Art

Art that transforms under blacklight

Canadian passport when held under UV light Canadians know how to party. Everyone got your passport? Turn on the black lights… and… LET’S PARTY!!! The Canadian passport comes alive under black light. The regular image under normal light is so staid and traditional. The clock tower building is the The Parliament of Canada, seated at …

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The origami master who took 50 hours to fold a Samurai warrior

The person who folded this incredible Samurai did a folding process video. Watching it will absorb you. This man folding the paper is like a Samurai warrior. His pre-creased sheet like a map, planning his attack. The insane folds looking initially like a disjointed pile of paper is the moving forward to battle in a …

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Earliest artworks of fireworks

Fireworks captured in 1782. Very cool to see artwork capturing fireworks from so long ago. The Art Institute of Chicago’s “Art Tab” Chrome extension always displays interesting random artworks. Check out how crazy these fireworks look. The lines streaking across the sky looks like lightning! I’m guessing these early fireworks didn’t always have a straight …

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Airport parking garage transformed into drive-through art gallery

An airport parking garage in Cologne, Germany is transformed into a drive-through art gallery. 300 artworks are on display on luggage carts, which gives just the right viewing height for people in cars to see the artwork while slowly driving by. With less flights (and I assume less parking in the airport), they have the …

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Bing says vintage apple crate labels are guerilla art

Bing has a very interesting interpretation for what “guerilla art” is. Do an image search on Bing for “guerilla art” and you’ll get a listing dominated by vintage labels. Most of these results come from a blog post, “20 vintage apple crate labels from the Pacific North West“. These vintage apple crate labels are quite …

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16th century Switzerland textiles that look like bitmap art

It is my greatest desire that some video game midi music play in the background while this is displayed. Are there other examples of 16th century Switzerland textiles with bitmap art? I’m googling: Switzerland 16th century textile Google is not a very good search engine for finding 16th century Switzerland textiles. Is there a better …

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