If you're looking for something to do tomorrow and you feel like being entertained and inspired, check out Royal/T's newest art exhibit, "I Can't Feel My Face." Curated by KAWS and taken from the collection of Susan Hancock, "I Can't Feel My Face" shares its title with a painting by KAWS and is a centerpiece of the exhibition, which explores the theme of contemporary… Continue
Added by alice on February 21, 2009 at 11:00am —
Tattoos Come to Life!
James Hoisel is an artist from São Paulo, Brazil who has a great sense of humor. He uses a variety of different mediums to create fantastic caricatures that range from the famous to the obscure. Most of his work is created just by using Photoshop, where he spends countless hours perfecting every last detail.
You can see… Continue
Added by alice on February 17, 2009 at 11:30am —
These are some sweet slopes!
Before you bite into that apple or take a sip of that wine, may I suggest you say a little prayer of thanks for the little people? Their daily toil goes often unnoticed, how they labor in the fields day in and day out, only striving to please their masters. Of course, they do take advantage of their time off, you'll see them… Continue
Added by alice on February 16, 2009 at 11:30am —
These girls are sketchy! With a use of his pen and some watercolors, artist Peter Winnett creates a fantasy world of gorgeously dangerous women. His work has that delicate blend of sexuality and laid back playfulness that few can achieve. Peter Winnett was born in 1969 and graduated from the NSCAD university in 1993. He currently resides in Vancouver creating art and… Continue
Added by alice on February 16, 2009 at 10:00am —
is a master at taking images of people and manipulating them to look like twisted Japanese anime characters. Just look at those huge eyes. His intent is to challenge us to think about the cultural concepts of cuteness, beauty and perfection. Scarborough enjoys creating images that… Continue
Added by alice on February 13, 2009 at 10:00am —
Swedish fashion illustrator Cassandra Rhodin
draws and uses watercolors to create beautiful wide-eyed models. You can tell that she's been influenced by everything from Paris in the 1920 to Coco Chanel herself. Her girls are as pretty as they are powerful.… Continue
Added by alice on February 11, 2009 at 12:00pm —
Who hasn't felt this kind of loneliness? Russian artist Dmitry Maximov eloquently captures one of our most painful emotions in these set of pictures. Using a mixture of illustration and photographic technique, he beautifully creates a world unlike our very own. Except in this world, no one can help you escape...from yourself.…
Added by alice on February 7, 2009 at 12:00pm —
If you want to experience the work of arguably one of the greatest pop artists ever alive, head on over to the de Young museum at Golden Gate Park from February 14-May 17, 2009 for Warhol Live.
presents the first comprehensive exploration of Warhol’s work as seen through the lens of music. This exhibition brings together a wide… Continue
Added by alice on February 3, 2009 at 10:00am —
story is just as strange as her art. She was raised in a small mountain town with no shoe stores so she spent most of her time barefoot treading through the world of spiders, snakes and all things hiding in the grass. She transfers this closeness with the small and obscure into her… Continue
Added by alice on February 2, 2009 at 10:30am —
If Audrey Kawasaki's beautiful girls got the shit kicked out of them, it would be by Gianluca Mattia's modern pin up girls. More bad ass than beautiful, these pin ups have more attitude in one pinky finger than Audrey's girl have in their whole being. Continue
Artist Gianluca Mattia was born in Bari, Italy in 1975. He graduated from the…
Added by alice on January 30, 2009 at 11:30am —
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
A bit dark but with a funny twist, these paintings by Justin Reed
have us thinking about some of our favorite movies today. Love how Justin shows emotion in these characters faces.…
Added by alice on January 28, 2009 at 4:30pm —
From the wonderful photographer who brought us those cute-as-heck street bubbles
, comes another set that has laughing with glee. Katie Sokoler
explains her project, "All… Continue
Added by alice on January 28, 2009 at 11:30am —
Argentinian artist Patricio Oliver is best known for his creepy, cool vinyl toys and his futuristic designs but one of my favorite sets is "The Horror Forest." My favorite pieces of art are ones where there is a hidden story - where you can take a subtle detail from a painting and let your imagination run wild. In this set, Patricio takes us into a mystical forest, a… Continue
Added by alice on January 27, 2009 at 10:00am —
Interesting artwork is that which takes everyday objects and makes us think about deep thoughts like human desire and consumption. Either that, or it makes our stomachs start to growl and we we start craving orange popsicles. All Good Things…” is an exhibition of large, glossy, colourful ceramic sculptures by artists Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers. Each piece depicts… Continue
Added by alice on January 22, 2009 at 8:00am —
One of our very own members, Luke Feldman (aka Skaffs), is coming out with a children's book! Luke joined theMET back when we first started and I can't tell you how thrilled I was that he wanted to be a part of our community.
Chaff n’ Skaffs: Mai and the Lost Moskivvy is a limited edition book that Luke co-wrote with Amanda Chin. The book will be available in… Continue
Added by alice on January 20, 2009 at 12:30am —
Someone get me that gummi bear chandelier! We here at theMET are crazy about finding everyday items that have been somehow reconfigured to make extraordinary pieces of art. This gummi bear chandelier is made of gummi bears, beads, monofilament, plastic, metal and light bulbs by Tiawanese born, mixed-media artis, YaYa Chou. YaYa explores questions about food consumption and… Continue
Added by alice on January 17, 2009 at 10:00am —
Love these cool illustrations by Nick Fosta
, UK. I'm particularly getting a kick out of that YouTube camera in Obama's pile. Below is the larger version of the picture so you can check out all the little details. We've also included a few others for your amusement.… Continue
Added by alice on January 15, 2009 at 11:30am —
"Beguiled" cover for 17" MacBook Pro. $29.95.
Caia Koopman, a MET darling
, is a snowboarder and a painter whose designs have been used as graphics on snowboards, skateboards and wakeboards. She currently works as a freelance illustrator and painter in Oceanside, CA.
Blossom print (12" x 8.9"). $30.…
Added by PANDA JU on January 15, 2009 at 1:30am —
James Jean is a Taiwanese-American award winning artist and illustrator who lives in Los Angeles. Educated at the School of Visual Arts in New York, Jonathan lived in Manhattan and Brooklyn before moving to Los Angeles in 2003. James works evoke an unique mix of art historical and modern design references that play out beautifully. You may recognize the commercial work… Continue
Added by alice on January 8, 2009 at 11:30am —
Though I'm sure the answer to this question is more complicated than we think, a good place to start would be her website at Ffffound!
. Ffffound! not only allows the users to post and share their favorite images found on the web, but also dynamically recommends each user's tastes and interests for an inspirational image-bookmarking experience. The above picture was taken from… Continue
Added by alice on December 22, 2008 at 10:11am —