David Bowie’s 75 Favorite Books

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David Bowie would have been 70 today. I am glad Brain Pickings reminds us of her post from 2013 with 75 of his favorite books.

Auto Elasticy

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Artist Chris Labrooy playfully positioned colorful Porsche cars into surreal situations and scenarios. The pool one, above, made me laugh.

Paul Klee’s Personal Notebooks

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Wow! 3,900 pages of Paul Klee’s personal notebooks are now online, presenting his Bauhaus Teachings (1921-1931).

CDR Original Drawings

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Love these simple original drawings by Christopher David Ryan.

Embroidered Portraits

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Stunning embroidered portraits by artist Cayce Zavaglia.

Let it Dough

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Let it dough by Christoph Niemann, made me chuckle. Click through here and see his photo series of dough creation.

(via Raul)

Disco Ball Cement Truck

Disco Ball Cement Truck

Thanks to French artist Benedetto Bufalino, you can now dance the night away at a construction site turned night club with the help of his new Diso Ball Cement Mixer.

Over 25,000 Paper Flowers

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This stunning installation of over 25,000 colorful paper flowers by Emmanuelle Moureaux made me look.

Paper Sculptures by Li Hongbo

These paper sculptures by Li Hongbo are hurting my brain. Utterly fascinating!

Dead Bookstore

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Designer Ben Pieratt creates collages out of old deconstructed books. Series 1 is now available and made of 12 found works spanning the last 65 years.

Paperweight

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This paperweight by Carl Auböck made me chuckle. I found it on a site dedicated exclusively to vintage Auböck.

Man Without Wings

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This beautiful print by Geffen Rafaeli is a reminder to everyone in the US to go vote today!

Dad Turns His 6-Year-Old Son’s Drawings Into Reality

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Coolest dad award goes to Dom’s dad who recreates his son’s drawings to make them look real. So good.

Google Arts & Culture

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Holy smokes Google Arts & Culture is amazing. You can virtually explore museums. My head is exploding! I know what I am doing with my kids tonight!

Yuni Kim Lang

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Yuni Kim Lang‘s hair piece made me look. Beautifully absurd.

Literature vs. Traffic

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Luzinterruptus carried out one of their most popular installations Literature vs. Traffic in Toronto. The piece points out, in a very poetic way, the battle between pedestrians and vehicles going on in most of the world’s large cities.

Luzinterruptus wants literature to take over the streets and conquer public spaces, freely offering those passersby a traffic-free place which, for some hours, will succumb to the humble power of the written word.

Beautiful.

Soviet Innerness

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Soviet Innerness is a touching photo project showcasing forgotten interiors walls in former Soviet Bloc nations. Absolutely beautiful! So many stories that want to be told. Well done, Elena Amabili and Alessandro Calvaresi!

(This brings back memories: For my thesis in 1999, I created a 200 page photo book on the beauty in the mundane!)

Bunnie Reiss

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I am dreaming of a pair of cosmic animal gloves by Bunnie Reiss on my living room walls. They’re hand painted and quite magical.

#wishlisted

Green Rainbows

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Absolutely loving these green watercolor rainbows by industry & alchemy. There are other colors as well.

(via Joanna)

Not So Good | Not So Bad

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This Not So Good / Not So Bad box by Tina Berning made me look. I might start one of these myself. Also, what a talented illustrator.

Giant Marbles

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Kosmosphaera is a Swiss labor of love between Jodoc Elmiger and Valérie Jacquemet. Together they create giant glass marbles, reminding me so much of my childhood in the Swiss mountains. How stunning would one of these look in my home?

(In case you’re in London, they are currently showing at Tent London T3 booth L10.)

Wage Islands

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Wage Islands by Ekene Ijeoma is an interactive installation about wage and housing inequality in NYC. It’s a 3d topographic map of monthly housing costs submerged in water to show where New Yorkers can afford to live based on hourly wages.

Trending Topic

Trending Topic

You are my own trending topic by Jean André!

Oscar and The Truth Toad

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I often feel like I have Oscar the Truth Toad sitting on my head. Painting by Travis Louie.