It's common to see smiley faces or "wash me" scrawled on a dirty car window. You wouldn't expect to see a gorgeous painting. But that's what this artist likes to do. Watch him create incredible artwork using nothing more than dust.
Friday, Jun 15th 2018 (12:00am)
His quest to receive proper compensation illuminates the struggle for artists’ rights, and how decades-old grievances become coded into rock and roll mythology.
A 26-foot high (8m) sculpture made out of knives and intended as a tribute to victims of knife crime is nearing completion. The 100,000 weapons forming the Knife Angel have either been confiscated or surrendered to police.
Knitting is a popular pastime in Finland. But Finnish artist Liisa Hietanen takes it to a whole new level with her knitted and crocheted sculptures of real-life people.
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Artist Adam Hillman has created a wonderful collection of images that feature everyday household objects and foods arranged together to make all sorts of geometric shapes and patterns.
Prints of his work are available to purchase from Society6.
Friday, Mar 2nd 2018 (12:52am)
Talented artisan Jeffrey Michael Samudosky of JMS Wood Sculpture in Gig Harbor, Washington creates his masterpieces with a chainsaw.
Scroll through his site, some with links to galleries of his work and some with embedded videos.
Friday, Feb 9th 2018 (12:00am) | Thanks: Squid
There's a Google app that's over a year old but has just recently gone viral. Available for both iOS (iPhone and iPad) as well as the Android platform. Have fun with it.
Friday, Jan 19th 2018 (12:00am)
If you’ve ever wondered what McDonald’s would look like in a post-apocalyptic zombie world ruled by Nazis, artists Jake & Dinos Chapman have got it covered.
Saturday, Dec 23rd 2017 (1:23am)
Diffusion Choir is a kinetic sculpture that uses 400 folding elements to reveal the movements of an invisible flock of birds. Its movements are always changing, driven by custom software running a flocking algorithm.
Monday, Oct 2nd 2017 (12:01am)
In 1971, Dutch filmmaker Han Van Gelder captured the artistic incredible process of M.C. Escher in the 20-minute documentary entitled “Adventures in Perception“. The film, part-biography, part artist demonstration was created for The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands program “Living Art The Netherlands”
Monday, Sep 18th 2017 (12:29am) | Thanks: Squid
Pilar Abel, a tarot card reader and fortune teller from Girona, a city close to Figueres in north-east Spain where both she and the artist were born, has been trying for 10 years to prove that she is his only child and, therefore, under Spanish law, heir to a quarter of his fortune. She has said the physical resemblance is so close "the only thing I'm missing is a moustache".
Russian artist Max Degtyarev has created a awesome Adventure Time illustration that gives us a detailed look at the structure of Finn and Jake‘s giant tree fort located in the Land of Ooo. Illustrations of Max’s numerous other cutaway illustrations are available to view on Behance, Facebook, and his art blog.
Saturday, Jun 24th 2017 (12:00am) | Thanks: Squid
Three months after a statue of a defiant little girl was installed facing New York's Charging Bull statue, an artist has installed yet another statue in protest: A small pug peeing on the girl's leg. Though his work was condemned as an anti-feminist backlash, the statue's creator Alex Gardega insisted he's just making a point about how it feels to have one's statue toyed with.
Thursday, Jun 1st 2017 (12:00am) | Thanks: Wander
A pair of giant hands rising from the water have been unveiled on Venice's Grand Canal - a sculpture by contemporary artist Lorenzo Quinn intended to highlight the devastation of climate change.
Jacks Storms is an artist who lives in LA and his medium of choice is cold-cut glass. Visit his website or watch this eight minute clip that I lifted from there.
Monday, May 1st 2017 (7:42pm) | Thanks: C.g. Maldonado
Wall Street's iconic Charging Bull statue (which is actually on lower Broadway) has an interesting and storied past, and now thanks to the recent placement of another statue - a little girl standing in front of the Bull in defiance - it has an interesting and storied present as the Bull's sculptor pitches a royal hissy about this slight to his artistic statement.
The art wags over at New York Magazine, of course, think both works are trite pieces of shit.
Nothing! Player's off!
Red Sparrow (2018)
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