June 22, 2017

Cannes Lions Winning Campaign Adds Feet to Famous Portraits

With the strong belief that “ideas, insight and inspiration” are key to creative business, advertising agency Ogilvy incorporates an artistic edge into its designs. Their inventive approach to advertising is particularly evident in “Portraits Completed,” a clever campaign that won big at the Cannes Lions festival. Designed for Kiwi Shoe Care, “Portraits Completed” reimagines well-known works of art by adding feet to famous portraits.

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June 22, 2017

9 Abstract Artists Who Changed the Way We Look at Painting

Today, abstract painting is viewed as a key style contained within the Modern Art movement. Pioneered by many forward-thinking 20th-century painters and celebrated for its avant-garde aesthetic, the abstract genre represents a pivotal moment in modernism. As a catalyst for contemporary art, abstract painting rejected the “rules” of traditional art. Rather than focus on figurative and representational depictions, abstract painters placed emphasis on color, composition, and emotion.

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June 21, 2017

Brilliant Resin Jewelry Encapsulate the Swirling Beauty of the Real World

We often wish that we could harness the splendor of the natural world and carry its beauty wherever we go. While that is but a dream, there are ways to encapsulate that feeling through the things we wear. Miha Debeljak of Wood All Good creates wood and resin jewelry that’s “in harmony with nature.” Available as pendants or rings, the pieces are colorful, statement-making accessories inspired by locales in the real world.

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June 21, 2017

Photographer Spends 6 Months Traveling Alone to Photograph Siberia’s Indigenous People

For the past 9 years, photographer Alexander Khimushin has been traveling the world, visiting 84 different countries. Three years ago, inspired by the idea of documenting remote cultures that are slowly disappearing due to globalization, he began his The World in Faces project. Seeking out small, ethnic minority groups around the world, Khimushin shoots incredible portraits that both honor and immortalize their culture.

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