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Art on the wall is one thing, but installations engage us with texture, light, color and sound, surrounding us and begging for interaction. They challenge conventions of the art world as well as the context of art itself, as these uncanny and unique projects illustrate in vivid three-dimensional form.
Laser-Cut Record: Music Etched Onto Slices of Wood
Slices of wood take the place of traditional vinyl in these beautiful hand-crafted, laser-cut records by designer Amanda Ghassaei.
Infinite Garden Multiplies Miniature Forest with Mirrors
Holes in a hovering white canvas box give the viewer a glimpse of a seemingly magical landscape in which a small planted area becomes a vast forest.
NeoLucida: Optical Drawing Tool Lets You Trace Real Life
An update on a 19th century optical drawing tool lets artists trace the real world around them. The NeoLucida will soon be available for just $40.
Small Worlds: Strange & Shocking Miniature City Scenes
There is no unifying theme to these surreal depictions of urban architecture and landscapes, save perhaps their imaginative improbability and singular creator.
Sideways Street Art: Muralist Makes Figures Walk on Walls
These layered creations are surprisingly realistic, even in black and white, thanks in part to their scale and reinforced by their shadows and context.
GIF-fiti: Trippy Animated Street Art Photos by INSA
This graffiti isn't made to be seen in person - artist INSA paints and repaints each mural to create animated GIFs that can only be viewed on computers.
Vertical Horizon: Urban Photographs Turn City Upside Down
Hong Kong is a much-photographed city, but these shots present a rarely-seen perspective by documentarians or pedestrians ... unless they look straight up.
Different Strokes: Strange Paintbrushes Promote Creativity
When something evolves to have such a long history as the art of painting, it falls on out-of-the-box thinkers to question the most basic elements of creation: tools.
Constellation Portraits: Thread Wrapped Around Nails
Artist Kumi Yamashita winds a single black sewing thread around a grid of galvanized nails on a wooden board to create intricately detailed portraits.
No Canvas Too Small for Intricate Masterpieces by Hasan Kale
Artist Hasan Kale paints incredibly intricate scenes from his native Istanbul onto delicate butterfly wings, narrow cactus spines and tiny grape seeds.