Posts by Jenny Zhang

August 14, 2017

Artist with Synesthesia Paints Music as Gorgeous Splashes of Color

Missouri-based artist Melissa McCracken paints music. As a synesthete, the sounds that she hears every day—whether it’s someone’s name or a song on the radio—are translated into vibrant, beautiful colors that carry the cadence of melodies. McCracken’s vivid paintings stem from her desire to capture her daily experiences so that others can understand the brilliant, saturated world she inhabits.

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April 4, 2016

Stunning Photos Illustrate the Diverse Beauty of Greenland’s Natural Landscape

With over three-quarters of its land covered by the only permanent ice sheet outside of Antarctica, Greenland may not be the first place to pop into your mind when you think of “vacation,” but a gorgeous Flickr photostream by nonprofit organization Visit Greenland just might make you book your next flight to the former Danish province. Called “the Land of Great Length,” Greenland is the world’s largest island and least densely populated territory.

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March 21, 2016

Content Curator: Rom Levy from StreetArtNews

Even among a digital landscape filled with art and design blogs, StreetArtNews has carved out a unique spot as the ultimate source for all things street art. Launched in 2009 by Rom Levy, the website caters to “art geeks” who love all things creative and urban, from murals to installations to graffiti. StreetArtNews not only features artists like Banksy and Nick Walker, but also publishes lifestyle coverage, exhibition reviews, retrospectives, videos, Q&A’s, and more.

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February 23, 2016

Interview: The Colorfully Psychedelic Art of Jen Stark

In 2007, Miami native Jen Stark made a vibrant splash in the art world with her fantastically psychedelic sculptures crafted from colorful layers of paper. Exploring ideas of replication and infinity, Stark’s mandala-like work mimics the intricate patterns and vivid hues found in nature, spiraling endlessly inward to a perfect point of meditation.

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