Magnum Photos released the behind the scene snaps of famous photograph In Voluptate Mors (1951) composed by a great photographer, Philippe Halsman, as a part of Nude as Muse series. This project was a collaboration between Salvador Dalí and him to create surrealistic portrait of him, in the fashion of tableau vivant, inspired by Dalí’s gouache Female Bodies as a Skull painting. Philippe Halsman, famous for photographing highest number covers (101 in total) for Life Magazine, has created perfect masterpiece portrait of Dali, no doubt!
Follow the whole Nude as Muse series by clicking the link below, which also displays the works of other famous photographers (Jean Straker, Elliot Erwitt, Erich Lessing, Guy Le Querrec, etc.).
Source: Today’s Pictures: Nude as Muse.
This is an amazing portrait drawn by 29-year-old Portugal-based attorney Samuel Silva (he says art is just his “hobby”) based on a photograph by Russian photographer Kristina Tararina. Silva’s medium of choice is standard Bic ballpoint pens on paper and this particular portrait uses eight different colors
More from the artist: http://vianaarts.deviantart.com/gallery/
Jean-Marc Cote and other artists envisioned what France would look like in the year 2000. Presented at the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris, at least 87 different cards were distributed in France from 1899 to 1910.
Watch the whole gallery: A vision of the future from 1899 Pictures | CBS News.
All footage taken from the original Rear Window (1954) directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
The order of events is pretty much as seen in the movie.
more info: http://www.jeffdesom.com/hitch/
Hungarian Dance No. 5
composed by Johannes Brahms
arranged for easy listening by Hugo Winterhalter
In a quest to create the world’s largest work of art, Jim Denevan and a team of helpers inscribed circles on the frozen surface of the world’s largest lake. Unfortunately for them, that lake happened to be in Siberia.