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People Think This Oddly-Shaped Building is Quite Obscene

One provocative building in Germany has caused quite a riot in both the locality and social media, simply because it looks like two people having sex, dog-style. But, we can’t really confirm because it’s not moving.

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One provocative building in Germany has caused quite a riot in both the locality and social media, simply because it looks like two people having sex, dog-style. But, we can’t really confirm because it’s not moving.

Tagged as Domestikator, the building is actually a new hotel that is part of the The Good, The Bad And The Ugly series at the annual Ruhrtriennale Festival in Bochum, Germany. Hence, it is a very big installation art. It promises to host the VIPs during the Ruhrtriennale International Arts Festival.

What does it look like for you?

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First impression: the obscene structure looks like a bunch of huge lego blocks seamlessly stacked together to look like two people copulating.

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Artists didn’t really confirm what this building is supposed to be, but according to the creative agency behind the concept, Atelier Van Lieshout, the primary goal of the artwork is to depict the immense power of humans to control and change the natural world, as well as humanity’s destructive relationship with nature.

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If you think that they put up this big pronographic piece of art just to attract people to the hotel and festival, you are utterly wrong. The firm who made it strongly emphasized the deep and sincere message they want to get across.

Environmental message, huh?

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Design Boom said that the work represents a much more broader and relevant idea.

“The focal point of the entire installation, however is the new work ‘domestikator’ – a monumental, functional artwork that serves as a totem, temple and beacon within the Ruhrtriennale’s grounds. The towering figures serve as a symbol for the power of humanity, paying homage to the ingenuity and capacity of humans, but the eventual use of this power to dominate and domesticate the natural environment. The act of domestication, however, often leads to boundaries being sought or even crossed. Only a few taboos remain, and it is these taboos that the ‘domestikator’ seeks to address, bringing to mind the ethical dilemmas of our time like bestiality, production and consumption.”

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Street Artist Creates Vibrant (and Gigantic!) Works of Art

Natalia Rak uses whole building walls as her painting canvas. How awesome is that?

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Painters are great artists. Their means of translating a creative idea into visual art really commands respect. For a person to be able to convert their mood and thoughts into swirls, shapes, and a kaleidoscope of colors, it's really something.

Which is why Natalia Rak is awesome. The standard art pieces you usually see displayed in museums and galleries take so much time and effort to create, and looking at her works, I'm guessing it takes a lot of time and effort to do it too. Because you see, she does street art. Huge pieces of it.

Natalia Rak is a Fine Arts graduate from Lodz.

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These Ordinary Objects Aren’t Really What They Appear To Be – And It’s Absolutely Mind-Blowing!

Check out this 3 cool anamorphic illusions by YouTube channel brusspup.

What can a Rubik’s cube, a roll of tape, and a sneaker possibly have in common? Well, for one, they are all featured in the video below - and each one of them has been transformed into anamorphic art by YouTube channel Brusspup.

It’s really amazing to look at and your mind will surely be blown away once you see how it works.

Before we dive on the awesome video below though, let’s first have a brief explanation.

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Check Out How This Man Turns Mental Disorders Into Art

Artist Tobey Allen transforms the psychological disorders that cause persons to kill themselves into beautiful monsters to raise awareness about the gravity of this growing global concern.

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. In celebration of this day, artist Tobey Allen transformed the psychological disorders that cause persons to kill themselves into beautiful monsters to raise awareness about the gravity of this growing global concern.

"The victim is unaware of the monster but will register a heaviness and will develop a state of deep depression."

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“I hope to draw attention to mental illnesses that often get ignored or aren’t taken as seriously as they should,” Allen said.

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