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 —
If you're suffering from a broken heart, never fear, a museum with memorabilia is here! The Museum of Broken Relationships is a bizarre tourist attraction where visitors come to look at items donated by people with broken hearts.
Olinka Vistina and Drazen Grubisic, two Croatian artists who broke up in 2006, decided to open The Museum of Broken… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on November 23, 2010 at 1:00am —
Punching a panda isn't something you just wake up and long to do. That is, of course, unless you live in New York City, where artist Nate Hill invites strangers to unleash their aggression on his wickedly cool character, "Punch Me Panda." Continue
Hill ordered the panda suit on eBay and bought the biggest chest protector he could find on the internet. He wanted to offer a public service - to relieve people's stress through violence. He gets punched (and roundhouse kicked) about 100 times a…
Added by Eugene on November 22, 2010 at 11:00am —
Many people would kill for nice Apple products such as IPhones, iPads and MacBooks. In fact, you know those people would be very careful with their items, making sure that they never hit the floor. Michael Tompert and Paul Fairchild had a completely different approach. They bought the latest and greatest Apple products, and in the name of art and photography, proceeded to… Continue
Added by Koos on November 19, 2010 at 10:00am —
Behold the most recent artworks of Famous When Dead and witness his creative responses to mundane everyday moments. The collection showcases his ability to string together various inspirations into a completely new, yet cohesive final work. Vibrant, engaging, and edgy, contrary to his alias, his talents are worth a double take and a photo.
For further… Continue
Added by Mike Gusto on November 19, 2010 at 9:30am —
Though we can appreciate Gabriel Dawe's beautiful thread art by just looking at these pictures, we're certain that these photos will never quite do them justice. In fact, we can imagine ourselves walking around these rainbow prisms and just getting lost. I asked Dawe to tell us what he hoped others got out of his artwork including what they represent. Continue
Added by alice on November 19, 2010 at 8:30am —
Mr. Monopoly is one of the most iconic figures in American history. Because of the economic meltdown and healthcare crisis over the last few years, artist "Alec Monopoly" chose to use the icon to start a social commentary about the country's broken capitalistic system.
"I started painting monopoly men right after the economy tanked," says Alec. "Seeing… Continue
Added by Eugene on November 18, 2010 at 2:00pm —
When we first laid eyes on John Kenn's amazing post-it note art
, we instantly fell in love. Not only are each of his pieces extremely creative, Kenn's art shows that it doesn't necessarily matter what medium you use; it ultimately comes down to the message.
Try and look for… Continue
Added by alice on November 17, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Whether she's making us fall madly in love with the women in her gorgeous paintings or making us feel like we're teenagers again with her beautiful illustrations, Charmaine Olivia is one talented artist. The way she can easily go between mediums, showing us her wide range of styles, one could easily assume she was formally trained. In fact, San Francisco-based Charmaine is a… Continue
Added by alice on November 15, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Fashion photographer Steven Meisel shoots beautiful model Karen Elson for Vogue Italia. Acrobats, clowns and contortionists surround the British model, while she looks stunning in outfits by Blumarine, D&G, Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Using a flurry of bright colors, Meisel captivates us with the strange and amazing culture of the circus.…
Added by Marica on November 14, 2010 at 11:00am —