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Burning Man Streaming Out of the Desert

Burning Man Streaming Out of the Desert

It’s that time of the year again, when lunatics converge on the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada to take part in Burning Man. The event includes every aspect of art, but recently, its detractors say it’s sold out to the establishment, becoming too exclusive and/or nothing but a money-grab. While those claims may hold(…)

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Phone Booths Become Art in São Paulo’s ‘Call Parade’

Phone Booths Become Art in São Paulo’s ‘Call Parade’

Public art exhibition, A Call Parade, in São Paulo, Brazil, features ordinary telephone booths that are now works of art. Sponsored by Brazilian telephone company, Vivo, the citywide display joins the ranks of other specifically themed “parades” of art, such as the Cow Parade, the Elephant Parade, and the ArtBox campaign in London. In 1971,(…)

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Japanese Street-Style Fashionistas

Japanese Street-Style Fashionistas

When France first published Vladimir Nabokov’s now-infamous novel back in 1955, Lolita‘s author never would have guessed that almost 60 years later, his controversial story about an underage sex kitten would spawn a Japanese clothing style inspired by the book’s eponymous kinderwhore.

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Erotic Photography Bound for Sin City

Erotic Photography Bound for Sin City

Born in St. Louis, Steve Diet Goedde grew up learning all about the mechanics of photography from his father, who was an amateur shutterbug himself. From his early teens, Goedde was inspired by the work of Richard Avedon, Lillian Bassman, and Diane Arbus. Here is just a sampling of his fantastic imagery, and his keen eye.

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Hello Kitty Ferris Wheel

Hello Kitty Ferris Wheel

Like it or not, Hello Kitty is a childhood legend, and the feline celebrity continues to pop up in some of the most delightfully unexpected places across the world, like this Ferris wheel on top of a Taiwanese shopping mall.

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Humans of New York

Humans of New York

The hustle and the bustle of New York City is world-renowned, as are the eccentricities of some of its denizens. Photographer Brandon Stanton captures the essence of New York with his project, Humans of New York, and the humanity of everyday people who would otherwise just pass on by.

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Welcome to the Dream Mall

Welcome to the Dream Mall

Kaohsiung isn’t just Taiwan’s second-largest city: it’s also home to the Dream Mall, which features all kinds of odd shops you won’t find in your average occidental shopping mall.

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