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[NSFW] Eerily Lifelike Sculptures Cast Sex and Death Anxieties in Wax

Sigrid Sarda is a painter turned wax sculptor whose realistic human figure express her anxiety about the world.

[NSFW] Disturbing Fleshy Sculptures Imagine a Mutated Human Race

Italian sculptors Antonello Serra and Sara Renzetti breathe life into visions of humanity you dare not dream.

“One Minute Sculpture” at Twenty: Erwin Wurm’s Ethics Demonstrated in Geometrical Order

13 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Wurm’s latest series of one minute sculptures, incorporating mid-century modern furniture and presented alongside five new cast bronze sculptures at Lehmann Maupin, evidences that, even as he plays with variations on familiar themes,...Show More Summary

Street Artist Remed Opens Portals to Spirituality

Influenced by artists like Modigliani and Leger, Remed creates vibrant, large-scale street art.

The Lost 80s Feminist Animation You've Never Seen

In Thatcher-era Britain, Joanna Quin decided film needed more male strippers and female protagonists. The result was 'Girls Night Out.'

A New Art Museum Stands on a Former Plantation in the Congo

By constructing an art center in one of the most disenfranchised parts of the world, activists want to ensure that the intellectual and financial benefits of art accumulate there, instead of places like New York and Berlin.

The International Church of Cannabis Has an Incredible Rainbow Mural

Spanish muralist Okuda San Miguel and Kenny Scharf brought their signature panache to Denver's new weed church.

Beautiful Brain Art Uncovers the Complexity of the Human Mind

Greg Dunn’s light-reflecting paintings make science visually stunning.

How to Create a Book Cover That Connects with Readers

14 hours agoArts / Writing : Writer Unboxed

A novel can take a few years to write (if you’re lucky). By the time your book is ready for a cover, it can be tempting to rush through this step. But your book’s cover is just as important as the story inside—especially during those critical few seconds when a purchasing decision is made—which is why […]

One Hundred Years of World War

14 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

“Wounded Man (Autumn 1916, Bapaume),” from Dix’s portfolio of 50 etchings, The War (Der Krieg), shows a brutal reality that lays waste to George W. Bush’s anesthetized vision of war wounds. The post One Hundred Years of World War appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Oscar Wilde in New York: A Portrait Photo Collection Taken in 1882 by Napoleon Sarony

Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Beginning in 1888, Wilde entered a seven-year period of furious creativity, during which he produced nearly all of his great literary works. Show More Summary

Photography at 200mph – An interview with motorsports photographer Kurt Bradley

Kurt Bradley is a former competitive driver turned motorsports photographer. He’s shot top-level international racing events such as Formula 1, MotoGP, and WEC, but also attends regional track days and car shows, plus the X-Games. Kurt has experience with photographing the unique setting of nighttime road racing. Show More Summary

Comics of the Week #387

Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]

Instagram versus Instagress – how to gain followers on instagram without a social media bot

If you’re a social media marketer, news that Instagram has finally been able to shut down Instagress, one of the most popular social media bots out there, is pretty big news. It’s no secret that the fastest way to grow a social media...Show More Summary

thunderstruck9: Charles Burchfield (American, 1893 -1967),...

19 hours agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

hunderstruck9: Charles Burchfield (American, 1893 -1967), August Cloud, 1947. Watercolor on joined paper mounted on board, 96.2 x 70.8 cm.

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