American Icons Revisited | The Steel Closet | Good to Go! Alicia Keys as Michelle Obama I found this on the Yahoo front page, which is surprising because they usually post up absurdity as news. As part of their 70th Anniversary issue, Glamour.com has new school does old school images of actresses, artists, and models portraying their favorite female American icons. Some of them were so-so. Emma Stone as Carrie Bradshaw Better than the original! Lindsay Lohan as Madonna Paula Patton as Billie Holiday I think the Paula Patton is one of the most underrated actresses out there. Odette Yustman, Spencer Grammer, and Rumer Willis as the Women of Woodstock Hayden Panettiere as Amelia Earhart Emma Roberts as Audrey Hepburn Camilla Belle as Mary Tyler Moore America Ferrera as Dolores Huerta Elisha Cuthbert as Brandi Chastain Chanel Iman as Althea Gibson Alexis Bledel as Rosie the Riveter [Photos by Brigitte Lacombe for Glamour.com] Browse Timeline Tweet Street Comments ( 17 ) Add a Comment
Body Painting by Craig Tracy | Pondly Article by James Pond I am the owner of Pondly.com / art lover / electrical engineer / software developer / MBA in e-business student. I blog for pleasure and love to share my Internet findings. Body painting is form of art in which Craig Tracy excels. Website You may want to check out Body Painting by Barbara Pichiecchio and Alessio Frederico Sample: Do you want more visual fun? You might also like
Art by Typewriter British artist Keira Rathbone uses typewriters, instead of brushes and pencils, to create amazing portraits and drawings. Found on: Odditycentral.com Submitted by Joshua Riehl 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: Mia Pearlman's Eddy: Ferry Staverman, A Space Odesey: A detail of a sprawling work by Andrew Scott Ross, Rocks and Rocks and Caves and Dreams: Lane Twitchell's Peaceable Kingdom (Evening Land): Béatrice Coron, WaterCity: Between the Lines, by Ariana Boussard-Reifel: A book with every single word cut out:
Portraits of Dogs as They Shake Off Water For her series “Shake“, pet photographer Carli Davidson photographed curious portraits of dogs shaking off water. Use a fast shutter speed and you can capture all kinds of strange expressions on your dog’s face. You can find the rest of the photographs in the series here. Shake (via Photojojo) Image credits: Photographs by Carli Davidson and used with permission 3D Portraits Après ces superbes sculptures 3D, voici l’excellent travail d’Andrew Myers. Un artiste sculpteur en provenance de Californie qui a réalisé des oeuvres et des portraits 3D grâce à plus de 10 000 trous qui sont après visés un par un à la main. Plus d’images de son travail dans la suite.
Instagram Quote Rebuttals / Hipster Edits | Know Your Meme - StumbleUpon About Hipster Edits (a.k.a. Instagram Quote Rebuttals") are a series of image macros typically designed to ridicule “profound monologue” photos. It consists of a picture, usually taken with Instagram feature and hence the term “Hipster Edit”, an ostensibly meaningful quote and a buzzkilling remark denoted underneath in red text. Origin Artistic photographs with profound quotes have been circulating online prior to emergence of this series, most notably through online art communities and blog platforms like LiveJournal and DeviantArt. Self-uploaded vanity shots of emo, hardcore and hipster youths have been a staple subject of internet humor since the late 2000s, further boosted by the launch of Tumblr blog “Look At This Fucking Hipster” and Demotivational Posters. Spread On January 1st, 2011, MemeBase’s Go Cry Emo Kid posted an instagram photo of a crowd hanging out in an empty pool with the rebuttal highlighted in red text. Notable Examples Non-Photographic Variations Depressed Copywriter
One man, 100,000 toothpicks, and 35 years: An incredible kinetic sculpture of San Francisco Thirty five years ago I had yet to be born, but artist Scott Weaver had already begun work on this insanely complex kinetic sculpture, Rolling through the Bay, that he continues to modify and expand even today. The elaborate sculpture is comprised of multiple “tours” that move pingpong balls through neighborhoods, historical locations, and iconic symbols of San Francisco, all recreated with a little glue, some toothpicks, and an incredible amount of ingenuity. He admits in the video that there are several toothpick sculptures even larger than his, but none has the unique kinetic components he’s constructed. Via his website Weaver estimates he’s spent over 3,000 hours on the project, and the toothpicks have been sourced from around the world: I have used different brands of toothpicks depending on what I am building. See the sculpture for yourself at the Tinkering Studio through the end of June.
