If you’re at Heathrow airport and you’re keen on a decadent $200 lunch at Caviar House & Prunier, you now have more to look at than the perfectly toasted blinis. The restaurant commissioned Cinimod Studio to create this terrific sculpture, Emergence, whose glowing LEDs spiral 43 feet up towards the ceiling.
Awesome GIFs of Vivid Sydney, Sydney’s spectacular technicolor art festival (GIFs via Smithsonian)
In the follow-up to the group’s 2012 campaign, which saw eight different artists poster over 33 London billboards with original messages, “Brandalism 2014” last week brought 40 different artists to 10 different cities in the U.K., replacing a whopping 365 corporate bus shelter ads with original handmade art—most of which carried a subversive, culture-jam style message.
Graphic artist Dan LuVisi has a way of recontextualizing your favorite cartoon characters to make them disturbingly unhinged. Consider that a warning.
So far, the Chicago Department of Transportation has let Bachor’s public artworks slide. When the Chicago Tribune sought comment from the city agency, they didn’t see Bachor’s alternative pothole repair method as much of a threat. “Mr. Bachor and his art are proof that even the coldest, harshest winter can not darken the spirits of Chicagoans,” CDOT told the paper.
Photo editor Lauren Wade has applied the preferred photo-correction software magazines use for slimming down models to famous paintings.
"It’s about letting the creativity out without pressure. It’s not about making sense."
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It turns out you can improve on perfection.
The insane victorian taxidermy of Walter Potter
If you’ve ever wanted to impress someone who is impressed by odd talents of dubious practical use, but you don’t possess said talents naturally, Chris McVeigh—a writer, photographer, and illustrator who also adds “Lego builder” to his self-description—has you covered. His collection of photographs includes a number of homebrew Lego creations, with a focus on old technology, ’80s sci-fi iconography, and the occasional delicious-looking Lego meal, all made as rather small pieces that nonetheless capture a certain amount of vivid detail—his NES looks like an NES.
Imagine that down is up, and up is down. Everywhere you go, there are limitless expanses of sky unfurling beneath you. It’s terrifying and disorienting, like a dream. It’s also something you can watch right now.
Underlapse is a visual head trip that stimulates your brain by mixing up traditional spatial cues.
Don’t look for wind imagery. “There are no visual echoes of his music in the paintings,” says the curator of an exhibit of the legendary song writer’s visual art.