By Marta Gardarsdóttir in New Illustration on Saturday 30 November 2013
We stumbled across Helena Frank’s mysterious, beautiful characters on the web. Frank is an illustrator based in Copenhagen. Her skillful portraits of outsiders has a wonderful attention to detail and a very cool use of colour.
Replicants unite! Here’s a fan-made tribute to one of the greatest sci-fi films of all time, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. Known for its futuristic, dystopian aesthetic, the Blade Runner universe provides the perfect fodder for a collaborative art project. Twenty-five illustrators have provided artwork for this risographed anthology zine. The project has been successfully funded […]
Being an evil genius requires great attention to your lair and appearance. Sure, you could be sitting in a skull mountain-like Skeletor, but then you sit in a regular chair with a couple of skulls and shenanigans randomly thrown in, ruining the effect. You could get yourself a scary chair, but that usually kills the […]
I came across Yang Seungwoo’s work, Best Days, when he had an exhibition at Zen photo gallery in Tokyo. I didn’t get a chance to see the exhibition, but I have seen some of Seungwoo’s work online and saw Best Days book cover. Luckily I manage to get a friend to buy me the book. […]
I do a lot of macro cave photography. Cave photography is a bit of a beast to tame, but macro cave photography is like a beast with two heads. And one them has a laser beam on it. It’s a challenge, but when successful it can provide a unique look at the mysterious world of […]
The Melbourne-based artist/human Benk has created a series of illustrations that toys with the interrelationships between humanity and nature. We see birds almost every day of our lives. We hardly notice them, I certainly don’t feel as if I live among birds, but we all do. These illustrations portray humans wearing bird masks, showing the […]
By Kevin Zych in New Art on Monday 4 November 2013
Will Barras is an artist, illustrator, and animator from Birmingham, England. He began his career when he started doodling with his friend between answering calls at a tiresome desk job. Today, years after hanging up the phone, his work has evolved into dynamic images featuring distorted figures walking, biking, and riding horses through colorful landscapes. […]
By Janet Garcia in New Photography on Wednesday 2 October 2013
Photographer Nick Brandt took photos of the birds that die in the deadly Lake Natron in northern Tanzania. The alkalinity levels are so high in the lake it causes the animals to turn into statues, preserving them forever. However, it’s not known why or how these animals have died. Although it’s sad, it’s a look into a world most haven’t seen before.
A cross between an igloo and psychedelic art installation, ICEHOTEL is a large-scale art exhibition and simultaneously a luxurious holiday lodge. Over 40 artists from around the world come together for the ICEHOTEL project to create several dozen ‘art suites’ — intricately carved rooms and pavilions made of pure ice and snow, each designed by a different artist or group.
Walter A. Frey, Jr. is a funeral home director. Like his father, who as a boy dreamed of becoming a funeral home director, Walter also felt a calling to the business at an early age. Unfolding in short vignettes, “Walter” is a journey through the passions of its subject, which include a love for vacuuming, […]
Orchestra Da Camera is a musical installation in which the 40 elements of the chamber are actually mice running on their wheels. Each wheel its connected to a carillon, and when it turns, the carillon starts playing its musical note. The great number of carillons and the random actions of the live mice makes the […]
Beastwares is back with their newest sparkly creation, and this time it’s a seriously badass hoodie, with a pretty epic video to go along with it. They have pockets galore, are fully lined with an extra high collar, and obviously, sparkles. Even the ZIPPER is shiny! If you’re interested in shielding yourself from evil, making […]
Young Maldives artist Maahy is a completely self-taught illustrator. His art portrays the minimalism of black and white, alongside the chaotic beauty and mystery of doodling, zentangles, streams of flowing lines and the fascinating scent and touch of coffee. He works intimately with ink pens and graphite pencils.
George Takei and animator Eoin Duffy have teamed up to create the animated short, The Missing Scarf. The film received its world premiere on July 13 at the Galway Film Fleadh, nabbing the James Horgan Award for Best Animation, now rendering the film Oscar eligible. In addition, the film has also been invited to screen […]