Paris-based photographer Julien Mauve documents the life cycle of a relationship in just one small collection of images entitled Hopeless Romantic. The series is an emotional story of finding someone, falling in love, growing apart, breaking off the relationship, and eventually wanting those first moments of love back.
The sharp, clean images are perfectly lit and Mauve has…Continue
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Every year, Madrid's city council commissions an artist to decorate the streets with festive holiday lighting. This year, Italian artist Teresa Sapey's architect and design firm was selected to dazzle shoppers with a cheery concept along Serrano Street, a high-end area with very little decor. Madrid-based Sapey decided to use colorful, geometric patterns to decorate the…
During the holiday season, gingerbread goodies seem to pop up everywhere. From gingerbread houses to gingerbread cookies, and even lattes, the flavor is extremely prominent for about three solid months. This year, baker Patti Paige decided to turn that flavor into something more than just your traditional cookie cottage with a new and clever idea. She created this…
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With all the bright, shiny lights, loud music, and dazzling stage routines, audiences sometimes forget that a musician is actually performing during a concert. Professional artists make singing and dancing across the stage seem effortless and easy. But, in reality, the musicians performing in the…
Irish sculptor Norman Mooney creates delicate works that burst with energy. He designs vibrant sculptures, formed out of resin, cast glass, aluminum, and pigments, which examine the natural world around us through large-scale pieces, repetitive patterns, and experimental materials. His titles—Flower, Seed, Stars, and Sun—suggest the presence of nature in…
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Riding a bike through the city streets of NYC can be a risky experience. You have to keep your wits about you in order to avoid all of the chaos, including speeding taxi cabs, motorcycles, buses, wandering pedestrians, hot dog stands, and even other bikers. New York-based photographer Tom Olesnevich, also an avid cyclist, dares to take on the streets of New York on a regular basis. He says,…
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New York City is jammed packed with all kinds of interesting things including lots of great architecture and creative living spaces. This unique loft, designed by Dutch architectural design studio UNStudio, is a dream apartment for many Manhattan residents. Located in Greenwich Village, the 5,840-square foot…
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Dancing in the rain just got a lot more intense with these performances by dancers from Wayne McGregor | Random Dance. At regularly scheduled times, the artists emerge within the Rain Room installation in Barbican's Curve Gallery and perform continuously changing and evolving…
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Washington-based artist Chris Maynard is a feather fanatic! He uses feathers as his medium because he says, "They are an ultimate achievement of nature and a pinnacle of wonder." His goal is to feature the natural patterns, colors, and shapes of a bird's feathers in a new and different light compared to how it originally grew and functioned on the bird's body.
WIth this in…Continue
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We don't know much about artist Micko-Vic, but what we do know is that he has a collection of extremely stunning and expressive acrylic paintings that will instantly capture your attention. The artist's style is a modern day form of cubism, in which he uses a special technique to create layer upon layer within each scene. He first sketches out the scene with pencil and brush, and then adds a…
Added by Katie Hosmer on December 3, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Back in August, we (sadly) thought that this project was coming to a completion. However, we were happy to discover that photographer Theron Humphrey just can't keep his dog, Maddie, away from the camera! And so, Maddie on Things continues to be a popular project in…
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The beauty of nature surrounds us every day, but during a large snowstorm, that idea can easily be forgotten as we rush inside to find warmth. Andrew Osokin isn't deterred by the cold. In fact, as the first flakes of snow fall from the sky and ice covers the ground, the Moscow-based photographer captures the unique wonder of nature in these macro photographs.
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Visual artist Asbjørn Skou works mainly in drawing and site and time-specific installations in public spaces. One of his projects, entitled Markeringer, consisted of oversized light projections that temporarily overtook the walls of a Copenhagen neighborhood in 2010. Portraits of adults, children, and even angels, were illuminated across the blank canvas of various…
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British artist Nic Fiddian-Green is best known for his signature sculptures of giant horse heads, which are often inspired by his own chestnut hunter George. He casts all of his own work rather than sending it out to be produced in a factory, and each piece is a one-of-a-kind, distinct carving, formed out of bronze and beaten lead.
Still Water is a bronze installation…Continue
This unique series of celebrity portraits was created by famous portrait photographer Paul Mobley, in collaboration with digital artist Mike Campau. The captivating images feature famous individuals and groups like Mike Tyson, Emeril, Gilbert Gottfried, and the Blue Man Group in behind-the-scenes, offbeat scenarios.
Added by Katie Hosmer on November 30, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
In his photography work, UK-based artist Caulton Morris spins the world in all kinds of directions. In particular, Upside is a series in which the artist precariously balances on his head in the most unexpected places. From city streets to fields to even submerged inside a toilet, his series of self-portraits feature a headstand with a body wobbling through the air.
Walking into artist Sergey Bobkov's studio must be like walking into a jungle! The Russian sculptor creates all kinds of life-like creatures out of Siberian cedar wood chips and a very skillful hand. He says, “It’s not too interesting to do what others can. To create something out of nothing in a completely new way is far more inspiring.”
To start, Bobkov first chips off…Continue
German sculptor Ekkehard Altenburger finds great inspiration in architecture and the environment. He uses heavy materials like steel and stone in his pieces and says he "seeks to explore and encapsulate the physical balance of the built environment as well as the sculptural volumes of these physical materials."
This piece, Mirror House, was a temporary installation on the…Continue
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Multidisciplinary artist Clinton De Menezes created a fascinating landscape in this World Map installation. The artist used oil paint, emulsion, acrylic, plaster, and hand painted model figures to create the captivating piece, in which migrating crowds of miniature individuals form a larger land mass that is displayed from an aerial view. With extreme attention to detail, De Menezes…
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Croatia-based artist Alexander Pieri is a trained graphic designer who specializes in web design, corporate identity, and illustrations. In his series, Days with Colors, the artist has taken on a more personal endeavor by blending palettes of watercolors together to form these abstract scenes. Each image is grounded with one or two human figures, suggesting that the swirls of…