Crocheted yarn installations seem to be everywhere nowadays – even underwater! Recently in Cancun, Mexico’s underwater art museum, Museo Subacuatico de Arte, crochet artist Olek created a variety of yarn installations to raise awareness about the world’s declining shark population. Using environmentally-friendly materials, Olek was able to cover a bomb-shaped sculpture with a design that […]
Chloe Giordano’s works are tiny – hardly larger than a thimble – but they are every bit as beautiful and intricate as any work of art. The illustrator and embroider from Oxford, England uses freehand embroidery (and probably a ton of patience) to depict highly-detailed miniature animals. Various colors are applied to give the creatures […]
Illustrator and mother Mica Angela Hendricks did not expect her daughter to turn her own ‘mommy words’ against her when she bought a new sketchbook. Hendricks’ daughter Myla said to her mother: ‘If you can’t share, we’ll have to take it away!’
Everything is awesome – even parking posts! Street artist ‘Le Cyklop’ is turning Paris’ 30,000 dull parking posts into colorful, imaginative characters. His subjects usually take on the appearance of Cyclops, but this time around, he spray-painted the public fixtures into LEGO minifigs.
While most people will look at depleted toilet paper rolls and go, ‘NOOOO!’, Paris-based artist Junior Fritz Jacquet sees art! Having been a fan of paper – not necessarily the toilet kind – since he was a child, Jacquet has experimented with various ways to explore the art form’s boundaries.
Could you guess what’s hiding underneath that sheet? A grandfather clock? A cabinet? A replica of a famous statue? Wrong, wrong, and wrong! If you’re still stumped on what it is, here’s what’s written on the plaque that finally solves this mystery …
Show these images to your kids and you’ll never have to worry about them making poor nutrition choices ever again. Photographer James Ostrer turned seemingly harmless sweets and junk food into terrifying tribal masks, each with its own personality and brand of horror. Using Kit-Kat bars as lips, donuts as eyes, and frosting as skin, […]
You have been warned: look away now or else prepare to be overwhelmed by deep sadness. In 1995, 61-year old artist William Utermohlen was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He died in 2007, but before his passing, he created a series of self-portraits over a five-year period documenting the devastating effect of the disease on his art and mind.
‘Miniature Calendar’ is an ongoing project by Japanese artist Tanaka Tatsuya, wherein he pairs household objects with figurines to create everyday scenes that look straight out of Gulliver’s Travels. He’s been doing this project every day for the past four years, and has quite the collection of dioramas. Some you will find tiny soldiers marching […]
For her latest single, Anaconda, American rapper, singer, songwriter and actress is photographed in a position that makes me imagine this is how she would go about catching one. Apparently, I am not the only one with an overly active imagination. If you care to visit The Manhood tumblr, you’ll see that this vision of her has been photoshopped into just about anything and everything.
Body-paint artist Trina Merry knows a thing or two about invisibility – and she proves you don’t need some magic cloak to hide in plain sight! Using body paint, she paints her nude models for hours and hours to blend perfectly with their backgrounds. Some of the landmarks they’ve used as backdrops include the Empire State Building, Central Park, the Guggenheim Museum, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the city’s famous skyline.
In 2012, we featured some awesome paper stained-glass window designs from artist Eric Standley. And just when we thought his artworks couldn’t get more complex and mesmerizing, he shows up two years later with these!
His name is Jay Freestyle, and as the name implies, he does his clients’ tattoos freestyle. No templates, no stencils, just good ‘ol imagination and amazing artistry. In this exclusive interview, Freestyle talks about his beginnings as a tattoo artist, his creative process, and his memorable experiences with clients. [Read our original posts about him here and here.]
For most of us, the fun ends when an aluminum can runs out of beer. But for Japanese artist Makaon, emptying an aluminum can of its contents is where the fun starts. Using discarded cans as his medium, Makaon flattens, bends, twists, and combines them to form origami-like sculpture inspired by famous pop culture characters. […]
See anything strange here? This photo series is called Metmorfoza and it was created by Ino Zeljak, a Croatian-based student. The series explores similarities and differences between people that are connected genetically or not.