The following images include whimsy, beauty, creativity and practicality. All together they give us another glimpse of the extraordinary variety of human ingenuity.
As always, I welcome information that helps me give proper attribution regarding either the photographer or the ingenius object of the photograph.
Sculpture, Hamburg, Germany by artist Oliver Voss. It’s made of styrofoam and steel and measures about 12 feet high and 90 feet long.
The Troll is a 12 foot sculpture built by Kim Graham
Body Art Illusions By Johannes Stoetter
More Body Art by Johannes Stoetter
Johannes Stoetter again
Checking the alignment of the tea cups, Japanese parliament
Soldiers marching…or waiting too long?
San Francisco staircase
Pedestrian bridge near Fort de Roovere in the Netherlands divides the water like Moses.. Designed by RO architects
Scotch tape hinges
via wordlesstech team
Traffic light tree has 75 sets of lights, by Pierre Vivant in London
“Very Short Stories” by Jim Roseneau, This Into That
Too good to be true, by Jim Roseneau
By Sayoko ERI
Photographer Karsten Wegener, designer Silke Baltruschat and food stylist Raik Holst recently collaborated on german sausages
By Brad Downey in Berlin, Germany
Boston-based artists Kenji Nakayama and Christopher Hope interviewed and photographed a number of homeless people on the streets of Boston, replacing their signs.
In Águeda, Portugal some streets are decorated with colorful umbrellas protecting walkers from the summer sun.
Using a neglected street underpass in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, artist Bill Fitzgibbons created an installation controlled by a computerized LED light system. -
The Park of the Monsters (Parco dei Mostri in Italian-language), also named Garden of Bomarzo is the work of Pier Francesco Orsini,(1523–1585), a patron of the arts, greatly devoted to his wife Giulia Farnese. When she died, he created the gardens. The design is attributed to Pirro Ligorio, and the sculptures to Simone Moschino.
Manhole covers in Japan present a fascinating array of artistic expression representing the city or neighborhood in which they appear.