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Free images and stuff
Creative Commons licensed images, public domain, etc. I wonder how to confirm that someone actually is the rights holder for an image, and they didn't just upload it to Wikipedia and claim it's public domain. Reverse image search?

Kanda Shrine at Dawn

omg the web is alive

"the many ingenious ways that life propagates itself"
Discussion of Anna's show at the Arnold Arboretum.

San Francisco hillside

Pink ocean with violent sky
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Videos of Theo Jansen's STRANDBEESTS

Big Art
Gorgeous, incredibly high-res art at Google Art Project.

Temporary service interruption, please stand by
a painting by Carmen Herrera

A message from Banksy to the people of Berlin
Street art of a woman holding a sign saying KEEP DOING SHIT

Buy my friend Anna's stuff! You've always wanted a stag on your wall, right?

Jerry
A picture of two men, with an odd-looking wooden frame

Check out my sister's paintings! Here's the one that I had above my bed (she's holding onto it for me until I get back to the States.)

A painting of Kool Herc

AWESOME (my tour guide in Berlin penalized people for using that term)

Chrysalis stage.

Blog on data visualization and data visualization art.

Drawn! The Illustration Blog

"Drawn! is a collaborative weblog for illustrators, artists, cartoonists, and anyone who likes to draw. Visit us daily for a dose of links and creative inspiration."

some stuff linked off Drawn! that I dig:

Dan McCarthy: nantes
Audrey Kawasaki: blanket

(the rest of audrey kawasaki's paintings are a little more disturbing...)

heavy freaks
Positive Ape Index
Bubblegumfink

"You've seen them. There's one that's been sitting on a shelf gathering dust in your uncle Billy's garage for 30 years now. It's image flickers through your head when you're daydreaming about hotrods and monster movies and eating corndogs at the carnival."

FUCKING YEAH
(I'm excited cuz I don't think I've seen an NY car tagged that massive outside of Wild Style)

(over a year later: wait, when did I see Wild Style? wtf?)

SynthAxis
Colors! Um. Manipulate them and ... stuff. Supposed to be useful to web designers.
Colors!

broadway boogie-woogie
ok so i know my birthday already went by, but...

kozyndan
"kozyndan are Los Angeles based mad scientists ... the couple also moonlights as freelance illustrators."

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