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Topic: Arts

Ghastly and Gorgeous: Intricate Paper Art Replicates Human Innards Mmm, cadaver slices

Not many artists find inspiration among cadaver slices, but Lisa Nilsson is clearly not your average artist. Nilsson has created an amazingly intricate art style that uses folded paper and…

November 4, 2013, 12:15 PM EST

See the New York City Ballet's Remarkable Film That Quietly and Beautifully Honors 9/11 Dancers at dawn

Most of the brand talk around 9/11 this year was about marketers doing it wrong. But DDB New York and the New York City Ballet quietly did it right with…

September 19, 2013, 1:27 PM EDT

Striking Billboards and Bus Ads Tell L.A. That 'Arts Matter' Barbara Kruger designs manifestos

Product advertising banished from some Los Angeles buses and billboards in favor of a thoughtful campaign supporting the arts?! What's our consumer society coming to? The "Arts Matter" effort by…

November 13, 2012, 9:03 AM EST

English National Opera Releases Un-Opera-Like Condom Ad Not everyone's idea of a happy ending

The English National Opera is courting controversy with an ad campaign for its production of Mozart's Don Giovanni that pairs the image of an open condom wrapper with the familiar…

October 9, 2012, 10:10 AM EDT

BBH Challenges You to Restore Your Own 'Ecce Homo' Create your own inadvertent disaster today

Ecce Homer. The patriarch from The Simpsons is just one image created by participants in BBH London's sarcastic Cecilia Prize competition, honoring the world's most infamous amateur art restorer, Cecilia…

August 29, 2012, 9:20 AM EDT

Impress Your Neighbors With a 3-D Fantasy Garage-Door Mural Fighter jet, wine cellar, stripper pole?

StyleYourGarage.com, a German company that makes "garage billboards printed with images that show exactly what every car owner would like to have in their garage," might not sit well with…

August 17, 2012, 9:37 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Credit Suisse Euro RSCG hauntingly updates a classic Ovid poem to promote the client's Titian exhibition

In the classic tradition of the financial world bankrolling the artistic one, Credit Suisse is sponsoring an exhibition titled Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 at London's National Gallery this summer—and called on…

July 12, 2012, 3:01 PM EDT

Banksy on Advertising: Guess What? He Doesn't Love It Feel free to deface the oppressive images, he rants

Hey, I bet you've been wondering what Banksy—the maverick graffiti artist and filmmaker from England—thinks about advertising. Who hasn't?! I'm gonna take a wild stab here and say … he's…

March 1, 2012, 2:02 PM EST

H&M in Social-Media Scuffle Ahead of Its Super Bowl Spot Brand accused of stealing a design

In the worst timing imaginable for H&M, the clothing store is trying to put out a fire in social media just days before it's set to air its first Super…

January 25, 2012, 11:29 AM EST

Absolut Bus-Shelter Ad: One Piece of Paper, No Paints or Inks Artist Simon Schubert plays with light and shadow

German artist Simon Schubert creates evocative, finely detailed images by folding paper to catch the intricate interplay of light and shadow. Sometimes, I fold paper into little triangular footballs and…

December 21, 2011, 8:34 AM EST

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