Extremely talented Moony Khoa Le, also known as Moonywolf, is a digital artist and illustrator based in Vietnam. In her drawings, she expresses incredibly original concepts that bring new worlds to life through unique characters, fantasy elements, and consistently dark, textured color palettes. Though surrounded by surreal swirls of confusing time and space, her feminine…Continue
When it’s time to redecorate your home, pick a few favorites from Colombian artist Catalina Estrada’s striking new wallpaper collection. The intense, saturated explosions of color will make a bold statement in any room. Choose from repeat patterns to sweet scenes of enchanting characters surrounded by swirls of floral and wildlife details—all involving fabulous…Continue
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Artist Rico Blanco combines his two passions—painting and illustration—into these magnificent abstract-like pieces. The main focus of each painting, often building on a relationship between human and animal, creates a scene that evokes different meanings and narratives. Experiencing each piece is like trying to hold on to a brief flash of memory right before it…Continue
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With just two and a half years of experience, 16-year-old Spanish photographer Cristina Otero captivates us with these zoomed-in self-portraits. Using fruit as her inspiration in this series entitled Tutti Frutti, Otero disrupts the conventional notions of feminine beauty and interacts with different fruits in a seductive performance for the camera. She…Continue
If you have ever wondered what the end of the world might look like, take a look at this series Precipitates by collage artist Pablo Genoves! In his work, he takes catastrophic destruction and transforms it into spectacular moments that we can gaze upon in awe. By using old prints of interior spaces like museums, theaters, and churches, Genoves creates a…Continue
Photographed by two of the most respected fashion photographers today, Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, singer Adele looks absolutely stunning in these images for the March issue of Vogue. The strength and poise that Adele carries onto the stage in her performances is striking in these still photos. She said, “I’m a big personality. I walk into a room, big and tall and loud.” Even…
What you see is what you get…or is it? Australian artist Steven Morgana creatively explores and challenges this statement through many of his interactive sculptures. He enjoys creating works that make us think about “our perception of reality and the…Continue
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Interested in combining his active lifestyle with his love of photography, Russian photographer Daniel Korzhonov recently traveled with friends to Crimea, a part of Ukraine. His photographic venture resulted in these undisturbed Crimean winter moments. When looking at each photograph, the viewer can’t help but feel the shiver of a cold, snowy afternoon or drift away into the dreamy…
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Takashi Murakami’s work at the Qatar Museum cannot be missed! Literally, you can’t walk through the front door without glancing up at the 20-foot tall inflatable sculpture that greets you at the entrance. Murakami–Ego is a collection of the artist’s work dating back from 1997 through today. The pieces have been arriving in Qatar for the past three months from all over the world and can…
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If you have ever experienced a moment of déjà vu, you may have been one of the subjects in photographer John Clang’s intriguing series Time. In this project, Clang photographs pedestrian traffic along the city streets of New York at various times. He then deconstructs the fluidity of the crowds by tearing multiple…Continue
In his biography, British photographer David Vintiner is described as being “admired for his understated style.” Without a doubt, this style is evident in his personal portrait project, Enthusiasts, where he finds connection between subjects through a shared interest in model railways. In all of his photography, Vintiner says, “I’m drawn to the subtlety of the everyday,…
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For a psychedelic blast to the past, check out these insane photographs with bright colors and flat shapes reminiscent of 1970’s pop art. To create these images, Scotland-based photographer Jane Thomas experiments with soapy water and a macro lens to capture light and reflections through thin films of liquid.
She uses water combined with variations of hand soap, shampoo and…Continue
French photographer Renaud Monfourny has dedicated a great deal of his career to celebrity portraiture. In this black and white series, he has captured the unique personalities of each of his subjects through composition, cropping, lighting, and selected environment. There is a sense of attitude emanating from…Continue
Many of us have never had a chance to see the Northern Lights with our own eyes. This phenomenon, also called Aurora Borealis in the northern hemisphere, is caused by the collision of charged particles with atoms in the high altitude atmosphere. The result is a greenish or sometimes red glow of illumination on the horizon.
The curtains of light spread high overhead to…Continue
From a distance, this swirling mass of steel pipes may appear to be an approaching tornado on the horizon. Upon closer inspection, the 3-meter tall wind-powered musical sculpture is actually quite soothing. Formed in the shape of a tree bending and blowing in the wind, the hollow pipes hum with resonant tones as the winds of the hilltop breeze through them.
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Australian-born photographer Ward Roberts has a fascination with architecture, finding intrigue in the colors and design. “Architecture has always interested me when traveling to a new location, it's what I tend to focus on first,” he says.
In his series Billions, he brings to life the intense chaos of a city by drawing the viewer into the complexity of the urban…Continue
Imagine going to school in an unusual learning environment like this! It's what the students of Vittra Telefonplan do every day. Located in Stockholm, the Swedish free school organization is founded on a vision of creating a place where “the physical space is the school’s most important tool” in student development.
In light of this, a team of architects at Rosan Bosch created an…Continue
The aging process is not often welcomed with open arms. As we get older, we tend to ignore certain birthdays, cover the gray in our hair, and buy skin creams to eliminate wrinkles. Photographer Bobby Neel Adams confronts these natural concepts of aging, circumstance, and visual transformations of the human body in many of his projects.
Specifically, AgeMaps demands a…Continue
As the rest of us run for cover in rainy or snowy weather, French photographer Christophe Jacrot deliberately goes out in the storm. “I see these elements as a fabulous ground for photography," he says, "an under-used visual universe with a strong evocative power, and with a richness of subtle lights. This universe escapes most of us, since we are too occupied getting…Continue
Photographer Brice Bischoff uses Bronson Caves, famous as a filming location for multiple movies and TV shows, for the backdrop of this colorful project. Bischoff is the subject of his images, dancing and moving in front of the camera during long exposures to create these surreal smoky, rainbow effects.
“If a visitor to the caves were to accidentally stumble upon my…Continue