Imagining the Creation of Starry Night


Alex Ruiz often wondered how the sky looked when Vincent van Gogh painted Starry Night. “This is an homage to him, and to his painting, one of my all time favorites,” he says. “I wanted this piece to be somewhat magical and fantastic, not just a normal night painting. Hence the large moon, large stars, transparent clouds etc., yet keeping a mostly realistic feel to it.”

Alex Ruiz’s on deviantART
via [Twisted Sifter]



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Powerful Portraits Capture the History and Masculinity of Mongolian Wrestling

“Like going to war.” This is how one of the wrestlers in photographer Ken Hermann and art director Gem Fletcher‘s project Bökh, describes Mongolian wrestling. Shot in the grasslands of Inner Mongolia, the resulting portraits and short film pay respect to this ancient tradition. It’s a tradition that is still very much alive in the nomadic communities that account for 30% of the country’s population.

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Life-Saving Poster Uses Lemons to Illustrate Different Signs of Breast Cancer

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