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“Yosh” by Photographer Drew Leventhal

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Delicately Sculpted Paper Forms Verdant Houseplants and Lush Bunches of Flowers

All images © Mabel Low, shared with permission

After a slew of houseplant casualties, Mabel Low decided to trade in her withering blooms for a more durable option. The Singapore-based artist, who launched the studio Papersynthesis in 2020, crafts lifelike hydrangeas, sunflowers, and an array of succulents entirely from cardstock.

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An Artist Turned a Subway Station Into a Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Adrian Wilson’s renaming of Manhattan’s 50th Street station using stickers created by Matt Duncan (all images courtesy of Adrian Wilson and Matt Duncan)

As the nation continues to honor and mourn the loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court justice and champion of women’s rights who died last Friday at the age of 87, one tribute in New York City this weekend took place in a subway station.

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A New Volume Compiles Five Decades of the Pudgy, Curious, and Drowsy Pups in Walter Chandoha’s Photographs

Mixed-breed and the photographer’s daughter Maria, Long Island, New York, 1956. All images © Estate of Walter Chandoha, courtesy of Taschen, shared with permission

Dubbed the 20th century’s greatest pet photographer, the late Walter Chandoha was renowned for capturing the unique personalities of furry companions.

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Hyperrealistic Portraits by Artist Arinze Stanley Reflect the Emotions of Black Experiences

“Mindless #3.” All images © Arinze Stanley, courtesy of Corey Helford Gallery, shared with permission

Arinze Stanley describes his hyperrealistic drawings as “a simple language of my feelings.” In a statement about his new series titled Paranormal Portraits, the Nigerian artist (previously) says he uses his art as a form of political activism and as a way to amplify the voices of those who are unheard.

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