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Gala dinner: Salvador Dalí’s surrealist cookbook

The opulent dinner parties thrown by Salvador Dalí and his wife and muse, Gala were the stuff of legend. Dalí published a cookbook in 1973, Les diners de Gala, which reveals some of the sensual, imaginative, and exotic elements that made up their notorious gatherings. For the First time in over 40 Years Taschen has finally made this rare book available again. This reprint features all 136 recipes over 12 chapters, specially illustrated by Dalí, and organized by meal courses, including aphrodisiacs. The illustrations and recipes are accompanied by Dalí’s extravagant musings on subjects such as dinner conversation.
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DotPigeon – glitch art project

DotPigeon is a glitch art project by Stefano Fraone. The Milan-based art director creates portraits of famous people whose faces are corrupted with long, colorful strands that seem to melt. But they still remain recognizable thanks to the attitude and all the elements that characterize them.

See more of his works on INSTAGRAMTUMBLR

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Indoor Landscape Photomontages by Suzanne Moxhay

Drawing from an archive of collected material, Suzanne Moxhay creates intricate and complex photomontage images. Her method was derived in part from the early filmmaking technique of matte painting, where backdrops were painted on sheets of glass and integrated by the camera with the live-action on set. She builds up the image in her studio using cutout fragments of source material, which she makes into small stage sets on glass panels. She then re-photographs the sets and manipulates the images digitally, an act of reprocessing which takes them further away from their original context and broadens the narrative potential. Her source material is drawn from an archive of collected imagery, from mid 20th century books and magazines to contemporary found photographs as well as her own photographs and paintings…
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Booming metal flowers kinetic sculpture by Casey Curran

Seattle-based artist Casey Curran constructs  mesmerizing kinetic sculptures of copper and brass wire  relied on a motorized mechanism. “Bequeath these Seeds,” was created  in 2016 for the Bellevue Arts Museum biennial show “Metalmorphosis”.

Photographer Transforms Iconic Landmarks with Whimsical Paper Cutouts

Rich McCor (a.k.a. Paperboyo) was trying to find different ways of photographing iconic London landmarks when he came up with the idea. By combining photography with his paper-cutting skills he came up with the idea of turning Big Ben into a wristwatch. After that he started looking at the landmarks and architecture around him in a different way, and he kept on taking photos. Since starting the project, McCor has also taken photos in cities across the world.

See more of Rich McCor’s work on Instagram
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Playful typographical installations by Michael Pederson

Sydney-based street artist Michael Pederson places his humorous street art creations across parks, suburban streets, and industrial zones in Sydney. Pederson uses easily-removable materials and his clever signs generally last no longer than a month.
See more installations on his Tumblr
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