Greece-based artist Charis Tsevis is fascinated with the wired world we live in. No matter how wireless technology continues to develop, we still find ourselves dependent upon outlets for data transfer and power, and, if we look around, it's standard to be surrounded by a handful of…
Added by katie hosmer on February 28, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
The world's next big designer may just be this four-year-old girl whose love for fashion goes way beyond the average kid. The young girl, lovingly called Mayhem by mom Angie (@2sisters_angie), was not satisfied with playing dress-up in store-bought princess dresses or in her mom's clothes. She began wrapping…Continue
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Disappear is a collage project by French artist Slip, where forms, colors, and landscapes intersect in visually exciting combinations. In the series, the artist introduces new realities where mundane black and white backgrounds are interrupted by beautifully intriguing silhouette figures.
By layering different elements together, Slip creatively explores techniques that break the standard…Continue
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Artist Michael Grab of Gravity Glue is incredibly skilled at achieving beautiful harmony in the most surprising rock formations. His delicately assembled stacks, entitled Balancing Rocks, seem to defy gravity. However, he says that gravity is the only "glue" that holds his structures together.
The creative stone…Continue
19-year-old artist Aliza Razell creates beautiful narratives in her mixed-media photographs by combining self-portraits with splashes of color to produce strange and mystifying images that cannot fully be explained. The beautifully thoughtful moments seem perfectly planned out so that the components can be naturally blend together into meaningful stories.
Razell manipulates each image…Continue
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When photographer Trent Bell discovered that his friend—educated, employed, married, and a father of four—was sentenced to thirty-six years in prison, he was extremely distraught and, haunted by this terrible reality, he was inspired to create this powerful photo series entitled Reflect: Convicts' letters to their younger selves.
The captivating portraits offer a rare…Continue
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Brussels-based illustrator and graphic designer Laurent Durieux draws upon a variety of old films like Jaws, The Iron Giant, and The Birds as the inspiration for his series of intriguing movie posters. The artist uses a retro-futuristic approach to his…
Emily McCracken (@muttadventures) loves photographing her three rescued dogs: Gertie the bull terrier, Boston the Dane mix and George the mutt. So naturally, when she first saw this…
The bond between human and pet is a special one that cannot be replicated. Bringing a fluffy, furry friend home on that very first day is a thrilling experience filled with the promise of many playful days and lifelong companionship. This collection of then and now photographs…
Added by katie hosmer on February 24, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
When German artist Bettina Güber takes a break from work in the office, she doesn't just go for a walk or grab a cup of coffee. Instead, she finds inspiration from the ordinary objects around her desk and transforms the workplace into a miniature world filled with danger,…Continue
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Germany-based photographer and art director Tanja Deuss uses a Polaroid SX-70 camera to produce her unusual photographs in her ongoing series, Abheben. Stepping beyond the traditional photograph, Deuss produces unique compositions where the paper and the chemicals become as much a part of the final product as the recorded image.
To create each piece, Deuss…Continue
Added by katie hosmer on February 22, 2014 at 9:46am — No Comments
London-based illustrator Marcus Reed developed this clever typography series in which animals look like the 26 letters of the alphabet. Drawing upon the creatures' natural shapes, colors, and movements, he beautifully blended different features together to form each character. A is for Alligator, J is for Jellyfish, P is for Penguin, and so on, the series is an inventive interpretation of…
Replaceface is an ongoing series of portraits where modern celebrities are transported back in time into the role of 19th-century Russian generals. As we have seen before, artist Steve Payne is behind the clever compositions that redefine the…Continue
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New York-based software engineer and artist Dave Pollot spends his free time putting a little life back into old, unwanted paintings found along the shelves of thrift stores or at garage sales. He naturally blends modern elements into mundane portraits and landscapes to create humorous compositions that look as if they were the original.
Pollot uses a skilled technical approach…Continue
Added by katie hosmer on February 20, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
The mysterious beauty of the universe overhead can only be seen in the proper setting and not all of us have access to those places. Landscape and astro photographer Nicholas Buer is one of the lucky ones who, upon finding the right spot, has seen the universe reveal itself in all of its splendor.
Through his lens, Buer brings that experience to his viewers. He captures a fascinating…Continue
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This sweet installation, Sugar Metropolis, is a traveling project developed by professional sculptors Brendan Jamison and Mark Revels that promotes community collaboration through sugar cube constructions. Within designated space, the artists set up…
Added by katie hosmer on February 19, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Most pedestrians simply walk past the used, abandoned, and broken things found along the streets of New York City. But, not graphic designer Yoonjin Lee! As she navigates through the city, the senior at the School of Visual Arts finds clever ways to give personality to a variety of small, inanimate objects in her series, Little Lost Project.
The artist constructs tiny…Continue
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Dutch photographer Marcel Christ has a unique approach to still life photography—he creates crisp, modern, and innovative images that radiate with a lively and explosive energy. With degrees in both chemical engineering and photography, Christ blends those two interests together to obtain his powerfully dynamic work.
Through experimentation with countless liquids, the artist finds…Continue
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These kaleidoscopic arrangements explore ideas of visual pleasure through a hypnotizing array of colors and textures that spiral towards a central point. Created by New York-based artist Amy Cheng, the complex oil (and sometimes wax) on paper compositions are loosely based off of the concept of the…
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