Hailing from Switzerland, Alex Gertschen and Felix Meier create imaginative, surreal worlds. It is their conscious decision to build sceneries in real terms and not on computer screens. Thanks to the realistic backgrounds, their pictures never give the impression of being artificial, but instead look vibrant and playful. In their most recent work, “Thirteen Queens,” a universe is presided over… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on December 10, 2010 at 9:30am —
Lost in my Life (price tags), 2009
Talk about getting immersed in your art. Rachel Perry Welty is an artist who has created a very eye-catching series called Lost in My Life
. Welty takes some very familiar consumer culture items,… Continue
Added by alice on December 9, 2010 at 1:30pm —
You might recognize the style from Alexia Sinclair's
sister series, The Regal Twelve
. This one features twelve nobles and monarchs.To create these amazing works, Alexia weaved together… Continue
Added by Kevin Chung on December 8, 2010 at 7:30pm —
Artist Mathilde Roussel-Giraudy asks you to reflect on the loss of a loved one with her creative sculpture series Empreinte
. She cut and stitched a real pillow, and then cast it with plaster to make a mold for the ceramic piece. She also used a wool sweater and covered it with resin to make it look stiff and hollow inside. From sketch to final execution, these… Continue
Added by alice on December 8, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Relax and tickle your artistic nerve by embracing the cream of the crop celebrity portraits of French graffiti artist MTO. Peruse through his Berlin masterpieces as he captures Hollywood characters of the 70’s-90’s with some pretty amazing photo-realism. See more at Format… Continue
Added by Mike Gusto on December 8, 2010 at 11:00am —
Don't call Pierre Beteille an artist or photographer. Why? Because he doesn't believe he's either one of those things. As an art director for the last eight years, Beteille (aka Monkeyman) sees his self-portraits as a way to creatively express himself, a way to make the ideas in his head come to life.
He simply calls it - "just making… Continue
Added by alice on December 7, 2010 at 11:00am —
It's hard not to be completely mesmerized by Neil Krug's '50s-'70s style photography. However, when you learn that the beautiful model in these shots was his girlfriend (now wife), it makes the story all the more compelling. Taken by Polaroid film, each photo tells a story filled with mystery and intrigue. Continue
When Krug first debuted his photos online, he…
Added by alice on December 6, 2010 at 10:00am —
Standing 33 feet tall, a giant metal mermaid guards the entrance to the Scottish town of Cumbernauld. Her name is Arria, and she is beautiful.
Designed by English sculptor Andy Scott, Arria stretches out her arms towards the town as if to protect it. The sculpture costs over $400,000, but residents are hopeful that she will bring them prosperity and good… Continue
Added by Eugene on December 3, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Though Halloween has now passed, we can't help but want to write about this amazing costume by Replica Prop Forum member Penwiper. Her Weeping Angel costume looks so amazingly real, you just have to sit back at it and stare. The costume is based on characters from Doctor Who
, a British science fiction television program produced by the BBC. The Weeping Angels… Continue
Added by alice on December 2, 2010 at 11:30am —
Brothers and Sisters creative duo have teamed up with anonymous German street art collective Mentalgassi, to create art installations for Amnesty International. Called Making the Invisible Visible
, the posters highlight the case of Troy Davis, a 42-year-old man who has been on death row for 19 years in the USA, despite serious doubts about his… Continue
Added by alice on December 2, 2010 at 9:30am —
I'm really diggin' this piece by Peruvian street artist Fabricio Medrano aka Faber. As far as I can tell, the work was completed on wood and cardboard. The beauty and rough nature of the piece is incredible...
via [… Continue
Added by Eugene on December 1, 2010 at 2:00pm —
We got some sneak peek pieces to show you from Craww! Bear
are three all-new works that will be available starting on December 8, 2010 at Blik
. Blik's removable wall graphics are a great way to dress up your boring white walls.
For those of you who are a bit… Continue
Added by alice on November 30, 2010 at 11:30am —
Whether you're a geek or not, you have to admit, this is one of the most impressive ice sculptures ever created. The magnificent piece was chiseled by Finnish artist Antti Pedrozo and Dutch artist Michel de Kok. The sheer size and amount of detail that went into making the icy Transformer is amazing!…
Added by Eugene on November 30, 2010 at 10:30am —
They made us laugh with their first set of WTF? illustrations
and now creative design company Estudio Minga is back with their second set! What began as an in-house joke quickly became a way for Estudio Minga to show the world just how creative they could be. Astoundingly, for this month,… Continue
Added by alice on November 29, 2010 at 2:00pm —
Columbian artist Yosman Botero likes to think beyond 2D. Painting on multiple Plexiglas sheets, he creates three-dimensional holographic images. The resulting works are full of depth, original, and intriguing. I caught up with Yosman to ask him a few questions:
Can you please give us a brief description about yourself?
I was born in Cucuta, a… Continue
Added by Eugene on November 29, 2010 at 2:00pm —
We first fell in love with D. Yee's work through his cinematic photos
. Yee has that ability to take slices of life and make them appear like silent scenes out of a movie. Looking through his website, you'll find that Yee is also a very talented artist. Whether it's through his smooth… Continue
Added by alice on November 29, 2010 at 9:00am —
Mr. Hou didn't expect to become an internet sensation after he uploaded some photos of his 3D chalk art pieces onto a Chinese forum a few weeks ago. After all, he's just an average Chinese citizen who enjoys drawing for his little boy. Now, people from all over the web are referring to him by a new nickname - "Chalk God."
“I think these 3D artworks… Continue
Added by Eugene on November 28, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Our eyes pick up color when light reflects off specific objects. Milan-based collective Carnovsky uses this phenomenon to manipulate what we see in this incredible installation, titled "RGB."
RGB’s technique consists in the overlapping of three different images, each one in a primary color. Through the colored filters (a light or a transparent material), we can… Continue
Added by Eugene on November 28, 2010 at 10:30am —
Gehard Demetz is a 38- year-old mysterious sculptor. The only thing that we know about him is that he was born in Val Gardena, Italy, and that he lives in the mountains of Selva Gardena (BZ).
His marvelous wooden sculptures of children are eerily impressive. Their sad expressions are accentuated by the porcelain-like look of the wood, and the missing wooden… Continue
Added by Marica on November 26, 2010 at 12:39pm —
If you haven't heard the name Anthony Goicolea, you probably will soon. The Brooklyn-based Cuban-American artist was recently plucked by designer Calvin Klein to create some artistic window displays. Called "one of the most extensive collaborations between an artist and a designer company," the short film Golcolea has created will serve as the anchor piece in Calvin… Continue
Added by alice on November 24, 2010 at 2:30pm —