18.04.16 by Staff

Artwork on Artsy Platform Secretly Moves to Old Skrillex Dance Beats

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Skarina Abramović. Composite by Beckett Mufson

 
Apparently there are 5 easter eggs hidden within the art collection and research platform, Artsy. The Creators Project recently revealed one of them, which randomly involves Skrillex’s 2010 track “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites”. Click here for an example or simply add “/skrillex” to the URL of any artwork listing on Artsy and see for yourself!

13.04.16 by Staff

Hybrid Sculptures by Artist Alessandro Gallo

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Genoa-based artist Alessandro Gallo combines animal heads with human bodies in delightfully mundane ways. Check out more of Gallo’s work below!

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05.04.16 by Staff

Abandoned Manhole Covers Converted into Secret Rooms

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Milan-based artist Briancoshock turns abandoned manhole covers into fully decorated miniature rooms. While amusing, the installations are part of a larger commentary on the extreme living conditions in which many people are forced to live, such as the situation in Bucharest where over 600 people are living in the sewer system. More images from “Borderlife” below.

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29.03.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Brock Davis

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Selection of fun conceptual photographs by Minneapolis-based artist Brock Davis (previously featured here). Banksy invited Davis to be a part of his Dismaland exhibition last year, and the image above was among the work exhibited there. Check out more of his terrific work below!

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24.03.16 by Staff

Reinterpretations of Cringeworthy Couple Portraits by Graphic Designers Leta Sobierajski and Wade Jeffree

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Brooklyn-based graphic designers Leta Sobierajski and Wade Jeffree poke fun at cliché couple portraits in an exaggerated (yet no less loving) series of collaborations. More images below!

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25.02.16 by Staff

Guy on Reddit Turns Other Users’ Photos into Fantastic Movie Posters

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Redditor Your_Post_As_A_Movie takes random posts from /r/pics and transforms them into stunning movie posters, complete with fake movie details like actor names and slogans. Check out more Photoshop wizardry below!

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23.12.15 by Staff

Instagram of the Day: @hi_bin

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Seoul-based Korean artist Kim Jung-bin’s wonderful illustrations depict iconic figures from popular culture and history in silly or simply mundane situations. See more images below!

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14.11.15 by Staff

Cleverly Reconstructed Carpets by Artist Faig Ahmed

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Faig Ahmed takes apart traditional Azerbaijani carpets and recreates them, altering their patterns to create compositions with contemporary twists: pixelation, graffiti, optical illusions, and various purposeful imperfections. See more images below!

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07.11.15 by Staff

Watch People in Other Industries React Hilariously to Being Asked for Free Spec Work

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This is funny (or too real to be funny) if you’ve ever worked in the ad world where free work aka “spec work” and pitching has somehow become the norm. But try asking for a trial breakfast or ownership of all the exercises that your trainer shows you and you’d probably get reactions like this!

Watch the brilliant short by agency Zulu Alpha Kilo, exposing the inherent ridiculousness of this industry-specific practice and questioning why creative agencies are expected to give away ideas for free? Video below!

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