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    Sam Youkilis and his photographs play with our perception

    I love traveling and try to do it every chance I got. In this case, Sam Youkilis, a New Yorker photographer traveled through South America, from Bogota to Buenos Aires by bus. His photographs from that three-month trip play with scale and perspective to test viewer perceptions. Youkilis first shared his series of travel images through one of The New Yorker’s official Instagram accounts, a platform where their photography department invites a guest contributor to host the feed for a week. Youkilis posted photographs taken in a variety of different landscapes, such as the pink Laguna Colorada in Bolivia, the Humahuaca limestone mountains of Argentina, and the sand dunes at…

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    Hyperrealistic paintings of Artic ice against climate change

    The New Yorker artist Zaria Forman uses her immense creative talent to document the devastating effects of climate change using Hyperrealistic paintings. For many years she has produced large format landscape drawings using soft pastel shades. Made with hyperrealistic details, the images are an incredible and moving representation of the majesty of glaciers that, despite their impressive size, are rapidly deteriorating due to global warming. Forman‘s earlier work showed instantly recognizable shapes such as glaciers and icebergs. But now his pictorial approach has changed, essentially reducing the landscape. Forman has spent the last two years traveling with scientific missions from NASA to track the movement of ice. The result is…

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    Anton Repponen recreates 11 icons of New York

    My first post will be dedicated to Anton Repponen, an interesting visual photographer who makes us understand how architecture has everything to do with context, either as a way to find harmony, or as a reaction against it. But what happens when you take the context of the image? Anton Repponen, a photographer and designer with architectural experience, took 11 of the greatest architectural icons of New York city, from the Empire State Building to the New Whitney (Renzo Piano), in his “Misplaced” photo series, and moved them to deserts and jungles all over the world. In the website of Misplaced Project you can read this: “Eleven New York City…