Sculptor Randall Rosenthal specializes in turning single blocks of wood into intricately detailed sculptures of ordinary objects. Each piece is carefully and painstakingly whittled down from a solitary woodblock and meticulously painted to give the illusion of anything from a cardboard box full of money to a disheveled stack of comic books.
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What kind of emotions would you feel if you saw this huge beached wale? Horror, shock, disbelief? A life-size, 17-meter long fiberglass whale, created by Belgian Art collective Captain Boomer is causing quite a stir in London. Part of the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, a UK outdoor arts festival running from June 21 to June 29, the art installation was…
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Manchester-based artist Martin Lynch-Smith expertly sketches the human eye, capturing every minute detail. From the wispy hairs of one's eyelashes and the wrinkled creases under the eye to the entrancing texture of the iris, the artist is able to execute hyperrealistic renditions of soulful eyes.
Lynch-Smith's collection of eye drawings present a captivating, up-close look at a…Continue
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Ready to be blown away? After studying at the The American Academy of Art in Chicago from 1985 to 1986, Steven Kozar decided to drop out of art school. He had heard too many stories about commercial artists working for twenty or thirty years and then finally deciding to pursue their life's passion - fine art painting. With the love of the outdoors and exploring the…
No, you're not looking at a photograph of a woman donning a large piece of saran wrap like a cape. What you see is, in fact, a hyperrealistic painting of a woman with an equally realistic sheer sheet of plastic, creasing and clinging to her body. London-born, Australia-based artist Robin Eley is the painter behind these highly sensual renderings that crave close inspection to appreciate their fine craftsmanship.
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Don't be fooled, realistic as he is, he is not real.
" I like to use the human form as a way of exploring the nature of what we consider to be "real" and how we react when our visual perceptions of this reality are challenged. In our modern society we have become obsessed with our outward appearance, and now with modern technology we are able to alter this in almost anyway we desire. How does this outward change affect us and how we are…