“Stay Connected”: Surreal Acrylic Works By Wiley Wallace

Surreal acrylic works by Arizona-born Wiley Wallace, whose amazing paintings can currently be seen in a solo exhibition entitled “Stay Connected” at the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City until July 21, 2018. Children and skeletons are recurring themes in his works – often using his own children as models – and represent a kind of original connection to something invisible...

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“Forever Alone”: Superb Editorial Illustrations By Angelica Alzona

Angelica Alzona is a NYC-based Filipino-American illustrator, animator and designer from Washington, DC. She is currently the senior editorial illustrator for Gizmodo Media Group, formerly Gawker, making work for Gizmodo, Splinter, Jezebel, Deadspin, Kotaku, The Root, Lifehacker and Jalopnik. More: Angelica Alzona...

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Atmospheric Illustrations By Antoine Maillard

Detailed and atmospheric works by the French illustrator Antoine Maillard. His illustrations, mostly in monochrome colors, tell a story and appear in publications such as The New Yorker or The New York Times. On his website you will find more interesting works by the artist, as well as an insight into his various comic works. More: Antoine Maillard...

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If Modern Internet Companies Existed In 1970s – Early 1990s

Retro style animated intros for today’s modern internet companies inspired by great work of sullivan & marks, Robert Abel & associates, Computer Image Corporation and various other Early CG/Scanimate companies by Future Punk. More: Future Punk, Instagram...

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Banksy Painting ‘Self-Destructs’ Moments After Being Sold In London

In a moment that caught the art world by surprise, Banksy’s Girl with Balloon self-destructed just as the final hammer signaled the end of an evening of auctions in London. The work sold for £1,042,000 ($1.4 million), tying the artist’s record at auction previously achieved in 2008. The framed work, spray paint and acrylic on canvas, mounted on board depicted a girl reaching out toward a bright...

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Watercolor Illustrations Depicting Night Streets Of Tokyo By Mateusz Urbanowicz

Mateusz Urbanowicz, also known as Matto, is a Polish artist and illustrator currently based in Tokyo. He originally moved to Japan to study animation and comics and he landed himself a gig at Tokyo-based animation film studio CoMix Wave. His latest project is ‘Tokyo at Night’, a series of 10 watercolors illustrating the backstreets of Tokyo at night. Continue reading ».

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“This Is Manchester”: Michael Ashcroft’s Truthful Series Of Paintings That Celebrate The Northern City

A master of landscape and cityscape in oils, Michael Ashcroft’s truthful style has captured the heart of Manchester and its art lovers. His familiar Northern scenes, like wet roads at dusk, raddled pub facades, and landmarks in the afternoon sun, are painted to celebrate the bustling and beautiful nature of this city. Continue reading ».

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“It Had To Be Good To Get Where It Is”: The History Of Coca-Cola In Ads

The Coca-Cola Company has always believed in advertising, and that belief has taken it to the top of the mountain. Fantastic, colourful, wholesome, and memory provoking are just a few of the words and phrases that can be used to describe Coca-Cola advertising. Here is a collection of 50 Coca Cola ads from the 1889 till present days. Continue reading ».

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Street Artist Mantra Creates Beautiful Mural Series Of Butterfly Specimen Boxes

France-based street artist Mantra has been unveiling a series of hyper-realistic murals that convert the facades of commercial and residential buildings into huge butterfly display cases in different countries, like Spain, Austria, France, and Bogota. You’ve probably seen some of them since Matra’s murals periodically gets into the list of the best murals. Continue reading ».

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Office Workers Sharing Photos Of Their Sad Desk Lunches

Did you know that 62% of American office workers usually eat their lunch in the same spot they work all day? Online community Sad Desk Lunch will make you feel one step closer to death just by looking at them. More: Sad Desk Lunch h/t: sadanduseless One of the engineers I work with saw it and said “I feel one step closer to death just looking at that.” ”Came across this at the office today…

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