Life-Size Cardboard Figures By Warren King

Warren King is an American artist based in Stockholm, Sweden who creates these stunning life-sized figures from only cardboard and glue. This ongoing project is a recreation of his grandparents’ home village in China one individual at a time. More: Instagram h/t: strictlypaper View this post on Instagram These figures are based on an old couple that I met 10 years ago in the streets of Shaoxing...

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Singaporean Artist Gains International Following For Her Sculptures Of Body Parts

A Singaporean student has gained an international following on social media for her macabre sculptures of body parts, including a pie with little hearts for filling, tiny baby faces in pistachio nut shells and miniature brains. More: Lim Qi Xuan, Instagram h/t: straitstimes View this post on Instagram Saying goodbye to this baby today A post shared by QIXUAN LIM (@qimmyshimmy) on May 13...

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Vintage Adverts Of Hair Necessities For Men From The 1970s

Whilst the world of ladies’ grooming and hair care products seems to be constantly evolving and presenting new and ever more challenging products the main thing us chaps need to worry about according to the magazine and newspaper advertising is er, dandruff. Now call us old stick in the muds but we reckon that whilst products (and the marketing therein) for the fairer sex have improved beyond...

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Unbelievable Hyper-Realistic Sculptures By Andy Wright

Andy Wright is an artist that creates sculptures in every style from hyper-realism to surreal and classical sculptures. One thing’s for sure; these artworks of famous people look so real that it’s like I’m in the same room as their crazy characters! “Being a sculptor I have a fascination with bodies and how they move. It goes with the territory. And the more you learn about...

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1970s: The Most Romantic And Bizarre Period For Men’s Hairstyles

Men’s hair in the 1970s was a joy to behold. Hairstyling and grooming was no longer simply for women – hair products were now marketed to men, and many happily used them. Mustaches and mutton chops were in, even fake facial hair was worn and accepted. It was a hairy decade! h/t:

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The Best Creations Of 2019 Texas SandFest And Facepalming Lincoln Is The Winner

1st Place – Liberty Crumbling, Damon Langlois Kästle Each year Texas SandFest gathers massive crowds to the beach in Port Aransas. The biggest event of the year invites thousands of people to gaze at extraordinary sand art situated along the coast. This year, 20 sculptors from around the world decided to show off their incredible skills for the competition. The event was filled with creative sand...

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Weird Grave Stones Of The Russian Bandit Cemetery

This cemetery in Yekaterinburg is a final resting place for many local stars and war heroes. But one section of the cemetery surrounded by pine trees is special. It is full of huge granite grave-stones with giant realistic portraits of people – many of them wear leather jackets or expensive suits, have thick gold chains and tattoos, hold cigarettes or keys from a Mercedes… All of them belong to...

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Ethereal Cut Paper Illustrations of Women In Water By Sonia Alins

Somber illustrations – sometimes they’re slightly haunting – by artist Sonia Alins from a series she calls “Dones d’aigua” which translates to “Water Women.” They stay afloat in this aquatic environment, with only some parts shown above the water level. Dones d’aigua II, a continuation of this previous series, showcases the subtle, delicate and ethereal idea of the mysterious aquatic...

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This Wall Lamp Design Was Inspired By Italian Men Watching Work Being Done On A Building Site

During Euroluce 2019, Italian lighting company Karman, released Umarell, a fun wall lamp that was inspired by a familiar sight in Bologna, a man watching work being done on a building site. Designed by Giorgio Biscaro, the lamp is a typical wall ‘cube’ with an unglazed ceramic finish and decorative front plate. However, the part of the light that draws the most attention, is a little man that...

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Twin Girls Have Awesome Twin Cosplays Featuring Creepy And Cool Anime, Movie, And TV Characters

Meet Chihiro and Chiaki: two girls are eleven-year-old twins, and have been cosplaying since they were three. They may be young, but they aren’t too young to show off their awesome cosplay skills, which feature characters from all kinds of genres and mediums. Based on their Instagram account, they have a fairly wide array of costumes in their portfolio, including cute, cool, and creepy characters.

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