What a wonderful public arts project! Today, artist Graham Coreil-Allen is officially unveiling his new hopscotch crosswalks on the streets of Baltimore! Called Hopscotch Crosswalk Colossus, it's one of four projects that will eventually turn regular crosswalks in downtown Baltimore into whimsical works of art. Recently, artist Paul Bertholet created a crosswalk that…
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For his 2012 graduation film at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, student Robert Loebel created this incredibly funny animated short called WIND. In 2013, it went on to win multiple awards at film festivals all over the world including in Croatia, Korea and Macedonia.
Earlier today it hit Vimeo and almost immediately it became a Vimeo…Continue
I came across the works of artist James R. Eads and was blown away not just by their sheer beauty but by the level of detail in each of them. While, like many artists, his process begins with a sketch, Eads creates these pieces, not with traditional tools like paint and paintbrushes, but with Photoshop. Don't the final illustrations resemble modern-day Impressionist paintings?
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In her latest series Disturbing the Spirits, photographer Ellen Jantzen shows us beautiful, ghostly visions of trees as they would appear throughout the seasons. Using digital manipulation, she keeps some parts of the trees intact while she blurs most of their imagery.
When asked to describe her process, Jantzen told us this, "The process has several…Continue
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Los Angeles-based artist Audrey Kawasaki is back with a gorgeous new set of wood panel paintings she's created just for Thinkspace gallery's new show at SCOPE art fair in Miami Beach. Running during Art Basel week, or December 3 to December 8, SCOPE…Continue
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Who hasn't gone on a trip and felt like they had left something behind? In September, to celebrate the city of Marseille's status as the European Capital of Culture 2013, French artist Bruno Catalano displayed ten life-size, figurative sculptures at the port of Marseille. Inspired by travel, his surreal bronze sculptures represent a world citizen who's in…Continue
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Photographer Michal Koralweski has created breathtaking images of Poland's seasons changing all within his iPhone. The photo above shows early and late autumn spliced together and was made using his iPhone 4S along with the following photo apps - Snapseed, VSCO Cam, Ripped From Reality and Image Blender. Unlike the typical spliced photo, Koralewski shows early autumn set right…
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Though he had been creating them for years, Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori busted out into the online art scene only last year with his three-dimensional goldfish paintings created by pouring resin. It's interesting to note that once he even began using resin, the artist kept it a secret for eight years until he…Continue
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As part of ST-ART, a European contemporary art fair that opens today and runs till November 25, Twentytwo Gallery is presenting new works by French artist Françoise Nielly. Nielly is known for her colorful portraits made using just oil and knives. As you can see here, her work involves thick brushstrokes of varying…Continue
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Nonotak Studio is back with a new installation that promises to (again) mess with your mind. Previously, they had created Isotopes v.2, a hypnotizing light experience that was inspired by the devastation in Fukushima. For the Insanitus Festival…
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By now, all of us have heard about the devastation in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. One of the most powerful storms to ever make landfall has claimed the lives of over 5,200 people. Singapore creative director Thomas Yang of 100copies has decided to do what he can to help. He's created a beautifully inspiring art print for its victims. All proceeds will go to Red Cross…
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Imagine you're riding the subway. Now, how would you react if a stranger suddenly fell asleep on your shoulder? Would you laugh and then let that person sleep on you or would you quickly move seats? Brooklyn-based artist George Ferrandi is behind an eye-opening project called It Felt Like I Knew You that captures the priceless reactions of commuters when they get a little…
How do our eyes perceive color and what kind of illusions can be made with just light? While this fall, New Yorkers have Yayoi Kusama's new mirrored infinity rooms, those living in Chicago have their own mind-bending installations. Art collective…Continue
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Artist Carne Griffiths has just debuted a powerful new set of work for his show Invisible Lines at Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong. The beautifully messy portraits are made with conventional materials like calligraphy ink and graphite but he also drips liquid onto his works like herbal tea and alcohol. Of course, we're not talking about the kind of alcohol…Continue
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While you may know the name Andrew Myers as the Southern California-based artist who creates fascinating 3D portraits from thousands of screws, you may not know that he has a whole other body of work consisting of small bronze…Continue
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Talk about a surreal sight! In January 2013, extreme sports photographer Thomas Senf went to Norway with a team of fearless ice climbers to capture the professional athletes against huge walls of ice. What made this project so unique, however, was that the icefalls (or frozen waterfalls) were lit up in stunning colors like blue, orange and green using colored flares and spotlights.
Swiss mountain sports manufacturer Mammut worked with Swiss light artist…Continue
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In what's being called the next Rain Room for New York, eccentric Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is showing off her newest installations at David Zwirner gallery. Called Infinity Mirrored Room – The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away and Love…Continue
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Artist Alexandra Pacula has just released a new set of work for a solo show at Might Tanaka Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. Called "veloCity," the exhibition consists of both paintings and drawings that show love to one of the greatest metropolises in the world. In her oil paintings, New York City is shown whizzing by, a beautiful mixture of blurred lines that represent…Continue
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One of our favorite contemporary artists has just come out with his largest work to date. Do Ho Suh is a Korean sculptor and installation artist who's known for his thought-provoking sculptures that often have to do with migration and personal space. These themes reflect his own move from his homeland of Seoul, South Korea to New York.
At the National Museum of Modern and…Continue
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