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Paintings of a very large dog by Jeong Woo Jae

South Korea based artist Jeong Woo Jae explores the bond between human and animal in his series “The Girl and Her Dog.” Playing with scale, Jae inverts the typical relationship between dog and owner. In these images, a girl and her dramatically oversized dog go about an ordinary day: riding a bus, sitting in . . . → Read More: Paintings of a very large dog by Jeong Woo Jae

A dog gazing at the barren landscape of the Himalayan outback by Sebastian Wahlhuetter

Sebastian Wahlhuetter caught this amazing shot of a dog staring at the barren landscape of the Himalayan outback.

About this image, Wahlhuetter explains, “This dog just appeared out of nowhere and followed us for an entire week during our trekking trip in the Himalayan outback. He always used to sleep in front of our . . . → Read More: A dog gazing at the barren landscape of the Himalayan outback by Sebastian Wahlhuetter

Paper folded street art in London by Anna Garforth

I like this mural created by London based designer Anna Garforth, called “Love Your Street.”

As part of an annual street party during the London festival of architecture, Garforth adorned a steel wall on Wicklow Street with paper pyramids. Each pyramid was folded from one page of the the Yellow Pages phone directory and . . . → Read More: Paper folded street art in London by Anna Garforth

Illustrations by Ani Castillo

Ontario, Canada based illustrator Ani Castillo creates compelling characters living in imaginary worlds. Castillo is really good at creating textures using very fine lines. Lovely!

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San Francisco Area Event Picks for November 21 to November 27, 2013

“The Insistence Of Color” by Sonja Navin at ArtZone 461 Gallery in San Francisco

Friday November 22, 2013

Event: The Pancakes & Booze Art Show, Opening Reception When: Friday, November 22, 8pm Where: Minna Gallery 111 Minna St. San Francisco, CA 94105

Event: “This Will Never Work” an Annual Entry-Fee-Free Juried Exhibition and Screening . . . → Read More: San Francisco Area Event Picks for November 21 to November 27, 2013

Calligraphic mixed media drawings by Cody Hoyt

Brooklyn, New York based artist Cody Hoyt creates mixed media drawings using graphite, colored pencil, and acrylic on collaged paper. I love how he blends the calligraphic elements with the bold brushstrokes.

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An infinite stairway to heaven by David McCracken

This year at the Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, there is a staircase that lets adventurous climbers reach the clouds. Surreal.

The sculptural installation by artist David McCracken only looks like a never-ending staircase from certain angles. Playing with perspective, McCracken crafted a replica of a staircase that decreases in size as . . . → Read More: An infinite stairway to heaven by David McCracken

Colorful murals and buildings by HENSE

RVA Mural, 2013, Richmond, Virginia, Site-specific installation commissioned by Venture Richmond, House paint and aerosol on building

Alex Brewer (aka HENSE) combines the visual vocabulary of graffiti with abstract expressionism to build these enormous murals, some of which wrap around entire buldings. The Atlanta, GA based artist scribbles, drips and splashes paint, producing brightly . . . → Read More: Colorful murals and buildings by HENSE

Monochrome aerial photos from the window of a plane by Hengki Koentjoro

When I take photos from the window of a plane, they never look like these ones by Hengki Koentjoro. I blame my camera and the pilot.

The freelance videographer/editor based in Indonesia specializes black and white photography, believing it “to be his true purpose in life’s journey of expression.” Koentjoro’s monochrome aerial photos from . . . → Read More: Monochrome aerial photos from the window of a plane by Hengki Koentjoro

3d collages from cut-out images of flowers and dried natural debris by Anne ten Donkelaar

Netherlands based artist Anne ten Donkelaar creates 3d collages from cut-out flower pictures. To create depth, each element is set off by pins. The artist also incorporates dried flowers or branches with the cut images of flowers.

From Anne’s website, she writes, “A damaged butterfly, a broken twig, a bumblebee, some strangely grown . . . → Read More: 3d collages from cut-out images of flowers and dried natural debris by Anne ten Donkelaar