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James Kerr AKA Scorpion Dagger Turns Animated GIFS »

“I like the idea of these people bumbling around the world and having fun, and not taking life too seriously.” At first, I was just looking for images without copyrights on them! It was maybe a few months into Scorpion Dagger when I realized that I kept going back to the Renaissance art, and started thinking that maybe there was something [...]

Anaïs Nin: Anxiety is love’s greatest killer »

Anaïs Nin: Anxiety is love’s greatest killer

Monday.  Words.  Anaïs Nin: Anxiety is love’s greatest killer.   Image:  Debbie Millman

July 4th Afterthoughts: Andy Warhol on American »

  “Everybody has their own America, and then they have pieces of a fantasy America that they think is out there but they can’t see. So the fantasy corners of America, you’ve pieced them together from scenes in movies and music and lines from books. And you live in your dream America that you’ve custom-made from art and schmaltz and [...]

The Neglect of a Loved One: Back to MixingReality »

Life has a funny way of sneaking up on you.  Whether it's getting to the taxes that you filed an extension for, touching up the roots on your do, or finally getting the house painted after many years of hemming and hawing about costs and colors...time marches on. So with no excuses, only time passing, I am back to my blog here at [...]

Hidetaka Onoyama’s Eclipse Photo of the Day »

Hidetaka Onoyama’s Eclipse Photo of the Day

During yesterday's annular eclipse, in which the moon passed in front of the sun leaving only a golden ring around its edges, Hidetaka Onoyama's photo emerged as our favorite image.  Taken from Tokyo, it's a beautiful reminder of the wonder of nature, and the power of science to understand.

Hack of the day: 1919 folding camera & Canon 5D »

Hack of the day: 1919 folding camera & Canon 5D

Gorgeousness from the almost hundred year old lens of a Piccolette Contessa-Nettel (1919) folding camera hacked onto the photographer  Jason Bognack's Canon 5D. More photos on the artist's blog todaystomorrow via thenextweb

Happy Valentine’s Day from Scott Scheidly & »

Happy Valentine’s Day from Scott Scheidly & Mixing Reality

The art of Scott Scheidly seems apropos of wishing our readers a Happy Valentine's Day.  May your hearts grow loveliness today and always. See more work by Scott Scheidly at Hi*Fructose.

Video of the Day – The Wrinkles Of The City, Los »

Video of the Day – The Wrinkles Of The City, Los Angeles by JR

  JR is a French conceptual artist who works in the streets hanging massive photos in public spaces.  His art has transcended the streets with shows at Tate Modern and Centre Pompidou.  In 2011 he won a TED prize, and Forbes Magazine has featured him in their 30 Under 30.  At mixingreality we love him too, and have written about his [...]

A Collaborative Process: Laurel Roth & Andy Diaz »

A Collaborative Process:  Laurel Roth & Andy Diaz Hope

All of the work is intended to question what it means to be human on this evolutionary path through time.  ~  Laurel Roth & Andy Diaz Hope Together Laurel Roth and Andy Diaz Hope represent an ideal of artistic collaboration.  They not only make artwork together, they co-create two artists' live/work cooperatives (one in San Francisco [...]

So Yoon Lym’s Cornrows: Paintings of Hair & »

So Yoon Lym’s Cornrows: Paintings of Hair & Braids

Cruising through the internet the other day, I was stopped short by Yoon Lym's paintings of women's cornrows.  The arresting portraits of women's hair and braids, and the work that goes into the styles, made me want to study the intricate patterns and lines of shape. Lym, who is Korean, speaks about her journey as an artist: Although I [...]

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