How could you not want to see this movie? As one of the most beloved characters around the world, Elmo captured our hearts with his infectious personality. Now we get to see who the person is behind the character. His name is Kevin Clash and he's got his own inspiring story.
BEING ELMO chronicles the life story of puppeteer Kevin Clash – the multiple award-winning persona behind the furry red monster Elmo of television’s Sesame Street. As a teenager…
Artist Dave Kinsey just finished his newest mural right outside the Standard Hotel in Los Angeles, California. An intricate black and white scene, the mural is just the kick-off for his upcoming show at Joshua Linear Gallery with Kris Kuksi and Greg Lamarche, as part of the PULSE contemporary art fair in Los Angeles.…
The ever gorgeous Michelle Belle takes on the role of a carefree country vixen for her shoot with famed photographer Erick Basilio. Giving a whole new meaning to beauty in nature, the New York-based photographer captured a sensual Belle for Kurv Magazine in ensembles inspired by Christina Ricci’s character in Black Snake…
That's one big dress! Aamu Song designed REDDRESS, a towering red gown that fills in its performance space. It is an interactive installation designed to be worn by one performer within the bodice of the gargantuan garment. Each performer climbs a concealed staircase to fit into the body. The dress also allows the average spectator to sit within the 238 pockets of the dress surrounding the entertainer.… Continue
Fashion photographer Kristian Schuller just released an ebook titled 90 Days One Dream which features his vibrant, imaginative photography. Over the course of 90 days, while traveling to the most beautiful places in the world, Schuller took photos for this daring project, creating an… Continue
French sculptor Sosno and Lithuanian architect Rytis Daukantas have teamed up for a rather interesting project. Based off of one of Sosno's sculptures, the "Sosno Art Gallery Building" is a gallery that would stand 22 meters high and has 600 square meters of space. It's possible location is Niche, France.
Quite literally, the beam goes through the face of the building and holds… Continue
Paper cut masterpieces could only be created by artists with excellent skills and an unbelievable amount of patience. Hong Kong native Bovey Lee excels in these criteria, having earned her masters in Fine Arts from UC Berkeley. Completing her first cut paper work in 2005, Lee quickly fell in love with the style of art.
If you're in Sydney from now till October 23, 2011, make sure to walk around town and take in all the art! Art & About Sydney is the city's annual public arts festival that's basically like one big, open-air art gallery. Projects by Australian and international artists are creatively re-imagining the streets, turning the city into a… Continue
Using colored pencils, Italian artist Marco Mazzoni creates surreal portraits of blank faces adorned with vibrant flowers and butterflies.
The works are a tribute to natural beauty as well as an exploration of identity. The exclusion of eyes replaced with whiteness hints at inner divinity, placing emphasis on flora and fauna. Marco states his work is inspired by “references to the Sardinian female-based societies of 15th century which conserved their culture through… Continue
UK artist Steve Payne has created an awesome set of celebrity portraits by photoshopping their heads, quite seamlessly, onto the bodies of old Russian generals. The original paintings, by English portraits artist George Dawe, show Russian generals who had successfully fought Napoleon in the… Continue
After seeing Marcel Lammerhirt's amazing diving shot for Red Bull's 2010 photography contest, I knew I had to get in touch with him. Though he started shooting professionally in 2005, this photographer broke into the business a year before, in a very creative way.
Mitch McGee calls what he does "somewhere between painting and sculpture." First, he illustrates an idea and then he cuts, sands and stains individual wood pieces by hand. Then, he starts building - from top to bottom - assembling the final pop art piece, sanding and staining the exposed edges.
"The most challenging part of the process is figuring out the layering," he tells us. "The piece… Continue
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Finland-based photographer Jenni Holma has a gift for creating cute and quirky scenes. The 22-year-old photography student says that her "heart lies in conceptual photography" but that she's in awe by anything that makes her feel something.
"I see things through child filtered glasses which sometimes seems to be against me and on… Continue
Love sharks? Going on now at Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco, is an art fundraiser that's about bringing awareness to the rapid depletion of them. Working with PangeaSeed, a Japan-based non-profit organization, Spoke is calling the show Sink or Swim. Opened this past Friday and going on till today at 7pm, the event brings together… Continue
If you thought getting to know your ABC's had to be boring, then you must check out this video, called The Alphabet 2, by n9ve. Released less than a week ago, it's been zipping through the web for good reason. They describe it as a "video where each character visually represents the meaning of the word itself. Playing with different techniques and materials into little and big spaces, but always focusing on Helvetica font's proportions. A collection of words in a… Continue
Russian photographer Alexander Safonov takes amazing underwater images most us could only dream about. A professional software architect by trade, Safonov got his diving license in 2002 and began to experiment with underwater photography in 2004. He currently resides in Hong Kong, where he's been for the past 13 years.
"Sharks are my favorite animals, as they are a combination of… Continue
New York-based artist Aakash Nihalani once again uses his medium of choice - tape - to create an optical illusion in Dehli, India. The piece, titled Inside Out, coincides with Nihalani's first exhibition in India, which opens today at Seven Art Limited gallery.…
Base diving is one of those things that looks completely insane yet inexplicably awesome. Using a GoPro camera, design studio Betty Wants In takes us to Norway, Switzerland and France, where adrenaline junkies lunge themselves off cliffs as high as 6,000 ft (1,800 m).
Leo Caillard doesn't waste time reminiscing about the past. He's all about living in the present, or better yet, looking into the future. We showed you some of his prophetic works earlier this year. Here are some of his most recent photo manipulations which make us question what modern art will look… Continue