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See An Entire Muddy River Bed Transplanted Inside An Art Museum

If you’ve ever been to the Louisiana Museum in Denmark, you know it’s one of the most dramatic museum locations around: Perched on a rocky cliff above Øresund, looking out over the ocean, it’s easy to find yourself staring out to sea instead of at the art. Now, Olafur Eliasson has brought the landscape inside the museum.


Girl Transforms Her Mouth Into Cute Famous Characters With Just Makeup

Makeup artist Laura Jenkinson uses makeup to create adorable cartoon characters from our childhood on her mouth. It’s so creative, she uses her lips as a guide to draw the funny faces in. And it’s so perfect, the cartoons look like they’re just hanging out on her face.


Artist Speed-Paints A Painting You Can't See Until The Very Last Second

Speed painting can be purposefully misleading but it’s always fun to have your brain pump in that delayed “Ohhhh” reaction once you realise what’s going on. You feel like a complete idiot with your mouth open until you see it. And even then, you’re not completely sure it’s not sorcery.


These Trippy Cross-Section Portraits Were Made Without Photoshop

Berlin-based artist Michael Lamoller uses analogue editing techniques to create super trippy timelapse portraits of people in a series called “Tatochronos”. The portraits are collaged upon one another from several printed images, cut up, and then layered. The look results in a cutaway-style collage of a person.


Visualised Bird Songs From Aussie Artist Are An Awesome Acid Trip

Videos: Australian artist Andy Thomas recently built a visualiser for bird songs, the latest in his fascinating line up of so-called “audio life forms”. As the term implies, these gorgeous creations look like the sounds they represent and react accordingly. The end result is an acid trip of an experience.


Watch How The Creator Of Peanuts Drew Charlie Brown

Here’s how Charles Schulz, the trailblazing cartoonist who created Peanuts, drew Charlie Brown. I love his sure strokes and how he builds out the character but most importantly, I love how he’s done in less than half a minute.


Pixels Rearrange Themselves And Morph Into Different Works Of Art

The Creators Project points to a neat little project where famous works of art are rearranged and transformed into other famous works of art. So the Mona Lisa can become American Gothic and vice versa. It’s like seeing art become a wonderful illusion.


Watch The Art In This Gallery Transform When The Lights Go Out

What happens when the lights go out in a Williamsburg gallery? All kinds of cool stuff. Brooklyn- and Barcelona-based graphic designer Alex Trochut has adorned Kinfolk 94 with a series of his trippy glow-in-the-dark art, and the results are pretty awesome.


Vanquish Blank Walls With These Awesomely Detailed Linocuts

Got a blank wall that needs a little love? I dare you to browse the prints at 3 Fish Studios and not find something you want to mount proudly in your apartment. Check it out: Godzilla! Robots! Ballparks! Architectural landmarks! Iconic landscapes! Old school game controllers! Mid-century-freaking-furniture!


Kiwi Designer's Swiss Army Business Card Looks Good, But Isn't So Practical

Why is that everyone else has cooler business cards than you? Short of crafting one yourself that transforms into a fully-functional spaceship, it’s unlikely you’ll ever blow the pants of people with a hard piece of paper with your contact details on it. Unless you’re Auckland-based designer Anthony Cole, who went to the trouble of making his business card double as a decorative Swiss Army knife.