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Car Dashboards as Works of Art

“QUANTUM SHOT” #774 Link – article by Avi Abrams This article appears simultaneously on Dark Roasted Blend and on “Out of Order” magazine – a Yale University print and online publication that curates innovative and bold fashion, art, music and film for the university set Visual Caffeine: Exploring Art and Architecture [...]

DRB Pic of the Day

“DRB Pic of the Day” Link Lovely Steampunk / Art Nouveau Ring Fantastic, sophisticated ring, designed by Sergey Zhiboedov – it’s inspired by the antique Greek architecture and true classic style, and includes 14k gold figures of the Atlant (male) and the Caryatid (female) giants supporting an amazing 9mm freshwater pearl: (image credit: Sergey Zhiboedov) And… we need [...]

Avoiding Traffic Jams

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Avoiding Traffic Jams … in Russia (highly dangerous and illegal, of course). See another method in this video. Link Today’s pictures & links: Getting some adrenaline in Switzerland: (image via) ———— Interesting Concepts for Duesenberg by Virgil Exner, circa 1964 These renderings were done by Ross Cousins, best known for Cadillac brochure and print advertising: (images via) Second image [...]

Archive: October 2011

Journey into the MicroWorld Epic “Fantastic Voyage”-like quest & photography combination Alternative to Pumpkins It’s a Dog’s Life! (Funny Pics) Dogs ready to kill you… almost Treasures of Art Nouveau, Part 1 “The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.” Glorious Retrofuture from Japan Plus super-fantastic toys attack! Unique Sidecars Showcase Splendid sidecars & passenger capsules The Most Surreal Insect on Earth A real insect, which [...]

Geeky Art Nouveau

Megan Lara has created several images of geek icons reminiscent of the style of Art Nouveau illustrator Alphonse Mucha. This piece is part of a triptych featuring Princess Peach and Samus Aran. She also does tattoo designs, a medium that strikes me as quite appropriate for her style. Artist Website via Fanboy

Painting in Gold: Gustav Klimt

At the request of readers Melanie & Johnny, today’s “Feel Art Again” features Gustav Klimt (1862-1918). The Austrian artist overcame poverty in his youth to create paintings decorated with gold leaf, such as “Adele Bloch-Bauer I” (above left) and “The Kiss”(above right). 1. Adele Bloch-Bauer, depicted in the painting above left, was the only person to [...]