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Johnny Clasper Carefully Places Stones to Create Amazing Works of Art

We last featured Johnny Clasper’s incredible stonework in 2015 and since then he continues to delight his clients with his beautiful dry stone works, free-form stone sculptures, and pebble mosaics. Based in Yorkshire, England, the award-winning artist is available for commissions and projects and you can reach him through his website and official Facebook page. Below you will find some of his more recent works along with progress shots and close-ups so you can appreciate the detail and skill 🙂 JOHNNY CLASPERWebsite | Facebook Artwork by JOHNNY CLASPERWebsite | Facebook…

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Murmurations: The Mesmerizing Beauty of Birds in Flight

“The art of flying” is a short film by Jan van IJken about ‘murmurations’, the mysterious and mesmerizing flights of the Common Starling. In this 2 minute preview we see the constantly evolving patterns the dense swarm of thousands and thousands of birds make while in flight. The sound of so many birds is also overwhelming to the senses. For those interested, you can pay a small fee to see the full-length, 7 minute film at janvanijken.com Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/the-art-of-flying-by-jan-van-ijken/

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Unravelling Ropes Into Fractal-Like Patterns (10 Photos)

In an ongoing series of artworks entitled ‘Ciclotramas‘, Brazilian artist Janaina Mello Landini unravels ropes into incredible fractal patterns that evoke tree roots, river basins, lightning strikes and circulatory systems. Landini has been developing this concept since 2010, using threads and strings to create site-specific installations that occupy the space in an immersive way. She adds: The idea is to “unstitch†Time from its inside, unraveling the threads of the same rope in constant bifurcations, until the last indivisible stage is reached, a point that holds everything together in perfect…

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25 Times People Matched the Painting They Were Looking At

In an ongoing series of portraits, photographer Stefan Draschan takes photos of people matching the artworks they are looking at. To catalogue his hundreds of shots, Stefan has created a Tumblr site dedicated to the series entitled, People matching Artworks. Draschan says most of the photos were taken at museums and galleries in Paris, Vienna and Berlin and that while they may seem, ‘too good to be true’, they are not staged but a result of patience and perseverance. To see more photo projects from Stefan check out his official…

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A Completely Level Floor Made from 400 Individual Ceramic Tiles

The entrance to the Manchester showroom for Casa Ceramica Tiles has been generating buzz online for its trippy pattern. Made from 400 individual porcelain tiles, the floor appears warped and skewed but is actually completely level. Even when viewed from the opposite direction the floor still appears to undulate. Casa Camerica tells Insider, “the inspiration was to create an entrance themed on illusions and [exceed] expectations of how tiles can be used.” Below you will find some additional photos as well as timelapse videos of the build. [via Insider] CASA…

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