We probably won’t be eating chicken wings for a while. Back in 2008, Beijing-based artistic duo Sun Yuan and Peng Yu unveiled their most disturbing work: a highly-realistic sculpture of a fallen angel.
Creative husband-and-wife Corey Oda Popp and Kit King have collaborated to make hyperrealistic portraits that will trick you into thinking you’re looking at photos instead of paintings.
Billboards don’t offer much to travellers along the highway. They’re big, gaudy and over the top. So one artist produced a set of billboards that did nothing but display art to give drivers a break from the monotony of billboard signs.
In his ‘#ZeroWasteCoffee’ series, Indonesian artist Ghidaq al-Nazir creates whimsical paintings by putting together two unconventional materials: leaves and coffee.
Cowabunga! Kiwi artist Owen Dippie just put up a mural in Brooklyn that depicts the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, albeit with less shells and green skin. At a wall along the railway track, Dippie combines pop culture with classical art by creating an artwork that sees the beloved turtles as the Renaissance artists they were […]
South Korean artist Yoo Hyun creates portraits of iconic figures using an unconventional medium. While other artists use ink to depict their works, Yoo on the other hand, uses space.
Everybody loves watermelon – that is until it tries to set you on fire. Italian sculptor Valeriano Fatica has set the bar for carving fruit by turning a beloved summer food item into a menacing, realistic dragon head.
When her grandparents passed away, artist Caitlin McCormack took up crocheting as her way of commemorating them. Since then she’s been creating creepy but beautiful crochet sculptures of animals that will make you reflect on life and death.
Kevin Ferguson has visualized all our favourite films by compressing screen shots from every 10th second of the films. The results? Colourful and blurry works of art.
To show that even centuries-old art genres can still keep up with the times, the ‘Rhythm Force’ project in Japan has come up with a collection of woodblock prints and paintings that depict scenes from a galaxy far, far away.
It’s time to move up from drawing penises to actually making them – in paper form, that is. ‘Pornogami’ is an origami book that teach us how to turn an innocent piece of paper into a naughty work of art. It contains simple tutorials on how to recreate erotic body parts, like penises, vaginas, breasts, sperm cells, and handcuffs. Perfect for entertaining guests and showing them how perfectly mature you are.
While most people would see a coffee spill as a mess, Giulia Bernardelli from Italy sees it as art. The 27-year-old artist uses spilled food items like coffee, chocolate, ice cream, and even what looks like baby food, to make paintings.
The 18th World Bodypainting Festival recently took place in Austria, with more than 30,000 visitors and artists descending upon the small town of Poertschach. What was seen there can only be described as ‘incredible’.
Tattoo artist Houston Patton and creative director Dagny Fox collaborate to make beautiful tattoos that only make sense when paired with another.
Russian artist Yuri Shwedoff makes all our nightmares come true in his post-apocalyptic art series that sees freeways shut down, space shuttle burnt out and humans eradicated from the planet.