Top 5 Friday : March 29, 2013

Jay Shells

1. Artist Jay Shells takes his Rap Quotes project to the streets, literally. Shells creates official-looking signs and posts them at specific locations as rapped by famed lyricists including Mos Def (aka Yasiin Bey), Jay-Z and Nas. 2. An Aurora Borealis occurred on March 17th. How did I know about it? I saw this video…read more…

Top 5 Friday : March 22, 2013

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1. Ugh, snow. In the city, the white stuff turns black and slushy almost instanteously. The beauty of it dies the moment it hits the cement and starts melting. But photographer Don Komarechka makes you realize every flake is, in itself, something extraordinarily beautiful. Mother Nature, you win. 2. Don’t fuck with your wives. Seriously,…read more…

Top 5 Friday : March 8, 2013

Cecilia Paredes

1. Brazilian design studio 18bis visualizes Pablo Neruda’s poem The Me Bird using the strata stencil technique. What results is a hypnotic, mystical journey of a ballerina reaching her ultimate freedom. 2. Designed by Sunhan Kwon, Take Weather combines traditional weather apps with photosharing to produce personal updates on Mother Nature. You can download it…read more…

Top 5 Friday : January 25, 2013

Alessandro Puccinelli

1. Sister folk trio, The Staves, are out with a new video for their single Winter Tree directed by UK duo Karni and Saul Freed. I love it despite the fact I do not have a soft spot for folk music. That says something, doesn’t it? 2. Oil painter Jeremy Mann captures brooding landscapes with…read more…

Sky Series by artist Eric Cahan

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The majesty of mother nature never ceases to amaze. If I stop for a moment, peel myself away from the glare of the computer screen, I tend to gravitate towards a window to then focus my attention to the sky. I imagine life beyond the curvature of the earth and my thoughts will suspend in…read more…

Top 5 Friday : July 13, 2012

Camille Seaman

1. Photographer Camille Seaman chases a tornado and captures its progression in her series, The Big Cloud : The Lovely Monster. Mother Nature never looked so fearsome. Check out the rest of her work by clicking here. 2. Created and animated by Kevin Bapp, see a mash-up of the Super Friends and The Golden Girls,…read more…

Land Art by French Artist Sylvain Meyer

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French artist Sylvain Meyer utilizes solid earth like no other contemporary artist. Meyer manipulates the space around her to produce inventive installations, an almost seamless and sometimes bold integration of art and nature. Visit the artist’s Flickr page for more images.