I bet this diver's heart practically jumped out of his chest as he saw a massive whale shark approach him with its mouth open wide. At 40 ft (12 m) in length, whale sharks are the largest fish in the sea. They have up to 350 rows of teeth in a mouth up to 5 ft (1.5 m) wide, but despite their size, they do not pose a risk to divers.
The photograph was taken during a feeding frenzy… Continue
In honor of the last Harry Potter film, I bring you Emma Watson shot by Ellen von Unwerth. The whole world has watched her grow up, and this is the final time we get to see her reprise the role of Hermione Granger. Now, we get to see her in a entirely new light. The series was shot for the S/S 2009 issue of Vs Magazine.…
It's Friday! What does that mean? Yoga Bear is ready to share with you some fun and creative links...
Every Friday, we're going to round up some of the coolest links around that we hope will inspire you and get your creative juices flowing. Most of the time, these links will come from websites we love. So don't just check out the links, hang out on these sites and see if their style… Continue
No other tennis court in the world has quite the view (or drop) as the one at the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai. Located more than 650 ft (200 m) above ground, the hotel's grass helipad was converted into a 4500 sq ft (415 sq m) tennis court to promote the Dubai Open back in 2005. Longtime rivals Andre Agassi and Roger Federer had the opportunity to play on the court and even fired a few balls… Continue
You've just got to love photographers who believe people should ham it up for the camera. Kerstin zu Pan's series Selfservice features a hilarious milk maid traveling the world! The photos range from the somewhat normal to the downright absurd. Can you name all the places she's visited?…
My Modern Met favorite Audrey Kawasaki was signing her newest piece Charlotte when Arrested Motion stopped by her workplace. Charlotte was originally showcased at the Suggestivism show back in February 2011. Just like some of… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on July 22, 2011 at 12:30pm —
Wow, how fun are these? Canada-based visual artist Ingrid Dabringer finds art where most of us wouldn't normally look. She uses acrylic paint to draw playful and happy characters on, what else, but ordinary maps. “I like to elevate the mundane," she says. "The mundane is so saturated with meaning if we just take an extra second to dwell on it. The mundane is saturated with symbolism."…
Do you remember looking out the back seat windows as a kid? Now, imagine if you were given augmented reality tools on those windows that allowed you to draw, zoom in, and even learn about the objects that you were looking at. This is the future that the engineers and designers of Toyota Motor Europe and Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design envision for… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 22, 2011 at 11:30am —
After Viktor Hertz's Pictogram Movie Posters flew around the web, the hardworking illustrator made Honest Logos, a hilarious series that made us laugh because it struck a little too close to home. (Yes, we all… Continue
Next week, watch for NYC's High Line, to open a new, outdoor roller-skating rink! As if the elevated park wasn't amazing enough, it's adding this fun-filled area for a limited time this summer - Thursday, July 28 to Monday, September 26. As one of the only open-air roller-skating venues in… Continue
If you'd like to remember Marilyn Monroe not as the bodacious bombshell but as the innocent girl-next-door, then you'll appreciate these rare photos taken by Richard C. Miller. Seven images of a young Marilyn, then known as Norma Jeane, are going up for auction.
In March and April 1946, Miller photographed Norma Jeane in various locations, capturing the all-American girl on the… Continue
Stop by the Michael J. Wolfe gallery from now till Sunday, July 24, to see some awesome Conan O'Brien-inspired art. Well, not exactly Conan O'Brien but his superhero alter ego, "The Flaming C"! As the physical extension of the online COCO-MoCA gallery, the San Diego shop has decided to turn itself into: The Museum of Conan… Continue
As if sexy photos of Kate Upton weren't enough, Hangover funnyman Ken Jeong photobombs the beautiful blond in the August 2011 issue of GQ. I'm not sure if I've ever seen photos that have been this sexy and funny at the same time...
Ai Shinohara is a Japanese artist with a skill in illustrating the delicate relationship between nature and people. There is no questioning the talent Shinohara possesses. Her work carries with it a dark and complicated vibe.
Australia-based photographer Danny McShane has an eye for beauty and a sense of adventure. The 26 year-old’s photos emphasize a love of adventure that combines nature and mankind. Often, his subjects have their backs turned toward the camera, adding a sense of mystery and drama to some already stellar shots.…
Russian artist and photographer Irina Istratova sure knows how to bring magical scenes to life. Her photos are a beautiful combination of reality and imagination. From the ornate costumes and striking poses to the post processing work done in Photoshop, she's using her full bag of tricks. …
How sweet are these animated illustrations? This set of 13 was recently made by illustrator Malika Favre and creative agency Airside for Varoom magazine. The series explains "How to" create films but it could apply to anyone in a creative field - especially when storytelling is involved.
"In the past few years, companies such as Intel and Nokia, that needed to inform business… Continue
OakoAk isn't your typical street artist. His work isn't a political or sociological commentary on life and he doesn't spend hours on end painting extravagant murals. He's more like a comedian. With a highly aware set of eyes, he takes otherwise boring objects like hand rails, street signs and potholes and creates a narrative around them to make funny and interesting works of art. I think it's… Continue
Next time you're wondering if you have enough money to buy art materials, remember Ron van der Ende. This Dutch artist specializes in the creation of sculptures using old, painted wood he finds on the streets. He basically takes the pieces he finds apart and then reassembles them into different objects. Incredibly, the sculptures don't have to be repainted!
Wow, how cute is this campaign? When El Comercio, a daily Ecuadorian newspaper, wanted to tell people about a classical music CD and book that was included with their Sunday edition, they enlisted the help of ad agency La Facultad in Quito, Ecuador. Under the tagline, "The True Fathers of Music," they dressed up babies into the exact outfits Axl Rose, Elvis and Gene Simmons would wear. Who's carrying these mini-me rock stars but the classic composers themselves! A nice reminder… Continue