Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Waiting for the end of the world


Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images
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Santiago, Chile


Photograph: Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images 
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The Lady Anatomist Who Brought Dead Bodies to Light


As an anatomist, Anna Morandi went where no woman had gone before, helping to usher in a new understanding of the male body and developing new techniques for examining organs.
 She also served as the public face of an unusual scientific partnership with her husband, a sculptor and anatomist. Yet in one way, she was no exception to what has become a common narrative of historical women in science: Despite her achievement and acclaim during her lifetime, her role was ultimately written out of history.
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Till Rabus


Swiss artist Till Rabus crafts realistic oil paintings that exhibit both a whimsical and darker side to nostalgia. The artist’s striking style may make viewers mistake the works for manipulated photographs, at first glance.
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Japanese Subway Signs

“Don’t Forget your Umbrella” October 1981.

  “Space Invader” March 1979.

  The word puzzling and Japanese pop culture often walk hand in hand, and these public service announcements are quirky, to say the least, when it comes to reminding train patrons to behave appropriately.

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Positive Vandalism

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Word on the Street


±maismenos± (photo © Steven P. Harrington)
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JAZ in Kyiv, Ukraine

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tattoo You


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Norway orcas by Cristina Mittermeier


Award-winning conservation photographer Cristina Mittermeier has seen her work published in respected publications like National Geographic, Smithsonian magazines, and Science throughout her storied career. Starting her life as a scientist, the Mexico City-born photographer began her career evolution later in life, deciding to use her camera to visually capture the changing environment.

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Visual Strangeness




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How A Whale Ended Up On The Banks Of River Seine In Paris


Recently, the Captain Boomer Collective delivered an unexpected object just steps away from the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris: a beached whale. Well, it’s actually a fiberglass statue, though anyone approaching the accompanying “scientists,” life-like stench, and mass of the creature is in for an experience much like the real-life occurrence. The point is to offer both mystery and hint at the real-world problems of humans’ destruction of natural ecosystems.
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Rewarded



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Martin Bruno


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I'm fine


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Feelin' it


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Monday, July 24, 2017

Girls in their summer skirts strike a pose. London Kaye


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Icy & Sot. Utsira Island, Norway. July 2017.



An essential element of creating works on the street or in the public sphere is having the latitude to discover and experiment.
 Here on Utsira Island in Norway the Street Art brothers Icy & Sot have been discovering ways to work with the garbage that the sea brings to the shores. 

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Word on the Street


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The Weight

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Want to know how to easily piss people off in their own countries?


Then check out this helpful guide by Cale, the artist behind the popular webcomic Things In Squares. 

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