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Kyra Santoro photographed by Van Styles at the Studio of Dilated People’s Evidence in Los Angeles

August 22nd, 2014

“Here is a new Test Shot segment with Kyra Santoro. If you are not familiar with her already, then you’re welcome. I remember meeting her at a Long Beach Agenda Show. It is always rad when girls are just cool, regardless …

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Skeletons carved in Souvenir Sculptures by Maskull Lasserre

August 21st, 2014

For his latest body of work, artist Maskull Lasserre acquired a number of souvenir sculptures, the kind found in antique stores or craft fairs that have been mass-produced by anonymous artists, which he then used as a foundation …

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Minimalistic iPhone Photography by Tony Hammond

August 21st, 2014

British photographer Tony Hammond keeps it sparse: one look through his pastel-pigmented Instagram feed paints a portrait of an smartphone artist with an eye as attuned to capturing decisive moments as he is at rendering …

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Green Lantern Residence

Green Lantern Residence

August 21st, 2014

Located in Alamo Heights, an affluent neighborhood of San Antonio, Texas., Green Lantern Residence was designed by San Antonio-based studio John Grable Architects. Overlooking the Olmos Basin and gathering views of downtown …

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Streetart: Splatter Ink Cheetah Mural by Hua Tunan

August 21st, 2014

With a unique combination of Western graffiti styles and traditional Chinese art, 23-year old Chen Yingjie, aka Hua Tunan, is making a name for himself as one of the leading forces in the realm of street art. “Splatter …

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JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit was published in the USSR in 1976, with illustrations by M. Belomlinskij. Can you identify the characters?

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  1. Bryn MorganJuly 8, 2012 at 11:24 am

    A pretty different interpretation of Tolkien's classic!

  2. Nikita Nicholas Allan SedoffJuly 10, 2012 at 11:06 am

    Read it when I was 12 in Russia. Hobbit resembles soviet actor Yevgeniy Leonov

  3. Tatyana NemirovskyJuly 18, 2012 at 1:43 am

    I believe, I know that artist. Hobbit, indeed, looks like Leonov.He was an amazing actor…And Vinnie the Pooh Russian style!

  4. Keiichiro ItoJuly 24, 2012 at 9:17 pm


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