Socratis Avgitidis's Blog – July 2011 Archive (27)

El Bulli Closes

Spain - El Bulli, one of the world's most acclaimed and award-winning eateries, has served its last supper.

On the final menu served on Saturday were 50 dishes with intriguing names like "Clam Meringue," "Olive Spheres," and "Hot Cold Gin Fizz."

For more than half of the 24 years that virtuoso chef Ferran Adria has been in charge of its kitchen, the restaurant has maintained…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 31, 2011 at 15:30 — 2 Comments

Marion and Lindie -by Jesse-Leigh Elford

Jesse-Leigh Elford (Infidels) shoots the Marion and Lindie SS2011 Campaign featuring Mignonne van Eeden and Mariana Santana. Hair by Merle Titus. Make up by Melissa van Zyl.

 

 

 

 

 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 30, 2011 at 8:00 — 1 Comment

Twitter, Facebook & Google+ Posters

 

Aaron Wood has created a really cool series of Twitter, Facebook and Google+ Propaganda Posters.

 

 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 30, 2011 at 7:30 — 1 Comment

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 29, 2011 at 7:30 — 2 Comments

Censorship Tells the Wrong Story

By pixelating, otherwise, ordinary images of our current world leaders, ad agency Memac Ogilvy & Mather Dubai creates the illusion that something lewd is taking place. This new print cam­paign for press free­dom, hosted by Reporters With­out Bor­ders, called «Cen­sor­ship Tells the Wrong Story»

 

 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 27, 2011 at 7:00 — 7 Comments

Mr Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley tells the tale of a man who becomes obsessed with wealth, power and his friend. The book begins in New York, where down-on-his-luck Tom Ripley is approached by the wealthy Mr. Greenleaf to help him find his son, Dickie. Tom, an acquaintance of Dickie agrees to help. He soon finds himself in London forming a friendship with Dickie and his girlfriend, Gwyneth Paltrow. Gwyneth starts…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 26, 2011 at 7:00 — No Comments

Inspiration

"Art washes from the soul the dust of very day life" - Pablo Picasso

 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 25, 2011 at 6:30 — 3 Comments

Spectacular Shots

Called over-unders, split-shots, or just splits, this photographic technique helps you see both what's inside the water and outside of it at the same time. The lens (usually fisheye) is positioned half…
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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 25, 2011 at 6:00 — 3 Comments

Pop Culture Street Art

Inspired by pop culture icons and current social issues, he creates fantastically fun works in the unlikeliest of places. The French street artist Oakoak has been on a tear, turning park benches, stoops and dilapidated walls into wonderful and unexpected places for art. I love his take on pop-culture and can't get enough of his work.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 24, 2011 at 9:00 — No Comments

Tennis Heights

 

The world’s highest tennis court stands atop the fourth highest hotel in the world - Burj al-Arab at Dubai. The tennis court is circular in shape and when no session is in play, it doubles as a helipad. The exact height of the tennis court is not known, but the hotel is 321 m (1,053 feet) tall and the court is located very near the top. My guess is, it’s close to 1000…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 23, 2011 at 9:00 — 2 Comments

Interactive Car Windows

Two weeks ago, Toyota Europe released an awesome sneak peak at a multimedia window concept the company may be pursuing. These high tech windows allow passengers to use simple gestures to zoom in on the world outside, draw on the windows, or find out more information about what they are seeing. Check out the company's YouTube video…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 23, 2011 at 8:16 — No Comments

Cinemagraphs - Part 3

 

As you know by now, I am obsessed with Cinemagraphs. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

The difference between GIF(Graphics Interchange Format) and Cinemagraphs, is that an animated .gif is usually a sequence of stills pulled from a video, combined together and repurposed into a .gif. Cinemagraphs are different because Jamie and Kevin use a single photograph while adding a…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 20, 2011 at 9:00 — 3 Comments

Bold and Beautiful-Tos Kostermans

                  'Part in the subway with Paris Hilton'

I came across these paintings, which I really liked. So I thought I would share some of this stunning art and discover a little more about the artist. Tos Kostermans. This series is called Bold and Beautiful, it is all about life and humoristic situations. The style is very realistic…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 19, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Mario Testino-Exhibition in Rome

        Natalia Vodianova

The exhibition, first shown in Madrid, brings together 54 photographs that reveal the two opposing concepts found in Testino’s work, fashion and the nude. These subjects are to be discovered both in his well-known published oeuvre as a fashion photographer as well as in his personal work, and the show includes a…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 18, 2011 at 9:27 — 2 Comments

Vertigo Photography

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 16, 2011 at 8:00 — 1 Comment

Advice For Creatives

Sometimes, all we need...all we seek...is encouragement....some good advice. Here's Ira Glass, an American public radio personality, and host and producer of the radio and television show This American Life, sharing what he's learned throughout the years. It's applicable to anyone who's pursuing a creative path.





 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 15, 2011 at 7:30 — 2 Comments

World's fastest workout:

4 minutes flat! Could this be true? If you try this and it works for you let me know. Certainly can't be bad for you.

 

Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 14, 2011 at 8:30 — 5 Comments

Shag Artwork

Artist Josh Agle, better known as Shag, has an impressive retrospective now on view at the Grand Central Arts Center in Santa Ana, CA. Entitled 'Hand Pulled', the exhibition is an overwhelming survey of every single screen print, etching and pigment print the artist has created over the course of his decade-plus long career. Most of the works are long sold out and this is the ideal opportunity…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 13, 2011 at 7:00 — 1 Comment

Mad Men - Inspiration

Set in 1960s New York, the sexy, stylized and provocative drama Mad Men follows the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue advertising, an ego-driven world where key players make an art of the sell.

The Premise: The series revolves around the conflicted world of Don Draper (Jon Hamm), the biggest ad man (and ladies man) in the business, and his…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 13, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Every Day Life- Sculptures Popping Out of Paintings

Shintaro Ohata just finished up a solo exhibition at the Yukari Art Contemprary in Tokyo, Japan. This Hiroshima, Japan-born artist is known for his ability to show us everyday life in a cinematic way. He captures light in his paintings, showering the world, as we know it, with carefully placed strokes of it. "Every ordinary scenery in our daily lives, such as the…
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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on July 11, 2011 at 6:00 — 3 Comments


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