Diego Marmolejo Marries Maximalism and Minimalism

Spanish artist Diego Marmolejo combines the beauty of two opposing concepts: minimalism and maximalism. This self-taught artist and Psychology graduate in Barcelona, playfully sketches his imagination to transform into a work of art. His works translates fine and solid lines combined with vibrant colors to create a seemingly abstract yet conceptual design containing animals, people […]

mo\co Transforms Streets of Brazil

Art studio mo\co takes the streets of Salvador, Brazil for a spin with their project “Hibridizacao” (Hybridization in English). This installation art transforms unusual spaces in the street into a whole new venue for other people to interact with. Whether it’s a building ruins-turned-beach front or a cozy spot for relaxating in a hammock along […]

Hair-raising Works by Nagi Noda

Having a bad hair day?  It might be high time to get a hair make over. Take a look at Nagi Noda’s works of Hair Hats, a collection of hair sculptures born from this late Japanese pop culture artist. Before her death in 2008, Nagi Noda had notable works ranging from a Coca-Cola World Campaign […]

Time and Matter – Photorealistic Works of Art by Bill Fink

Bill Fink is the revolutionary artist behind Time and Matter Photography. He captures images not by film, but by painstakingly recreating them using material from the subject. Bill’s medium of choice can be a bit controversial. In the past, he has used human hair, soil, and even human ashes. The image above is that of […]

A Fine Place to Read – Helsinki University’s Main Library

Helsinki University’s Main Library boasts of quality and sleek architecture that makes the whole place just like how it should be — a place conducive to learning. Designed by Antinnen Oiva Architects and led by Vesa Oiva, the library is a huge property with 31,700 sqm of space to work with. The biggest library in […]

A Taste for Meat – Stills from Chris Field’s Biolapse

Biolapse is Chris Field’s brainchild. It’s actually a rather fascinating timelapse of carnivorous plants ‘hunting’ and eating their prey, though “hunting” may not be the most precise term to use since it involves actively stalking and pouncing on prey… These carnivorous plants stay firmly rooted on the ground. What they actually do is ‘lure’ hapless […]

Art in Suspension by Cerise Doucede

Cerise Doucede is a french author-photographer who has creative works including images of perfectly captured moments of suspension. In this collection called “Egarments,” Cerise portrays the images of individuals with their thoughts shown in their environment. Whether it’s a chaos of creativity or flurry of butterflies, this collection is guaranteed to lift you off your […]

Exceptional Photo-Realistic Oil Paintings by Yigal Ozeri

At first glance, Yigal Ozeri’s work looks like nothing to write home about. The images look good, but not extraordinary. It’s when you realize that these images are actually painted and not captured on film that you figure out just how talented this artist is. Yigal Ozeri is an Israeli artist who has perfected the […]

Alternate Realities by Charvel Saligumba

Aliens and outer space has long been a staple of science fiction, probably because scientists can’t really rule out the presence of intelligent life ‘out there.’ Artists too, are inspired by these mythical creatures and because no one has ever seen one, their imaginations can run wild as to what form these aliens might take. […]

Flaming Flemish – Superhero Paintings by Sacha Goldberger

There are loads of comic character portraits out there with just as many interpretations, but Sacha Goldberger’s “The Super Flemish” series really stands out from the rest. He re-imagined all our favorite superheroes dressed them up in 16th century Flemish finery. It’s kinda hard to think of Batman in ruffles but Sacha simply nailed it. […]

This Picture Sold for $6.5 Million – Photography by Peter Lik

A new world record has just been set, as a private collector purchased one of Peter Lik’s photos for $6.5 million. For those of you who don’t know, Peter Lik is an Australian landscape photographer with multiple galleries around the world. The print that sold was called “Phantom,” and it was black-and-white, taken in Arizon’a […]

Before I Fall Asleep – Images by Caras Ionut

Caras Ionut describes himself first and foremost as a family man and second, as an artist. If his description of himself is to be believed, he’s a rather strange fellow who, for no reason at all, screams on the street. He says he simply tries to do something funny wherever he goes, and apparently, screaming […]

