Darth Vader Posted a Selfie

The official Star Wars Instagram page has launched, with Darth Vader taking the honors for the inaugural post. It looks like it’ll be an interesting profile to follow if you’re a fan of the franchise, judging by 2 of the first 3 photos being from the Star Wars archive. |Via|

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Christ of the Abyss

The bronze statue, which was built to commemorate Dario Gonzatti, the first Italian to use scuba gear, is submerged at a depth of 17 meters in the Mediterranean Sea near the Abbey of San Fruttuoso in Camogli, Italy. It was placed in the water in 1954 and it depicts Christ offering a benediction of peace, […]

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Iconic Diner Painting Recreated as 3D Pop-Up Installation in NYC

Photos by Filip Wolak.

The diner scene, in which a group of well-dressed patrons sit underneath the golden light of an establishment, is currently on tour in NYC and this pop-up was created by the Whitney Museum of American Art to promote it.

The life-sized version is located at New York City’s Flatiron Prow Artspace. The actual diner featured in Hopper’s painting most likely never existed, but the shape of the Flatiron building captures the “Phillies” diner angular appearance. The display will be up until October 6th.

Original Painting: Nighthawks by Edward Hopper, 1942.

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