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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Artistically Appetizing Breakfasts

Pin It Attempts to nail down the creator of these appetizingly artistic pancakes have failed, but for all his anonymity, his talent is self-evident. Imagine waking up to a breakfast of fantastically rendered pancakes before school. Breakfast of champions indeed. These images were uploaded by user ptgkbgte in Reddit and has since gone viral all […]

Rock Circles – Installations by Dietmar Voorwold

Pin It Dietmar Voorwold’s is an outstanding German artist behind these intricately placed rock circles. All of his work are done with materials he finds on site, mainly different colored rocks and leaves. None of his work are made to last for more than a few days and all that are eventually left of them […]

Small Adventures – Photography by Kouichi Chiba

Pin It Using hand-drawn paper cut-outs and his imagination, Japanese artist Kouichi Chiba has managed to create fragile worlds teeming with adventure. His tiny paper people are doing all sorts of daring stunts, from hanging out in hammocks to nearly being blown away by the wind, to hanging off a skyscraper. Kouichi’s whimsical photo series […]

Just Doodles – Impressive Ink Illustrations by Kerby Rosanes

Pin It While we mere mortals doodle with stick figures and bug-like animals, Kerby Rosanes doodles has put him in the international spotlight. Doodling started out as a hobby for this talented Filipino artist which soon turned into a full-time occupation.  The rich detail and composition of his work has made online art communities and […]

Layered – Earth Friendly Sculptures by Haroshi

Pin It Haroshi is a self taught sculptor and skateboarder currently based in Japan. One of his more recent series combine both of his passions: skateboards and sculptures.The unusual appearance of his sculptures are because of the composition of skateboards he uses. The layers of wood create a colorfully variegated design. Most of the skateboards […]

Blooms – Photography by Paul Lange

Pin It Paul Lange is a highly acclaimed New York City photographer whose work has graced the pages of prestigious publications such as The New York Times, Vogue, Mademoiselle, and Glamour. He specializes in editorial and celebrity portraits and is currently dipping his toes into the vast ocean of fine art photography. “Big Blooms” is […]

Deceptive Self Portraits by Eloy Morales

Pin It At first glance, Eloy Morales’s self-portraits are nothing to be excited about. It’s when you take a closer look at his paintings that you realize that this guy has oodles of talent. Talented Spanish artist Eloy Morales has created an eye-catching series of self portraits with an interesting catch – they’re not photographs, […]

Fiction Brought to Life – Paper Sculptures by Jodi Harvey-Brown

Pin It Jodi Harvey-Brown is the talented artist behind these awesome pop-up paper sculptures. It all started when she bought a box of used books at a second-hand shop, after experimentally folding a page to create one of the characters in the stories, she was hooked. She said: “The books that we love to read […]

Ephemeral Beauty – Sand Art Installations by Joe Mangrum

Pin It Joe Mangrum has spent the last eight years scattering sand around the streets of New York. No, he’s not a litterbug, he’s a sand artist. He draws intricate geometric shapes by hand using brightly colored sand. Sand being sand, his works last a day at most, less if it’s windy or if it […]

Cracked Portraits – Paintings by Taisuke Mohri

Pin It Taisuke Mohri was born in Sapporo, Japan on 1938. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Arts from the prestigious Tokyo Art University in 2009. His work has been featured in several group exhibitions in Tokyo including “FRANTIC UNDERLINES” by Frantic Gallery in 2010, “Extra Real” Exhibition by ULTRA002 in Spiral Garden, and […]

Ribbonesia – Sculptures by Baku Maeda

Pin It Baku Maeda is the imaginative artist behind Ribbonesia. It all started when he took note of the the gross under-appreciation of the beauty and simplicity of ribbons and decided to do something about it. Combining artistry and his love of animals, Maeda created an entire menagerie out of folded ribbons. Pretty soon, his […]

Painting With Fabric – Tulle Creations by Benjamin Shine

Pin It Benjamin Shine is a gifted British artist and sculptor who expresses his creativity using one of the most unlikely mediums – tulle fabric. He crafts images out of tool fabric using nothing more than a hot iron and his imagination. Benjamin has done quite a full abstract designs as well as full celebrity […]

Ordinary, Everyday Awesomeness – Photographs by Brock Davis

Pin It Brock Davis is an art director, illustrator, graphic designer, and photographer. He has numerous accolades and awards under his belt and his list of clients include big industry names such as Porsche, Harley-Davidson, Esquire, and the New York Times. In this series, he showcases the artistic potential of ordinary, everyday objects. No fancy […]

Play of Light – Shadow Art by Teodosio Sectio Aurea

Pin It Teodosio Sectio Aurea is a Greek artist whose sculptures are nothing much to look at in the light of day. His genius becomes evident only when the his pieces are strategically placed behind a correctly angled light source. His art isn’t the sculpture he assembled, it’s the shadow they cast. His subjects include: […]

Bee Naturale – Bee Macrophotography by Sam Droege

Pin It There are thousands of bee species in the U.S. and it’s pretty difficult to tell one from the other. The United States Geological Survey Bee Inventory and Monitoring Laboratory is responsible for the daunting task of identifying and monitoring these bee species. To make things a little easier, Sam Droege (the head of USGS-BIML), […]

Head Over Feet – Unusual Poses by Patrice Letarnec

Pin It Patrice Letarnec is a French art director and photographer who took the phrase “head over heels” a little bit too seriously. A quick glance at his photos might make one think that he was using headless models. It isn’t until you take a closer second look that you realized that his models are […]

Big Brother is Watching – Urban Street Art Installations by SpY

Pin It SpY ha been making street art long before street art became cool. He has been ‘improving’ blank walls, sculptures, and street signs all over the world for over twenty years. His installations are equal parts funny and ironic. According to his website: “His ludic spirit, careful attention to the context of each piece, […]

Untouched – Unedited Surreal Photography by Jee Young Lee

Pin It Jee Young Lee is an up-and-coming Korean artist who manages to produce these fantastic surreal images without the aide of digital manipulation. Using nothing more than cardboard cutouts, paint, and oodles of creativity, she creates worlds based in old Korean fables in her tiny studio. With the advent of digital image manipulation, work […]

Resurrected Trees – Paper Bag Tree Sculptures by Yuken Teruya

Pin It Yuken Teruya is a Japanese artist who has taken it upon himself to resurrect the trees from which each paper bags come from. His cuts out delicate and perfectly proportioned trees from common brown paper bags, used shopping bags, and even McDonald’s take-out paper bags. The trees themselves are still connected to the […]