Papercuts by Joe Bagley: Amazing Hand-Cut Paper Art Fun Pic, Pop Culture — By Dave on 2011/05/29 6:52 AM Artist Joe Bagley hand cuts original paper art from a single piece of black paper. A single piece! Follow Daily Picks and Flicks via Facebook You can buy his papercuts here. Via Laughing Squid UPDATE: If you liked papercuts, don’t miss the amazing cutaway leaf art! Tags: amazing, art, artist Joe Bagley, arts, crafts, hand-cut, Joe Bagley, Joe Bagley art, Joe Bagley artist, Joe Bagley paper art, Joe Bagley papercuts, paper, paper art, papercuts, papercuts Joe Bagley, picture gallery, pictures Nature photography by Patrick Zephyr Posted on March 17, 2011 in Photography 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 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5) Loading ... So... Check this out on our Partner Network
Top 16 Secret Compartments You'll Not Want to Miss : Here’s a set of 17 Secret Compartments, which are hidden in cars, houses, books and even coins. I think most people (including myself) have a fascination with secret compartments, hidden doorways and such-like. Here are the rest if the images. Enjoy… Hidden Stairway Compartment Drawers Above: Hidden Staircase Compartment [link]. Hidden Sunken Driveway Above: Hidden Secret Garage in Garden [link] Hollow Coins Above: Secret Compartment Hidden in Coin [link] Secret Space Under Stairs Above: Secret Space Under Home Stairway [link] Secret Watch Compartment Above: Secret Compartment Wrist Watch [link] The Classic Hollow Book Compartment Above: Secret Compartment Hidden in Book [link] …and one for an iPad: Above: Secret iPad Book Case [How to make one of these: © link] Truck Compartment Above: Dodge Ram lockable compartment for fishing rod or rifle [link] Secret Room Please Stumble this Post: Above: Well, this is more of a room than a compartment, but it’s still secret! Surprise Ring Compartment in Book
Bücherkubus - Bild von Edgar2 aus Architektur - Fotografie (18872702 Symmetrie war noch nie ein Indiz für ein gelungenes Bild. Symmetrie bedeutet Redundanz und Redundanz erzeugt Langeweile. Geringe Detailtiefe kann man nicht durch Schärfen ausgleichen, sondern, in der Digitalfotografie durch größere Sensoren, in der Analogfotografie durch eine größere Filmfläche und natürlich durch bessere Objektive. Hätte man mehr draus machen können! Gruß Michael Charly Charné, 16.10.2009 um 12:37 Uhr Symmetrie bedeutet Redundanz ? Darüber sollten wir nachdenken :-) Wenn wir schon in Metaphern sprechen wäre Redundanz wohl eher Sicherheit als Langeweile. Vielleicht versteh ichs aber auch nicht :-) Ruth P, 16.10.2009 um 12:47 Uhr Endlich mal wieder ein aussergewöhnlich gutes Bild in dieser Galerie! Matthias von Schramm, 16.10.2009 um 13:09 Uhr Im Sinne von technischer zur Sicherheit dienender Redundanz muss man aber doch Michael Guntenhöfer recht geben. Corinna Leonbacher, 16.10.2009 um 15:56 Uhr Wow, tolles Bild! Max H., 16.10.2009 um 16:25 Uhr Detomaso, 16.10.2009 um 16:34 Uhr L.
Fashion Alices (Photography; Haute Couture) The following is a selection of a series of fashion photography based on Alice, published in 2003 December. The female model is Natalia Vodianova (b1982). The photographer is Annie Leibovitz (b1949). This was published by Vogue magazine. More images: Vogue Cover Page, Alice Falling, Alice and the Cheshire Cat