Rice is pretty amazing. It’s the staple food of over half the world’s population and provides 20% of the world’s dietary energy supply. Not to mention making burritos all the more tastier! Many of us have probably seen a rice field-in person or in photos-and not given the landscape a second thought.
Ben Coffman is a landscape photographer based out of Portland, Oregon, but Ben isn’t just any landscape photographer. He is unique in his craft, specializing in what he calls ‘landscape astrophotography’. Featuring the Milky Way at night, Ben’s photography allows us to appreciate the great outdoors in a light. His work his truly awe-inspiring, showing […]
In Amy Casey’s imaginative world, cities are creatures, constantly shifting and growing. Inspired by the post-industrial landscape of Cleveland, which is beset by decay and vacancy, she has made it her task as an artist to imagine a new empire that will rise out of the rubble. Her paintings combine nature and cities in amazing […]
Photographer Caspar Claasen has an eye for capturing just the right moment. He has a way of quarantining people within the frame, creating the sense of being alone in this world, but not in a bad way. In fact, most of his photos are really quite funny.
At first glance, you’d assume that these images couldn’t possibly be real. Surprisingly, they are actual mountains in China’s Danxia Landform Geological Park. The incredible colours are the result of layers of sandstone and various minerals, which the mountain range its vivid patterns.
By Chloe Warner in New Art on Thursday 20 June 2013
Have you ever discarded a penny or cent deeming it worthless or an additional weight in your wallet? Or maybe you pick them up, wishing for good luck? Jacqueline Lou Skaggs wants to change our perception and value of the cent. She has created a series of 12 gems for us to keep and treasure. […]
How does anyone look at electrical tape and think ‘I want to carve topographical landscapes out of it‘? It blows our mind. Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki is this mindblower who has also crafted elaborate architectural sculptures out of thin thread. It looks as crazy as it sounds.
I don’t remember where I first saw David Benjamin Ferry’s images, maybe at Dashwood Books, an amazing bookstore on Bond St in London. His artwork is incredibly vivid and captivating, somewhere between childhood fantasy and adult visions of ecstasy.
These are images from the series, The Rock Lake Kids, by photographer Armin Adams. The series has been compiled over the summers of 2010 and 2011 at Malibu Rock Lake, California. The Rock Lake Kids portrays the youth in a hardly-changing environment where smartphones are still without reception and the only real change comes with the patterns on the swimsuits.
Section 2 of this new-ish New York park will be opening to the public this month. If the first expanse of this park, which is housed on reclaimed elevated train tracks that were originally constructed in the 1930’s, is any indication, this will continue to be one of the City’s most interesting and unique settings.
These images are part of a collaborative project with architectural historian, Zachary Violette, documenting the subversion of the picturesque ideal in the contemporary suburb: the way in which people’s attempt at making a certain kind of landscape for themselves, has ended up destroying the environment they wanted to create.
I go to the sea where the land disappears, and the clouds stack up, and the elements fight for supremacy. Although I work in a variety of media, these pieces are more lightly done using acrylic or watercolor paints, with some pen and ink.
The Land of Giants is a vision from Choi+Shine Architects to transform mundane electrical pylons into statues on the Icelandic landscape. These amazing designs could be created by making only small alterations to existing pylon design.