Multi Layer Illusionism by Ramon Bruin

Ramon Bruin, popularly known as JJK Airbrush, is a self-taught artist hailing from The Netherlands. In 2012, he gave birth to the style “Optical Illusionism” in which he marries drawing and photography to create a the perfect image. This style evolved to become a Multi Layered Illusion, a practice in which he uses multiple pieces of […]

So I Heard You Liked Horses – Titanic Horse Head Sculptures by Andy Scott

Welcome to Falkirk, Scotland. What you see here is The Kelpies, a pair of gigantic horse head sculptures put together by artist Andy Scott. A total of nine years were spent designing these monuments, which tower 100 feet above the ground. A kelpie (or water kelpie) might best described as the Scottish nomenclature for a water sprite. While […]

Oodles of Doodles by Filipino Doodle Master Kerby Rosanes

Doodling is something most people do to pass the time. Usually learned at school to combat boredom, doodles can be found at the margins of books or in the very last pages of notebooks. Some carry the habit well into adulthood, while a few turn doodling into a form of art. Kerby Rosales is one […]

Mosque Ceilings – Mesmerizing Colors in the Middle East

When you think of religious architecture and art, the cathedrals of Rome and Europe are probably the first thing to come to mind. The interior of St Peter’s Basilica, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, and many, many others are renowned worldwide for their intricate interior decor and frescoes. For the experienced traveler, it may be known, however, […]

The People Inside the Uniform – Controversial Series by Devin Mitchell

Don’t ask, don’t tell. That has been the Armed forces policy regarding their personnel. It usually refers to the sexual preferences of the soldiers, but sometimes, it goes beyond that. The media isn’t helping either, portraying soldiers either as heroes or jack-booted bad guys. The truth of the matter is that soldiers are just people […]

Cookie Design – Decorate Cookies Like a Pro with Amber Spiegel

What you see below are actual cookies meant for eating, and at the bottom of the post is a how-to video for instructions on how you can learn to do this yourself. Made by New York-based pastry chef Amber Spiegel, each of these painstakingly detailed ornamental designs can take up to 45 minutes. Let me […]

Stuff To Make You Smile – Clever Street Art by OAK OAK

So we might be a little late (give or take a month) on the draw on this one, but we wanted to announce that one of our favorite street artists of all time, OAK OAK of St. Etienne, France, has just released a new book that has more than 100 images of his works. From Calvin […]

Hyper-Realistic Drawings by Ivan Hoo

I don’t know if his parents intended it or not, but Ivan Hoo’s name may just be a clever play on the iconic hero’s name Ivan Hoe. Puns aside, Ivan is an uber-talented illustrator/painter/all-around artist whose work has slowly been gaining the interest of art bloggers all over the internet. He creates awesome hyper-realistic artwork […]

Troll Selfies – Creepy Creatures by Impsandthings

Impsandthings is a sculptor and art teacher. Her real name is yet unknown, which leads me to think that she’s maybe a fairy of some sort. After all anonymity is all the protection she’s got. And while she reveals herself to be an art teacher, that doesn’t mean she teaches humans. The quality if her […]

A Masterpiece 10 Years in the Making – Sculpture by Ra Paulette

Ra Paulette is the badass artist who carved out an entire sandstone cave – just because he could. It started ten years ago when Ra took a backpack, a wheelbarrow, and his four-legged best friend, and went tramping across New Mexico. The area was littered with sandstone caves which sparked a long-time passion inside him. […]

In Search of Lost Frogs – Images by Robin Moore

Robin Moore is the photographer/adventurer behind this epic photographic collection of rare and exotic frogs. The photo book, entitled “In Search of Lost Frogs,” is a chronicle of Robin’s efforts to capture the world’s rapidly disappearing species of amphibians. He traveled all the way to Colombia, Haiti, Costa Rica, Philippines, and Guatemala. According to Jennifer […]