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Adam Lee

Melbourne, Australia based  artist Adam Lee’s paintings draw from a wide range of sources, including historical photography, Biblical narratives, natural history and contemporary music, literature and film, in order to investigate aspects of the human condition in relation to ideas of the spiritual and the natural world.

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Stereoscopic GIFS Create 3D Illusion

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These GIFS from David Alexander Slaager, otherwise known as General Dikki, will mess with your eyes (and possibly give you a headache if you don’t quit staring at them).  The GIFs use a technique called stereoscopy.  Stereoscopic images create the illusion of depth by presenting two images that are very slightly different from each other.  Each image is presented to each eye and the brain combines the two images to create a single image that seems three dimensional.  Slaagers GIFs quickly alternate between these two images nearly creating the same three dimensional effect.

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Miya Ando

Miya Ando is a metal-finishing artist who creates layered finishes on steel with a process she invented, utilizing fire, acid and automotive lacquer.  Can you say badass? She will be showing large-scale steel works for the first time, the show is entitled Shinobu [perserverance] on October 7 at de Castellane Gallery. Her show will be comprised of large scale steel wall works and her series of  hot-rolled steel skateboards, monotypes created by skateboarding on liquid graphite-coated paper. Saying this chick is hardcore would be an understatement.

Miya Ando Solos Exhibition Shinobu [perserverance] will be presented from October 7th – 29th, 2010. Opening October 7th, 2010, 6-9pm. Free to public. The de Castellane Gallery is located at 525 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, New York.  Sponsored by Milgo Bufkin Steel/Fabrication, Diatom Winery, Element.

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Nazario Graziano Illustrations

Nazario Graziano is an Italian freelance illustrator, art-director, and graphic-designer who’s illustrations are clean cut, quirky, and playful.

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Vicky Althaus’ Nude Photos In Natural History Museums (NSFW)

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Mark Twain once noted, “Man is the only animal that blushes, or needs to”, indicating more than just a lack of fur separates us from our fellow mammals. Swiss photographer Vicky Althaus is known for taking risks to achieve unique scenes for capture, but her newest series offers something even more primal.

Going beyond setting the human body in a natural environment, Althaus has set her subject in what appears to be the familiar scene of a natural history museum. This combination, rather than simply pairing a model with live or taxidermied animals in a more natural state, calls into question our ideas of conservation, our relationship to animals, as well as our relationship to our own bodies. Offering very little titillation, the model’s nudity mirrors the animals, though the interaction appears off-putting, enhanced by the dimly lit room and drab staging. Perhaps the most interesting observation is that the nude model, merely stopping in and solely as a visitor, appears as unnatural as the stuffed animals that are meant to portray some example of our natural world. (via juxtapoz)

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Martin Klimas Captures Shattering Porcelain Action Figures Mid-Fight

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Martin Klimas is no stranger to meticulously timed photography. From his speaker-induced dancing paint splatters to his shattered blooms and vases, Klimas’ work captures moments in time that record a disruption of order. Klimas’ porcelain action figures are dropped from a height of about 10 feet, and it’s the sound of the figurines crashing that triggers the high-speed camera’s shutter release. This methodology results in images that represent a temporary, dynamic moment in time that becomes a permanent, static image through the art of photography. Klimas’ figurines appear to be engaged in aggresive battle, each shattering figure creating a narrative made possible from a singular image. Mid-destruction, these figurines convey a strong power and energy that couldn’t be perceived pre- or post-destruction. (via juxtapoz)

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Paul Blow

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I love Paul Blow‘s witty and pithy illustrations (such as this obviously confused cat). His sense of humor relays a story without trying too hard. His illustrations have appeared in the likes of Business Week and the Boston Globe, giving him the opportunity to play around with popular culture and politics.

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