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Teacher Fired for Buttocks Art Sues

Teacher Fired for Buttocks Art Sues

Clip: A high school art teacher fired after officials learned he moonlighted by creating paintings using his bare buttocks and other body parts sued his former employers on Thursday. Stephen Murmer was fired in January after Chesterfield County Public Schools officials saw a YouTube video of Murmer wearing a swim thong and a Groucho Marx(…)

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Warsaw Metropolitan Police PSA Ads

Warsaw Metropolitan Police PSA Ads

      Tagline: Thinking Saves Lives Wear A Helmet Advertising Agency: McCann Erickson Polska, Warsaw, Poland Creative Director: Teresa Biernacka

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3D Painted Rooms — These rooms are painted so that, when looked at from the right vantage point, optical illusions are created

3D Painted Rooms — These rooms are painted so that, when looked at from the right vantage point, optical illusions are created

Link to more examples 

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Bringing Art to Life…

Bringing Art to Life…

Mike Ruiz's editorial Masterpiece for Zink Magazine makes use of Lichenstein's techniques and staple imagery (tears, telephones, speech bubbles) to create a dotted technicolor vision.         and Gustave Klimt       and Egon Schiele  

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Artist recreates a masterpiece using a single pen — Bic® competition

Artist recreates a masterpiece using a single pen — Bic® competition

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Graffiti artist Banksy pulls off most audacious stunt to date – despite being watched by CCTV

Graffiti artist Banksy pulls off most audacious stunt to date – despite being watched by CCTV

You're being watched: Despite being observed by CCTV cameras, elusive grafitti artist Baksy managed to create his latest – and biggest – work to date under the cover of darkness Source 

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Photos from Banksy’s Cans Festival — 05.07.08

Photos from Banksy’s Cans Festival — 05.07.08

Awesome collection of photographs from the Cans Festival by Justine (AKA RUGenius) at NOTCOT. She also scanned the entire festival program.  Photos of the event 1 and 2.

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Crush the Castle — cool little Flash Game

Crush the Castle — cool little Flash Game

Play Crush the Castle. Thanks Chris C.

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The Art of Emma Hack

The Art of Emma Hack

Artist Emma Hack, who lives in Australia, creates really gorgeous designs utilizing female models that she successfully blends in with their surroundings. Link to more samples here. Vaguely similar to the Israeli artist, Desiree Palmen, I posted about here last week. 

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Nice Hot Wheels print ads

Nice Hot Wheels print ads

From the advertising agency Ogilvy out of Mexico and creative directors Rafael Martínez, Luis Elizalde and Sandra Flores.

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Dina Haddadin ‘Concrete Mixer’ series

Dina Haddadin ‘Concrete Mixer’ series

All paintings are raw concrete, coffee and chalk on wood, 2010. Link to the Concrete Mixer series. Link to Dina Haddadin’s portfolio.

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The photography of ‘Chenman’.

The photography of ‘Chenman’.

Chenman is a Beijing born photographer. She does all her own post work including 3D renderings. These samples are for Beijing Skateboard.

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Google announces ‘Similar Images’ search feature

Google announces ‘Similar Images’ search feature

This seems like a feature Google should have had all along. When browsing images you get the option to select similar images based on results.   I still prefer Flickr, here are some Flickr and non-FlickrTools. 1. Multicolr Search Lab Select up to 10 colors and get image results that use that palette. Pretty cool.(…)

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“The Simpsons” — US Postage Stamps

“The Simpsons” — US Postage Stamps

I want to get the set already—just because. From CNN: LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) — Homer Simpson and his cartoon family soon will help you get letters, bills and packages to their destinations. On Thursday, the U.S. Postal Service revealed five first-class stamps featuring characters from the Fox animated series "The Simpsons" — Homer, Marge,(…)

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Jumping Jacks Cut-Outs

Jumping Jacks Cut-Outs

Sorry I can't remember where I originally came across these but have held on to them for years.

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Gregor Graf — City scenes minus the commercial trimmings

Gregor Graf — City scenes minus the commercial trimmings

From the Austrian Cultural Forum: Gregor Graf’s exploration of urban architecture involves taking medium format images of mundane urban settings and painstakingly removing all text and symbolic references from the image, producing an anonymous and generic metropolis, yet evoking a sense of familiarity. In 2006 Graf was commissioned by the Visual Arts Platform to produce(…)

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The illustrations of RiversAreDeep

The illustrations of RiversAreDeep

View the rest of Daria’s portfolio here.

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