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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Aug 16, 2019 at 03:35. 3 comments

A Gorgeous Gallery of Persona and Catherine Art Has Come to Take Your Heart

A Gorgeous Gallery of Persona and Catherine Art Has Come to Take Your Heart

Since 2006, Shigenori Soejima has helped shape the aesthetic of the beloved cult JRPG series Persona , giving gamers some of the most stylish and bold worlds of urban fantasy, slick teens, and demon summoning the genre has to offer. In celebration of his work, Gallery Nucleus is running an exhibition this weekend inspired by Soejima’s art—and we’ve got a look inside.

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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Aug 16, 2019 at 02:00. 7 comments

A Gorgeous New Game of Thrones Book Showcases the Series' True Winners: the Costumes

A Gorgeous New Game of Thrones Book Showcases the Series' True Winners: the Costumes

Though a not-insignificant portion of the Game of Thrones fan base is still fuming over how the series ended , even the most outspoken haters still have to admit that even if the story came up short , certain among the show’s elements were still as dazzling as ever. For instance: the intricately detailed costumes.

Game of Thrones: The Costumes, a new book from HBO and Insight Editions, puts...

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Andrew Liszewski Andrew Liszewski Aug 12, 2019 at 20:00. 12 comments

Adobe's New Painting App Is a Tantalizing Sneak Peek at the iPad's Future

Adobe's New Painting App Is a Tantalizing Sneak Peek at the iPad's Future
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First announced last October, Adobe Fresco is the company’s next-generation painting and illustration app for tablets that harnesses AI smarts to allow artists to work with digital tools that behave and feel like traditional brushes and paints. We got an early look at the app before its...

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Charles Pulliam-Moore Charles Pulliam-Moore Aug 09, 2019. 16 comments

Dark Phoenix's Concept Art Is Better Than Anything in the Movie, Shocking No One

Dark Phoenix's Concept Art Is Better Than Anything in the Movie, Shocking No One

To listen to people who worked closely on Dark Phoenix, like writer/director Simon Kinberg and VFX supervisor Greg Butler , there was a point during the film’s production when the vision for the final product included all of the cosmic pyrotechnics and epic space battles people associate with the “Dark Phoenix Saga” from Marvel’s comics.

By the time Dark Phoenix crash-landed into theaters...

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Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Aug 08, 2019.

The Powerful Women of Pop Culture Get Their Own Portrait Show

The Powerful Women of Pop Culture Get Their Own Portrait Show
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When Louisiana-based artist Ashly Lovett decided to do a gallery show based on the women of pop culture, narrowing down the options wasn’t easy.

“I had a hard time at first,” Lovett told io9 via email. “There are so many powerful...

Yessenia Funes Yessenia Funes Jul 25, 2019. 6 comments

Enter the Microscopic World of Bugs With These Award-Winning Garden Photos

Enter the Microscopic World of Bugs With These Award-Winning Garden Photos

Who doesn’t love to spend time in garden? Some people love it so much, though, that they stake out for hours, camera in hand, waiting for an insect to land on a flower petal to capture the perfect shot.

These are the kind of people who submit their photography to the annual International Garden Photographer of the Year competition. This year’s winners for macro art hail from Germany, the...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Jul 20, 2019. 14 comments

Comic-Con's Jean-Luc Museum Teases the New Frontier of Star Trek: Picard

Comic-Con's Jean-Luc Museum Teases the New Frontier of Star Trek: Picard

Decades after disembarking from the Starship Enterprise, Jean-Luc Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart) is finally returning where no one has gone before with Star Trek: Picard . The upcoming San Diego Comic-Con panel promises a new look at the series (and hopefully Picard’s dog ). But, for those wanting a deeper glimpse at what’s in store, it’s time to check out the Jean-Luc Picard Museum.

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Lauren Davis Lauren Davis Jul 12, 2019.

Dr. Tulp Performed This Week's Anatomy Lesson On A Teletubby

Dr. Tulp Performed This Week's Anatomy Lesson On A Teletubby

Artist Jonas Brodin reinterprets Rembrandt's painting The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp with a whole lot more safety gear and a Teletubby as the dissection subject. Now let's see what's inside Tinky Winky.

You can see more of Brodin's work (which I promise does not contain puppet guts) at deviantART and his portfolio site.

Dissection with Dr. Tulp is featured with permission and was...

Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Jul 12, 2019. 5 comments

Batman Gets Hushed, Alien Gets Soft, and More Exclusive Mondo Comic-Con Posters [Updated]

Batman Gets Hushed, Alien Gets Soft, and More Exclusive Mondo Comic-Con Posters [Updated]
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San Diego Comic-Con is all about doing, seeing, and buying things you can’t do, see, or buy anywhere else . However, Mondo has found a great way to keep Comic-Con attendees happy with exclusive items but also satisfying fans who...

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Jul 12, 2019.

A Look Inside a Heroic New Collection of Magic: The Gathering Art

A Look Inside a Heroic New Collection of Magic: The Gathering Art
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Magic: The Gathering might be about flinging spells and summoning creatures to also fling at your opponent—well, doing that through the medium of more delicately putting cards down on a table—but its the spell-flingers themselves ,...

