus is paper--and the way contemporary artists have used paper itself as a medium, whether by cutting, tearing, burning, or shredding. In all, the show features 50 artists and a dozen installations made just for the show, including Andreas Kocks's Paperwork #701G (in the Beginning), seen above. Here's a sampling of the other works on display:
Living in My Head & Illusion & The Most Amazing Creations in Art, Photography, Design, and Video. - StumbleUpon These are pen drawings and paintings by Pat Perry. You can view his photography at Flickr. Artwork and photos © Pat Perry Link via Abduzeedo Artist Silvia Pelissero - watercolor paintings - StumbleUpon Posted on August 16, 2011 in Illustration If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed or follow us on Facebook or Twitter . Thanks for visiting! Rate this Post Everyday Objects Come Alive - Part 3 - My Modern Metropolis - StumbleUpon Cookie Crumbs Terry Border is one of our favorite creative people on the planet. He never ceases to amaze us, as he takes boring, everyday objects and makes them come alive! What's great about his work is that it can be enjoyed by everyone. Young or old, we can all get a good chuckle out of his hilarious, bent objects. "I always knew that my weird point of view was my gift or perhaps curse, so I'm glad I finally found a use for it," Terry says.