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The Russian Matryoshka Doll gets a Makeover

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TEH
September 10th, 2009

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In celebration of Vogue Russia’s tenth anniversary, Aliona Doletskaya (Editor in Chief of Vogue Russia) commissioned some of the world’s most exclusive fashion designers to dress 31 Stylized 50 cm Russian Matryoshka Dolls in high fashion and artistic couture. [ Continue Reading ]

Noma Bar’s Negative Space

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nrvsnrg
September 10th, 2009

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Born, raised, and educated in Israel, Noma Bar has called London home since 2001. His first major commission as an illustrator was for time Out in 2003, and he’s been off and running ever since. This collection of illustrations highlights Bar’s trademark use of negative space to say a lot with very little, usually giving the viewer two symbiotic images for the price of one. [ Continue Reading ]

Sarah Spitler

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SomewhereBlue
September 10th, 2009

sarah spitler 05 391x400 Sarah SpitlerPaintings by San Francisco artist Sarah Spitler.  Sarah says she relates to Geographical form, such as the pattern of land against bodies of water.  She relates her some of her work to this same design, a layering of imagery that is effected by elemental factors such as erosion, climate, composition…See her work. [ Continue Reading ]

Kurt Iswarienko

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Amandaaah
September 9th, 2009

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Kurt Iswarienko has photographed the likes of some of my favorite leading ladies- Anne Hathaway, Julianne Moore, Juliette Binoche, Marisa Tomei just to name a few and don’t even get me started on the hunkalicious pics he has captured of Josh Brolin and James McAvoy, mmmmmmmm.

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Francoise Nielly

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kt
September 9th, 2009

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I used this image of Obama to draw you in. Draw you in like a…well…like some sort of animal to prey. Or moths to one of those bug lamps. Or something like that. Never mind.

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Akuyou — Pop Art Specialist

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Ry
September 9th, 2009

paranoid 400x400 Akuyou    Pop Art Specialist

Just when you thought Pop Art was going the way of graffiti, beautiful yet largely misunderstood and shunned by most… Enter AKUYOU!

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And you thought all those color samples were worthless…

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kt
September 8th, 2009

Pantone3 And you thought all those color samples were worthless...

As it turns out, you can make all of those colorful little squares into a massive, likely expensive, art project! Though yours will probably come out a little crappy since you probably don’t have the entire 5000 chip set.

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Daniele Buetti

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nrvsnrg
September 8th, 2009

lightbox grey and red surface 01 480x400 Daniele Buetti

Not a lot can be found on the interweb about Daniele Buetti; he’s Swiss, lives in Zurich and Berlin, and is a professor in his 50′s. Buetti is also a clever photographer who pokes tiny holes in his prints and then mounts mounts them on lightboxes. [ Continue Reading ]

Darby’s Torment

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Ry
September 8th, 2009

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In describing his own work, painter Jonathan Darby says “Our humanity is being diluted as we become one common indistinguishable mass that is easily manipulated to the benefit of capitalist intention….” [ Continue Reading ]