Using just a single sheet of back paper, Boston-based artist Joe Bagley creates silhouettes that are undeniably beautiful. Whether it's a couple stealing a quick kiss or a single swallow soaring through the air, Bagley's designs are all original and each is cut by hand. He even proudly states, "No lasers, dies, or prints!"
"The intricacies of my work reflect my desire to push the physical… Continue
Added by alice on May 15, 2011 at 5:30am —
The excitement is building! Can you believe that we're now less than one year away from the start of the 2012 Olympic Games? London has already started the final countdown with "One year to go" celebrations throughout the city. (The Games will begin July 27, 2012.) According to CNN
, "14,700… Continue
Added by alice on July 28, 2011 at 9:00am —
Walter Mason of Germany considers himself a land artist but what exactly does that mean? A land artist is someone who uses nature as an art form, displaying materials like flowers, soil, snow, rocks in their natural habitat. Walter Mason's vision is particularly stunning. In fact, the photograph shown above has become a viral hit on Tumblr!
Similar to the work of legendary land… Continue
Added by Claire on January 10, 2012 at 4:00pm —
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Added by Katie Hosmer on May 8, 2012 at 10:00am —
Exactly a year ago today, we went through our archives and pulled out our Top 10 Breakthrough Artists in 2011. From Paige Bradley and her magnificently cracked sculpture to Brian Dettmer and his masterfully carved books, these artists blew us away not just with… Continue
Added by alice on December 16, 2012 at 8:00am —
Just like in 2011, let's wrap up 2012 with some of the most mind-bending photos or artworks we came across this year. Though an illusion is defined in several different ways, we like it when it's described as something that distorts our senses or changes our perceived reality. From… Continue
Added by alice on December 23, 2012 at 10:30am —
As an outgrowth of photorealism, hyperrealism is a relatively new school of painting that creates the illusion that you're actually looking at a photo. With new technology in cameras and digital equipment, artists have been able to be far more precision-oriented. While photorealist painters tend to imitate photographic images and will consciously omit details, the…
Added by alice on March 7, 2010 at 10:30am —
With the recent release of Christopher Nolan's Inception, we knew beautiful editorials starring Marion Cotillard weren't far behind. Photographer Mikael Jansson shoots gorgeous Cotillard for the August 2010 issue of Interview Magazine
. In various stages of undress, Cotillard shows us the… Continue
Added by alice on July 21, 2010 at 1:30pm —
Using powerful black and white, South African photographer Hannes Lochner captured these stunning images in Africa's Kalahari Desert over a two-year period. "The Kalahari is a very dramatic and striking place to shoot and capture wildlife in some of its most wild locations," says the 38-year-old.
Lochner, who who turned professional only four years ago, holds…
Added by Eugene on July 23, 2010 at 2:00pm —
La Scala, Milan, Italy
As a symbol of a nation's wealth and power, opera houses are an amazing way to experience a country's rich culture. Photographer David Leventi takes us inside some of the most ornate ones and even asks us to stand center stage. Taking some photos from the vantage point of the performer, we get to experience an… Continue
Added by alice on August 4, 2010 at 10:00am —
I'm a big fan of glass art, so when I first laid eyes on Dale Chihuly's work, I was immediately captivated. It was like nothing I'd ever seen.
A pioneer of the studio glass movement, Chihuly is credited with transforming the methods of creating glass art, and leading the development of complex, multi-part glass sculptures and environmental art. His… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 7, 2010 at 10:30pm —
Russian graphic designer Tatiana Plakhova blows us away with her beautiful art featuring science fiction-like creatures living under the sea. Her handmade vectors come alive when the lines and dots connect to form intricate patterns and shapes. If you feel as though you're seeing living, breathing organisms, that's exactly what Plakhova wants. In fact, before making a… Continue
Added by alice on August 11, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Shaun Roberts of Hi-Fructose Magazine recently paid a visit to the studio of David Choong Lee. The artist was putting the finishing touches on his latest body of work, "Acquiring Signal," his second major Installation based exhibition.
Completely wrapping the gallery walls, Lee's 400+ piece installation pays homage to street people and the cities they inhabit.… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 13, 2010 at 10:30am —
Artist Rebecca Campbell combines realism and abstraction to create paintings that look like pictures from our past. Memories from our childhood get triggered but then are combined with more present day experiences. In her words, "time becomes a circle and it’s both sad and sweet at the same time. For example a nostalgic moment for me might be triggered by a memory of… Continue
Added by alice on August 13, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Just like Audrey Kawasaki
had once done, Toronto based artist Sarah Joncas inspires us by graciously giving us a sneak peek inside her creative workspace. These photos were taken as she was preparing for her second solo exhibition at Thinkspace Gallery, which starts next Friday, September 3rd.… Continue
Added by alice on August 27, 2010 at 10:00am —
In real life, do superheroes exist? Apparently so, and photographer Peter Tangen has the proof.
At first, The Real Life Superhero Project was conceived as an avenue to shine light on a new breed of activism and altruism, through a photographic installation to benefit the established organizations the superheroes believe in. But as more people were brought… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 30, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Shot over a week just outside of Raleigh, North Carolina as well as on the Salt Flats in Utah, theses photos by Christopher Wilson will make you appreciate the beauty of skydiving. Generously using negative space, he creates an atmospheric body of work, capturing movement and color in almost an impressionistic way.
Inspired by the late American photographer… Continue
Added by alice on September 15, 2010 at 11:00am —
Greek artist Charis Tsevis is back with a new, explosive set of illustrations! This time he captures the beauty of basketball in two different but strikingly similar ways. The first series he calls “Neo-Futuristic Vectors”. The bright, retro looking illustrations are made up of small and large polygons filled with colors.…
Added by alice on September 16, 2010 at 10:30am —
Vogue gives us an inside look at Oscar de la Renta's gorgeous Spring 2011 collection. Debuting during New York Fashion week, Oscar's evening collection included incredible flower embroidery, mounds of black organza, sparking sequins, cascading ruffles and even a white swansdown tutu with a black faille bodice! It was a fantastic mix of fashion and art, that made us… Continue
Added by alice on September 17, 2010 at 10:00am —
Taking paper-cut art to new heights, Hungarian artist Andrea Dezsö created 3D life-size paper-cut portals that transported viewers into another world. Known for her "tunnel books
" which are made by individually drawn, cut out, and painted paper that's then layered so that it's stacked one… Continue
Added by alice on September 21, 2010 at 11:00am —