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ART: Remixing the Renaissance into Hilarious Gifs

Artist James Kerr creates incredibly weird gifs out of Renaissance art and it’s all pretty incredible. 

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ART: Remixing the Renaissance into Hilarious Gifs

Artist James Kerr creates incredibly weird gifs out of Renaissance art and it’s all pretty incredible. 

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DESIGN: Optical Illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka

Akiyoshi Kitaoka, a professor of psychology at the Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, specializes in visual illusion, visual completion, motion perception and stereopsis.

Sound complicated? To put it in layman’s terms, Kitaoka is interested in how your brain interprets signals it receives from your eyes.

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DESIGN: Optical Illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka

Akiyoshi Kitaoka, a professor of psychology at the Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, specializes in visual illusion, visual completion, motion perception and stereopsis.

Sound complicated? To put it in layman’s terms, Kitaoka is interested in how your brain interprets signals it receives from your eyes.

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SPOTLIGHT: Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” Artwork x Famous Paintings

Look at what you’ve done, Nicki. This has gotten completely out of hand (can’t lie though… we’re not mad at it)! Last week Nicki Minaj revealed the cover art to her highly anticipated new single “Anaconda” dropping 7/28 and (as per usual) once the internet was graced with a beautiful, majestic thing, it took it and turned it into something else.

In this case… Nicki and her a$$ has found itself onto nearly every famous classic painting you could dream of! Continue getting your life after the jump: 

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SPOTLIGHT: Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” Artwork x Famous Paintings

Look at what you’ve done, Nicki. This has gotten completely out of hand (can’t lie though… we’re not mad at it)! Last week Nicki Minaj revealed the cover art to her highly anticipated new single “Anaconda” dropping 7/28 and (as per usual) once the internet was graced with a beautiful, majestic thing, it took it and turned it into something else.

In this case… Nicki and her a$$ has found itself onto nearly every famous classic painting you could dream of! Continue getting your life after the jump: 

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SPOTLIGHT: Photos of Colorful Light Clouds That Are Actually WiFi Signals

In his project ‘Spirit Photographs—Wireless Spectre’, Newcastle University student Luis Hernan used long exposure photography to bring WiFi signals to life, resulting in a photo series of colorful light trails. 

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SPOTLIGHT: Photos of Colorful Light Clouds That Are Actually WiFi Signals

In his project ‘Spirit Photographs—Wireless Spectre’, Newcastle University student Luis Hernan used long exposure photography to bring WiFi signals to life, resulting in a photo series of colorful light trails. 

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ART: Shipping Containers Painted With Greek God and Goddess Murals by Pichi & Avo

Spanish street art duo, Pichi & Avo’s participation in the North West Walls street art festival in Belgium resulted in this staggering, jaw-dropping mural.

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ART: Shipping Containers Painted With Greek God and Goddess Murals by Pichi & Avo

Spanish street art duo, Pichi & Avo’s participation in the North West Walls street art festival in Belgium resulted in this staggering, jaw-dropping mural.

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ART: Vibey Minimalist Paintings of Los Angeles by Bradley Hankey

Inspired by the light and colors of Los Angeles, artist Bradley Hankey used a combination of influences from photography and painting to develop these minimalist scenes.

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ART: Vibey Minimalist Paintings of Los Angeles by Bradley Hankey

Inspired by the light and colors of Los Angeles, artist Bradley Hankey used a combination of influences from photography and painting to develop these minimalist scenes.

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SPOTLIGHT: Artist Telmo Pieper Recreates Childhood Doodles 20 Years Later

How can you not appreciate the utter awesomeness that is this project?! With the help of Photoshop, artist Telmo Pieper digitally recreates his old drawings into realistic versions of his childhood imagination.

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SPOTLIGHT: Artist Telmo Pieper Recreates Childhood Doodles 20 Years Later

How can you not appreciate the utter awesomeness that is this project?! With the help of Photoshop, artist Telmo Pieper digitally recreates his old drawings into realistic versions of his childhood imagination.

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