Category Archives: Art

War Of The Worlds

118 different covers of H.G. Wells’ The War Of The Worlds from 1898 through 2002. [via No Sense Of Place]

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Planet Earth as abstract art

Amazing collection of Landsat images chosen for their artistic appeal. [via MetaFilter]

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Gallery of early Soviet-era children’s books

Some neat illustrations here. Worth checking out. [via Scrubbles]

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Blinkenlights in Paris

This week’s edition of Off The Hook interviews one of the project managers of the Chaos Computer Club’s Blinkenlights installation on the side of the Bibliothèque nationale de France building in Paris. This is an amazing set up. The entire side … Continue reading

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In Smog And Thunder: The Great War Of The Californias

A couple of years ago I caught Sandow Birk’s history of the Great War down at the Laguna Art Museum and was totally blown away. In Smog And Thunder details a fictional historical war between Northern and Southern California with … Continue reading

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Illustration art auction

Illustration House is auctioning off hundreds of original art from paperback books, pulps, comics, advertisements, magazines. Get yourself some coffee and paw through the online catalog. [via Boing Boing]

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Cool night photography

Larrie Thompson is a photographer who takes photographs at night with colored light added to the scene, creating some interesting effects to the time-exposures.

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John Thornton – Surreal 18th century painter

Amazing collection of surreal flower paintings by Dr. John Robert Thornton. What’s even more amazing are the dates on these. 1799. 1800. Wow! Anyone have any larger scans of these? [via Boing Boing]

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Firecracker packaging art work

Amazing collection of firecracker packaging through the ages in full-color lurid glory. [via bOing bOing]

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