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  • 3D Art By Japanese Artist Is Beyond Awesome

    Sometimes art is perplexing and sometimes it’s simply awesome. The 3-D artwork of Nagal Hideyuki is simply awesome. Using a pencil, sometimes pencil crayons, and a sketch pad often with one side upright against a wall, Hideyuki creates images that seem to jump off the page. At first you...
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    Assault rifle made entirely of animal bones you never knew you wanted can now be yours

    Pictured here is New Zealand artist Mahalski holding one of his beloved creations, an assault rifle made entirely of animal bones the artist himself has collected, including those from rabbits, seals, snakes, wallabies, pheasants, hedgehogs and cats. Thankfully no human bones were used in making this bizarre, but nonetheless...
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    Photographer Uses Scotch Tape, Makes Unique Portraits

    Photographer Wes Naman’s has a unique take on the traditional portrait. Using tape to disfigure his subjects, he creates pieces that stick in your mind. It’s an idea Naman says he got when he put tape on himself while setting up lighting. All of the models are his friends...
  • Artist Turns Dead Cat Into Flying Machine As Tribute

    Look up… in the sky… is it a bird? No, a plane? No, it’s … a cat… and it’s a part of the Kunstrai art festival in Amsterdam. Orville, named after the famous aviator Orville Wright, was turned into a helicopter by his owner, artist Bert Jensen, after being run...
  • Canadian artist leaves predatory tracks in the snow

    A Canadian artist going by the name of Maskull Lasserre has an oddly amusing hobby. He walks around in the snow wearing boots that leave frightening tracks. The boots, which are of his own design, mimic the paw prints of large predatory animals, or when the mood strikes him,...
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    Artist paints with dust from subject’s home

    Los Angeles based artist, Allison Cortson, is doing something I don’t think anyone else in the art world is doing. And it’s brilliant. She’s creating painting using dust found in the subject’s home. Collecting it from the vacuums of the people she’s painting, Cortson then spends weeks using glue...
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    Chinese artist paints amazing picture of former NBAer Yao Ming using only red paint and a basketball

    Some people are just so freaking talented that they can take any old object, be it a basketball, rolling pin or decorative lamp, and use it to make a beautiful piece of art so fabulous that the rest of us talentless folk just sit back and stare in quiet...
  • Lap dancing not art rules NY court

    Lap dancing isn’t art. So rules a New York state court in a tax dispute. Why have they made such a ruling? Because the owners of an “adult juice bar” called Nite Moves are trying to get out of paying $125,000 of back taxes from 2005. Nite Moves in...
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    For my next miracle, I will turn lint into art

    A Michigan woman has discovered a clever way to recycle the lint from her dryer. The 14′ x 4′ reproduction of Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper was meticulously crafted by drying towels of all the necessary colors, including the brilliant orange seen on Phillip the apostle.  That’s right...