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E. Coli Bacteria Made This Image of the Mona Lisa

Scientists created this picture of the Mona Lisa using genetically modified E. coli bacteria. Such teeny little artists! Read More >>

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Famous Fatberg Decomposes Live on YouTube

The celebrity fatberg that was pulled out piece by piece from a London sewer is building upon its status as a work of art by expanding into the video streaming world, with fatberg enthusiasts now able to watch the lump of festering lard fester, live, on YouTube. Read More >>

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Birmingham Body Exhibit May Star Executed Chinese Prisoners

A doctor has warned that those visiting the Real Bodies exhibition that's currently in Birmingham ought to feel a little more queasy than expected when viewing the collection of plasticised bodies, as questions over the identities of those who are on display have been raised. Read More >>

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This Lost In Space Art is as Quirky and Wonderful as the Original Show

Lost in Space may be experiencing a bit of a renaissance thanks to the new Netflix series, but everything traces back to the original show. Back in the 1960s, Lost in Space was a weird slice of science fiction very much of its time, complete with a fabulous aesthetic that the new show pays homage too, but updates significantly. Read More >>

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These Movie Posters Bring New Colour And Life to Some Classic Films

A movie poster can be an exciting canvas on which an artist can work, a place where a creator can put all their visual thoughts about a film into a stylish package. Artist Zi Xu does it better than most. Read More >>

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The Detail And Variety in This Futuristic Concept Art is Mind-Blowing

Sometimes you click some art on the internet and just want to get lost in it. That’s certainly the case with the work of Ben Nicholas. Read More >>

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Artists Quit Design Museum in Row Over Arms Trade Event

A group of creatives currently exhibiting their work at London's Design Museum have asked to have their pieces removed from the gallery, thanks to museum bosses taking a large payday from Leonardo -- a rather big military contractor. Read More >>

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Money Vandal/Artist Strikes Again

Artist Graham Short, who kicked off a nationwide treasure hunt in 2016 when he etched a likeness of Jane Austen on the then-new polymer £5 notes, is at it again. He's used the last few weeks productively in etching a 5mm image of England footballer Harry Kane on six fivers, three of which are now in circulation and ready to be found. Read More >>

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Watch This Robotic Camera Rig Create 3D Animations With Light

Instead of repeatedly standing in front of a camera and waving an LED bulb to create long-exposure light paintings, Josh Sheldon automated the process with an impressive photography rig that takes orders directly from 3D animation software. The resulting animations, made with precise camera moves and robot-controlled lights, are like nothing you’ve ever seen. Read More >>

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Swiss Town Replaces Church Bells With Ringtones, Ushers in Hell on Earth

While the local catholic church and its bell tower undergo renovations in Lucerne, a small town in Switzerland, the city reached out to students at the nearby university to help find a replacement for the hourly chimes that are now silenced. Their solution? Blast out the sounds of a smartphone’s ringtones instead, the BBC reports. Read More >>

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Luke’s Magical Last Jedi Trick Gets an Equally Magical Poster

How does one take both the reality and fantasy of Luke Skywalker’s final moments and display them in a single image? How about glow in the dark? That’s what artist Mark Englert has done in his brand new poster for Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi called “I Will Not Be The Last Jedi,” which Gizmodo can exclusively reveal today. Read More >>

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There’s a Place That Actually Wants a Margaret Thatcher Statue

The Margaret Thatcher statue that wasn't allowed to be displayed in London because her family and several millions of other people thought it would be a bad idea, may soon have somewhere to be dumped. In Grantham, her home town. Read More >>

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These Are Two of the Best Aliens Posters We’ve Ever Seen

There’s no shortage of beautiful posters when it comes to the Alien franchise. From the original one-sheets and fan art, up through the work by Mondo and others, it’s a series bustling with great visual representations. And yet, these may be two of the best. Read More >>

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Hand Stitching Every Pixel in the Original Mac OS Control Panel Took This Master Crafter Six Months

Instead of a quaint “Home Sweet Home” cross-stitch pattern hanging in her living room, iOS and game developer Glenda Adams has a pixel-perfect recreation of the original Mac OS control panel, which she painstakingly hand-stitched over six months. Read More >>

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Time to Celebrate One of the Best-Loved Modern Pop Culture Artists

You may not know the name Matt Ferguson, but odds are you know his art. Ferguson has made popular art for Marvel, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, every gallery, every big poster company, and so much more. You may have been handed one of his posters if you went to the opening night of a popular movie in recent months and, famously, he mashed up Star Wars and Guardians of the Galaxy with memorable results. Now, he’s getting a celebratory retrospective exhibit. Read More >>