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New! Art History in Contemporary Life Alexey Kondakov

Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov (previously) takes figures from classical and historical artworks and photoshops them into modern every day life, thus creating his ongoing series “Art History in Contemporary Life”. Facebook via  [This Isn’t Happiness] Advertisements

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Song of the Day: Bitter and Sweet by Ezio Bosso

Ezio Bosso (13 September 1971) is an Italian composer, classical musician and conductor. Ezio Bosso is one of the most influential living composers. Currently the principal conductor of the London Strings, Bosso was a child prodigy formed in Vienna. He … Continue reading

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Stone Sculptures GIF Art by Zack Dougherty (aka Hateplow)

Portland-based GIF maker Zack Dougherty (alias Hateplow) created these ingenious animated GIFs by the use of photos and CINEMA 4D, a 3D modeling, animation and rendering application. Hateplow captures HDR photos of the statues in galleries, scans them on his … Continue reading

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Song/Poem of the Day: Autumn (from The Four Seasons) by Antonio Vivaldi

“The four seasons” is a set of four violin concertos by Antonio Vivaldi, maybe the world’s most popular and recognised pieces of Baroque music. The concertos are accompanied by sonnets that depict the seasons. Though it is not known who … Continue reading

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What If Famous Paintings Were Photoshopped to Look Like Fashion Models?

Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus, 1486 Lauren Wade is the Senior Photo Editor for TakePart.com. She has worked as a photographer and editor for The Style Network, NBC, Daily Candy and elsewhere. “Whether it’s tucking tummies, contouring jaw lines, enlarging eyes … Continue reading

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Rock Paper Books – A Modern Collection of Classic Books by David Mautz

The concept for this project came about when David was looking for a nice set of classic paperbacks. Unfortunately, reprints of classic books are dominated by large companies that pump out cheap paperback versions with bland covers. The limited options … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg

“In the Hall of the Mountain King” (Norwegian: I Dovregubbens hall) is a piece of orchestral music composed by Edvard Grieg for the sixth scene of act 2 in Henrik Ibsen’s 1867 play Peer Gynt. It was originally part of … Continue reading

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Classical orchestra eating the worlds hottest chili peppers

Members of the Danish National Chamber Orchestra playing Tango Jalousie while eating the worlds hottest chili peppers. The orchestra is conducted by Chili Klaus – a Danish Chili Pepper enthusiast.  

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Russian Artist Inserts Her Fat Cat Into Iconic Painting

“Artist Svetlana Petrova doesn’t have to pay models to pose for her, instead she uses her ginger tabby Zarathustra. She recreates some of the world’s finest paintings by Botticelli, Dali, or Monet, featuring her fine feline as willing subject. It … Continue reading

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Song/Poem of the Day: Spring (from The Four Seasons) by Antonio Vivaldi

“The four seasons” is a set of four violin concertos by Antonio Vivaldi, maybe the world’s most popular and recognised pieces of Baroque music. The concertos are accompanied by sonnets that depict the seasons. Though it is not known who … Continue reading

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