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Surreal Depictions of Human Nature Versus the Universe

Surreal Depictions of Human Nature Versus the Universe

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Photographer Captures An Underwater Dance Of Colors The shapes displayed in Luka Klikovac’s work look like colored smoke, or maybe strange deep-sea creatures, but they’re actually mixtures of colored and black liquids immersed in water. The Serbian photographer’s photo series is called Demersal and was based on the unique motions resulting from the combination of fluids. To create this psychedelic effect, the photographer used nothing but his camera and lights capable of showing the dance of fluid shapes captured by his lenses. No digital editing resources were used afterwards, so what you see in the images are actually the precise moments when the two elements were combined. Klikovac said that the goal of his work is to create images that allow people to escape from their daily routine and that his underwater shapes should be interpreted like the Rorschach inkblot test. What do you see in them?

Public Art Concepts - Dan Sternof Beyer 2011 Download the PDF of these ideas : Public Art Concepts - Dan Sternof Beyer 2011 (2mb) [ New American Public Art ] The evolving role of the Oxford English Dictionary ©Thom Atkinson The ‘OED’ has had its own website since 2000; some of the old slips, featuring definitions and citations, from the dictionary’s archive Look for a topical expression in the Oxford English Dictionary and you may find it is older than you think. “Phone-hacking”, for example, was first used in the early 1980s. Understanding Common Motivation Behind Suicide Resources Understanding The Motivations Behind Suicide: While no single reason can account for each suicidal act, there are common characteristics associated with completed suicides. Perhaps they can help you to understand why someone you love died by suicide. 1) The common purpose of suicide is a solution.

12 Best Tutorials to Add Bizzare Effects to Your Face with Photoshop Everybody wants to look smart and handsome and face is the special part of the body that is the source of special attraction. But sometimes it may be fun to look weird and ugly. I’m not saying to look weird in actual but you can just play with your photographs and add some bizzare effects to your face in Photoshop. Whenever I post about Photoshop tutorials I want to post something new and unique. This time I was looking for best photoshop tutorials to add some amazing effects to face and here are 12 best tutorials to add bizzare effects to your face in photoshop. Best Photoshop Tutorials To Add Bizzare Effects To Your Face James Rhodes: 'Find what you love and let it kill you' After the inevitable "How many hours a day do you practice?" and "Show me your hands", the most common thing people say to me when they hear I'm a pianist is "I used to play the piano as a kid. I really regret giving it up". I imagine authors have lost count of the number of people who have told them they "always had a book inside them". We seem to have evolved into a society of mourned and misplaced creativity. A world where people have simply surrendered to (or been beaten into submission by) the sleepwalk of work, domesticity, mortgage repayments, junk food, junk TV, junk everything, angry ex-wives, ADHD kids and the lure of eating chicken from a bucket while emailing clients at 8pm on a weekend.

Maximo Park Announce New Album 'Too Much Information' Released 3rd February 2014 Maximo Park are pleased to announce their return early next year with their fifth album, 'Too Much Information'. Recorded and self-produced by the band in Newcastle and Sunderland with additional production duties from The Invisible's Dave Okumu and from Field Music's David and Peter Brewis, the album is the follow up to 2012's critically acclaimed 'The National Health', and sees the band reach new heights in their remarkable songwriting and sonic experimentation. From the beautiful weirdness of Brain Cells, to the poetic Leave This Island and Midnight On The Hill, and the refined rock of Give, Get ,Take, 'Too Much Information' sees the band keen to challenge the listener with some of their most adventurous musical and lyrical work to date. Paul Smith says "Our lyrics and our music will never be too-cool-for-school - we are an emotional band even if it might be too much information for some." Track listing here:

New Murals by David de la Mano and Pablo S. Herrero on the Streets of Norway Three new works today from artists David de la Mano and Pablo S. Herrero who collaborated on the streets of Stavanger and Sandnes in Norway to create these lovely figures made of trees and people. The duo joined forces earlier this year in Uruguay and I’m glad to see them continuing to explore this style in other cities. Definitely check out their respective websites for more photos.

12 Lonely Negative Words Are you disgusted, disgruntled and disheveled? Well, unfortunately you’re never going to be gusted, gruntled or sheveled. Disgusted, disgruntled and disheveled are what you might call “lonely negatives.” They’re negative words whose positive partners have vanished or never existed in the first place. 1. First Clip From Toy Story Short 'Small Fry' Buzz Gets 'Therapy' It seems now the way to keep popular films or franchises going is create spin off films or short films like Disney-Pixar are doing with Toy Story (and Tangled annouced today). A few days ago we gave you the first images from ‘Small Fry‘the name of the new Toy Story Short which will play in front of The Muppets in February, tonight Disney have whisked us over the first footage plus another new image from the film which you can enjoy below. In the new short clip we see Buzz Lightyear trying to escape the fast food restaurant but ends up in a group therapy with the other discarded toys! Buzz Lightyear is left behind at a fast food restaurant when a kids’ meal toy version of Buzz takes his place.

Minjae Lee - Colorful Illustrations Minjae Lee is a young South Korean artist whose work is filled with powerful colors, aggressive scenes and a clever blend of beauty, innocence and fragility. At just 22 years old, he’s a self-taught artist, that uses old-fashioned tools, such as markers, pens, crayons, acrylics, to create his illustrations. His dramatic works are all about pattern and texture that just add more authenticity to his illustrations. You can check out more of his fantastic works on his DeviantArt profile. For purchasing his canvas prints and other products, check out the artist’s website.

The Flexible Paper Sculptures of Li Hongbo What at first look like delicate works of carved porcelain are actually thousands of layers of soft white paper, carved into busts, skulls, and human forms by Beijing artist Li Hongbo. A book editor and designer, the artist became fascinated by traditional Chinese toys and festive decorations known as paper gourds made from glued layers of thin paper which can be stored flat but then opened to reveal a flower or other shape. He applied the same honeycomb-like paper structure to much larger human forms resulting in these highly flexible sculptures. Hongbo recently had a solo show at Dominik Mersch Gallery in Australia who made the videos above, and you can see much more of his work on their website.

One Night Stand in Wartime - Attacks on Boston I’m sitting in a strange kitchen right now, in a posh two-bedroom condo in Charlestown, Mass., with sprawling views of the Boston skyline and the upper deck of I-93. My head is pounding. I’ve already maxed out on the recommended daily intake of Advil, hung over from a long night of upending pint after pint of Guinness at the Warren Tavern down the road—a legendary pub located in the former home of Revolutionary War hero Dr. Joseph Warren, where my dad has been bartending for the better part of 20 years. Boy George Announces Spring 2014 UK Tour Following the huge success of his recent sold out tour and album 'This Is What I Do' and hot on the heels of his single 'King Of Everything' Boy George, is set to release his second single 'My God' on 26th January 2014, and follow that up with a new UK tour in March. Boy George tickets go on sale on Friday December 20th at 9am Boy George is an English singer-songwriter, who was part of the English New Romanticism movement which emerged in the late 1970s- early 1980s. BOY GEORGE UK TOUR 2014: Sunday 30 March EDINBURGH, Liquid Rooms Monday 31st March MANCHESTER, The Ritz Tuesday 1st April BIRMINGHAM, Institute Thursday 3 April LONDON, Indigo2 Friday 4th April NORWICH, Waterfront Saturday 5th April BRISTOL, O2 Academy Tags: Boy George