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Deluxx Fluxx Arcade

Deluxx Fluxx Arcade

The Deluxx Fluxx Arcade is an enveloping art collaboration between famed street artists Faile & Bast, where game rooms and machines are transformed into an interactive experience.

Aliens Invade Vintage Postcards

Aliens Invade Vintage Postcards

Illustrator Franco Brambilla envisions a world of alien invasions, carefully compositied into vintage postcards. There are a variety of lifeforms in the series, the Star Wars images are classics.

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Analog Tetris

Analog Tetris

If your feeble mind can’t keep up with these newfangled digital video games, then perhaps a game of Analog Tetris is for you. You’ve gotta think quick with bricks dropped by a real live human.

Tiny Art Director

Tiny Art Director

Artist Bill Zeman’s chronicle of his often futile attempts to please his young daughter, resulting in hilarious drawings and even more hilarious comments from his Tiny Art Director.

Video Game Renaissance

Video Game Renaissance

Paintings and pixels collide in Worth 1000’s Video Game Renaissance contest, which challenged master Photoshoppers to mash-up their favorite video game imagery with classic artworks.

Art: Harvest by Haroshi

Art: Harvest by Haroshi

Sustainability, style and skateboarding come together in the Harvest collection by Japanese artist Haroshi, featuring beautiful woodcraft and accessories made out of used skateboard decks.

Felt Boombox

Felt Boombox

It may look like a ghetto blaster, but upon closer inspection you’ll see it’s made from fabric. Handsewn by Blythe Church, this felt boombox even has a removable plush cassette tape.

Exit Through the Gift Shop

Exit Through the Gift Shop

Global graffiti artist Banksy’s premiere film took Sundance by storm. The comedic documentary pulls us into the underground street art world, and attempts to capture the elusive Banksy on film.

Incredible Subways of the World

Incredible Subways of the World

Designboom has assembled a gallery of the unlikely beauty found in subway stations and tunnels around the globe. None of the underground “L” stations here in Chicago could ever compete.

Painting with Fireworks

Painting with Fireworks

Artist Rosemarie Fiore doesn’t use brushes to create her bold modern works of art. She blows things up. To put a finer point on it, she “paints” by placing lit firecrackers under small cans of paint.

Pixar Characters Drawn to Scale

Pixar Characters Drawn to Scale

Graphic artist Juan Pablo Bravo has put together this amazing drawing which shows off 100 characters from Pixar’s animated films, all drawn in proportion to one another.

McQuarrie Star Wars Concept Art

McQuarrie Star Wars Concept Art

If you have even the slightest fondness in your heart for the original Star Wars movies, you owe it to yourself to check out these beautiful original concept issues by illustrator Ralph McQuarrie.

Chevrolet (Paintball) Cruze

Chevrolet (Paintball) Cruze

Former British cricket-captain-turned-artist Michael Vaughan has created a 16′ x 5′ “artball” painting of a Chevy Cruze by hurling thousands of paint-covered cricket balls against a blank canvas.

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Biomechanical Metal Sculptures

Biomechanical Metal Sculptures

New York artist Christopher Conte, a former prosthetic limb maker, creates futuristic sculptures from cast components, found parts and exotic materials from the aerospace and medical fields.

Drawing with Flame

Drawing with Flame

Animator Peter Blaskovic’s Flame will pull you in with its initial simplicity, but artists will find themselves completely enthralled by the ethereal works they can create with the little Flash app.

Vintage DC Comic Posters

Vintage DC Comic Posters

Iowa artist Michael Myers has created a richly jewel-toned series of posters, inspired by vintage DC Comics. Be sure to check out his amusingly accurate Lost character illustrations too.

Cool Packing Tape Art

Cool Packing Tape Art

We never tire of admiring the light and shadow in Philadelphia artist Mark Khaisman’s intriguing art, made from packing tape and backlit acrylic panels, and we love his latest series of portraits in red.

Abandoned Building Photography

Abandoned Building Photography

We like the way Chicago photographer Eric Holubow captures the lost souls of abandoned buildings, and all the decaying and dignified stories that still exist within them.

Desktop Wallpaper Project

Desktop Wallpaper Project

Check out the Desktop Wallpaper Project at art and design blog Kitsune Noir for some of the best wallpapers you’ll ever see, pre-formatted for PCs, the iPhone, PSP and even the iPad.

Obama Looks at Awesome Things

Obama Looks at Awesome Things

While we wish he’d look at some awesome(r) things, Barack Obama does his best to feign interest in slightly more awesome things in these pics by Dean Trippe (aka Bearsharktopus Man).

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Burger King Horror Movie Ads

Burger King Horror Movie Ads

It’s not unusual for Burger King to make strange ad campaigns. Remember Subservient Chicken? These posters by Tonic Dubai feature horror movie killers getting a late night fix at the B.K. Lounge.

Artwork: Alexa Meade

Artwork: Alexa Meade

Art crosses over to life with Alexa Meade’s stunning artwork: her subjects are literally painted, turning them into living canvases by using tempera and acrylic on flesh and other objects.

Game Developers Flowchart

Game Developers Flowchart

Games Are Evil’s Game Developers Flowchart also doubles as a surprisingly broad and deep family tree; it’s the end-all, be-all definitive history of video game development studios.

Periodic Table of Tables

Periodic Table of Tables

The Periodic Table meme gets elementary with Bill Keagy’s Periodic Table of Periodic Tables; it not only lists hundreds of tables but includes helpful links to their creators.

Website: Alien Vs. Pooh

Website: Alien Vs. Pooh

If you felt that Aliens vs. Predator was a disappointment, Giant Hamburger’s epic Alien Vs. Pooh makes up for it with plenty of face hugging, chest bursting fun in Hundred Acre Wood.

Poster: A-Z of Awesomeness

Poster: A-Z of Awesomeness

We featured Neill Cameron’s A-Z of Awesomeness project nearly a year ago, but he’s finally releasing it as a signed 286mm x 439mm poster; all profits will be donated to SSNAP.

NASA Mission Posters

NASA Mission Posters

In addition to exploring strange new worlds, NASA has some mad Photoshop skillz too; these official Mission and Expedition Posters are done up like sci-fi and action movie posters.

Video: Sound Sculptures

Video: Sound Sculptures

Zimoun’s installations of DC motors, plastic bags, and styrofoam balls seem more cacophony than music, but his Sound Sculptures do have a meditative, if machine-like quality.

Art: Fonts By Dog

Art: Fonts By Dog

Four-legged typographers everywhere are howling over Grafisches Buro’s Fonts by Dog, which attempts to match classic typefaces with panting, drooling, and barking faces.

ArcAttack: Dorkbot SXSWi

ArcAttack: Dorkbot SXSWi

We’ve featured Tesla art before, but ArcAttack’s Dorkbot SXSWi performance puts a spring spark in our step; it uses two “singing” coils with 1/2 million Volt sparks and a Faraday suit.

Poster: Sci-Fi Periodic Table

Poster: Sci-Fi Periodic Table

Packed with more trivia than a Comic Con, this Periodic Table of Sci-Fi Film and TV Poster takes us back to the future and breaks down all things geeky into its basic (fifth) elements.

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