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WATCH: Sylvia Pavone hula hoop dances to synchronized graphics

Dancer Silvia Pavone combined hula hoops and abstract projected animation to create a mesmerizing performance on The John Bishop Show.

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The stunning pen and ink drawings of Polish artist Wojtek Kowalczyk

Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

Artist Wojtek Kowalczyk, as his beautifully hand-drawn bio shows, is an artist from Krakow, Poland. His Facebook page is regularly updated with new works, and I'm most enchanted with the monochrome works shown here.

Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

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Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

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Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk


Image: Wojtek Kowalczyk

A walk through art history, told in a series of imaginative shoe designs

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Nick Adelman says he created this series of designs with one goal in mind:

“To create a shoe as a summation of an entire culture’s art.

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Gorgeous mirrored room with 250 colorful fluorescent tubes

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The UK's National Media Museum currently hosts a Festival of Light installation by Liz West. An Additive Mix fills the room with white light, teaching visitors about the concept of additive color.

Liz will be at the museum in person for free family talks on July 23.

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Light Fantastic: Adventures in the Science of Light (via)

WATCH: How Looney Tunes' Chuck Jones evolved as an artist

Every Frame a Painting looks at how Chuck Jones evolved into the master of comedic cartooning. The conclusions:

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Evocative image of rose embers

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This gorgeous image of the dying embers of a bouquet of roses, titled "The Ash," was meticulously crafted by the creative team at Ars Thanea. See how they did it.

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Old collectible postcards (and more…)

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Do you know what I like? You guessed it! And the older it is, the happier I am.

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Amy Crehore and other women artists featured at Jiro Miura gallery in Tokyo

Amy Crehore has three lovely paintings on display at the Jiro Miura gallery. The show is called "Ephemeral – Territory of Girls" and it runs from July 25 to August 16, 2015.

War photo negatives sunburned onto skin in 'Illustrated People'

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Artist Thomas Mailaender placed negatives from the Archive of Modern Conflict on models' skin, then irradiated it with UV light to create a sunburn print in his book Illustrated People.

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Kinetic clockwork sculptures

Brett Dickins (previously, previously) writes, "This compilation features five of my mechanical artworks -- I chose five sculptures all featuring gears and mechanisms that are radically different from each other in design and function."

Disney World after humanity's demise


Eledoremassis02's "manipulated photo" series Life After Disney is a series of gorgeously decayed visions for what Walt Disney World will look like long after humans have disappeared from the scene.

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WATCH: 8 great DIY smartphone photography tips

Cooperative of Photography released a great video with 8 DIY tips to improve your smartphone shots, ranging from super-simple and cheap to fairly simple and maybe cheap.

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Sculpture makes drone strike casualties more visceral

In Artificial Killing Machine, visitors sit in a chair below cap guns that fire for each drone strike death reported publicly, which print out on a tally from a public database.

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Disembodied mechanical random clickerfinger

Behold, Monobo's "Random User" -- a modded mouse with a mechanical finger that races around the tabletop, exploring "the identity on the Internet theories and the 'Google Analytics' world."

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Jello Submarine: The Beatles in gelatin

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Photographer and food artist Henry Hargreaves created images from The Beatles's Yellow Submarine out of gelatin.

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Watch a short 1976 documentary about the NYC graffiti scene

"Watching My Name Go By" is a great half-hour BBC documentary from 1976 about the early days of graffiti culture in New York City. (YouTube, thanks UPSO!)

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Hot-air balloon made from recycled plastic bags


Argentine artist Tomás Saracen's installation, Becoming Aerosolar, is a gigantic hot-air balloon made from recycled plastic bags.

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