A cat and a rainbow. What's not to love? "The photo of Wendy was just a total lucky shot I caught while trying to photograph a rainbow on the wall behind her that the acrylic chair creates," says Kat Miss of For Me, For You. "She turned and yawned just at the right moment. I laughed so hard when I looked down at the photo I had just… Continue
Bunk, 2005, Inlaid maps on panel
We were so blown away by Matthew Cusick's meticulously detailed map art that we had to get in touch the artist for an interview. What do maps mean to him? How long does one of these pieces take? How does he decide on what to create next?… Continue
Scanning images of crumpled aluminum foil, artist Pae White made this mind-bending main stage curtain for the Oslo Opera House. The digitized image was fed into a computer driven loom to weave the curtain, creating the illusion of a 3D surface.
Called “Metafoil,” it's a modern take on the centuries-old tradition of weaving, but with a digital twist. “Metafoil takes advantage of the… Continue
17-year-old Alex Stoddard never ceases to amaze me. His latest self-portrait is truly out-of-this world. (See a collection of his other ones here.)
When asked what the story is behind this shot, here is what Alex said, "I got home from work late and was incredibly exhausted. It probably would have been easier just to go to bed, but I didn't want to skip another day of… Continue
In a shot peeping above the tree line is the steam and smoke from Fiddlers Ferry Power Station. It was taken just before Christmas. With temperatures dipping 10 below, this was one service that wasn’t going to slow down and take a break.
This coal fired power station, located in Cheshire in North West England, came into full operation in 1973.
The photo was taken with a 30 second exposure + curves and tone… Continue
Tara Donovan: Untitled (Mylar), 2011
Going on now at Pace Gallery in New York is an art installation of epic proportions. Brooklyn, New York-based Tara Donovan has created a beautiful 11-foot-tall sculpture that looks like it could be from another planet. What she's actually done is fold an incredible amount of thin polyester film or mylar into beautiful balls. Mylar is… Continue
Dominic Wilcox is an artist who loves a challenge. While others see everyday objects as boring and uninteresting, Wilcox sees art in the making. "The more dull the starting point the better," he tells us. "If someone gave me a rock and said 'do something creative with it' then I would be happy. I have a feeling that within everything there is some sort of magic waiting to be… Continue
Photographer and filmmaker Armand Dijcks loves to push boundaries. Even as a child he would take his toys apart to build new, more exciting ones or use the original toys in ways unintended by the manufacturer. Knowing this, it should come as no surprise that in 2009, when Dijcks bought a Canon 5D Mark II, he looked to do something besides shoot plain photos or… Continue
With his latest work, LA-based photographer Carlos Nunez continues to impress us. Telling a story with every scene, he leaves us mesmerized with every shot. There's so much to love about his sexually-charged photos, including the way his gorgeous models are showered in near perfect…
Aaron Hobson takes cinematic moments to new heights with his suspense-filled photography. Click through his portfolio and you won't be able to look away, it's almost as if you want to scream at his characters, telling them to "Don't Jump!" or "Turn Around!" Hobson has a way making us feel connected to his characters in ways we couldn't have imagined. Though we don't know them, we can feel their… Continue
Every month, fstoppers.com holds a photoshopping contest with a single image. The participants then photoshop it to their liking; there are no rules just photoshopping. This entry was done by Jason Morrison. You can also view the other… Continue
Feel the fragility of life through Larassa Kabel's fantastic drawings. While all of these works are comprised of black colored pencil only, the application process is different than you might think. "Colored pencil can be dissolved in rubbing alcohol, so I use the stick form of Prismacolor's black to paint on the first couple of layers of tone," she tells us. "After that, I draw with the pencil… Continue
GS Architects designed this black cantilevered office building in Graz, Austria. MP09 Black Panther is Uniopt Pachleitner Group's new headquarters. The company specializes in eye-wear and jewelery, so the architects wanted to reflect those products, as well as the company's culture and philosophy. The $45 million building also includes a hotel, office space, shop, and… Continue
Scotland-based artist Christopher Labrooy sure knows how to make words come alive! He combines graphic design and typography to creates three-dimensional worlds filled with wit and whimsy. Experience modern fonts and see the names of famous architects Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Toyo Ito, and Oscar Niemeyer like never before. Cool bonus? At then end, check out some funky fresh typographic illustrations… Continue
Ten days ago, an important panel discussion took place called "Does art have a legitimate place in the digital world?" On the panel were two artists, an art collector and the Culture Editor from the Guardian.
Outset, an organization dedicated to supporting new art, put on the event and Marc Sands, Director of Audiences and Media at Tate, led the discussion. Listen to this highlights video to hear about how digital technologies are shaking up the art… Continue
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Luke Shepard strung together over 2,000 images in a complex time-lapse manner to create this visually stunning video titled Le Flâneur. Setting the mood with music from XX, he shows us a side of Paris most of us have never seen.
What started as a project for his studies at the American University of Paris became an impressive undertaking. "There were many nights last spring that I got very little sleep," Shepard says. "I would often head out to… Continue
As an architectural and interior photographer in New York specializing in luxury projects, Evan Joseph has climbed onto extraordinary terraces and exclusive roofs. After a decade of shooting skyline views, however, he went in search of an even loftier angle. Nowhere to look but up, he took to the skies.
Working closely with a pilot, Joseph shoots New York City in a helicopter at night.… Continue