04.04.16 by Staff

Mattia Menchetti Gives Wasps Coloured Paper to Create Rainbow Nests

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While wasps generally construct their nests from chewed up bits of wood, apprentice zoologist Mattia Menchetti gradually introduced a variety of coloured paper to this European wasp colony. See more images of Menchetti’s colourful experiment below!

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Mattia Menchetti’s Website

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  • nguyendanieldaniel

    ooh

  • Casey

    I wonder if the wasps notice it, or even give a sh*t. It’s still cool though!

  • Pyramid of Control

    whoa, that would make wasps way more cool





27.09.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

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Mixed media paintings by artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby. More images below.

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27.09.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Brecht Vandenbroucke

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More brilliant work by Antwerp-based illustrator Brecht Vandenbroucke (a personal favourite). More images below.

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27.09.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Niv Bavarsky

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A random assortment of work from illustrator Niv Bavarsky. More images below.

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26.09.16 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: The Kinetic Art Table

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Motion-control artist Bruce Shapiro’s “Sisyphus” is an incredible sand drawing machine that creates elaborate patterns using magnets (click here for previous post). While several installations have been set up in countries around the world, Shapiro is now working toward a version people can enjoy in their own homes! See more images and information about this Kickstarter below!

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26.09.16 by Staff

Artist Re-Imagining Every Pokémon as Garfield!

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Pokémon + Garfield = Garfemon. Chicago-based artist and writer Shawn Bowers is re-drawing every Pokémon as Garfield. See more Garfemon below!

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