Above photo credit: Axel Taferner
He’s shot Britney Spears as a hot dog vendor and Pamela Anderson emerging naked from an egg, but now celebrity photgrapher David LaChapelle has turned his attention to our petroleum-reliant, disposable culture. For his series ‘Land Scape’ he used egg cartons, tea canisters and hair curlers to recreate models of reﬁneries. paulkasmingallery.com
I am a figurative artist, working in traditional oil and acrylic on canvas and panel, from my small cottage studio in Redwood City, California. Sometimes whimsical, sometimes vulnerable or mysterious. Every painting has a story. One that touches on the real, yet surreal; a dream riddled with reality. When my brush hits the canvas time […]
I am a fourth generation artist. My grandmother gave me my first art lessons at age five. And like my grandmother I attended the California College of Arts and Crafts. Later I discovered I like to repurpose found objects. Luckily my brother had taught me to use power tools. So now you can often find […]
This shy young girl was all dressed up for a local festival. She did not know which way to look to avoid the camera.Taken at noon but under shade of a tree.
Located in Tianjin City, a restaurant opened earlier this month with an unusual
“prison” theme that includes private cells for guests to dine in.
Meals are even served through a small hatch.
Diners are given a confined experience, though of course the food is of higher quality and their “sentence” lasts only as long as they want it to.
Customers are also welcome to explore the unique setting adorned with bars and chains while they eat.
There’s even a cage for musicians and other perform to entertain guests.
All photos by Wang Zhao/AFP Photo
H/t: Design You Trust
The Markthal Rotterdam, a covered food market and housing development in the Netherlands, has officially opened after five years of construction. It was designed by Dutch architects MVRDV, and the nearly 312,000 square-foot space looks like it was well worth the wait.
The most striking feature of this arched structure is its colorful mural titled Cornucopia by artists Arno Coenen and Iris Roskam. It wraps around the interior ceiling and occupies over 36,000 square feet of space. Broken up into squares, each part of the image was printed onto perforated aluminium panels that were then attached to acoustic panels for noise control. Its subject matter depicts fresh market produce, as well as flowers and insects that…
“ART IN THE EATS” – Pop Culture Food Art by Tisha Cherry
Instagram is known for foodies documenting their favourite dishes, but Tisha Cherry raises the bar for artistic food pictures with her project #ArtintheEats. She uses liquids like coffee and soy sauce to create ink paintings, sculpts the cream in Oreo cookies to create bas-relief, and uses M&Ms as mosaic tiles. These images show a wide variety of pop culture icons.
Photograph by LUIS BORGES ALVES Facebook | 500px | Flickr | Blog In this beautiful capture by Luis Borges Alves we see a bridge located in the small village Ferreirós do Dão in Tondela, Portugal. I’ve always had a soft spot for bridges with archways, where the reflection in the water beneath makes a…
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The fishing boat set sail on July 17, navigating along the Bund on the…