is one of the most celebrated digital artists of the Pop Surrealism movement. Born in London at the age of 17, he moved to Toronto with his family. There, he worked in the Art & Photography department of the Hospital For Sick Children, documenting disturbing cases of child abuse,… Continue
Added by Marica on May 29, 2011 at 11:00am —
Amsterdam-based atelier Ted Noten designed a weapon of beauty titled Dior 001
. The gun is part of a larger new series entitled 7 Necessities for a Woman to Feel Like a Woman Through the Eyes of a Man
discreetly hides lip-gloss, pills, an antique hairpin, a USB stick with "secret information,"… Continue
Added by Visnja V on May 29, 2011 at 10:00am —
While we're all used to seeing optimistic illustrations
or uplifting quotes
, doesn't it feel extra special when the two are combined together? Carlos Herrera created this set for ad purposes but it's… Continue
Added by alice on May 29, 2011 at 6:00am —
Spaghetti & Meatballs on Greenwich Street
Most of the time, we try to avoid potholes. If we do end up driving over them, we get angry. Instead of being frustrated about the whole experience, Montreal-based Claudia Ficca and Davide Luciano decided to give us a reason to laugh at the annoying holes in the streets.
The husband and wife duo… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 28, 2011 at 2:00pm —
For the first time ever, a painting will be made into a "living wall" outside London's National Gallery! Not just any painting, of course. Using 8,000 plants, General Electric is recreating Van Gogh’s masterpiece 'A Wheatfield, with Cypresses,' as part of the Gallery's carbon plan.
Growing throughout the summer and fall, it will remain there until October 2011. Chosen for its strong… Continue
Added by alice on May 28, 2011 at 9:30am —
Are you a master of pop culture? Can you name random characters from a movie, fast food mascots, great artists and rock and roll legends? If the answer to that is "Yes!," then you'll enjoy these currency manipulations by James Charles. Going on now till June 4, 2011, Charles is showing an exhibition with fellow artist Akira Beard at the Shooting Gallery in San Francisco. Called American Iconomics
Added by alice on May 28, 2011 at 9:00am —
Christopher Lucania is an artist who uses some unlikely mediums. Sure they include more common items like acrylic, latex and oil, but he also adds in plaster, alcohol and large amounts of copy toner. "I also use a process of transferring manipulated images to the canvas.," he tells us. "It involves a jigsaw of copied printouts that I fix to the canvas with a gel medium. After they dry overnight, I… Continue
Added by alice on May 28, 2011 at 8:30am —
Added by Alyssa Anda on May 27, 2011 at 3:30pm —
Money is art and art is money! Last November, German conceptual artist Hans-Peter Feldmann won the eighth Biennal Hugo Boss Prize
, an award bestowed by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation for significant achievement in contemporary art. The winner received $100,000 and a solo exhibition… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on May 27, 2011 at 3:00pm —
Design lovers rejoice! If you're looking for something unique and interesting, you've come to the right place. Italy native Paola Pivi created Nice Ball
, a lamp made entirely from 80 miniature chairs and tables representing the iconic furniture designs from the Vitra Design Museum
Added by Alyssa Anda on May 27, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Thought sushi and trucks would ever go together? Us either, until we saw these! The creative minds of Yasuhiko Hayashi and Yusuke Nakano make up Paramodel, an “art unit” formed in 2001. Their unique title comes from the combination of “paradise” and “model.” It is the fusion of these two concepts that launched their creations.
The creative duo work together to construct intricate models… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on May 27, 2011 at 2:00pm —
If you were a child of the 80s, you'll remember those fun pin art toys where you could make an impression of yourself. Be a Pin Up
is a sweet installation from designer Lulu Guinness
who takes it one step farther.
For Clerkenwell Design Week, Guinness created her very first pin up impression, even accessorizing her… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on May 27, 2011 at 1:30pm —
Midwest native Kate Upton always dreamed of being a model. Fantasy became reality three years ago when she walked into an open call and booked her first job. Since then she has been the face for Guess Lingerie. This is Kate's first appearance in the…
Added by Eugene on May 27, 2011 at 11:30am —
Within just three days of arriving in Adelaide, Australia, street artist ABOVE fell and broke his scapula in two parts, resulting in a head concussion and two hospital visits.
Part of his responsibilities for this 200 foot (63 meter) mixed-media mural was to mentor three extremely talented local Australian artists - Chris Edser, Tristan Kerr, and ANKLES.
"As a collective we decided… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 27, 2011 at 11:00am —
Creative genius Brock Davis
is back with another hilarious piece. Got to love this comment from Brock's Flickr page, too: "I want to eat your brain!"
Simple idea, great execution. Made us laugh!…
Added by alice on May 27, 2011 at 10:30am —
New York-based photographer Jamie Nelson sure knows how to make us long for summer! This stunning set, for Company Magazine, has just the right amount of sexiness and retro flair that it never feels forced. It's timeless photo shoot that looks just as beautiful today as it will in years to…
Added by alice on May 27, 2011 at 10:00am —
Creating classic art with fruits and vegetables, Magimix blender gets two thumbs up for its witty advertising! With a slogan that states, "Only the Exceptional Last," they make us believe not only in their durable product, but also in something bigger - that creative advertising has the power to make us stop, think and smile. Nice job!…
Added by alice on May 27, 2011 at 10:00am —
If you happen to make your way to Tim Burton's exhibit at the LACMA
, make sure you stop by and say hello to a peculiar tree standing in front of the Broad Contemporary Art Museum (BCAM). A 16x11' foot "Urban Fruit Tree" by Jean Wells will greet you with open arms. What is it exactly? It's a… Continue
Added by alice on May 27, 2011 at 9:30am —
Are you the ultimate Tim Burton fan? If the answer to that question is an enthusiastic "Yes!" then you'll want this prize pack. Yesterday, at the LACMA store for Tim Burton's new show
, we picked up four presents just for you! One lucky winner will take home all of these, for a total value of… Continue
Added by alice on May 26, 2011 at 4:30pm —
The House on the Flight of Birds
may be not the considered the classiest home, but it certainly is fun and original. Consisting of curved volumes combined with unexpected sheltering panels and odd-shaped windows, the entire structure looks almost as if it was put together using humongous children's blocks.
Since Soa Miguel Island in the Azores, Portugal is hit with large… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 26, 2011 at 3:00pm —