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The official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald were unveiled today. And they’re awesome.

Ipnot is a Japanese embroidery artist and she creates realistic miniature artworks out of yarn.

Are.na is a platform for creative thinking and research that is open to everyone. It’s also a community where curiosity and collaboration are more important than algorithms and likes.

txt.fiy is the self-proclaimed “dumbest publishing platform on the web”. There’s no tracking, ad-tech, webfonts, analytics, javascript, cookies, databases, user accounts, comments, friending, likes or follower counts. Just write something, hit publish, and it’s live.

Dwitter is a community built around a simple idea. You have 140 characters to write a Javascript program that produces an interesting visual.

New Zealand artist Ben Young creates fantastic sculptures of water, made out of glass taking shape around metal and concrete.