Believe it or not, these pictures have not been digitally manipulated. Recently, Redditor royally_eft and her friend desaturated themselves without having to rely on a computer. The duo covered their bodies from head to toe in monochromatic make-up and 1920's costumes and hit the town. This creative guy and…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 15, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
London-based artist Sea Hyun Lee created a series of oil paintings using just one single color. The series, entitled Between Red, features detailed, mountainous landscapes in which shades of red form the composition of North and South Korea mountains blended into one composition. Between the hills and peaks, a white canvas peeks through to produce the shapes in between.
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Kate Jenkins' Crocheted Food Art will have your stomach growling with hunger. The talented UK-based artist owns her own label, Cardigan, where she sells many fashionable crochet designs like wraps, scarves, hats, and toys. But, the handmade creations that we love best are all of these deliciously appealing meals…
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 15, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Born in the Republic of Tajikistan, Faridun Zoda has been an artist since he was 12 years old. The talented painter has collections all over the world, including the United States, Russia, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Sweden, Mexico, Chile, Israel, and China.
Recently, Zoda took his acrylic paintings off of flat paper and started combining them with paper mâche, wood,…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 14, 2013 at 9:33am — No Comments
Born in Laos and now currently based in France, artist Van Tame is a painter inspired by dynamic and energetic city streets like New York and London. Using animated strokes, the artist creates cityscapes that are full of life. Viewers will instantly feel the movement and fast pace of a city dweller, without ever having to step onto a city block.
Van Tame paints on a very…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 12, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
A few months ago, artist Andrew Baines produced this project, entitled Doorways to Potential, along Henley Beach in Australia. The performance installation and local fundraiser was developed to raise awareness for non-profit charity Common Ground Adelaide, which provides assistance and aid to homeless people in the area.
For the surreal installation, Baines placed a…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 11, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
It's always fun to look up in a big city and to observe the towering buildings overhead. While most of us are in awe of the architecture and blue skies, French artist Thomas Lamadieu sees a fresh, blank canvas for his illustrations. In his SkyArt, Lamadieu transforms the shapes of cascading buildings into funny creations that interact with the space.
His simple line drawings, which…Continue
Design and research company Freedom Of Creation specializes in 3D printing technologies. Developed by Janne Kyttanen in art school, the company has, since 2000, developed many innovative and successful products. One of those products is this prototype of 3D printed foods, including pasta, burgers, and even cereal.
The artist believes that the developed technology will eventually…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 10, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
With a great eye and extreme patience, Michal Taharlev develops these handmade images, a series entitled Holes in the Memory. For each piece, the Tel Aviv-based artist recreates old family photographs with just a single needle, poking thousands of tiny holes in the canvas to produce the faces and forms.
Through the use of positive and negative space,…Continue
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Last year, performance and installation artist Wilmer Wilson IV conducted a series of three public performances, collectively entitled Henry Box Brown: Forever, along the streets of Washington, DC. For each performance, the artist covered his entire body with a single value of postage stamps, with increasing values for every journey. He then walked a planned distance across the…
As the spring weather turns warmer and warmer, it's exciting to see colorful flowers popping up in gardens and barren tree branches gradually filling with tiny green buds. Inspired by this spring fever, Seoul-based artist Choi Jeong Hwa developed this giant, plastic Flower Tree, which, since 2004, has been installed in various locations across the years, including Shanghai, Singapore,…
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 8, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
In these Illuminated Paintings by New York-based artist Peter Bynum, the traditional expectations of a standard painting are questioned and then broken. Bynum creates each work by splattering, dribbling, and dropping acrylic paint onto glass and allowing it to take on its own natural structure. He then mounts the panes of glass together to form layers of shapes that create a…
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 8, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
In this mesmerizing artwork, Virginia-based artist Susan Noyes transforms single, sharp razor blades into exciting collections of geometric patterns and designs. With great patience and precision, the artist meticulously places each blade to fill her canvases with variations of black and white triangles, diamonds, and squares.
To create one of these unique pieces, Noyes sets herself up…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 3, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
CMYK is a three-dimensional mural created by the Norway-based design collective, Skurktur. Using spray paints, stencils, and a variety of mixed media, the artists produced this playful scene in which a young child and a grown man react very differently to the colorful "rain" dripping down the side of the building. The flat stenciled shapes interact seamlessly with the drips of water and the…
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 3, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
American artist Hilary Brace creates dramatic black and white charcoal drawings that seem immense and immeasurable. Created on small, postcard-sized canvases, the images have a photographic quality to them which allows viewers to instantly associate the places with realistic images of cloud-filled skies. However, Brace also complements that familiarity with a touch of the unexpected, as the…
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 1, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
New York-based artist Nathan Manire approaches his Dot Portraits with an abstract, graphic process. He uses large dots and a broad color palette to build his subjects' faces with watercolors. Up close, viewers see colorful circles, neatly arranged in organized rows. To more fully appreciate Manire's pointillist techniques, viewers need to squint their eyes or step back from the image…
Added by Katie Hosmer on March 31, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Husband and wife team Patty and Allen Eckman share a passion for art and design. Since 1988, the duo have perfected the process of cast paper sculpture, in which they create intricate three-dimensional casts. Based in South Dakota, Patty and Allen say they find inspiration for their art in the landscape, the wildlife, and the history of their surroundings. In particular, many…
Added by Katie Hosmer on March 30, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Sekai, Japanese for 'world', is a series of clever sculptures by Maico Akiba, in which tiny little worlds emerge on the backs of wooden animals. The sculptor and illustrator collects the small figures from Souvenir From Tokyo, the National Museum of Art and Design Tokyo museum shop. She uses miniature trees, cars, people,…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on March 29, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
France-based graphic designer Outmane Amahou created this clever series as a way to visually document the history of art in a unique set of minimalist posters. The series, entitled Minimalist Art Movement Posters, features single shapes and solid blocks of color to portray the Renaissance, Expressionism, Surrealism, Dadaism, and Abstract art, to name a…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on March 28, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
David Ogle is a sculptor and installation artist who explores light and shapes in fleeting three dimensional form. For many of his installations, he uses fluorescent fishing line illuminated with ultraviolet rays to convey linear movement throughout a room or across a surface. Just as a light may bounce off of a wall and reflect at an angle, Ogle produces that natural…
Added by Katie Hosmer on March 27, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments