Curiosity

Beauty Ideals Throughout History

A diverse cast of models shows how the standard of beauty for women has changed dramatically over time. Ancient Egypt (c. 1292 – 1069 B.C.)   Ancient Greece (c. 500 – 300 B.C.)   Han Dynasty (c. 206 B.C. – 220 A.D.)   Italian Renaissance (c. 1400 – 1700)   Victorian England (c. 1837 – […]

Hungarian Banknote Concept Designed by Barbara Bernát

For her MA degree project at the University of West Hungary, Budapest-based graphic designer Barbara Bernát devised this lovely concept for the Hungarian euro. The project involved five denominations of increasing scale, each made with a set of copperplate etchings; animals of increasing size on the front and related plants on the back. The kicker […]

Kokeshi Dolls

In the age of technology and the spread of 3D printers and ‘easy to forget the beauty and value of the traditional method. Yasuo Okazaki creates a doll Kokeshi style Naruko with a technique passed down for over 400 years. The Kokeshi are a type of traditional Japanese wooden dolls. They are a product that is […]

Pantone Sample Versions of Art Masterpieces

Nick Smith‘s playfully arranges Pantone swatches to paper to re-create famous paintings from “Girl with a Pearl Earring” to “Mona Lisa.” Though his work uses broad swaths of colors, the pictures are still recognizable, looking almost like 8-bit art. He takes classic pieces and brings them into the 21st century, adding a little twist of tongue-in-cheek […]

Sampuru the fake food

In the windows of Japanese restaurants often see reproductions of tempting food menu offered made of pure and very artificial … plastic? Represent faithfully and in great detail sushi, sashimi, bowls of ramen and even pizza and plates of spaghetti with meat sauce! These replicas are born from the need to create appetite through a […]

Macro Timelapse of Aquatic Wildlife by Sandro Bocci

  The above clip is a trailer of sorts for an upcoming non-verbal film titled Prograve by Italian filmmaker and documentarist Sandro Bocci. The feature is billed as (translated from Italian) “an experimental film orbiting scientific and philosophical reflections on time and space, and that through various shooting techniques, fields of magnification, and an exciting […]

The many faces of David

The last example is that of the advertising campaign of a company producing weapons. But is not the only and will not be the last makeover in commercial background of the masterpiece by Michelangelo. Here as in the years David has been used for advertising, politics and art.  The American company ArmaLite arms factory has […]

The Beauty of Nature Encased in Glass

Though it may seem implausible, these translucent orbs bursting with activity and life are made entirely from glass. The New Jersey-based artist Paul Stankard, largely considered to be the father of modern glass paperweights, discovered in college the scientific glass blowing and the manual process of creating scientific instruments out of glass. He was instantly hooked […]

Crystallized Books | Alexis Arnold

After repeatedly finding boxes of discarded books in and around her urban environment, San Francisco-based artist Alexis Arnold became fascinated by the idea of finding ways in which to immortalize forsaken publications. The shutting of newspaper and magazine shops coupled with the onslaught of electronic reading leaves the paperback in a uncertain state. Arnold has […]

How Dinsey Princesses would look like if they were historically accurate?

Disney creates fictional worlds for their princesses to live in, drawing on historical and mythical inspiration to create beautiful fairy tales. We wondered what the princesses would’ve looked like if they’d existed in the real world, so we used context clues from the films to determine, as specifically as possible, the time and location of […]

The World’s Hardest-Working Dogs

The working dogs of the world tend not to get as much time in the spotlight as their house-pet brothers and sisters. Photographer Andrew Fladeboe, however, is working to remedy this injustice by treating these dogs with the respect and artistry they deserve. Though his photo series is called “The Shepherd’s Realm,” the dogs aren’t […]

140-year-old Tree Reproduction

Recently unveiled at the MadArt space in Seattle, Middle Fork is the lastest sculptural work by artist John Grade who worked with countless volunteers to realize this enormous scale mold of a 140-year-old tree. The process began a year ago when Grade and a crew of assistants scaled a Western Hemlock tree in North Bend, […]

Anatomical Specimens Made from Wool and Silk by Lana Crooks

Chicago-based textile sculptor and artist Lana Crooks makes tiny sculptures from hand-dyed wool and silk that look both beautiful and creepy at the same time. Crooks painstakingly pieces together bits of fabric to create anatomically accurate bird and insect skulls. She will be showcasing her most recent work next month at the Modern Eden Gallery […]

