Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh
Photographer Andy Alcala puts his own unique twist on self-portraits with this mesmerizing series. Alcala uses his own face as a canvas, painting it with recognizable artwork by legendary greats such as Vincent van Gogh, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol. There's even a Banksy! I love the originality in this series. Alcala’s creative mind is… Continue
Korean artist Kim Hyun is one patient man! He's constructed delicate figures by using wire and dice. To guide him, Hyun used plaster casts of actual people and then ran the wire through the dice to form the body. The creativity, in some people, astounds me!
What’s better than Picasso-inspired superheroes? Design company WonderBros made these awesome superheroes in the style of famous painter Pablo Picasso. They've even said that these “artworks are so awesome it will melt your face off.”
WonderBros has taken pop culture icons and made them even more memorable by giving them a retro… Continue
Liu Bolin never ceases to amaze us! The talented artist continued his Hiding In New York series on Greenwich Street at the Tiles For America location dedicated to 9/11. Arrested Motion was on the scene to capture Bolin while he… Continue
You've just got to love it when a person says right off the bat, "Dozens of people told me I should patent or make a business selling Light Scythes. I'm not really into that (but it's open source, so feel free to make your own)!"
Now that we've got that out of the way, just what is a Light Scythe? It's an application for creating programmable LED strips. With what looks like a gigantic… Continue
What a sleek-looking yacht! Adastra was born after five years of design and discussion between a Hong Kong couple and West Sussex-based John Shuttleworth Yacht Designs. Very experienced at voyaging the ocean, the couple wanted to create a trimaran that was designed for efficient long range cruising. The super yacht boasts a maximum speed of 22.5 knots and can cover 4000 miles at a range of 17… Continue
Can jewelry be considered art? Absolutely. Fourth generation Mexican jeweler Iker Ortiz has designed some beautiful architecture-inspired rings made of stainless steel, silver, titanium, gold, Corian and precious stones. In this new collection, called The Natural Aesthetic, Ortiz wanted to create jewelry that "let the gemstones speak to us." …
Though Paige Bradley has a few "trademark" sculptures, the Internet came and fell in love with one particular one that's causing people from all over the world to see her art for the very first time. It's an incredibly beautiful sculpture of a naked woman with light bleeding out of her cracked… Continue
If you ever thought about making a music video but stopped short because you thought you needed tons of money for all that equipment (lighting, cameras, etc), then let us show you something. More and more, we're starting to see really high-quality videos shot entirely on that little gadget we all hold near and dear to our hearts...our smartphones. (Really, how great was… Continue
Over the last few years, A-cero has built up quite the reputation with their bold and modern designs. Sotogrande House, located in Cadiz, Spain, is yet another shining example of this by the Spanish architectural firm.
The 4,300 sq ft house is made of concrete and is decked out in all white. The… Continue
Now this is brilliant! What immediately comes to mind when you see these ads by France 24, the French international news channel? If you said Alfred Hitchock's thriller The Birds then you hit the nail on the head. The 1963 suspense and psychological film was based on the 1952 book of the same name by Daphne du Maurier. It's been said that in the movie, the unexplainable bird attacks… Continue
Mohamed Gaff of Cologne, Germany has provided the fashion world with a magnificent series. Aptly named Melodrama, it features starkly contrasting models that greatly add to the richness in color. Surely, you will not be disappointed once you set eyes on Gaff's mesmerizing photos.…
In certain worlds, Miles MacGregor is known as El Mac, the highly talented street artist who creates rich and colorful murals. He recently painted a beautiful one in front of San Art, an independent artist space in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Based on a photo of his girlfriend’s grandmother, Kosoom, the large piece makes the… Continue
Are you ready for a mind-bending experience? The 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War brings about familiar images and also reveals completely new ones. Shannon Perich of NPR shares how the images are made: “A stereoview is two photographs of the same… Continue
Currently flying around the web is this creative video by James Griffiths, winner of the Nokia Shorts Competition 2011. Griffiths won the $10,000 grand prize and his movie will be showcased at the 2011 Edinburgh Film Festival. Incredibly, this cute movie was all shot on the Nokia N8 mobile phone. Named Splitscreen: A Love…Continue
As we all know, street art comes in a myriad of different ways. One of my favorite places to find it is in unexpected places like on the side bars of a metal fence. Similar to the work of Mentalgassi, you have to stand at the perfect angle to see these pieces.
For all you men and women out there who ever wonders how one sock always goes missing, painter and illustrator Johan Potma has something for you. He's created this "Missing" sign that makes light of that often frustrating experience. Too funny.
If you like his style, make sure to drop by Potma's… Continue
Combining yarn and stencils in his latest installation, HOT + TEA takes street art to a crazy and cool new level. Mysteriously, not much is known about these pieces except that they're shot by Minneapolis, Minnesota-based photographer Thomas Dunning and that a timelapse will soon be released. Also, the one above took six hours to install.…
Thad and Sarah Lawrence showed us that with a little help from Photoshop, one could capture the trials and tribulations of love and marriage in ways we could have never imagined. Renaissance Studio, a modern vintage photography studio based in Ontario, Canada, takes this idea one step further by… Continue
Illustrator Derek Eads must love movies. How else could you explain how this self-taught artist and freelance illustrator knows so many movie characters? Indeed, after doing a little bit of research, we found out that Eads is a self-described "movie buff" who's been a huge fan of films his whole life.