Ant-covered porcelain dishes

German artist Evelyn Bracklow of La Philie has created an entire new collection of ant-covered porcelain dishes and tableware. The new pieces are part of a unique partnership between the artist, Rijks Museum in the Netherlands, and Etsy

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  • Posted 4 days ago
  • September 19th, 2014

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Postcards for Ants

An ongoing painting project by Cape Town artist Lorraine Loots who has been creating a miniature painting every single day since January 1, 2013.

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  • Posted 4 days ago
  • September 19th, 2014

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The work of Bordalo II 

Portuguese artist Bordalo II has been stalking the streets of Lisbon looking for heaps of trash. Using mounds of discarded plastic sheeting, old tires, shingles, and tangles of electrical cable, he carefully repositions everything before spray painting it to resemble animals and insects. 

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 Towering Giants

Brazilian graffiti artists Os Gemeos who were invited to the Vancouver Biennale to turn six multi-story silos on Granville Island into their trademark ‘Giants.’ The murals on the 70-foot towers are now the largest paintings ever attempted by the pair, an astounding feat considering Os Gemeos completely donated a month of their time to create the non-profit art project.

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Antique landscape dinner plates

Helsinki-based artist Caroline Slotte manipulates artwork found on acquired antique ceramics to create layered landscapes and isolated images.

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  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • September 8th, 2014

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iamtonyhammond

British photographer Tony Hammond fills his Instagram account with stark photos that he’s shot with his iPhone that feature minimalist compositions and stark contrasts. For more of his work check out his Instagram. 

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Reflection Field

American artist Phillip K Smith III (Previously) for this year’s Coachella festival, created an installation of shiny cuboids that by day provided a series of mirrors, but by night were transformed into neon towers of light

  • Posted 1 month ago
  • August 19th, 2014

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Aquatic Wildlife

Singapore-based artist Keng Lye renders beautiful scenes of fish, turtles and other aquatic animals on to repurposed containers using acrylic paint.

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  • Posted 1 month ago
  • August 15th, 2014

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Paper cuts

Paper artist Maude White cuts meticulous depictions of birds, people, leaves and other compositions embedded with hidden scenes and stories. Each piece can involve thousands of minute cuts giving the works an extreme feel of density and texture. 

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  • Posted 1 month ago
  • August 14th, 2014

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