Nerd Terrariums

Adding a little bit of the outdoors to your home is as easy as putting a terrarium on your coffee table. The self-contained ecosystems are small and simple to care for, and you can get cool geeky terrariums from Etsy seller Moss Love Terrariums with no work required except ordering and opening the package. The […]

A Disturbing Cat

Looking at these photos of cat Atchoum, seems to look a feline very disturbing and that could eat you soul, as if the cat Satan. This is what you can read in other posts. But Atchoum is just a cat, a cat’s normal that unfortunately has a disease that causes the growth of hair much […]

San Francisco, 1 Man and 3000 Toothpicks

Thirty five years ago Scott Weaver  had already begun work on this insanely complex kinetic sculpture, Rolling through the Bay, that he continues to modify and expand even today. The elaborate sculpture is comprised of multiple “tours” that move pingpong balls through neighborhoods, historical locations, and iconic symbols of San Francisco, all recreated with a little […]

The village of Fox

Japan, is a magical place, covered with sanctuaries for some animals, because they are considered magical and benevolent. You should know that in Tashirogima, always in Japan there is the island of cats, but also the village of Foxes! In this paradise coexist six different species of fox, who run and play together in a […]

Famous Photographers Behind Their Iconic Images

Unless you’re a photography buff, you probably have no idea what the people behind some of the most famous photos in the world actuall look like. US photographer Tim Mantoani, however, aims to fix all that with his epic “Behind Photographs” series. It all started in 2006, when Mantoani rented a 20×24 Polaroid camera (itself an […]

Steampunk Assemblages by Arturas Tamašauskas

Arturas Tamašauskas says that his favorite paintings are the ones that represent birds. “Bird is a strange mechanism” – he says. His paintings seem to be filled with strict forms, but also blurred, as if you were looking through the fog. He creates steampunk assemblages from metal parts. The artist crafts various metal animals, birds, and […]

Self-portrait of Emoji

Say goodbye to the realism in portraits, Because a new art form is on the horizon and it does not look too shabby. Rapper and artist Yung Jake is in the business of using something that we often take for granted, emojis, to create portraits of celebrities. Creations are strangely impressive and have received Hundreds […]

Tea Bags Portrait

The Malaysian artist, Red Hong Yi, created an installation called “Teh Tarik Man” out of 20,000 teabags for the World Economic Forum in Davos last month. She says it took about two months to build the 10-foot by 7-foot piece, which ended up weighing more than 440 pounds. Hong Yi stained the teabags for the […]

Balloons Invasion | Charles Pétillon

French photographer Charles Pétillon created a series titled “Invasion“. Hundreds of white balloons overflow from architectural spaces, neighborhoods and landscapes. These balloons invasions are metaphors. They aim to change the point of view that we encounter every day without regard to it. It is our view that he try to sharpen and to move from […]

Mechanical Drawings and Human Form by Atsushi Koyama

Although the meaning behind these oil paintings by Atsushi Koyama is somewhat ambiguous, it’s easy to appreciate the exactness of his paintbrush that colorfully and elegantly depicts mechanical diagrams mixed with anatomical illustrations. Born in Tokyo, Koyama holds both a BFA in art from Tama Art University and a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Tokyo […]

Kintsugi: The Art of Broken Pieces

The Japanese art of Kintsugi, which means ‘golden joinery’ or ‘to patch with gold’, is all about turning ugly breaks into beautiful fixes. Most repairs hide themselves – the goal is usually to make something as good as new. Kintsugi proposes that repair can make things better than new. Kintsugi is a technique of repairing broken […]

Tiny, the hamster that celebrates Valentine’s Day

There once was a hamster, well then you are talking about hamsters! There is a little hamster with his lady, for which was organized a party for Valentine’s Day. Everything has been studied in detail, from dinner with noodles with meat sauce, the journey into the tunnel of love, a waiter and live music! Maybe […]

Zarathustra, the Photobomber Red Cat

Russian artist, Svetlana Petrova‘s mother passed away, leaving behind her beloved orange cat, Zarathustra. Svetlana took in her mother’s feline companion and as she worked through her loss and grief, she begin inserting Zarathustra into classical paintings. Soon after, it became a full on project that led to these amazing works of art that give […]

