Ever wondered how an entire human could fit inside another human for 9 months? Dutch maternal and infant photographer Leonie Versantvoort shows us how using something as simple as body paint.
If you’ve ever tried your hand at glassblowing, you’ll know all too well how incredibly difficult it can be to achieve a perfect finished piece. Even artists experienced for decades make flops. So to see these miniature wine glasses, vases and beakers standing just centimetres tall is quite astounding.
Angels, deities, and other scantily-clad classical figures make modern-day settings, such as subways and bus stops, their new homes in the series ‘2 Reality’.
Nancy, France-based Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann of creative agency ‘Zim & Zou’ breathe life into paper by turning it into 3D illustrations of food, animals, and even spaceships.
While politicians might not exactly be superhero material (super villain material, perhaps), Italy-based artist Alessandro Rabatti nonetheless shows us what they’d look like in masks and capes.
89-year-old artist Kay Sekimachi takes the skeletons of ordinary maple leaves and turns them into extraordinary works of art. Using Kozo paper (a thin Japanese paper made from Kozo trees), watercolor, and Krylon coating, she is able to turn the leaves into elegant bowl sculptures. Although due to the delicate nature of the artworks, it […]
Canadian artist Jacqueline Poirier treats a plate much like how everyone else does: as a canvas. Only difference is, she doesn’t decorate it with culinary art. She creates another kind of art instead.
As if pandas weren’t cool enough! In Shenyang, China, local artist Bi Heng has put up a 9-metre high, 7-metre wide panda statue that would give Iron Man a run for his money.
While on a trip to the Monterey Bay Aquarium many years ago, artist Rick Satava became entranced with a tank full of pacific coast jellyfish. Looking at them up close felt like admiring art at a museum. From then on, he set about dedicating his life’s work to recreating these beautiful creatures in glass form.
How can artists help a city where 70% of the buildings have come down since its 2011 earthquake? Recycling the building waste into art, and in the process shining a light on the importance of reclaiming reusable resources from waste.
A brand new art exhibition is bringing tons of colour and imagination to Hobart’s Penny Contemporary gallery, and you’re invited to this lively show.
If you’re getting a tattoo, you might want to book a plane ticket to Turkey first. Istanbul-based artist Bicem Sinik decorates her clients’ bodies with minimalistic tats that include only two elements: monochromatic lines and dots.
Street artist Jim Bachor continues his valiant crusade against poorly maintained roads by filling each and every pothole with gorgeous mosaics. Initially, the project started out in his hometown of Chicago, but now he’s taking the fight somewhere else: Finland.
Nicknamed the ‘grandmother of performance art’, Marina Abramović is unlike any other artist in the world today. She has pushed boundaries (and usually broken them), explored relationships to their core, and even allowed the public to harm her – all in the name of art. Now Tasmania is welcoming a new exhibition that explores the artistic wonder that is Abramović.