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Stendhal Syndrome: The Red And The Black Poetic And Charming Series By Peter Zelei
The Stendhal syndrome is a psychosomatic disorder that causes rapid heartbeat, dizziness, fainting, confusion and even hallucinations when an individual is exposed to an experience of great personal significance, particularly viewing art. The condition is named after the 19th-century French author ...  More
Feb. 19, 2018
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Twitter User Jacob Atkins Compiles A Short List Of Positive News In 2017
'Since I’m bored and 2017 was full of negative news stories, I’ve found some positive stories you probably didn’t hear about.' - Jacob Atkins  More
Dec. 26, 2017
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James Casebere Haunting And Claustrophobic Unpeopled Spaces
New York based James Casebere (born 1953) is an American visual artist whose early work established him at the forefront of artists working with constructed photography. For almost 40 years Casebere has devised both simple and complex table-top models, photographing them in his studio. His work has ...  More
Oct. 14, 2017
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Our Life In The Shadows: Dark And Thought-provoking Series By Tania Franco Klein
Tania Franco Klein (b. 1990) is a Mexican photographer. Her career started while studying a BA Architecture in Mexico; which took her to pursue her Masters in Photography at University of the Arts London. Her work is highly influenced by her fascination with social behavior and contemporary ...  More
Oct. 13, 2017
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Brooke DiDonato Explores Human Perception By Fusing Surreal, Dreamlike Elements In Everyday Life
Brooke DiDonato was born and raised in Ohio, and is now based in New York City. She graduated with a degree in photojournalism from Kent State University in 2012. DiDonato explores the complexity of human perception and what happens when psychological anomalies manifest in reality. Her unique style ...  More
Oct. 2, 2017
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Impossible Balance: Gem Fletcher Explores The Delicate Tension Around The Concept Of Being In Control
Though the poses they strike seem impossible -a purple-suited person seems to slam head-first into a grassy field, while a figure in blue appears to tip backwards into an empty swimming pool-these stunning images aren't the product of Photoshop manipulation. Created in conjunction with two dancers ...  More
Aug. 14, 2017
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Artist Keith Larsen Creates Characters From Faces He Sees In Ordinary Objects
Artist Keith Larsen has Pareidolia, a psychological phenomenon in which the mind responds to a stimulus (an image or a sound) by perceiving a familiar pattern where none exists. Common examples are perceived images of animals, faces, or objects in cloud formations, the man in the moon, the moon ...  More
Jun. 19, 2017
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Great Life Advice From 98-year-old Yoga Teacher Tao Porchon-Lynch
Tao Porchon-Lynch is the Guinness-certified world's oldest yoga teacher, but she's far too busy to rest on her laurels. At 96, she still teaches yoga everywhere from the New York City suburb where she lives to the island of Jamaica and the Kripalu Center in Massachusetts. That's in between winning ...  More
Feb. 25, 2017
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Photographer Eric Lafforgue Captures North Korean People Smiling
Eric Lafforgue started taking photographs in 2006. Quickly, magazines and newspapers from all over the world like Geo, Nat Geo, Lonely Planet Magazine, etc began using his work for illustrations on North Korea, Papua New Guinea, the tribes of Ethiopia, etc. Today, Eric Lafforgue spends most of his ...  More
Feb. 22, 2017
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Blue Journey: Gabriel Isak Surreal And Melancholic Photography
Gabriel Isak was born in Huskvarna, Sweden. He uses photography as a metaphor for experiences of the soul by creating photographs that are simple in form, but rich in ideas and emotions. His imagery entails surreal and melancholic scenes inspired by the inner world of dreams and psychology, where he ...  More
Feb. 12, 2017
There Are 12 Dots On This Image. But Your Brain Won’t Let You See Them All At Once
An optical illusion from 2000 by Jacques Ninio has recently gone viral after being posted to Facebook yesterday by psychology professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka. Entitled Ninio's Extinction Illusion, there are 12 black dots at the intersections of this image but most people can't see them all due to our ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017