Breathtaking Photographs of Dancers in Motion

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We love this incredible series of images show the amazing attention to detail and strive for perfection by dancers amidst their passionate performances. Photography at its best, these stills let us savor a powerful moment of each motion which would otherwise go by very, very quickly. With the addition of flour thrown in the air, Yakovlev gives another dimension to his images and shows the space his dancers fill with their graceful movements.

Alexander Yakovlev is based in Moscow … Read the rest

Beautiful Floating Murals by Sean Yoro aka HULA

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Artist Sean Yoro aka Hula uses his paddle boat to get to and float on while creating his unique portraits. Placed on hard-to-reach, semi-submerged and derelict walls, the paintings appear to be floating murals of women bathing in the blue waters. With their hyperrealistic qualities, the images can be seen and recognized from a great distance and their perfect reflections in the still waters they make a unique sight in its setting.
Originally from Hawaii, Sean Yoro aka Hula is … Read the rest

Incredibly detailed NYC Skyline Drawings by Pat Vale

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Colossus by Pat Vale from BigAnimal on Vimeo.

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Patrick Vale – a UK based artist has produced another one of his incredible NYC skyline drawings and taken a stunning video record of it with the video entitled “Colossus”. The vantage point for his super detailed and intricate drawing is the viewing deck at Rockefeller Center, which according to experienced tourists is one of the best high points to experience the density and whole vide of the city. Patrick took … Read the rest

Floating Dancers Installation at New York’s Lincoln Center

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New York City Ballet has chosen Brooklyn based artist Dustin Yellin to fill in the central hall as part of this year’s installation series. Each of the fifteen glass cubes is made of individual layers of glass, painstakingly painted and put together with mixed media, one by one to form a striking three-dimensional drawing which appears to be floating in the transparent volume. The artist’s distinct style of painting and collage, which resembles explosions of motion and color convey the … Read the rest

Powdered Milk Angels by Jeffrey Vanhoutte

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Belgian photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte has turned a simple milk creamer ad campaign into an extraordinary piece of art. He teamed up with dancer Noi Pakon to create a series of breath-taking photographs exploring motion, stillness, shadow and form. The powdered creamer produced by the Dutch company Kievit was used as a medium – fine granules of milk – to describe and enhance the movements of the dancer in space. In some of the last images and the video which was … Read the rest

The Water Tank Project Takes Over NYC

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Over 100 water tanks will be wrapped in the next few months (many of which have already been done) with art by established artists including John Baldessari, Jeff Koons, Maya Lin, Andy Goldsworthy, street artists such as Icy & Sot, Barry McGee, and Fab 5 Freddy, emerging artists, and even NYC public school students.

The project which was started by filmmaker Mary Jordan after her trip to Ethiopia in 2007. After working on her documentary there, she fell ill due … Read the rest

Old concrete plant in Vancouver gets a revamp by Os Gemeos

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Os Gemeos have done it again and this time more successful than ever. As part of the Vancouver Biennale they were commissioned to let their imaginations loose on an old concrete factory. Visible from a newly developed part of the city, the silos turned instantly into six of the distinct characters Os Gemeos have turned into a staple in the past years. The murals are located on the six gigantic industrial Ocean Concrete silos on Vancouver’s Granville Island – a … Read the rest

New Movement Collective Transforms an Inactive Chapel into a Performance Space

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Be sure to check out the awesome video of this striking performance by New Movement Collective. The UK based performance troupe was commissioned by the new arts organization Stone nest to mark the end of a period of inactivity for a Grade II listed chapel in London.

Dance, architecture, animation and interactive light technologies blend in a powerful mix to recreate the adventures in Homer’s classic work, The Odyssey. In the spirit of the highly successful “Sleep No More” performance … Read the rest