Sculptures Full of Cities

Psychogeography is the act of exploring an urban environment with an emphasis on curiosity and drifting. Or, more colloquially put , a “toy box full of playful, inventive strategies for exploring cities.” In his most recent series “Psychogeographies,” Dustin Yellin uses multiple layers of glass, each covered in detailed imagery, to create a single intricate, three-dimensional collage with […]

Nunzio Paci’s Paintings Merge Nature and Anatomy

Italian artist Nunzio Paci works with pencil and oil paints to create strange amalgamations of plants and animals in what he describes as an intent to “explore the infinite possibilities of life, in search of a balance between reality and imagination.” Paci currently has a solo show including several of the pieces you see here […]

Matchboxes’ Art

Will Picaro is an artist based in Westfield, NJ. He is a freelance artist specializing in Matchbook decoration, he can  transform used  and brand new matchbooks into pocket-sized colorful portraits. He started drawing on matchbooks a little over two years ago  and has accumulated a large collection of animals, movie characters and his own renditions of famous works of art.   […]

Fifty Shades of Grey Lego

All they want it all and expect this film! To date, with 2.75 million tickets sold amounted presale International Fifty Shades of Grey, the film adaptation of the book by EL James edited by Sam Taylor-Johnson that will be premiered at the Berlin Film Festival on February 11. In Italy will be released the next […]

Memorial Dice Portait

Canadian artist and designer Tobias Wong  died last year at the young age of 35, or more specifically, 13,138 days. In tribute, his friend Frederick McSwain  created this immense portrait of Wong entitled Die using 13,138 dices as part of the BrokenOff BrokenOff exhibition at Gallery R’Pure  in NYC in memoriam to the artist during […]

TheCreative Parchment Repair in Medieval Books

From the fifth through 13th centuries, parchment, made from animal skin, was used for pages of books. Parchment was strong, but the quality of it varied based on thickness, uniformity of color, and evenness of each page. While pages of books made with very high-quality parchment remain intact fairly well, poor-quality parchment had a tendency […]

Art Out of Every Little Thing

My name is Tatiana Khlopkova and I live in Minsk, Belarus. I create pictures which I myself call “something as something else”. I like to look at things from unexpected angles, to play with everyday objects, change their forms, colors, sizes, functions, find similarities and make connections. I believe that any object, terribly boring as […]

The Most Creative Tea Infusers

If you are a lover of tea infusions, you can not miss this post! Now make tea has never been so fun! You will love these tea infusers creative! Tea is the most popular beverage in the world, even more than coffee! But most people use tea bags, if they want to drink a quick […]

Fine Art Doodle Drawings by Sagaki Keita

Artist Sagaki Keita was born in 1984 and lives and works in Tokyo. His densely composited pen and ink illustrations contain thousands of whimsical characters that are drawn almost completely improvised. Sagaki Keita‘s work simply look like recreations of the usual, old classics. But as you step closer, you’ll see that each one is actually composed […]

Il Braghettone

The gigantic work of art that covers the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was not always unanimous. In fact, after the death of the painter Michelangelo, Pope Paul IV said he was offended by the omnipresence of nudity in this fresco and tried to make it disappear. The Italian artist Daniele da Volterra then saved […]

Cool And Creative Bookmarks

Have you ever read a book, only to lose your place because you haven’t got a decent bookmark? Well, perhaps if you’d had one of these unique page markers, you’d be more inclined to continue your quest for knowledge or adventure. A bleeding bookmark for a thriller? Perhaps a shark’s fin for a nautical tale? […]

Mark Lovejoy’s Swirling Photographs of Mixed Paint

Working from his studio in Alpine, Texas, artist Mark Lovejoy creates richly textured images of mixed paint, but although he’s somewhat secretive about his process, one thing is clear: they aren’t just photographs of mixed paint. The act of creating the color formations alone sounds more like an act of chemistry than art as he […]

Vatnajökull Glacier Cave

The most famous caves these days are glacier caves. The difference between glacier caves and ice caves is that ice caves are bedrock caves that contain ice all year round, whereas glacier caves are formed within the ice of a glacier. When you come to Iceland you will really want to see a glacier cave, but for […]

7 Cat Sins

Cats, by now, have become stars of the web, including Grumpy Cat, Nyan Cat, Lil Bub and Keyboard Cat, invading our daily virtual. Why not create illustrations with cats? it is in this spirit that the illustrator Marija Tiurina offers beautiful illustrations around the seven deadly sins … with cats! Info: érectile.fr, Marija Tiurina

