Gravity Defying Photography (25 photos)

It seems strange to me that we’ve never covered Li Wei’s photography here on theMET. His incredibly creative photos represent everything we love to write about – they’re unique, fun, imaginitive and well-executed. More performance art than just photography, Li Wei’s work incorporates everything from mirrors to metal wires, items a modern-day magician might even use. Lately, he’s centered his work around the idea of gravity, or lack-thereof.

Li Wei






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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