Hey gang, I’m here on this lovely Friday to bring you the Quickies that you need. Big thanks to Donna for covering for me on Wednesday. She’s the very best and we all know it! While reporting on a Picasso painting that set a sales record at auction earlier this week, my local Fox News affiliate here in NYC chose to blur the breasts of the figures in the painting. However, they left the... »
Mad Quickies: Exoplanet Travel Posters, Surreal Pairings, Wool Specimen Art, Stephen Hawking Animation & More!
#JeSuisCharlie is a hashtag that has shaken the world with the galvanized unity that it voices and the horrific events that created it. You guys, I don’t think there is anything I can add to the conversation going on right now. Certainly nothing more profound than the photos of solidarity that had surfaced. However, I did see an excellent essay calling for an end to artist exploitation. It... »
Hey gang! I’m really enjoying filling in for the Quickies. Donna is currently conquering the state of Pennsylvania with her army of robotic squirrels. Typical Wednesday. And now… Your Quickies. Face it, you’ve always wanted to eat paint. Therefore, edible chocolate art supplies. – Via Anne You’ve heard of the ‘Elf on the Shelf’, right? How about ‘Ang... »
Cymascope visualizes the bubble of sound generated from a note played on a piano. Alice Finch made a 400,000 brick Lego Hogwarts castle. Alligators, wizards, balloons and other alternate uses for an, erm, anatomically-suggestive cake pan. You can now get a full-body scan and make 3D gummi replicas of yourself …to give as presents …I guess. Pack Rat Studio built a model of the Nautilus,... »
Art Nouveau Amy, Rory, River and Doctor, and an Art Deco Doctor. Crocheted Firefly dolls. Christmas Story leg lamp cookie cutter. Star Wars terrariums Wondermark calendar part 1 and part 2. Animated Lego Nyan cat (autoplay). Thundercloud lamp. Transforming robot/car. Two image sliding card. Illustrations of Snowflakes (via Donna) And a photograph of a snowflake (via Charl) (featured image via Rich... »