Alexis Rockman’s Mazaruni River (1994) plunges the viewer into the watery world polluted by large-scale gold dredging in Guyana. The hyper-realistic scene is simultaneously seductive and terrifying, as sunny skies and tropical green foliage belie the river’s toxicity. Continue reading Modern Art Monday Presents: Mazaruni River By Alexis Rockman
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Pink Thing of the Day: Pink Garbage Bag Project
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Baby Boy with Sixteen Toes Born in Rural China
Here at The Worley Gig, we enjoy freakish things. However, we do not generally blog about freaks of nature, because we find that to be in questionable taste. That said, I was oddly charmed by this picture of a Baby born in rural China with eight toes on each foot, because look at all of those little toes! Other than being digitally challenged (he’s apparently got extra fingers but no thumbs, for ten digits on each hand) the baby has a normal face and body and appears to be healthy. Continue reading Baby Boy with Sixteen Toes Born in Rural China
“From Space, It Looks Like Jackson Pollack”
Ocean Sands, Bahamas
“From afar, this could look like an abstract painting; however this spectacular satellite image is of the dunes of sand and seaweed, sculpted by the ocean currents. The fluted, underwater dunes are formed in much the same way as sand dunes in deserts.”
See more amazing “art” at Environmental Graffiti’s 30 Most Incredible Abstract Satellite Images of Earth.