Long-horn Miao

Hair Today, Still Hair Tomorrow

Of the many minority ethnic groups laced among the 1.3 billion people of China, the Longhorn Miao (or Changjiao Miao), located in the mountains in the south, is one of the more unusual. It was only in 1994, with the building of a highway, that the Miao and their elaborate headpieces were revealed to the world.

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Aug 15, 2016 12:16:00
Craig Green fall 2016

Drone as Photographer

Over the weekend, London men's designer Craig Green unveiled the campaign for his enigmatic fall collection. Tapping into the same darkly ambiguous vibe, it shows models haphazardly strewn about a black-sand beach, seemingly washed ashore. Just as remarkable, it appears to be the first campaign shot entirely by drone.

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Aug 14, 2016 19:51:00
Fantich & Young

Shoes with Bite

Mariana Fantich (Ukraine) and Dominic Young (UK) are East London-based artists who, since 2008, have been known as Fantich & Young.

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Aug 13, 2016 16:10:00
Mechano-therapy by Dr. Zander

When Victorians Hit the Gym

Here's something to think about the next time you strap on your crusty gym clothes and curse "whoever invented exercise." Swedish physician and said inventor Gustav Zander pioneered mechano-therapy — i.e. fitness through manually operated contraptions — in the late 19th century, circa industrialization, when hard labor wasn't a choice for most.

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Aug 12, 2016 19:36:00
Erin M. Riley

Porn, Bongs and a Loom

Philadelphia artist Erin M. Riley takes the lurid images that usually live on Snapchat, Tumblr, or the privacy of one's own phone and translates them into large-scale tapestries, hand-woven on an actual loom. They feature scantily clad women, used condoms, bongs, baggies of party favors, toilet hovering, the occasional puke, and so on.

  

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Aug 08, 2016 15:52:00
Inapprpriate slogan tees in Asia

Inappropriate Slogan Tees in Asia

Badly translated slogan tees never die, they just go to Asia, where their wearers go about their day blissfully unaware...

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Aug 07, 2016 12:21:00
Artist emoji

If Artists Were Emojis

If artists were emojis, by L.A. gallery Cantor Fine Art, seemingly made for no other reason than the glory of art and emoji...

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Aug 06, 2016 23:22:00
Before They Pass Away

Before They Pass Away

In his landmark project Before They Pass Away, Jimmy Nelson captured the lives, customs, and spectacular dress of the world's last surviving tribes. And he did so in their native lands, from the icy wilds of the Canadian north to the desert plains of Africa to the lush jungles of New Guinea.

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Aug 06, 2016 19:59:00
Ana Hell

An Artist Gives Back

Spanish photographer Ana Hell harbors a penchant for the absurd and surreal. She molds and plays with bodies as if they were her canvas.

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Aug 04, 2016 23:26:00

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