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Massive sculpture covers saplings with plastic bags

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This year's non-traditional gallery exhibits at Art Basel Unlimited include Pascale Marthine Tayou's Plastic Tree C.

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Call for papers: Copycamp in Warsaw


Marta from the Modern Poland Foundation writes, "we've announced an open call for speakers at the 4th International CopyCamp Conference (November 4, 2015 in Warsaw, Poland) focused around the impacts of copyright on the social changes around the world."

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What do Caitlyn Jenner, Donald Trump, a monster truck, and the Avengers have in common?

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They've all been piñatafied by the artists of Piñatas Ramirez.

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Gorgeous string installation in cathedral courtyard

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Atelier YokYok installed this beautiful geometric string sculpture in the cloister of St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Cahors, France. The vaulted shapes echo the surrounding 11th-century architecture.

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Donald Trump piñatas for sale in Mexico

Donald_Trump_Piatas_for_Sale-936b454fd2bc5d0d108ccc37912cde0e In response to Donald Trump's recent idiotic, racist comments about Mexico and its people, piñata maker Dalton Ramirez of border city Reynosa added a fun new character to his product line.

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Full meals of rocks that look like food

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Over at Weird Universe, Alex posted his fun photos from the San Diego County Fair of "an exhibit of rocks that look like food."

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Tentacle shoes support your foot with eight other feet

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Designer Kermit Tesoro released images of this custom-designed POLYPODIS 2015 shoe.

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Vibrant wallpaper that's digitally printed on demand

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Feathr produces digitally printed, on-demand wallpaper, and they even occasionally take submissions from interested artists through open calls and bespoke commissions.

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COOP's big new Devil Girl embossed print from Pressure Printing

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From our pal COOP and the fine artisans at Pressure Printing, this new "Devil Girl Odalisque" large-scale relief print.

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Enormous sculpture doubles as movable water filtration device

MoMA-PS1-Museum-Cosmo-installation_Andres-Jaque-Office_Political-Innovation_dezeen_468_6 Architect Andres Jaque's Office for Political Innovation has installed Cosmo at MoMA. The whimsical water filtration sytem on wheels is designed to make people think about municipal water delivery systems that are generally invisible in our daily lives. The firm said in a statement:

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Motorcycle helmets that look like shaved heads


Designer Jyo John Mulloor created these custom motorcycle helmets to look like the bare heads of the riders underneath.

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Etch-a-sketch-ish pop-culture prints

Adam Lister's prints capture classic moments from fine art and popular culture, rendered in colored, overlapping rectangles.

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Jack Kirby's glorious, psychedelic Lord of Light black-light posters


Heavy Metal is bringing a limited-edition set of black-light posters depicting Jack Kirby's gorgeous Lord of Light concept art, whose beauty is only outstripped by its incredibly strange origin-story.

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Teaching image-recognition algorithms to produce nightmarish hellscapes


In "Inceptionism," scientists at Google Research describe their work training neural nets with sets of images, then tweaking the "layers" of neural net nodes to produce weird outcomes.

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Vans slip-ons with Murakami artwork

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Legendary Japanese "superflat" artist Takashi Murakami designed a fantastic line of Vans sneakers for adults and kids to be released later this month.

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Publication of newly-discovered Austin Osman Spare tarot deck

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Two years ago, The Magic Circle Museum in London identified a tarot deck in its collection that was hand-painted around 1906 by occultist/artist Austin Osman Spare. I'm delighted that my old friend Mark Pilkington of Strange Attractor Press is publishing the tarot deck as a full-color hardback book, titled Lost Envoy, for all the world's weird to enjoy this winter.

Lost Envoy: The Tarot Deck of Austin Osman Spare

Fantastic fix of crappy Pikachu tattoo

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Brilliant work by Lindsay Baker of NiteOwl Tattoo in Northmapton, Mass. (@lindsaybugbaker on Instagram)