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Mad Quickies: Klimt Photos, Deep Sea Ceramics, Myths Busted Infographic and More!

Happy Monday! If you’re still unsure of how you feel about the week, table that decision in favor of some smart distraction. Onward!

As a tribute, photographer Inge Prader recreated Gustav Klimt’s Golden phase paintings. – via Beth

At Information is Beautiful: Common MythConceptions. The world’s most contagious falsehoods.

So you think you know things… Do you know what inspired the now legendary Vulcan salute?

Artist and director Refik Anadol created the immersive environment project Infinity Room at the Zorlu Performing Art Center in Istanbul. Trip out to the video below.

Own a piece of the K-T layer with these ceramics glazed with deep sea mud made by potter Joan Lederman. – found via Jennifer Ouellete

From Loadingicon: Fun looping GIF animations provide a little whimsy while you wait.

Seasonal retail alert: Spooky new stuff in the Colossal shop. I own those Creature Cups [thanks, Mabel!] and they are sweet!

In time for Halloween. Monstrously Good Books for Kids. – via Critical Dragon


Infinity Room

from the page

Infinity’ is an immersive environment project by Refik Anadol. Project is an integral part of artist’s ongoing ‘Temporary Immersive Environment Experiments’ which is a research on audio/visual installations by using the state called immersion which is the state of consciousness where an immersant’s awareness of physical self is transformed by being surrounded in an engrossing environment; often artificial, creating a perception of presence in a non-physical world.


Featured image is an excerpt of Infinity Room by Refik Anadol.


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