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Lists May, 9 2013

5 Tumblrs We’re Enjoying This Week: Google Maps, Deep Fried Gadgets and More

Another week, another five Tumblrs for y’all to check out. This week’s picks range from a curated selection of Google Maps images to the peculiar intentional act of deep frying gadgets. Let us know what you think of this week’s selection and as always, feel free to leave your Tumblr in the comments section below. With a bit of luck, you’ll see yours here next week.

 

9-Eyes

It’s impossible to tell how long it took artist Jon Rafman to find these haunting, mysterious and sometimes beautiful Google Maps images, but the result is something truly unique. 9-Eyes is an ongoing series by the Canadian artist so check back often for more poignant finds.

 

Haikym

Discovered via the comments section of last week’s list, Haikym is an easy, cathartic, relaxing trip through mostly abstract art, nature, women, architecture and sculpture. With no distractions or frivolousness of any kind, one could spend hours scrolling and scrolling.

 

Halfway Crook

Featuring entirely original 35mm photography, Halfway Crook is the photo diary of its mysterious owner who despite having images with hundreds of thousands of reblogs, remains seemingly anonymous. Included, however, are the key components of his or her lifelike friends, travels and more.

 

Beyonce Art History

Perfect for getting those damn teenage hooligans to learn some history, Beyonce Art History features classic paintings overlaid with relevant lyrics from Sasha Fierce in meme format. Captioning each painting is the name of the actual artist and the title of the work.

 

Henry Hargreaves

The Tumblr of New Zealand photographer Henry Hargreaves, featured are a collection of different projects each exploring a certain theme. Highlights include “Burning Calories,” “Deep Fried Gadgets” and “The Jello-O Presidents” among many others.

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