Churning and frothing just below the old wooden floor of a former movie theater in San Gimignano, Italy, a mysterious vortex of ominous black water seems to perpetually drain into nothingness. The artwork is a new iteration of artist Anish Kapoor's Decension installation that appear
I work as a Reef Conservation Instructor and Sculptor in Thailand and wanted to show off my very first piece. It took me 4 months to construct and nearly killed me several times before finally finding it's home 5m under the ocean's surface.
As a synesthete when one of my neurological pathways is stimulated multiple pathways are stimulated. I create my art to better understand myself and my perception of the world around me. I am inspired by social, political, and cultural issues as seen through my synesthetic vision, and the feelings accompany them.
In 2014, Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant contacted conceptual design studio Lernert & Sander to create a piece for a special documentary photography issue about food. Lernert & Sander responded with this somewhat miraculous photo of 98 unprocessed foods cut into extremely precise 2.5cm cubes
The Key in the Hand, 2015, red wool, old boats, old keys. All photos by Sunhi Mang. The 2015 Venice Art Biennale is home to Chiharu Shiota's 'The Key in the Hand,' an elaborate entanglement of red wool and keys that dangle above two ancient looking boats. Living within the biennal
Since 2007 photographer Matthias Schaller has photographed raw, abstract paintings. The paintings however are not found on canvas, but rather smeared onto the tools used to craft each work of art—the palettes. His series, Das Meisterstück (The Masterpiece), claims
Kelly McLaughlan is an artist based on the South coast of the UK in the beautiful county of Sussex, right by the sea. She illustrates magical animal portraits with a steampunk edge on original antique dictionary pages from the 1800s.
I fell in love with her creations and am delighted to share some of my favorites with you.
Several years ago, Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov was cooking with oil and soy sauce when he stopped to appreciate the strange relationship between the two fluids as the pooled and mixed in unexpected ways. The observation lead to his creation of Pacific Light, a sort of experimental mus
Fantastic Cities is a unique coloring book for adults that Chronicle Books is publishing in July. The book is full of incredibly detailed and unique architectural illustrations. It includes drawings of London, New York, Toronto, Rio, Amsterdam, India, Istanbul and many many more. There is a total of almost 60 images to color in. Unlike most adult coloring books, this one is not meant to be easy. Some of the drawings are so detailed that you will need time and patience to complete them.
Australian street artist Buff Diss avoids problems with the law by working exclusively with tape. The transient nature of his work has allowed him to work publicly in such places as the Adelaide Central Market, although he also works on buildings, roads, and even trains. Hands pinching something are a common theme in his work, along with skulls and other line art.
Hawaii-born painter and street artist Sean Yoro (a.k.a. Hula) has created a stunning series of street art murals depicting women emerging from the water along the concrete walls of ruined and abandoned structures. At home on the water, he paddles on a surfboard to reach the best locations for his art, even managing to balance his paint cans as well.
This October, Lisa Waud will fill 15 rooms of an abandoned Detroit house with up to 100,000 flowers. Waud, a florist, paid $500 for the two properties in 2014; the photos here are from a preview event in May where one of the houses was filled with 4000 flowers over 48 hours.
This is Artur Bordalo's (aka Bordalo II) series of artwork that aims to draw attention to the problems of waste production, materials that are not reused, pollution and its effect on the planet. These are problems that are likely to be forgotten, become trivial or become necessary evils.
Photographer and food enthusiast Brittany Wright sets up intricate culinary still lifes that focus primarily on the differentiation of fruits' and vegetables' coloration. Wright captures a rainbow of colors in foods ranging from heaps of apples to carrots plucked freshly from the eart
British ceramicist Tamsin van Essen is fascinated by what she describes as the "the fragile boundary between attraction and repulsion," a place where tension is created by the visible and the obscured. For her Erosion series Essen created layered blocks of alternating black and white por
While attending school at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, artist Kay Sekimachi was struck by a quote from her teacher Trude Guermon-prez: "Try to make something with the simplest of means." Over the span of her sixty-year art career Sekimachi took the words to heart
The fantastically texturized illustrations of Ricardo Martinez. Notes about the artist:  Ricardo Martinez Ortega, born: 1956 Santiago, Chile of Spanish immigrant Parents. He moved to Spain (Madrid) with his family in May 1969. Ricardo began his professional career towards the end of the seventies. Soon he was creating illustrations for publications, advertising agencies, and...
Italian artist Eron recently completed a stunning pair of murals depicting a seagull and heron taking flight under a viaduct in Riccione, Italy. Each spray painted mural shows a sequence of birds that transition from embossed black and white silhouettes to figures that appear almost completely rea
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I am a Russian paper artist and illustrator known as Talamaska. Two years ago I made my first series of paper illustrations of 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland' by L.Carroll. That's where my way as paper artist started. There were three things I liked the most: sharp knife I use, second meaning in fairytales and symbolism in illustration.
'Reflections' is a current project in progress, in which I photograph a round mirror in various places. The idea came from my first thoughts of photographing clouds in a iCloud shaped mirror. Then I bought various forms of mirrors and was mostly impressed by the symmetry and silence of the round one.
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