Caddisfly larvae build protective cases around their developing bodies, using materials found in their environment. Artist Hubert Duprat supplied them with gold leaf, opal and turquoise, among other materials and this is what they created. Photos by Jean-Luc Fournier.
Big Appetites is a series of fine art photographs by artist Christopher Boffoli. The series presents tiny, meticulously detailed figures posed in real food environments, referencing both a cultural fascination with tiny things as well as an American enthusiasm for excess, especially in the realm of food.
Mens Health ‘heart’, a paper anatomical heart created by Kyle Bean for an article about heart disease in Mens Health Magazine. Photo by Owen Silverwood.
Distorted Gravity, a photo series by Russian photographer Anka Zhuravleva.
The woven portico, by London-based artist Nicolas Feldmeyer. The artist employs existing architecture to create new spaces through the integration of contrasting materials. Photo by Nick Rochowski.
This site-specific installation in which he has woven a mesh between the columns of the portico of the central building at the University of College (UCL) in London, the strips of translucent material envelope the massive structure’s porch, enveloping the open space, offering a play of light and shadow from within.
Bicycle, an hand-drawn, illustrated cycle race through the streets of London by the young artist Ugo Gattoni.
From elite athletes to cycle couriers, commuters, bankers, delivery boys, mums with kids, youths on stolen mountain bikes to fashionistas and hipsters on fixed gear bikes – pretty soon you will realize this is no ordinary road race!
Hipster Trap, by Studio Shot.
Shrink-wrapped bodies, by French photographer Julien Palast. In his ‘skindeep’ series, the vivid image-based project silhouettes the beauty of the human form by shrink-wrapping bodies, exposing the contours and curves of male and female figures with vibrant colors.
Color jam, an installation by Jessica Stockholder in downtown Chicago, USA.
The artist envisioned a ‘three-dimensional painting’, with color spilling out of windows, through doors, and onto the buildings and sidewalks of the intersection at State and Adams. Color jam is Chicago’s largest public art project ever and was commissioned by the Chicago Loop Alliance, it will remain in place until september 30, 2012.
An old man painting Chinese calligraphy, a very difficult traditional art to master. The stroke order is extremely important in character writing, and the man in the picture is working on his second stroke. Unknown photographer.
A motorcycle sketch made on a plane. “Here are some rough sketches I scribbled out, between turbulence, on the plane ride to and from MA. Turns out laying down good elipses during a thunderstorm is next to impossible, so I just aimed for composition and proportional studies.”
Light and Space, an installation by artist Robert Irwin, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, 2007.
Imogen, painting by Ben Slow at the offices of Six Oranges, Hanbury Street, London.