Have you ever wondered how history’s famous artists would look like if they were alive today? This is the concept for the work of Tel-Aviv-based illustrator Amit Shimoni, who has reimagined iconic artists such as Frida Kahlo and Vincent van Gogh as if they were modern-day hipsters. His colorful portrait paintings are part of his ongoing series, aptly called HIPSTORY.
Published on Oct 3, 2018
See all the looks from Karl Lagerfeld’s seaside-inspired Spring-Summer 2019 collection, presented at the Grand Palais in Paris.
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— Johnny Jewel : Reach For the Beach (Synthgulls & Ocean) – Courtesy Of Italians Do It Better
– Glass Candy : Naked City – Courtesy Of Italians Do It Better
– Desire : Lately (Instrumental demo) – Courtesy Of Italians Do It Better
– Niagara : L’Amour à La Plage – Courtesy of Universal Music / Universal Music Publishing
– Desire : Tears From Heaven – Courtesy Of Italians Do It Better
Salvador Dali: The Melting Watch (1954)
The Melting Watch, (also known as Soft Watch at the Moment of First Explosion) is an example of this surrealist movement. Created in 1954, Dali used the presence of a dreamlike quality and ghostly appearance to accentuate the mysterious and unexplainable in his painting.
- dalipaintings.com: Melting Watch 1954
From one of New York City’s most iconic landmarks, Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, Ralph Lauren presents his 50th Anniversary Show—a multi-brand, multi-generational celebration of the World of Ralph Lauren and the next chapter of iconic American style. #RL50 #RalphLauren
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A new exhibit at The Skyscraper Museum in New York City traces the evolution of the city’s skyline from the 19th century to the present day and into plans for the future. With a mix of archival photography, interactive graphics, models, and drawings, the exhibit breaks down the skyline’s history into distinct eras
Roberto Capucci (b. 1930) is an Italian fashion designer. Or maybe he’s a sculptor. It’s difficult to be sure. Capucci’s sculpture dresses […]
dailyartmagazine.com: Is It Fashion, or Is It Art? Roberto Capucci’s Sculpture Dresses
“We’re seeing our scariest predictions coming true.”
Wildfires were always part of a complex system. Climate change—carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases raising the overall temperature of the planet—added to the complexity. The implications of that will play out for millennia.
motherjones.com: Fire Scientists Are Sure of Only One Thing: This Will Get Worse
From 1972 to 1984, Best Products collaborated with the design firm SITE to transform many of its stores into stunning and bizarre works of art. These special showrooms, as they were called, generated fanfare, admiration, and controversy across the United States.
They were hotly debated in architecture circles, and ultimately became textbook examples of of postmodern architecture—playful and critical, providing mass appeal while challenging assumptions about how “serious” art should look, and where it should be found.
It’s the end of the world as we know it, and Best Products is having a sale.
Read and see more Best Products and SITE collaborations on atlasobscura.com
atlasobscura.com: The Abandoned, Apocalyptic Architecture of One Bold 1970s Retail Chain
According to the annual State of the Climate report, 2017 was the globe’s 3rd-warmest year on record, behind 2016 (1st) and 2015.
Earth also experienced record-high greenhouse gas concentrations and rises in sea level.
However, ads weren’t always governed by a set of rules, like they are now. If someone doesn’t like an ad these days, they just start a hashtag and the company pulls the ad and apologizes. If an ad doesn’t deliver on its promises, you can sue them. But vintage ads…? They could say anything they wanted, pretty much.
Commercials used to be even worse
topixoffbeat.com: 25 Insane Vintage Ads You Won’t Believe