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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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Fleurissements by Geoffroy Mottart

Fleurissements is a temporary urban installation by the florist Geoffroy Mottart. Over the last year the historic busts in parks and public spaces across Belgium were adorned with quirky botanical beards and blossoming hairstyles. “This idea came to me because I … Continue reading

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The Oldest Surviving Written Melody in History

The oldest surviving written melody so far discovered in History which can actually be reconstructed, was Hurrian Hymn Text H6. The musical notation for this amazing 3400 year old melody, was discovered in Ugarit, Northern Canaan (now forming the Southern part … Continue reading

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Historic Photos Of Love During Wartime

Korean War Goodbye Kiss, Los Angeles, Sept. 6, 1950 “Times change. Nothing remains the same forever. But as you can see from these heartwarming pictures compiled by Bored Panda, one thing doesn’t change no matter how much time passes, and … Continue reading

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Abandoned In Place: Preserving America’s Space History

Launch Ring,  Apollo Saturn Complex 34, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, 1990 These beautiful haunting images are by Chicago-born photographer Roland Miller. Miller has photographed the American Space Program for 25 years. His photographs are included in numerous permanent … Continue reading

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Mesmerizing Ceilings of Iran’s Natural and Architectural Treasures

golestan palace, tehran, iran “Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji ,  24 years old Photographer and Physics student from northern Iran, interested in Panoramic and Architecture Photography. I have been taking photos for 5 years, and have learned much through talking to … Continue reading

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Art Lies by Lorenzo Castellini

Art Lies is a series by brazilian artist Lorenzo Castellini in which he juxtaposes famous faces from masterpieces of art history with photographs of every day life of people on the street of São Paulo. An instant-air-collage. Instagram via [designboom]

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Art History in Contemporary Life Alexey Kondakov

Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov 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 [Supersonic][Colossal]

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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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New! Historical Princesses by Claire Hummel

Historical Princesses is a series by talented artist Claire Hummel. Claire portrayed each disney princesses in their hypothetical historical context, the illustrations are the result of a wise and accurate research on the history of costume and below each of them … Continue reading

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