Garden Fresh by Agan Harahap


Garden Fresh series by Agan Harahap investigates the shifting boundaries between humans and animals in today’s environment and the complex relationship between art and nature. It is like a fable about a journey undertaken by the animals when they venture into our daily lives. The …



People play with and find uses for periscopes already from the Gutenberg era. Some used it in wars, some seriously struggled to market it as useful for civic lives. Some made periscopes their secret tools for “magic” shows. EYEteleporter is a transformable periscopic mask that explores …

Rock Stars at home with their Parents


     A gallery of rock legends: Clapton, Zappa, Elton John, Grace Slick Jackson Five and their totally square, totally sweet parents. In its September 24, 1971 issue, LIFE magazine illustrated a different side of the lives of rock stars. Like other mere mortals, they often …

Spectacular Day view of Manhattan


Download the Hires here. “Me and my friends are creating project AirPano. I joined AirPano since its beginning as a project coordinator, photographer and color correction artist. AirPano is a noncommercial project focused on creation of high resolution 3D aerial panoramas. Our  team is a …

Patty Carroll: Anonymous Women


INTERVIEW WITH PATTY CARROLL by FSTOP Magazine Stephanie Dean: So my main question, and you can go on and on, is do you consider this work portraiture? Patty Carroll: Well, Yes in a way. Yes, it’s like un-portraiture, this work actually started with a different …

Helmut Newton’s Rare Photos


A collection of unseen or rare photos by the Great Master Helmut Newton. See also the previous posts about Helmut Newton: HN 10 years ago, Censored Pirelli Calendar 1986, Big Nudes, The Legend.

After Schengen: Europe’s Abandoned Border Crossings


The “After Schengen” project shows old border crossing points between different states in the European Union. After the Schengen agreement, most of these old checkpoints remain abandoned and out of service, allowing us to gaze into the past from the present. It causes many reflections, specially …

Mona Caron’s Murals


Mona Caron is a San Francisco-based artist dedicated to muralism & street art, illustration, artivism, and photography. Her focus is on community-informed and site-specific public art. She has created murals in the US, Switzerland, Spain, Bolivia and Brazil, and has freelanced as an illustrator since …

Margaret Keane ‘Big Eyes’


Born in 1927 in Nashville, Tennessee, Margaret Keane has always loved to paint and draw since an early age.  She first made her paintings famous in San Francisco’s North Beach in the 1950s. Margaret’s work drew little accolades from art critics but was loved and admired …

Best nature pictures of 2012


A wonderful collection of the best nature photos of the year from Associated Press, Getty Images and Reuters. Enjoy! (via)

Frozen Landscapes: Lakes, Oceans and Pond


A beautiful gallery of frozen lakes, oceans and pond from BoredPanda. Above: Abraham Lake – Canada, Emmanuel Coupé Kalomiris Siberia, Matthieu Paley Frozen Pond, Adam Rifkin Baikal Lake, Daniel Kordan 7 Japan, Kent Shiraishi Frozen Fractals on Southern Oregon Antarctica, Stu Shaw Baikal Lake, Alexey Trofimov Arctic …

James Jean


James Jean is a Taiwanese American visual artist, known for both his commercial work and fine art gallery work. He is known in the American comics industry as a cover artist for various books published by DC Comics, as well as for his work for …

Twilight Photographer Kimberley French Talks Movie Photography


Kimberley French has the job you didn’t even know you wanted: she’s a still photographer working on movie sets. French has not only shot stills and behind the scenes on such renowned movies as Oscar award-winning film Brokeback Mountain, The Assassination of Jesse James, Shooter, …

Tao Liu, Self-Taught Chinese Street Photographer


Liu Tao, a water meter reader in Hefei, Anhui Province, never imagined that the arc of his career would change so rapidly. If it hadn’t been for photography, he would have been a water meter reader his whole life. The job was mechanical and tedious: …

2012 A Year in Pictures: Part I (Associated Press & Reuters)


Fireworks light up the skyline and Big Ben just after midnight, January 1, 2012 in London, England. Thousands of people lined the banks of the River Thames in central London to ring in the New Year with a spectacular fireworks display. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) People …

TAXI by Mike Harvey


Working as a taxi driver for 4 years – write Mike Harvey – gave me a great insight into the people and community of Neath. Thousands of people travelled in the small transient space of the taxi, and each journey had it’s own unique interaction …

Richard Estes’ Incredibly Realistic Paintings


Considered a founder of the Photorealist movement, Richard Estes is best known for his paintings of city scenes in New York. Compiling his compositions from multiple source photographs, Estes reconstructs reality in highly convincing renderings. He often incorporates reflective surfaces, such as shop windows and …

The Sound of Power, world leaders turned into speakers


‘The Sound of Power’ is a collection of desktop speakers inspired by the busts of five world leaders. Created by Russian artist Petro Wodkins, the porcelain speakers look like Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong-Un, Muammar Gaddafi, and Robert Mugabe. (Via Lost at e minor)