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Geoffrey Johnson’s Transparent Cities

Geoffrey Johnson’s Transparent Cities – SOCKS. www.albertalagrup.com

Postcards for Ants is an ongoing painting project by Cape Town artist Lorraine Loots who has been creating a miniature painting every single day since January 1, 2013. The artist works with paint brushes, pencils, and bare eyes to render superbly detailed paintings scarcely larger than a small coin. ..this art speaks to me. www.albertalagrup.com

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Caserones (Telde)

pixelated city blocks: 31,920 standardized “units” representing Manhattan’s building masses in epoxy resin and polyurethane, by Espantaleón

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Urban Farming on the Streets of Paris

Urbanana (don’t you just love the name?) is a concept for a vertical banana plantation that seeks to redefine the principles of urban agriculture in European cities like Paris. Designed by SOA Architects, the farm would be situated in a medium-sized Parisian building http://inhabitat.com/urbanana-is-an-urban-renovation-concept-that-would-bring-banana-farming-to-paris/

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Charles Matton recreates mini studios in ‘Enclosures’ exhibition – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

In ‘Enclosures’ French artist Charles Matton creates meticulous miniature versions of interiors of the studios of Francis Bacon, Rembrandt, Hopper and Giacometti, as well as Baudrillards’s library and Freud’s study. The atmospheric boxes are painstakingly handmade with intricate details in miniature, including light sockets, furniture and fading wallpaper.

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Anatomical Heart in a Jar, Hand Blown Glass Miniature, Anatomically Correct Heart

Anatomical Heart in a Jar. Blown glass miniature by kivaford.