Why do I dance?

Discover this video shot in Austria, titled Why do I dance? and directed by Julian Pircher in which Dianne Weger appears for the ballet and Denise Danninger for the hip hop.

Two dancers talk about their passion and what push them to practice day and night, by focusing on the sensations and the emotions.

Photographs of Paris

Photographer Olivier Wong is behind beautiful pictures of Paris caught at night time or at the sunset.

Photographs with with stunning plays of light with view on Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, Louvre Pyramid or on the roofs of the French Capital.

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Ballet dancers portraits in New York City

Omar Z. Robles photographed a number of ballet dancers performing in front of the city’s industrial backdrop.

None of the pictures give any indication of the chaos of the surrounding city streets. Instead, the dancers display the human form at its finest as they appear to soar through the air amidst industrial landscapes rather than the safety of a theater stage.

The photographer places his subjects in some of the city’s most exposed places including the High Line, South Street Seaport and under the Manhattan Bridge. The dancers appear as immaculately as they would if they were to be on stage with their tutus fluffed and their pointe shoes expertly laced up.

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Night Sky

Joni Niemelä is an artist specialized in the photography of the countryside of his mother country: Finland.

For this series of pictures shot between 2011 and 2015 and called Night Sky, he decided to immortalize the details of the night.

In this series, immaculate snow-covered landscapes, tops of the trees and wooden huts stand alongside the stars in a splendid blend of colours and a pleasantly soothing atmosphere.

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The blue pearl

Chefchaouen is a city in northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue.

Chefchaouen is situated in the Rif Mountains, just inland from Tangier and Tetouan. The city was founded in 1471,[1] as a small fortress which still exists to this day, by Moulay Ali Ben Moussa Ben Rached El Alami to fight the Portuguese invasions of northern Morocco.

Along with the Ghomara tribes of the region, many Moriscos and Jews settled here after the Spanish Reconquista in medieval times. In 1920, the Spanish seized Chefchaouen to form part of Spanish Morocco. Spanish troops imprisoned Abd el-Krim in the kasbah from 1916 to 1917, after he talked with the German consul Dr. Walter Zechlin (1879–1962). Spain returned the city after the independence of Morocco in 1956.

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Seascapes and Skyscapes

Antti Viitala is a talented photographer from Finland, based in Cape Town in South Africa. Since his youngest age, he captures images and he’s fast passionate about great panoramas. We have already talked about him for his sublime series Creatures, we present now collections called Seascapes and Skyscapes : without geographical constraints, he travels the world from Iceland to Africa and wondering about the power of nature.

 

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Sculptures by Philippe Faraut

Philippe Faraut is a figurative artist who specializes in portraits lifesize sculptures and monumental stone sculptures. Means of choice are water based clay and marble. His extensive research of the human face that developed a technique to model the portrait he shares with his students during his numerous sculptures sculpture classes and seminars throughout the US
Philippe Faraut, a native of the French Alps, a company specialized in-figurative portrait sculpture alive in size or monumental artist, studied at Germain Sommeiller Annecy in France, where he graduated in design and execution of furniture classic French style and wood sculpture.

As a good traveler has allowed him the opportunity to study the cultures of many countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, which influences his work in sculpture portrait. After establishing residence in the area of ​​the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia, he developed an interest in modeling clay head. Soon after, his studio moved to New York and began teaching sculpture classes.

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Pen Illustrations on Vintages Maps

Mark Powell is an English artist who created stunning monochromatic illustrations with a black ballpoint pen. His favorite canevas are old paper maps. He uses the backgrounds to dress his characters.

Drawings that he shows are full of wisdom and closed to photography because of the precision of his work.

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Artist and illustrator: Carne Griffiths

Originally from Liverpool, Carne Griffiths graduated from Kent Institute of Art and Design in 1995. On moving to London he undertook an apprenticeship as a gold wire embroidery designer and this has had a strong influence on his work, which often takes the form of repeating, flowing patterns.

His beautifully detailed art prints are created from various materials including ink, graphite, brandy and whisky and they have been exhibited in the UK, US and Europe.

Carne Griffiths has designed for a range of prestigious clients, including; HRH the Prince of Wales, The Sultan of Oman, Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford, Asprey, Chanel, Burberry, as well as many of London’s Savile Row tailors. Carne’s images explore both human and floral forms, figuratively and in an abstract sense.

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