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thecollectibles:Art by Eugene Korolev

Portraits of Chinese Rockstars Imagined as Monumental Temples by...

Portraits of Chinese Rockstars Imagined as Monumental Temples by DU Kun Chinese artist DU Kun has long harbored a reverence for music and rockstars. A musician himself, the Beijing-based painter is awed by the creation of music, aspects of fame, and the intangible aura of being a revered rockstar, something he tries to capture is these temple-like portraits of famous Chinese recording artists titled “Revels of the Rock Gods”. Each oil painting depicts the face of a musician as if it were a temple built in devotion to a god and borrows elements from Buddhist and Confucian architecture. Eyes are depicted as windows, tree branches or waterfalls as flowing hair, and the surface of skin as ornate wood facades gilded with gold. Kun is currently exhibiting the “Revels of the Rock Gods” series as part of his first solo show in Japan at Mizuma Art Gallery in Tokyo through February 13, 2016. You can explore close-up details plus an archive of Kun’s work on his website .

lesstalkmoreillustration: Xin Sun

lesstalkmoreillustration : Xin Sun

Paintings by Kyle StewartMemories are often distorted by...

Paintings by Kyle Stewart Memories are often distorted by emotion. When Kyle Stewart began painting his memories of nature, the details became transformed by the passage of time, affected by sentiment and his new urban environment. Living in downtown Toronto, the shapes and colours found on the graffiti covered walls quickly merged with thoughts of a past rural life. What was once a close relationship became a distant and broken conversation. The figures that now appear alongside these organic forms show the same disconnect with nature that the artist feels when painting landscapes from far removed memories. They struggle to find the words to speak or to make a firm connection; just slightly out of reach, like a fading dream. Connect with the artist on his  Facebook , Twitter  or  Tumblr . Want to keep up with art?  Check out our Twitter feed. posted by Margaret   via

Katie Rodgers (paperfashion) website l tumblr l shop

Katie Rodgers (paperfashion) website l tumblr  l shop

nonconcept: The Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden. (Photography:...

nonconcept : The Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden. (Photography: Paulina Holmgren )

Elegant Animal Sculpture from Natasha CousensNatasha Cousens is...

Elegant Animal Sculpture from Natasha Cousens Natasha Cousens is an artist from New Zealand.  Her animal sculptures feel like trophies, but they incorporate floral and gem elements and veer sharply away from taxidermy.  There is a sense of beauty and elegance about them in their long lines, but that is cut off at the neck.Her works incorporate pottery, fiberglass, and other elements. These complex pieces can take up to 11 months to complete.  You can see more of Natasha’s work on her blog .Thanks to . Keep up with art from around the world on our twitter feed . Posted by Lisa .

Illustrations by Zelda Devonwebsite l behance l tumblr 

Illustrations by Zelda Devon website l behance l tumblr 

Paintings by Erica Wexlerwebsite l instagram l society6

Paintings by Erica Wexler website l instagram l society6

Noria : Modern Window Air Conditioner Features Slim and Compact Design

The world is getting hotter, during a heat wave, you would feel miserable when you don’t have an AC in the room. Some people prefer window air conditioner because the installation is pretty easy, it doesn’t require professional help. Unfortunately this type of ACs doesn’t change much for decades, they usually big, ugly, and loud. Introducing Noria , it’s a redesigned window air conditioner that features sleek and modern design, offering quiet and efficient fans to keep you cool. Noria makes living with a window air conditioner a hassle-free experience. The thermostat knob interface makes interaction simple. You can control Noria from anywhere via the iOS and Android app. A low profile design allows you to keep the view from your window, and makes storage a breeze. The fresh air mode brings in outside air. Designer : Devin Sidell Noria is less than 6″ tall. The reduced size means that the view outside is no longer obstructed. The fans and ventilation system are quiet and efficient