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It’s always fun to peek back into the lives of reality TV stars and see what they were like before they were famous. Er, “famous.” One reality star — whom we’re a big fan of here at The Frisky — was a student at the New York Institute for Technology and posted a dozen of… READ MORE »


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I always knew Barbie had a dark side. Mariel Clayton explores Barbie’s evil alter-ego in her doll dioramas. [The Daily What]
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From artist Joseph Barbaccia’s Integration series: BLAMe. Not quite sure what that title means, but I like the idea here. Feeling a little vulnerable? Wish you were better armed? Well, have a handgun transplanted onto your hand, and you are a post-feminist Terminator. One question, though. When the bullet exists the forefinger, will it mess… READ MORE »


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Check out this wonderfully simple print from artist Marc Johns. Every time I look at it, I get the feeling that I’m being hypnotized, but in a good way: “You are getting happy, very happy…” [$20, Etsy] … READ MORE »


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Here’s a testament to just how loyal readers of fashion blogs are: when Sea of Shoes blogger Jane Aldridge announced an art contest on her site, she received hundreds of submissions. Asking readers to interpret their favorite spring runway look, people came up with all sorts of crazy things from paintings and illustrations to ” READ MORE »


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As gorgeous as this Starry Night ring is on its own, how awesome would it look paired with this bra? I think Van Gogh would approve. [$19, Kimari Jewelry] … READ MORE »


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One of the owners of my favorite bar, Lit Lounge, was also the toast of Art Basel in Miami this year! Erik Foss’ “Word” has managed to turn the most rudimentary skill, listing the alphabet, into the most breathtakingly sexy 26 frames. Man, I’m a writer and I didn’t even realize letters could be so… READ MORE »


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NYU photography professor Wafaa Bilal was one of 23 brave souls who agreed to have surveillance cameras embedded in the backs of their heads as part of an art project called “The Third Eye.” The images recorded on the cam will be streamed to a live feed at the Arab Museum of Modern… READ MORE »


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Moxy Creative House has put together a badass series of art prints depicting the signature styles of 20 different rock icons. Ranging from Kurt Cobain to Run DMC, these limited edition posters are almost as cool as the rock gods that inspired them. One major complaint, though: no female musicians were included. Seriously? No Debbie… READ MORE »


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They say you are what you eat, but to photographer Ted Sabarese, you also wear what you eat. For this food-fashion project, the artist collaborated with designers to create clothing (or something like it) out of foods the models said they ate. Could you imagine walking around dressed in a representation of your daily breakfast? READ MORE »


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Finally, a new use for the Yellow Pages! Philadelphia artist Alex Querel thought canvas was too dull a medium to work with—so he took to carving phone books to make his photo-realistic portraits of notorious celebs. Says Querel, “In carving and painting a head from a phone directory, I’m celebrating the individual lost in the… READ MORE »


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Anything used to wipe your you-know-what would be the last place we’d look for art supplies. One artist, however, manages to create beauty out of toilet paper rolls. Pretty incredible, no? [Geekologie] … READ MORE »


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Photographer Edward Horsford has really good timing — which is how he’s able to take such jaw-dropping photos of balloons as they pop. Incredibly, Horsford works alone, using a timer and a flash to capture the absolute perfect balloon-popping moment. We love how he captures the balloon’s moment of release. [Neatorama] … READ MORE »


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Designer sketches are one thing, but to be a fashion illustrator is another art altogether. And that’s what a new exhibition—called Drawing Fashion—at London’s Design Museum explores. The show features the works of famous fashion artists from the 1930s to the present. Some examples: the right hand image above is a print called “Fashion by… READ MORE »


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This might look like a photo from a beauty editorial in a fashion magazine, but it’s actually a painting by hyper-realist artist Simon Hennessey. I’ve spent approximately four hours examining those exquisitely detailed pores and whispering, “No freaking way! That’s paint?” (As you can tell I am an eloquent art critic). If you’ve got time… READ MORE »


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This adorable mini-collage would look amazing framed and hung up in a glassed-walled sun room, surrounded by potted ferns and gilded curiosities from around the world. Luckily for me (since I don’t have a glass-walled sun room or a fern), it would also look awesome tacked onto the inspiration wall above my desk, surrounded by… READ MORE »


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Anonymous street artist JR was awarded a $100,000 TED Prize this week for his impressive public art endeavors. JR makes intensely large photographs, which he then wheat pastes into a variety of locales, transforming his surroundings. The photo above is from an installation he did in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. After the jump, check out… READ MORE »


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Behold artist Kate Bauman’s work, titled “‘Til Death Do Us Part.” The Gloss cheekily suggests that this knuckle engagement ring is for people who get divorced multiple times and keep their rings. We first thought it referenced polygamy. Or the luckiest girl in the world who got not one, but four diamond rings for her… READ MORE »


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