MoMA’s Starry Night Pumpkin

Just how does a museum like the MoMA get into the Halloween spirit? They create show off a very beautiful carving of van Gogh’s Starry Night. What an artistic treat!

Update: When we reached out to MoMA representatives for more information, we learned that this pumpkin was carved by Marc Evan Leibowitz of Maniac Pumpkin Carvers. He gave it to the MoMA as a gift.

via [MoMA Facebook page]

Other Starry Night Art:
Imagining the Creation of Starry Night
Van Gogh’s Starry Night Made of Rolled Paper
Famous Face Paintings
Van Gogh’s Paintings Get Tilt-Shifted

January 16, 2017

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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January 16, 2017

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

At first glance, the bright and colorful Know Your Lemons poster may not appear to be dealing with an issue of life or death. A closer look, however, reveals the severity of the situation at hand. Created by the Worldwide Breast Cancer organization, the clever image uses manipulated photos of lemons to illustrate the tell-tale physical signs of breast cancer.

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