Category Archives: Art

Life’s a beach in NYC

NYC : The Official Guide  

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Daily Life of Gods

Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov creates these wonderful mash-ups from classical paintings and street scenes in Kiev. In his series “The Daily Life of Gods” he photoshops cherubs, angels, goddesses, and historical figures into images of public transport, cafes and city … Continue reading

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Underground Art

Montreal-based Canadian photographer Christopher Forsyth has been capturing the abstract beauty of his city’s underground system in a series of stunning images titled “Metro Exploration”. He has been sharing the process on Instagram over time using the hashtag #mtlmetroproject. Since … Continue reading

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Shaking Up Antiquarian Books

You don’t need to be an antiquarian book geek like me to enjoy the wonderful collection of literary gifs at De Motu Librorum.

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Save the Bees

London-based artists Louis Masai and Jim Vision are raising awareness about the decline in wild bee populations and the looming related environmental crisis for agriculture by creating arresting street art around the UK capital. They’ve also enlisted stakeholders whose livelihoods … Continue reading

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Rijksmuseum Inspires Us

Each year Amsterdam’s amazing Rijksmuseum invites everyone to “Make your own Masterpiece” using the institution’s Rijksstudio interactive website. With more than 200,000 images, the site offers the opportunity to download and use the artwork for creative projects. This year’s award, … Continue reading

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Sorry, Nothing Funny Today

h/t Matt Blease

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Big Apple Dreams

Los Angeles-based street artist Tristan Eaton spent the past week in New York City sprucing up the place. I’m especially taken with his wall called “Big City Dreams” in Soho. Check out his website and maybe buy a print while … Continue reading

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East Coast vs West Coast, New York City vs San Francisco, everyone has an opinion on which is better. After moving from NYC to San Francisco, writer and comedian Sarah Cooper noticed some striking differences and turned her perceptions into … Continue reading

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Recycled Paper

London-based artist and illustrator mark Powell creates amazing drawings on recycled vintage maps, envelopes, postcards, periodicals, newspapers, books, and documents of all kinds. Check-out his website for more and to purchase an original piece or two.

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