Fernando Hereñú (AKA Pulpo) was born in 1977 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Recognized for his complex composition and a surrealistic style, his work has been featured in publications around the globe. Pulpo completed his graphic design studies at the University of Buenos Aires in 2002 and currently works as an illustrator and as the creative director (and partner) of an online games company.
Here's a clever piece by London-based stencil artist Agent Provocateur. Titled Slick Dude!, the illustration shows a surfer riding some oil and surrounded by BP's now infamous logo. This is an entry for a t-shirt design contest where the winner gets $100 and where all profits go to the… Continue
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After reading through all the great comments I received on the post 30+ Pieces of Inspiring, Funny and Interesting Advice, I decided to create another. I searched high and low to find the little pieces of advice you'd hear from your friend - the sweet one that you call when you…
We've seen a lot of interesting lego creations over the last couple years, but nothing like this. Andrew Lipson and Daniel Shiu were inspired by Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher who is most famous for his so-called impossible structures. "I'm very fond of Escher's work, and I wondered for some time whether it would be possible to produce a plausible rendering of…
Just how do you make your past memories come alive? How do you experience them with a fresh, new set of eyes? Well, if you're artist Sebastiaan Bremer you take out your old photographs and carefully draws on top of them. Dotting the surface with contrasting ink, New York City based Dutch artist Bremer breaks his photos free of the frame and gives them new life. His signature… Continue
Seen in Reims, France, this piece by street artist Iemza is like a nightmare starring angry alien lifeforms. It's creepy, yet totally engaging.
"My characters are distorted and tortured – they scream," says Iemza. "There can be different levels of interpretation as far as the central character is concerned: Sometimes it encompasses, encloses, encircles the…
This is one of the most powerful photojournalistic sets I've ever seen. Portuguese photographer João de Carvalho Pina positions himself so close to the action, it's feels like we're right in the middle of the drama.
"The metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro with about 10 million people is one of the most violent cities in the world where an average of 18… Continue
Here's a lovely site-specific piece titled "Tara" by Toronto-based street artist Dan Bergeron aka Fauxreel. It's the latest addition to his "Face of the City" series, which features "portrait-based works that combines the abrasive charm of the distressed…
Everyone of us has taken pictures and sometimes we stumble upon difficulties in capturing a particular image, especially those that involve great contrast differences. The classic example of taking a photo through a window, for instance. If we want to capture what's going on outside, the entire room becomes dark, whereas if we want the room to be well lit, the exterior explodes into light.
"What happens when you mess with the physics of it all?"
A couple weeks ago, we looked at a few Inception-inspired LEGO scenes. Well, this latest recreation by flickr user -infomaniac- blows them all out of the water. Not only is it perfectly executed, it recreates the most… Continue
Los Angeles based photographer Tasya Van Ree infuses her incredible black and white photos with romanticism, darkness, and intimacy. As she explains, "There is this undying interest with the traditional seduction of black and white film. It captures the internal dialogue of whatever it is that you're shooting, and exhibits it in a revealing way. I think there's something… Continue
Nick Knight isn't just any fashion photographer. Sure, he travels around the world shooting editorials for famous fashion magazines like Vogue, taking photos of some of the biggest supermodels in the world. But then take a look at his work and you'll see that Knight is also an artist who embraces digital technology. As he says, "it's just a way of having more control… Continue
Though we've seen our share of celebrity photographers, we've never seen anyone who could bring out the delectably dark side of them like Patrick Hoelck. By carefully manipulating shadows and light, Hoelck creates a heightened sense of drama, turning our favorite celebrities into strangely intriguing characters.
"When I photographed Ian McKellen," Hoelck… Continue
Kislow's characters look like they escaped from a 19th century Brothers Grimm fairy tale, tacking themselves up onto 21st century walls. The Ukrainian street artist uses bright, vibrant colors, which make his three-dimensional works appear to pop out. The amount of detail found in each piece is quite impressive...…