Everyone knows that viewing a famous painting on the computer doesn’t compare to the experience of seeing it in person. But thanks to the Google Art Project, you can see incredibly detailed close-ups of famous art works such as Vincent Van Gogh’s beautiful impressionistic paintings. More than 40,000 works of art are available in high-resolution […]
Petros Vrellis created an interactive animation of Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night. Available on the App Store, this beautiful animation responds to the user’s touch with movement and music. This creative app shows this famous piece in a whole new light.
It wasn’t that long ago that architect-turned-photographer Tadao Cern turned heads with his Blow Job series with snapshots of people with extremely strong wind blowing in their faces. Now he’s turning heads again by turning Vincent Van Gogh’s famous self-portrait into a photograph with the help of a model with red hair, a stylist who […]
Check out my photo series, Spice of Life, where I re-create famous Vincent Van Gogh paintings out of salt, food-coloring, and various spices. After each is created and then photographed, it is then swept away.
The Scream by Edvard Munch is one of the few timeless paintings I admire. I love how photographer Andy Alcala took it upon himself to snap pictures of renowned artworks that were abstractly face painted on human canvases. You’ll also spot other famous works by Andy Warhol, Vincent Van Gogh and Rene Magritte to name a few.
For Dutch Book Week, Dutch ad firm Van Wanten Etcetera created a campaign featuring sculptural book ‘portraits’ of famous biographies and the people they’re about: Anne Frank, Vincent van Gogh, Louis van Gaal, and Kader Abdolah. Hi-end image company Souverein created the sculptures.