Huge Statue of Mao Zedong Dismantled In Rural China

On January 9, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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In the middle of rural China, very far from anything of note, a massive and recently built statue has been flurrying across Asian news. The structure in question is a whopping rendering of our old...

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José Ortiz-Echagüe: Beautifully Bleak Photography

On December 24, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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José Ortiz-Echagüe was born in Guadalajara in 1886, into a military family.  At the tender of age of 12, he received his first camera and took to photography. His brother, a talented artist,...

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China’s Biggest Ghost Town: Ordos

On December 19, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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China, booming on the one hand, failing on the other. It’s been a meteoric rise to riches for the Chinese, and if you make a lot of changes in a small amount of time, you’re...

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Simon Beck’s Incredible Sand / Snow Art

On December 6, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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I must admit, I like to have a bit of wander. It helps clear the goop from between my ears and gives me an opportunity to work out the creases in my master...

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Jim The Skull Guy Makes Awesome Skulls

On December 5, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Jim, no last name given, makes skulls out of different things. Simple premise, complex art. He lives and works in Paris. This is an excerpt from his slightly confusing, but pleasurably mysterious biography:...

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Another Bunch of Comedy Balconies (You’re Welcome)

On December 5, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Recently I posted up an article showcasing 20 Comedy Balconies. Without wanting to exaggerate, the article went down like a tropical storm on Halloween. People loved it, with a capital L-O-V-E-D-I-T. To date it has had...

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14 Versions Of The Jolly Roger Flag

On December 4, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The Jolly Roger is probably the most famous, non-country-specific, flag in the Western world. I have to admit, though, I didn’t realise there was more than one design of the Jolly Roger. It...

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“The Motherland Calls” – Huge Russian Statue

On November 18, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The Motherland Calls, or Homeland-Mother is a whopper of a statue that stands proud in Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd, Russia. The statue was built to commemorate the Battle of Stalingrad, a battle considered by many...

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Max Ernst: A Legend Of Dada

On November 17, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Max Ernst (1891 – 1976) was a German born artist and sculptor; he was one of the prime movers and shakers of the Dada and Surrealist movements. His initial area of study was...

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Beautiful Mandalas And Their Meaning

On November 14, 2015 by Louis Falasha
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My introduction to the Mandala concept was after watching a film called Samsara, made by the same guy that made Baraka. There’s a scene where Tibetan monks are all kneeling around working on...

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