We Were Made For Each Other Terry Border is back with a new set of hilarious photos where he makes everyday objects come alive! This time they're on the hunt for romance, looking for love in the unlikeliest of places. As always, Border makes us laugh with his clever creations.
We caught up with him recently to get to know the artist a bit more. Now that we've posted on…
The late American photographer Richard Avedon will always be remembered for revolutionizing fashion photography and for pushing its boundaries. Back in November 1995, The New Yorker devoted a large portion of their magazine to Avedon's work. It was a timeless fable involving two characters, Mr. & Mrs. Comfort, and their tumultuous love affair. Many believed that…
Taking old World War II photos, Russian photographer Sergey Larenkov carefully photoshops them over more recent shots to make the past come alive. Not only do we get to experience places like Berlin, Prague, and Vienna in ways we could have never imagined, more importantly, we are able to appreciate our shared history in a whole new and unbelievably meaningful way.…
UK-based illustrator Lisa Evans has a knack for creating fantastic furry friends living in worlds filled with whimsy and wonder. Though in her earlier work she mainly illustrated using traditional tools like pencil, pen, and paint, these days she's been refining her digital skills, pushing forward into both 2D and 3D graphics. As she says, "Nowadays 90% of my 2D work… Continue
If you happen to live up in Northern California, you may have heard about the recent opening of the Walnut Creek library. The $40 million dollar library houses 17 original works of art at a cost of $300,000. Described as elegant, clean and refined as the stores that surround it, this library is meant to be a destination.
An eye-catching two-story-high sculpture… Continue
Inspired by an article he read about abandoned diamond mines in Namibia, photographer Álvaro Sánchez-Montañés wanted to learn more. In his magazine he had only stumbled across one picture of Kolmanskop, a now ghost town in southern Namibia that had once been a rich mining village. Online he found a treasure trove of interesting photos and at that moment promised… Continue
Dwell presents their first video in a three-part series about color. Senior editor Aaron Britt drops by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation to discuss the life and work of German-born American artist Josef Albers, who is often referred to as the 'Father of Color Theory'. Will give you a great appreciation not just for color but for Albers - his values, beliefs and incredible passion.
Reflecting the shared experiences we have throughout our lives, Norman Rockwell's paintings are truly timeless. As the ultimate storyteller, Rockwell turned everyday life experiences into works of art, making us not only reminisce about a simpler time but giving us hope that a life full of optimism, hope and happiness could exist.
In case you haven't heard, a relatively unknown street artist named Ben Eine was recently rocketed to fame. How? The new UK Prime Minister David Cameron gave one of Eine's paintings to President Obama. As he says, "You wake up one morning as a street artist known to few outside the aficionados of Britain's urban art scene, and go to bed as the man whose work the new… Continue
If someone could look into our dreams and paint what they see, I'm sure that would be artist Eric Fortune. Creating beautiful worlds using acrylic on watercolor paper, Fortune has his heroes and heroines jumping off bridges and wading through murky water. Look closely at some of his paintings and you'll even notice something slightly off - sliced body parts. Fortune… Continue
If you've watched Inception, you'll enjoy the story of their sound. Not only will you get to see some cool, behind-the-scenes footage, you'll come to appreciate all the intricate details that make us Christopher Nolan's masterpiece.
Spoiler Alert: If you haven't seen the film, this video contains a lot of scenes you should first see on the big… Continue
Using a variety of different tools including a bic pen, watercolors and Chinese ink, artist Florian Nicolle creates amazing, mixed media portraits. After a rigorous amount of drawing and painting, she then adds texture and detail using Photoshop.
As she explains to us, "I try to create an image that retains its freshness of the first paint stroke, the… Continue
If Jake Stangel's photos don't make you want to head out to your nearest ocean or lake, I don't know what will. Stangel's a Portland, Oregon-based photographer who's client roster includes everyone from Nike, Burton Snowboards, Monocle Magazine and SPIN. Love his crisp photos.…
Take a look at Los Angeles-based artist Scott Belcastro's paintings and you'll feel a calmness come over you. Inspired by the woodlands of New York's upstate region, where he grew up, Belcastro tell stories of silence, loneliness and a struggle for something within ourselves. Using nature as his backdrop, Belcastro makes us long for a simpler life, doesn't… Continue
Toronto-based designer Ibraheem Youssef just recently released a new set of minimalist movie posters. For those of you who are unfamiliar with his work, he's also the one behind those cool, retro-modern Tarantino movie posters. I particularly love his color choices and his clever and… Continue
Though it wasn't too long ago that Eugene introduced us to the stunning self-portraits of Russia-born photographer Yulia Gorodinski, I couldn't help but want to share these new photos from her. I love the vintage feel to her photos, the way she highlights certain parts of her body, and her…
Though most girls swooned over Leonardo in Inception, there was another talented and handsome actor that caught my eye. When did Joseph Gordon-Levitt, formerly from 3rd Rock From the Sun, turn into a confidant, young man? Now, the 29-year-old actor gets the attention he deserves with a recent photo shoot and article in Details Magazine. Norman Jean Roy… Continue