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The Dark Side of the… Poster?

Atlanta based graphic designer, Stewart Scott-Curran, took on the task of graphically representing one of Pink Floyd’s best albums, The Dark Side of the Moon, track by track, with each poster representing a different song off the album. Personally, as a long time fan of Pink Floyd’s lyrical magic, it is really awesome to see how well Stewart nailed the narrative and emotion these songs carry. I don’t know about you, but I think these could make some good t-shirts. Check out more after the jump!

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Stephen Aldrich

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Stephen Aldrich carefully cuts woodcut prints, steel engravings, and other printed epehemra from the Victorian Age to create these sardonically surreal new vistas of the era. Yes, Garret, I like this because it’s Victorian!

He will be showing his work at NYC’s Foley Gallery from September 9- October 23.

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Rebecca Baumann’s Party Streamer Installations

Australian based artist Rebecca Baumann often uses what appear to be party supplies to build sculptures and installations.  Her art interacts with the surrounding air – the space it occupies and even the breeze that makes it dance.  From a bus station teeming inside with colorful streamers to vibrant books flapping in the wind, Baumann’s work is unexpectedly playful.  However, the temporary nature of her materials and the relatively short-lived ‘performances’ of her installations hint at something much more weighty behind each piece.

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Ryan Schude and The Photographic Tableau

Ryan Schude is an advertising, editorial, and fine-art photographer from Los Angeles. According to the artist, his current hobbies appear to revolve around arbitrary vacations, stand-up comedy, dining out, and Future Islands. What Schude neglects to mention is that he has also been making spectacular photographic tableau images for years. Similar to a movie still, each photo is full of vivid characters, humor, action, and story.

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Shadow Art

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It is time to up your game, shadow puppeteers. This morning presents you with some shadow art that will challenge your routine. The main artists featured here are Kumi Yamashita plus the art team Tim Noble and Sue Webster (who are responsible for the above image). Even if you’re afraid of your own shadow, don’t miss out on the goodies after the jump.

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Chris Soria

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This past Saturday was the opening of the India Street Mural Project in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. I helped organize the project taking on duties such as running the blog, printing business cards, and flipping burgers. Best part of the gig was getting to witness six artists progress from painting a blank white wall into massive and beautifully crafted murals. Artist Chris Soria‘s contribution to the project is titled Antiquated Giant, which overlaps images of a local burned down building and the skeleton of an ancient sea turtle. The resulting image is surreal, its layered illusions rife with both jagged and organic movements.

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Erica Magrey

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Erica Magrey is an New York based artist and musician exploring the ways in which fantasy shapes reality and identity. Much of her work takes a cue from sci-fi and kids’ TV shows, employing costumes and handmade miniature sets to portray alien worlds and beings. There’s some humorous writings on her site that would give you more insight into her idiosyncratic and wild videos but I couldn’t post them here but they’re all graphic images…so go to her site and read ’em!

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alan powdrill’s Pipe Up

I personally am not a fan of pipes and think they should only be used by 110 year old pirates on their very last voyage of death to the Bermuda Triangle but I have to admit that Alan Powdrill’s Pipe Up series is fantastic. I just wonder if these ladies actually smoke pipes or if this is purely for our photographic pleasure.

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