James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Jul 12, 2019.

Game Of Thrones Will Come To IMAX With Glorious, Gorgeous Posters

<i>Game Of Thrones</i> Will Come To IMAX With Glorious, Gorgeous Posters

It's almost tradition that a new IMAX release comes with a snazzy poster, and Game of Thrones' IMAX début definitely continues that tradition with the latest in Robert Ball's Beautiful Death series.

Warning: Considering these posters highlight iconic deaths from the episodes they're about, there are spoilers for both Episodes 9 and 10 of Game of Thrones Season 4. You have been warned, etc.

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Katharine Trendacosta Katharine Trendacosta Jul 11, 2019.

An Art Project Turns Cracks in Cities Into Geodes

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An Art Project Turns Cracks in Cities Into Geodes

Artist Paige Smith (AKA “A Common Name”) started Urban Geodes by filling cracks in downtown Los Angeles with these geodesic shapes. They’re made from paper and spray paint or resin.

The project has since spread to other cities and countries, and a map of the installations can be seen at the A Common Name website, where the artist explains:

I draw inspiration from quiet, modest, tucked away...

Victoria Song Victoria Song Jul 10, 2019. 3 comments

Google Lens Can Now Tell You Who Created That Neat Artwork You Walked Past

Google Lens Can Now Tell You Who Created That Neat Artwork You Walked Past

Anyone who’s ever gone exploring in a new city has probably walked past some cool street art, Instagrammed it, and then went “Oh well, whoever made it was really cool.” Instead of shrugging your shoulders, Google Lens could soon be used to find out which local artist crafted the artwork.

The new feature is currently being tested in collaboration with Wescover, a digital art discovery catalog...

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Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Jul 09, 2019. 11 comments

In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream...for These Gabz Star Wars and Alien Posters

In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream...for These Gabz Star Wars and Alien Posters

Every artist has their own unique style. Some produce work that’s broad and colorful; others prefer detailed and dark. Then there are some whose work is so spot-on accurate it’s hard to tell it’s not a photograph. Gabz is one of those artists.

Gabz, real name Grzegorz Domaradzki, has been lighting the pop culture art world on fire for some time now, with amazing posters for Star Wars , Indiana...

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Jamie Condliffe Jamie Condliffe Jul 08, 2019.

Legoizer makes free instructions that turn any photo into Lego mosaics

Legoizer makes free instructions that turn any photo into Lego mosaics

Lego murals can look amazing, but for the inexperienced it can be difficult to know where to start. Fortunately, Legoizer takes any digital image and turns it into a grid that you can create from Lego bricks—along with a shopping list and instructions to make the whole process super easy. For free!

The website’s simple: upload an image, and Legoizer pixelates it using the Lego color palette,...

Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Jul 08, 2019.

A Charming Vintage Figurine Set That Memorializes A Famous Murder

A Charming Vintage Figurine Set That Memorializes A Famous Murder

The 1827 killing of Maria Marten came to be known as “the Red Barn Murder,” a crime so sensational that it spawned its own genre of art. And Red Barn Murder commemorations are still highly sought-after. Exhibit A: this charming ceramic rendering, which sold for nearly $20,000 in 2010.

The Red Barn Murder Inspired A Century of Art

Maria Marten died in 1827. Since then, she has inspired...

George Dvorsky George Dvorsky Jul 07, 2019.

These Historic American WWII Posters Haven't Been Seen Since 1954

These Historic American WWII Posters Haven't Been Seen Since 1954

Grove City College archivist Hilary Walczak recently stumbled upon 175 American propaganda posters locked away in a library cabinet. Dating back to the Second World War, they haven't been seen since the library opened over 60 years ago.

"I found these cabinets," Walczak is quoted as saying at CBS news. "They were all locked. And so I said, 'What is behind here?' And nobody's ever looked. And...

Vincze Miklós Vincze Miklós Jul 06, 2019.

What Real-Life Places Would Look Like With Futuristic Technology

What Real-Life Places Would Look Like With Futuristic Technology
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Today's future is tomorrow's retrofuture. Russian artist Evgeny Kazantsev added massive transport planes, delivery drones, hovering bridges, and more to real places all over the world - and even the moon.

Kazantsev made these images for an insurance company's calendar back in 2011.

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Jamie Condliffe Jamie Condliffe Jul 05, 2019.

This Art Installation Tests How Much You Value Your Personal Data

This Art Installation Tests How Much You Value Your Personal Data

This art installation, Sensible Data by Martin Hertig, is a test: a test of how much you might be willing to give away about yourself in exchange for a little fun.

On the surface it seems harmless enough. You can exchange a photograph of yourself for a line drawing portrait; an email for an assessment of your mood, age, gender and beauty; press a button to get a stamp of approval. It all gets...

Annalee Newitz Annalee Newitz Jul 05, 2019.

Our Cyborg Warriors Can Climb Any Surface

Our Cyborg Warriors Can Climb Any Surface

This model won't hit your city for at least 100 years, but trust me — you're going to love them.

Nivanh Chanthara is an artist and concept designer in Montreal. You can see more on Chanthara's Art Station gallery.

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