Peter Callesen is a Danish artist who creates incredibly complex paper sculptures using only standard acid-free A4 paper and glue. Born in 1967, he has a long history of creating these little snapshots of reality, many of which leave me with a distinct sense of Blade Runner déjà vu. Why? It probably has a little […]
Art & Photography
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Czech artist, Roman Tyc, a member of the art group Ztohoven, modified 48 traffic lights in Prague by replacing the standard red/green figures to display more than simple walk and stop actions. After the modifications to the lights, the figures now show more interesting actions such as urinating, drinking, being hanged, walking a dog, and […]
National Geographic recently chose the winners of its 24th Annual ‘National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest’. The process involved sorting through 12,385 entries which were submitted by over 6,600 hopeful photographers from 152 countries. By the end of it all, there could only be 11 photographs which made the cut. There were a number of categories […]
As anyone who’s ever passed by a mining operation knows, strip-mining, rock quarries, and tailing ponds are usually fairly hideous blights on the natural landscape. The joy of seeing huge machines scuttling around pushing rocks- for me, anyways- melted away as I got older and I realized just how brutally we rip up the planet […]
I always thought Rap Artists were chromed out and had way too much bling but as it turns out, I have been wrong all these years. Our good friends in the far east (Japan) have been pimping out their trucks since the 70’s when a series of ten movies called Truck Guys came out. The […]
German street artist Boris Hoppek does some pretty cool art pieces and installations; he paints with a whimsical, fun style. He also does some really, really weird installations. If you go looking, you’ll find pictures of waves of smiling faces hugging and laughing, or a checkerboard tiled walkway with a piece of poop on every […]