Heart-Attack Inducing Photo Series by Alex Prager

Compulsion is a thrilling series, by Alex Prager, that is guaranteed to make your heart race. They’re cinematic photos filled with an incredible amount of suspense and drama.

Last year, Huffington Post conducted an interview with Prager where she shared that the inspiration behind this series is Stanley Kubrick’s psychological horror film, The Shining. Look at each photo and you’ll quickly understand why.

Compulsion was on view at Michael Hoppen Contemporary gallery in London. As it states on their site, “Prager's new series investigates the complexity of observation within a society inundated by compulsive spectators, as well as the recurrent discourse in photography – that ‘meaning’ is often derived from a multiplicity of gazes.”

Michael Hoppen Contemporary website

November 29, 2016

Klimt-Inspired Golden Map of Manhattan Celebrates the Bright Lights of New York at Night

Though designer Rafael Esquer has lived in New York City for 20 years, he’s still in awe of its bright lights and buzzing nightlife. As the founder of Alfalfa Studio, a branding and graphic design house based in Lower Manhattan, he creates pieces inspired by his enlightening experiences in the Big Apple. His latest project, a shimmering map entitled Iconic New York Illuminated, captures the magic of Manhattan after dark.

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