We all know tattoos last a long time, but now a service called ‘Save My Ink’ is looking to make it last longer than YOU by framing it after you die. Now that’s what you call art!
Every autumn, Polish artist Joanna Wirazka ditches her traditional canvas for something that’s readily available and waiting to be noticed: fallen leaves.
In Japan, a couple of designers have come up with an unconventional (but totally cool) way of teaching kids colours, without actually naming the colours.
To comment on the perception of nakedness, an artist has begun painting underpants onto stones and pebbles in public places.
In Estonia, you’ll find a curious sight: three gigantic wooden megaphones in the middle of the forest. These three cones are called ‘Ruup’ and they were put up by local interior design students to amplify the music of nature.
Istanbul-based artist Okan Uckun combines geometrical forms with flora and fauna to create tattoos that border on the surreal and abstract, leaving you to ponder on ink’s artistic interpretation a wee bit longer than usual.
Here are some tattoos you’ll never ever regret getting (and something your mum will possibly love too): sloths dressed up as iconic movie characters from the ‘80s!
UK-based artist Maria A. Aristidou – whose coffee art we previously featured – is back with another series of edible artworks that puts the ‘art’ in ‘culinary art’.
At Burning Man, Ukrainian sculptor Alexander Milov unveiled a massive sculpture that got attendees lamenting on love, life, and their inner child.
In Brazil, a disturbing ad campaign shows what it’s like for expecting mums to binge on junk food: it’s pretty much akin to breastfeeding your baby with burgers, donuts, and sodas.
In Paris, local street artist Combo – also known as Culture Kidnapper – found one of his works being painted over by a guy from the anti-graffiti brigade. So what did he do for revenge? He turned the guy into art!
Jugs covered in nipples, tasting spoons made of tongues – these fleshy kitchen items are making us feel all sorts of strange. They’re part of the Sentient Kitchen series created by NY-based artist Christine Chin.
Imagine this: you spend a year and a half pouring blood, sweat, and tears on making 2,650 paintings then suddenly, you rip them apart. Pretty hardcore stuff. And that’s exactly what Stockholm-based artist ‘OKOK’ has done as part of a new art experiment.
Now vinyl won’t only be great to listen to, they’ll be nice to look at as well! New York-based artist Sara Roizen creates colourful and eye-popping mandalas using canvases that are very hip(ster): vinyl records.