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Illusional Quartet – Installation by Bela Borsodi

Pin It Bela Borsodi is the photographer and conceptual designer behind the cover of VLP’s newest album “Terrain”. The album cover is an optical illusion which tricks the mind into seeing four separate divisions. The separation is nothing more than a clever arrangements of the objects. Edges were carefully lined up to delineate between the […]

Awesome Metallic Creatures by DALeast

Pin It DALeast is a 29-year-old Chinese artist who currently lives and works in Capetown, South Africa. He has recently been unleashing his talent on unsuspecting walls all over Capetown. His street paintings are huge in scale and can often be hundreds of feet across. DALeast’s signature style is to make his paintings look like […]

Catchy Optical Illusions by Chema Madoz

Pin It Spanish photographer Chema Madoz loves blending two unrelated objects that share at least one similar feature. The result is a visually stimulating image that would make anyone look twice. He often uses black and white imagery or sepia tones in his photographs which further heightens the contrast between the two objects. Madoz took […]

Comic Caricatures by Baydakov Aleksey

Pin It Baydakov Aleksey is a Russian artist who has a wonderful way with caricatures. His cartoon caricatures of the stereotypical mobster, cop, and sailor not only captures their very essence, it also has a humorous twist. Aleksey’s may have drawn them a little out of proportion, but proportion is the last thing you’d expect […]

The Untouchables – A Provocative Series by Erik Ravelo

Pin It Los Intocables is Spanish for ‘The Untouchables’. It is a photographic series by Erik Ravelo which addresses controversial issues such as child obesity, nuclear catastrophes, wars, and the black market organ trade. The children are depicted in a vulnerable pose, pinned up against the backs of adults in a pose reminiscent of the […]

A Social Commentary in Murals by Escif

Pin It Escif is a Spanish street artist whose work has also been popping up in Italy, France, and Canada. Unlike most street artists who uses loud, often clashing colors, Escif tends to use simple lines and subdued colors. It is the humorous and often direct commentary on sensitive social issues such as politics, capitalism, […]

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 […]

Skewed – Odd Architecture by Friedensreich Hundertwasser

  Pin It Friedensreich Hundertwasser is an Austrian sculptor, painter and architect. He is best known for his colorful, quirky, and oddly shaped buildings. He first became famous for his paintings, but it wasn’t until the 1950s that his building designs brought him worldwide acclaim. His buildings all sport his trademark labyrinthine spirals which can […]

Awesome Digital Art by Sako Tchilingirian

Pin It Sako Tchilingirian is an experienced photographer, digital artist, jeweler, and architect. He takes landscape pictures, gives it a bit of digital tinkering, and comes up with dramatic results. His work is not unlike old paintings in the realism style. He currently lives and works in Beirut, Lebanon.

Fantastic Pencil Portraits by J. leigh

Pin It J. Leigh is a 29-year-old American artist who draws fantastic portraits in pencil. According to her deviantART account, she likes interesting or moving music, hates wallpaper (she prefers paint, but this option usually leads to problems seeing the screen), and is NOT a resident of this dimension. Her personal quote is: “Rocking the […]

Technicolor World – Photography by Miles Aldridge

Pin It Miles Aldridge has a multi-faceted artistic background. He studied illustration and directed pop videos before he dabbled in fashion photography. His shots are often filled with loud colors and glamorous women with blank expressions. Miles’ work has been published in a variety of magazines including some big names like The New York Times, […]

Foam Critters – Latte Art by Kazuki Yamamoto

Pin It Kazuki Yamamoto is a 26-year-old Japanese barista who has taken the art of latte foam design into the next level. Gone are the days when customers are happy with a simple, flat design on their morning latte. Kazuki’s designs are not only well-detailed, they’re also in 3D. Some of the critters even spill […]

Frosted Fast Food – Illustrations by Ben Frost

Pin It Ben Frost is an Australian artist known for his trademark kaleidoscopic style. One of his more recent works involve empty packs of McDonald’s fries and a few well-known pop icons. Bart Simpson, Elmo, Batman, a Spy, and a pair of Zombies – all of them are incorporated into the fast food wrappers. Ben […]

