Not only do we live among the stars, the stars live within us. (Neil Degrasse Tyson)

newyorker:

The Korean artist Jee Young Lee created an elaborate installation in her studio, in Seoul, using everyday materials—plywood, paper cups, straws—and handmade props. The constructed landscapes are her interpretations of personal experiences, dreams, and Korean folk tales. Take a look: http://nyr.kr/QrERhB

Top: “Reaching for the Stars”
Bottom: “I’ll Be Back”
All photographs by Jee Young Lee

palmipsest:

the lighting was very surreal the other day

flirst:

La Terra da un punto di vista privilegiato by flirsthandcut collage

flirst:

La Terra da un punto di vista privilegiato by flirst

handcut collage

caskett-copop83:

This is like the cutest thing ever. It’s from the gif-set I reblogged.

Taking its first steps, and after successfully doing so, the chick goes “Yay!”

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It’s so freaking cute.

policymic:

These heart-breaking texts were reportedly sent from the sinking Korean ferry — But they may not be real

Police have confirmed that there were no records of phone calls, SMS, or messenger-app communications from the vessel after mid-day on Wednesday

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policymic:

Fine art reimagined for the selfie era

Art is a reflection of its era. With that in mind, it’s not surprising that, in the age of apps and emojis, Ukrainian artist Nastya Nudnik is using the vocabulary of social media to rebrand familiar images for a digital world. 

Her collection, Emoji-nation, reimagines some of art history’s most celebrated works by adding symbols from our e-world — a move that challenges our conceptions of “traditional” art and makes museum masterpieces accessible to a wider audience. Nudnik’s four-part series doesn’t concentrate on a specific time period; it covers everything from Michelangelo to Degas to Magritte. However, for a 21st-century viewer, perhaps her most successful and moving interpretations are based on realist paintings by 20th-century American artist, Edward Hopper.

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