UK-based fashion photographer Natalie "Miss Aniela" Dybisz does more than just snap shots of models in designer clothing. She creates works of fine art while bringing elaborate, fantastical dreams to life. Finding inspiration from her own experiences and dreams to literature and film, Miss Aniela combines commercial aesthetics with fine art. It is this balance of the two… Continue
The TSF crew is at it again! This past summer we wrote about graffiti done by the artists that looked like an Earth-Shattering Shout. Here, they're back again with a larger design that reaches as far up as the ceiling!
This anamorphic graffiti tree plays with depth perception and shadows… Continue
Added by Claire on November 4, 2011 at 2:28pm —
Mixing materials in art is a common practice. Finding the right combination and making them work in unison is what defines a true artist. Painter Brad Kunkle has found the perfect combination of oil paints and metals, specifically silver and gold, in his series entitled Light & Leaf. His beautifully composed paintings use silver and gold to accentuate different… Continue
Our fascination with photorealistic paintings continue with a thought-provoking new batch from artist Simon Monk. Called Secret Identity, this ongoing series is more than just a look at the loss of a superhero's power, it's a metaphor for an artist him or… Continue
Yesterday, if you were at the Longside Gallery at Yorkshire Sculpture Park in the UK, you got to experience something quite unique...art crashing down! Aeneas Wilder built a gargantuan structure that consisted of 10,000 uniform pieces of Iroko wood. "By limiting the creative act to one simple material, in ample supply, with clearly defined parameters (no fixing, no joining, no… Continue
Currently making its way around the web are these incredibly cool superhero illustrations by French artist Grégoire Guillemin. Though we've all seen our fair share of superhero posters before, Guillemin's stand out for their distinct retro-modern style. Created as part of his "exercises in style" series, they were made to help remind us of the golden age of superheroes. (Did anyone… Continue
Yesterday, Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York debuted an exhibition of nine new, large-scale watercolor paintings by artist Walton Ford. Viewed for the first time, these monumental works of art include three startling portraits of King Kong, the character based on the 1933 hit movie. The artist wanted to show a different side of the giant ape, one that showed his… Continue
UK-based contemporary painter Paul Wright creates incredibly intimate, yet somewhat abstract, oil paintings that draw the viewer in. His work focuses primarily on people and faces, but he occasionally ventures off to depict clothing and objects to reflect the people who own them.
Wright captures the essence of his characters. Each artwork has its own emotional expression attached… Continue
Brazilian street art extraordinary duo Os Gemeos has, yet again, showcased their impeccable talent. After hitting Rio de Janeiro, they stopped by The Museu Vale in Brazil for one incredible exhibition. Their most impressive work to date, the works include multiple large-scale installations,… Continue
With all the streetlights on in our cities at night, we don't get to see many stars. So when we come across an image of the night sky beautifully lit with celestial bodies, we stand back in awe. Landscape photographer Thomas Zimmer, who is based in Germany, took this breathtaking image that looks absolutely unreal! There is an overwhelmingly supernatural aura around the photograph, as thought the… Continue
Think you're looking at ballpoint pen drawings? Not quite. Artist Max De Esteban has a brilliant new series of photographs entitled "Proposition One." Esteban deconstructs the object he is going to shoot and, layer by layer, he photographs the inner workings. Then he reassembles the objects photographically. This process yields amazing results, giving us an x-ray feel. The… Continue
Can you believe that you're looking at 500 pictures at once? UK-based artist Tiemen Rapati took it upon himself to download 500 of Flickr user clickflashwhirr's daily self-portraits and combine them into one composite image.
How cool would it be to fly off to work like this? While that day may be a few years away, it certainly has gotten a lot closer thanks to a team of German designers, physicists, and programmers. The E-volo mulitcopter is a new prototype design that has just completed its first test flight.
Many of the necessary functions such as balance, altitude control, and directional… Continue
The Mark Moore Gallery in Culver City, California has an amazing show for all you art enthusiasts out there. Jeremy Fish and the ever-talented Kenichi Yokono have their pieces on display from now until December 17th. Japanese artist Yokono’s series Rise of the Underground features his famous carved woodblocks. Looking at… Continue
Out of all the technology advancements over the past few years, Microsofect Kinect has been one of the most exciting to watch. Since its launch a year ago, Microsoft has been seeking a larger role for Kinect, wanting to move it beyond entertainment. The company has encouraged programmers to find new applications in areas like medicine and education. This inspiring ad shows us that we're still only in the very early phases of this kind of technology and it's certainly… Continue
Added by Eugene on November 3, 2011 at 12:46pm —
Using sequins, plastic and plywood, artist Theresa Himmer creates shimmering street art that takes on the form of glaciers, lava, and waterfalls. Her art, which is as pretty as can be, is strung out over old, dilapidated buildings. Interested in the intersection between art and architecture, Himmer believes her work is best displayed in an urban environment, even preferring bare concrete… Continue
There's something about installations like this that make my heart warm. Stay Levy created transparent blue vinyl discs and planted them with copper coated steel onto a floor. Made in memory of a particular lake, Blue Lake is meant to evoke a sense of water. As light passes through the discs, it casts a beautiful blue shadow onto the floor. Viewers were encouraged to walk in and around… Continue
Though this 56-foot-long, 10,000-pound aluminum rabbit may seem like something out of Alice in Wonderland, it's actually the work of Denver artist Lawrence Argent who's known for his gargantuan pieces of art like the 40-foot-tall big blue bear outside the Colorado Convention Center in… Continue
Famous tape artist and friend Aakash Nihalani just sent word about his latest new project at, where else, but Facebook! Nihalani was recently commissioned by the social networking giant for some tape installations in their new offices in New York. Using his bright neon-colored tape, he's created some pretty cool illusions that we're sure Facebook's workers are having fun… Continue
Ready for the ultimate infinity pool? Bali, Indonesia is already known for its beautiful landscapes and mesmerizing beaches, but now they're gaining another claim to fame. As part of the Ubdub Hanging Gardens Hotel, the Infinity Pool is a large multi-leveled swimming pool that overlooks a lush forest. The design of the pool is meant to copy the graceful curves and shape of the nearby… Continue