• Lithuanian architect turned wedding photographer turned artist Tadao Cern has worked his Photoshop magic to reimagine van Gogh‘s 1889 self-portrait as something much more realistic–and haunting (above).
• Shomei Tomatsu, perhaps the most influential postwar Japanese photographer, has died at the age of 82. “If I could, I would want to see everything,” he said in 1969. “My eyes are infamously greedy.”
• Screen legend Mary Lou Jepsen, photojournalist Sebastião Salgado, graphic designer Saki Mafundikwa, artist Liu Bolin, and architect Michael Green are among the speakers at TED2013 (“The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered.”), which takes place next month in Long Beach, California. Check out the newly released line-up here.