From the Upper West Side to Staten Island, Banksy has certainly been making the rounds along the streets of New York with his Better Out Than In project. In reaction to the British street artist's handiwork, fans have been flocking to see the art in person, taking photographs and…Continue
Brooklyn-based Korean sculptor Seung Mo Park creates incredibly detailed metallic sculptures by carefully manipulating aluminum wire. Each figure in his Human series of sculptures presents a remarkable attention to the delicate form of the human body (including wispy…
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Artist and freelance graphic designer Pez created this remarkable series, called Distroy, in which the many cute cartoon characters whom we have grown to know and love are transformed into unexpectedly gruesome illustrations.
With just a graphite pencil on paper, Pez creates incredibly detailed layers of peeling decay, turning the characters into decrepit depictions of their more…Continue
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Hovenring is an incredible suspended roundabout conceptualized and designed by IPV Delft specifically for cyclists to safely make their way across congested traffic by traveling overhead. Located between Eindhoven and Veldhoven in the Netherlands, above the Heerbaan/Meerenakkerweg intersection, the circular steel bridge offers an alternative route for cyclists as well as an aesthetically…
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Photographer Dennis Calvert strapped a flashlight to his chest and stood as still as he possibly could for a long exposure shot (above) that makes him look like an incredible superhero. The Cullman, Alabama-based artist, who is no stranger to playing with light, used his…Continue
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With Halloween now just a day away, you've only got a limited amount of time left to transform yourself into a spooky or stunning creature! Adding to our list of 12 Fantastic Halloween Makeup…Continue
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Along with his innovative, contemporary architecture designs, prize-winning architect and designer Frank Gehry also develops smaller, but still spectacular, concepts like these glowing Fish Lamps. The large fish sculptures are covered in jagged scales, which, when softly illuminated, cast glittery shadows throughout the room.
Constructed with wire metal, ColorCore formica, and…Continue
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We can all use a good hearty laugh. That's why today we've brought together six photographers whose mission it is to make you chuckle. Read about their fantastically funny photo projects over at LifeScoop!
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"If you riot, riot quiet. It's Singapore after all...," states Ernest Zacharevic. As part of his month long residency in Singapore, street artist Ernest Zacharevic transformed three drab cement blocks into cute minions in riot gear. (Minions are those small, cylindrical yellow creatures featured in the movie Despicable Me.) Notoriously famous for prosecuting, jailing…
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Australian artist Linton Meagher constructs beautiful forms out of the most surprising human-made materials. Each one of these mosaic sculptures is composed from hundreds of empty shotgun shells, shotgun pellets, and acrylic in resin. The expressive pieces feature exaggerated colors and unexpected details that emerge from the perfectly arranged metal…
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Coming soon to Pace gallery in London is this stunning new work by artist Kevin Francis Gray. From November 21 to January 25, visit the gallery to see Gray's veiled sculptures that are shrouded in mystery. This new 2013 white marble piece, called Ballerina and a…Continue
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Seattle-based photographer Kindra Nikole takes inspiration from fairy tales and fantasy to yield images of surreal scenes that are as dark and mysterious as they are inventively compelling. Despite the gloomy aesthetic in many of Nikole's images, the photographer does not shy away from using color, allowing the fresh, bright hues to pop against the mystifying shadows.
The collection of…Continue
Multi-disciplined artist Anders Krisár creates incredibly intriguing sculptures that morph the human body into unusually composed figures. The Stockholm-based sculptor's figurative pieces present an eye-catching array of heads, torsos, and limbs that have been transformed into disembodied pieces of art with surreal compositions and imprints.
Whether it's a bare chest featuring the strong…Continue
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Instagram continues to pave the way for innovative artists like graphic designer Javier Pérez, who regularly adds to his playful series entitled Instagram Experiments. Using a variety of everyday objects combined with simple line drawings, the Ecuador-based artist constructs whimsical scenes in all shapes and sizes.
From a still life of lungs to adventures in spaghetti…Continue
Halloween is a time for people to get especially creative and this year, Redditor BritishRacingGreen and his girlfriend have gone all out, transforming themselves into life-size plastic green army men. The San Francisco-based duo roamed the city streets in their elaborate getup, stopping for…Continue
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To see one of the most astounding jack o'lantern displays in the world, head to The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze at Van Cortlandt, New York. It's there that you'll find 5,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins arranged as slithering ground snakes, a giant spider web and even dragons and dinosaurs. Their most awesome display, called Jurassic Park, includes a number of huge…Continue
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UK-based, Guatemalan-born artist Camila Carlow was not deterred by the complexity of the human body when she was developing her series Eye Heart Spleen. For the project, she transformed a handful of normally grotesque, bloody organs into an array of greenery and beautiful blossoms.
Carlow collected all of the wild plants during early…Continue
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For the past few years, photographer Hannah Price has taken a stand against men who catcall her along the streets of Philadelphia. Rather than accepting herself in a place of defenselessness when men ogle her, she decided to turn those feelings back on her tormentors by photographing them unexpectedly in reaction to their inappropriate behavior.
The series, entitled…Continue
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We're now two weeks into Nissan's photography contest Capture Your #BestShot, where we're asking you to show us your best photo that represents The Future. One lucky person is going to win two plane tickets to Zurich, Switzerland and…
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This incredibly realistic, rippling installation, entitled Mizukagami (Water Mirror), was created by Japanese art director and designer Rikako Nagashima in collaboration with designer Hideto Hyoudou. The true to life forms are actually made out of acrylic and were installed by the two artists throughout a small room. Dripping down the sides of a table or…
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