Brush Versus Lens – Ultra-Realistic paintings by Patrick Kramer

Pin It Patrick Kramer is a painter by profession and a perfectionist by nature. It’s no wonder he got drawn to realism where everything and to be ‘just right’ in order for it to be convincing. As his technique and style improved, his work started putting photographs to shame. After all, oil paints doesn’t pixelate […]

Fairy Tales and Batman – Illustrations by Francisco Valle

Pin It Francisco Valle is a Brazilian illustrator and art director. His quirky series “Stomachache” is, excuse the pun, a bellyful of laughs. The series features a couple of well-known and well-liked public figures who appears to be great gastronomical discomfort over the remains of their arch nemesis. Apparently, Batman and President Obama have bitten […]

From a Different Angle – Photography by Katrin Korfmann

Pin It Katrin Korfmann is a German photographer who loves taking pictures from a great height. Unable to fly, Katrin utilizes cranes and remote-controlled helicopters to get the angle she craves. The final image is actually a composite of multiple images taken over a period of time. Each one can take months to complete and […]

A Slow Race – Paintings by Lisa Adams

Pin It Lisa Adams is a self-taught realist painter from Queensland, Australia. She paints for six hours a day, six days a week. Even at that pace, it takes her months to finish a single piece. She averages three to five paintings per year. Lisa begins with a crystal clear mental picture of the painting […]

Towers of Humanity – Impressive Shots Captured by David Oliete

Pin It Every two years, thousands of people flock to Catalonia, Spain to take part in the Human Towers competition. The objective is to form a Castell (Human Tower) with as many tiers as possible. This amazing feat is a tribute to the contestants strength, balance, and courage. David Oliete has captured some of the […]

Toy Stories – A Touching Series by Gabriele Galimberti

Pin It Gabriele Galimberti is an Italian photographer who travels the world searching for adventure, interesting people, and fascinating stories. His latest project is “Toy Stories” is a collection of photos featuring children posing with their favorite toys. Gabriele learned a LOT while putting together this series, least of which is the fact that children […]

Hardcore Street Art by Remo Lienhard

Pin It Wes 21 belongs to an elite group of street artists called the Schwarzmaler. Wes 21’s real name is Remo Lienhard  and his work basically leaps out at you. I’ts packed chock-full of details and brilliantly executed with a gritty sense of humor. Remo has also dabbled in sculpture and illustration. This Swiss multimedia […]

A War No One Wins – Touching Photography by Giuliano Camarda

Pin It Giuliano Camarda is a 35-year-old freelance photographer based in Rome, Italy. His photographs of war-torn Bosnia has garnered the world-wide attention of the media. Giuliano is currently focused on projects with social and humanitarian aspects. His photos have been published in  prestigious publications such as National Geographic Italia, ABC News, Witness Journal, etc. […]

Fantastic Fantasy Art by Saeed Jalabi

Pin It   Saeed Jalabi is a gifted, 24-year-old artist who hails from Tehran, Iran. He is entirely self-taught and loves to fiddle with different art styles to create his own. Saeed specializes in creating fascinating creatures from other worlds that surely exist in his imagination. HE said:  “I would never limit myself just to […]

House Targaryen – Illustrations by Kirsi Salonen

Pin It Kirsi Salonen is a 26-year old Finnish artist who creates fictional characters and creatures in a dark fantasy style. She obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from South-Carelia Polytechnic Art School. Kirsi was drawn into art from a young age. Even before her graduation, she has worked with  illustrations, comics, graphic design, and […]

Baby Butterflies – Facepaintings by Christy Lewis

Pin It Christy Lewis is an award-winning face and body painter from Kapiti Coast, Wellington, New Zealand. Anyone can draw a pug nose and a few side whiskers and call the result a cat, but Christy takes this children’s art to the next level. Her work is simply exquisite and given that her clientelle are usually […]