Floating elements in the middle of deserted landscapes

February 24th, 2016|

Today we discover Andrea Levers with more surrealistic images depicting geometric shapes merging from nowhere and floating in the middle of vast stormy landscapes.

Mother of OCD Retro Gaming

February 24th, 2016|

The world of video game collecting is extraordinarily vast and ever-expanding. Tens of thousands of collectible gaming-related products are released every year, while a good number of those from years past have grown in value.

Before the First Animated Gif, Joseph Plateau Set Images in Motion with the Phenakistoscope

April 2nd, 2015|

Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau unveiled an invention called the Phenakistoscope, a device that is largely considered to be the first mechanism for true animation. The simple gadget relied on the persistence of vision principle to display the illusion of images in motion.

He was the first person to demonstrate the illusion of a moving image. To […]

Painters on the cables of the Brooklyn Bridge, October 7, 1914.

January 31st, 2015|

Painters on the Brooklyn Bridge Suspender Cables – by Eugene de Salignac

The world through the eyes of Sammy Slabbinck

January 17th, 2015|

Playfully distorting proportion and cultural context, Belgian artist Sammy Slabbinck’s work comprises surreal collages and illustrations that somewhat unexpectedly combine vintage with contemporary images. Slabbinck likes to play around with different styles and proportions with the aim of creating powerful yet simple visual works that are permeated by a subtle sense of humour.

His carefully composed […]

A field turns from orange to green as harvesters pick marigold flowers in Los Mochis, Mexico, 1967.

January 16th, 2015|

It’s like they are all filling in a bar graph of their relative productivity.

Policewoman of the future. Cincinnati, 1909.

January 14th, 2015|

The only available information about these pictures is the description in the Library of Congress:

“The woman ‘Cop’ (a dream). A Suffragette posed to illustrate the woman police concept – Cincinnati/”

Yet, as odd as it may appear, it may be possible to take them at face value. In 1910, only 12 months after these pictures were […]

The original coke dealers near their delivery truck in 1910.

January 6th, 2015|

Psychedelic room – Vintage, Tripped out, 70’s chill room.

December 18th, 2014|

Psychedelic room décor represents a culture and lifestyle from a bygone era that still resonates with people today — from young hipsters to old hippies. You don’t need mind-altering drugs to appreciate the creativity and artistic expression found in psychedelic décor; it’s a natural fit for those with carefree spirits and unconventional lifestyles.
Creating a Psychedelic […]