All Blog Posts Tagged 'art' (4,541)

Cute & Crazy Vegetable Faces

Who doesn’t love fresh food and intriguing art? Photographer Carl Kleiner teamed up with ad agency Joe Fish to create these fun food sculptures and photographed them on pastel-colored backgrounds to make them truly pop. There is a definite fresh quality to this edible… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 22, 2011 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Retro-Modern African Mammal Illustrations

If you want to dress up your kid's room with some animal posters, may we suggest these ones by artist Josh Brill? His new African Mammal limited-edition prints feature a giraffe, zebra, elephant and rhino. How fresh and retro-modern.

You can scoop them up at… Continue

Added by alice on August 21, 2011 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

The Casually Floating Artist

You've just got to love how German artist Johan Lorbeer looks so casual floating in the air. With one hand perched on the wall and the other hand holding a cell phone, Lorbeer sure has a nonchalant air about him. This photo was taken on August 20, 2011 during one of his still life performances at the Alhondiga building in Bilbao, Northern Spain.

So how does he do it? Lorbeer stands… Continue

Added by alice on August 21, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Psychedelic Knitted Room

Are you a fan of unconventional art? Yarn artist Agata Oleksiak, also known as Olek, is currently exhibiting at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery. The piece Keith Meets Arch of Hysteria is made entirely of yarn, and is a tribute to artists Louise… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 21, 2011 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Illustrations Made of Tiny Repeating Words

Art never ceases to amaze me! Vietnam native and Toronto-based photographer and artist Huy Lam has created some astounding illustrations. What makes them so special? Each is made up of words, not brush strokes! By using repeating words in different colors, Lam hopes to “provoke thought, discussion and even laughter." Having trouble figuring out which word or words he's used? After… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 19, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

New James Jean Silk Scarf

Although James Jean's new silk scarf, called Escape, could look like a cacophony of colors, on closer inspection it actually comes off as beautifully elegant and strikingly modern. The incredible artist recently partnered with OVM to create a silk twill scarf that's 36" x 36" and limited to… Continue

Added by alice on August 19, 2011 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Incredible Light Painting Patterns

After seeing David Gilliver's gorgeous light paintings in former Nazi-occupied bunkers, we knew that we were only at the beginning of a shockingly amazing art form. Wes Whaley is another "light junkie" who, by day, works as a sales representative for an electrical supply company and, by night,… Continue

Added by alice on August 19, 2011 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Solitaire Win 3D Sculpture

Can you believe that you're looking at an actual sculpture? Artists Lars Marcus and Theos of Skrekkøgle have created the most epic 3D sculpture of a solitaire win screen. Made out of over 1,000 cut and glued pixel-art cards, the old Windows version of Solitaire spans nearly five feet across. The best part? You’ll always… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 18, 2011 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Climbing Sculptures Represent Achieving Your Dreams

Ready for an amazing art installation about achieving your dreams? Bill Starke created "Our Journey," eight life-size human figures that are climbing the walls of Amway Center in Orlando, home to the NBA basketball team Orlando Magic.

As… Continue

Added by alice on August 18, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Clever Shadow Art on Beer Billboard

Though we can't help but think that Kumi Yamashita's shadow art was the inspiration behind this billboard for Newcastle Brown Ale, we must give the artists, Ellis Gallagher and Pablo Power, credit for a wonderful execution.

Using about 3,000 Newcastle bottle caps and a single… Continue

Added by alice on August 18, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Amazing Post-It Note Structures

Post-It Structures is a new project by Yo Shimada of Tato Architects with the cooperation of students from Kyoto University of Art and Design. The installation is on show at the Artzone Gallery in Kyoto City, Japan. It is made up of 30,000 post-it… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 17, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Animals Struggle with the City on Their Shoulders

Artist Pim Palsgraaf has created a strange and somewhat surreal project called Multiscape where city scenes are being carried by preserved, dead animals. Palsgraaf aims to show us the contradiction between culture and nature. There is a distinct struggle of urbanization and mother nature, where it seems as though the city is dominating.…


Added by Alyssa Anda on August 17, 2011 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

QR Code Fashion Illustrations

High fashion meets new technology in this unique art project by Yiying Lu. The Fail Whale creator was commissioned by American magazine Meets Obsession to create their feature story 10 Most Intriguing in Fashion. It will profile ten noteworthy… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 17, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Beautifully Unusual Animal Sculptures

Just when we thought we'd seen it all, specifically when it comes to animal art, we came across Sydney-based artist Anna-Wili Highfield's paper and copper pipe sculptures! Elegant and beautiful, the copper sculptures are made by bending and manipulating the pipe until they create forms that resemble line drawings. Equally striking are the paper sculptures which are made… Continue

Added by alice on August 17, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Underwater Music Video Inspired by My Modern Met

While we'll always be a fan of underwater photography and motion, that's not the full reason why we're showing you this music video. José Lourenço, a a writer and director based in Toronto, recently reached out to us to tell us about Muscle Relaxants, a new video he created for the indie rock band, The Rural Alberta Advantage.

This song is the second single from their second LP, Departing, which was released on Saddle Creek Records in the… Continue

Added by alice on August 16, 2011 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Fascinating Photo Collages

Photographer Mareen Fischinger invites you to see the world from her point of view. She takes hundreds of individual photographs of one subject all from the same perspective. Then, she creates semi-transparent layers that overlap onto themselves until they make a complete picture. She calls it panography.

“These are not panoramas in the normal sense,” Fischinger explains, “but more the… Continue

Added by alice on August 16, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

The Tiger Mom

When Japan-born illustrator Yuta Onoda was asked to create an illustration for The Atlantic's books section, or specifically for Amy Chua's controversial book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom, she came up with this beautiful piece.

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, published in January 2011, ignited a global parenting debate with its story of one mother’s journey in strict… Continue

Added by alice on August 16, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Spanish Vixen's Fantastic Digital Illustrations

Barcelona-based Marta Nael has a passion for creating art, more specifically for matte painting and concept art. This has driven her to strive to be the best and to excel while working on projects. Such mastery allowed her to become a freelancer under the “wing of a big studio.” It should come as no surprise considering her digital illustrations are unique and fantastically wonderful.…


Added by Alyssa Anda on August 15, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Run-Down Model Homes

Old, dilapidated buildings are usually an unsightly scene. In this case, however, miniature broken down houses are appreciated for being wonderful works of art. The series itself is “based on photographs of abandoned structures neglected by man and destroyed by the weather,” says the website.

The photographs were taken by an amateur photographer from North Dakota who artist Ofra Lapid found… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 15, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

René Magritte-Inspired Dunny

This is for all of you vinyl toy collectors out there! How cute is this new Dunny by UK art studio Triclops? Inspired by the René Magritte's The Son of Man painting, Rene London Dunny has a transparent blue head with a painted green apple in front and a cloud in the back. Check out those sweet accessories including a black bowler hat, umbrella, and pipe.

About the painting… Continue

Added by alice on August 15, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

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