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Michael Benson’s Interstellar Works

Photographer, filmmaker and writer Michael Benson has culled close-range raw images of solar system bodies from different space probe explorations and processed them as composite images. 

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 […]

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. […]

Floral Mandalas – Installations by Kathy Klein

Pin It A mandala is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism representing the universe. Kathy Klein is an Arizona-based artist who loves creating flower mandalas in the great outdoors. She calls the pieces ‘danmalas’ which means ‘the giver of garlands’ in Sanskrit. Her ephemeral installations are photographed and then left to be […]

Paper Cuts – Handmade Paper Sculptures by Charles Clary

Pin It Charles Clary is a Tennessee-based artist who expresses his creative abilities through meticulously hand-cut paper sculptures. The sculptures resemble detailed topographical graphs or close-ups of microscopic organisms.The centerpiece of one of his exhibits is a 30-foot long sculpture dedicated to his mother, Kirsten Clary who recently passed away from cancer. Charles spends up […]

Breakfast Banana – Fruit Graffiti by Marta Grossi

Pin It While some artists might use paint, or ink, or pencils, Marta Grossi breaks the mold by making her breakfast banana her medium. Marta currently lives and works as an art director and illustrator in Hong kong. She describes herself as an Italian with a dimple in her right cheek who is allergic to […]

Creeped Out – A Haunted House Installation by Torafu Architects

Pin It The Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo recently commissioned Torafu Architects to design a ‘Haunted House’. There was also a special interactive exhibit for children where they can scare and get scared. The artists at Torafu Architects contsructed a seemingly ordinary art gallery corridor. It had the usual paintings on the walls and […]

Serene Aquascapes by Takashi Amano

Pin It Takashi Amano was born in Niigata, Japan in 1954. He is an internationally known landscape photographer who visited pristine forests in Japan as well as the untouched tropical rainforests of Borneo, Amazon, and West Africa. He introduced the Japanese nature style into aquascaping in the 1980s and the hobby hasn’t been the same […]

Mezmerizing Glass Installations by Suzan Drummen

Pin It Suzan Drummen is a Dutch artist who specializes in colorful, large-scale installations incorporating circular patterns vaguely resembling fractals. All of the objects in her installations are carefully laid out by hand and are not in any way fixed to the floor. The slightest nudge has the potential to destroy the whole display. What’s […]

Chinese Perspective – Creative Dioramas by Zhang Xiangxi

Pin It Zhang Xiangxi has turned old TVs into an impressive work of art. His series “Chinese Perspective” gives us glimpses of the artist’s life. He creates extremely detailed dioramas of scenes from his life inside the old television sets. Zhang has replicated his parent’s sitting room, the workers’ dormitory he once lived in, his […]

Matchstick Men – Installations by Wolfgang Stiller

Pin It “Burnout” is a collection of gigantic matchsticks with burned-out human heads. Pieces of the matchstick men are strewn all over the floor or framed in their very own matchbox coffin. The exhibit is the work of German artist Wolfgang Stiller. It was displayed at the Python Gallery at Zurcich from March 8 until […]

The Green Question – Installations by Edina Tokodi

Pin It Edina Tokodi is the founder of Mossitka, a collective of eco-minded street artists dedicated to green guerilla tactics and inspired public art. Their mossy and/or grassy installations have a habit of sprouting all over the urban landscape. These Zen-inspired installations produce a stark contrast with the steel and concrete surroundings. It forces the […]

Ped Xing – Urban Paintings by Jim Zwadlo

Pin It Jim Zwadlo grew up on a dairy farm in northern Wisconsin. He has worked in the skyscrapers of New York City for many years.  To Jim, the aerial view of the Manhattan landscape became a map of itself. He said: “… the urban pedestrian symbolizes a complex social milieu. I paint each figure […]

Out Of Place Images by Robert Rickhoff

Pin It Robert Rickhoff’s series ‘Out of Place’ infuses tongue-in-cheek humor with seemingly commonplace settings. A skateboard ramp and a badminton court (at least I think it’s a badminton court) is set right in the middle of a street. All of the photos were digitally altered but it’s hard to tell in a few of […]

Hung Out To Dry – Realistic Wood Carvings by Mary Leu

Pin It What looks like an unwashed pair of underwear is actually a wood carving by Mary Leu. Her laundry list of carvings also include: a filthy pair of socks, a lacy bra, a brown hand towel, a pair of gardening gloves, and a remarkably detailed handbag complete with wooden zippers. Leu’s attention to the […]

Willow Wand Wonderland – Installation by Patrick Dougherty

Pin It Patrick Dougherty’s latest installment to his ‘Stickwork’ series is a large-scale installation made entirely of willow wands. It sits in Melbourne’s Federation Square and can be entered and engaged with by the public. Patrick took into account the architecture of the nearby Flinders street station and St. Paul’s cathedral when he made his […]

Behind the Flimsy Facade – Street Art by Dran

Pin It Dran is one of the most exciting emerging street artists in the UK this century. He sculpts, draws, paints, and has six published art books under his belt. He insists that he he not a street artist but art critics are already dubbing him as “the French Banksy”. His art delivers hard-hitting messages presented […]

Cool Photography – Sintesis Aditiva Photography Project

Pin It Space is space on it´s own, human is human on it´s own, and the sum of this two elements gives us a manipulated environment in which functionality steps away from meaning and where besides of motion you can still perceive life, because far from and anthropocentric view, a being is the essence of […]

Fascinatingly Fanciful Art by Dan Elijah G. Fajardo

Pin It Dan Elijah G. Fajardo is a full-time, Filipino graphic artist currently based in Manila. He has a child-like attitude towards art that spurs him to create simple, yet moving pieces centered around fantasy and science fiction. Dreams, childhood memories, space, stars, and fantasy fascinate him. Dan pencils a sketch before making his ideas […]