271 Years Before Pantone: the first Color Guide

In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit about the use of color in painting, but would go on to explain how to create certain hues and change the tone by adding one, […]

Otherworldly Vehicles By Modestas Malinauskas

Modestas Malinauskas is a Lithuanian artist who paints with oil. His canvases are professional and done using a difficult and original technique. They lead us to a shiny fantasy world full of powerful colors and positive energy of dreams and play. This paintings are fantastical in their use of vibrant colors and everyday objects transformed […]

Incredible Sand Sculpures

While Ray Villafane is best known for his expertise in the art of food carving, he is also recognized for his magnificent, remarkably realistic sand sculptures. Using just sand and water, the artist sculpts incredibly detailed figures that tower above him as he works. Funny-faced people, nativity scenes, and hellish creatures from Dante’sInferno appear so […]

POKÉPACAS

Who does not know the animal Alpaca? Keep an eye on him this animal because you create so many things! Installed for several years in New York, illustrator Ashley Farlow is definitely part of Generation lover of video games, cartoons and things kawaii .. He finds inspiration in everything around him and in particular in […]

Calaveras as Cartoon

If you love love stories but also to reflect the new film by Guillermo Del Toro is already a buzz on the internet and it is very nice! Colorful pictures, and inspired by the Mexican folklore, skulls beautifully decorated – the famous Calaveras – is what makes the next film. After Pacific Rim, Hellboy and […]

El Gran Chamaco – 3D cute monsters

El Gran Chamaco is an illustrator and character designer class ’82 who lives in Los Ramones, Mexico, and that creates amazing 3D characters and monsters, combining taste cartoon, drawn grotesque, pop surrealism, Mexican influence and fluorescent colors with a dedication to Flemish textures  and details. His work is research and testing continues, driven by obsession […]

The Magical Fairy Tale by Anita Anti

Inspired by fairytales from around the world, Anita Anti, a Ukrainian photographer based in New York, takes beautiful portraits of women and animals in forests that seem to pulsate with magical energy and melancholy. Some of her photos seem based on specific stories, while others simply create a fairy-tale-like setting, allowing the viewer to fill […]

Colorful Oil Finger Paintings

One day while completing an oil painting of a field artist Iris Scott  needed to make a few quick adjustments to some yellow flowers but every brush at her disposal was stained a deep dark blue. Not wanting to stop and wash the brushes she decided to make a few quick touchups with her fingers, […]

Poetic Jewellery

The Irish artist Robin Ruby loves nature so passionate, so as to block the beauty of nature in small paintings, glass bowls. The result is stunning, striking for its simplicity brilliant and surprisingly poetic. These little creations are curiosity laptops that can delight your eyes. He also gaining popularity due to the famous site Pinterest (go […]

Alice Finch builds LEGO Hogwarts

Alice Finch, a Seattle mom of two, combined her love of Harry Potter with Lego to create this incredibly detailed, approximately 400,000-piece model of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. No magic required!  It all started around 5 years ago when her eldest child was obsessed with Lego. They have a dedicated Lego building room, […]

Adorable Kokeshi Dolls | Becky Kemp

Becky Kemp, a budding artist planted in South-East England, is influenced by Nordic design and Japanese illustrations. Her bubbly personality led her to establish Sketch – an intimate design house selling small accessories, stationary, home ware and toys. Originally made in Japan hundreds of years ago, Japanese Kokeshi Dolls have stood the test of time […]

Food Painter

The art of “culinary” Hikaru Cho, Japanese artist, creates illusions in the foods that we see every day, and the effect is great! There are things you do not expect! Some foods may not be what we see, and indeed it is so! To see what hides should try to peel the cucumber, or break […]

Puppets Designed by the Kids

A brilliant new idea in the business world moves forward! The initiative of a toy company of the company Budsies, creates toys designed by children. The principle is very simple, parents send to Budsies design child thinks a toy invented by his imagination and the company turns it into a stuffed toy. The toys made […]

Micro Watercolor Drawings

On January 1st of last year, Lorraine Loots decided to create one miniature painting a day for the 365 days. The resulting series, entitled Postcards for Ants, is truly incredible. ‘I challenged myself to created a miniature painting every single day for the entire year,’ Says Lorraine. ‘The project evolved and people started booking sentimental […]

Unusual Sculptures Chiseled from Wood by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki chisels these life-sized figurative sculptures out of giant pieces of camphor wood, a kind of evergreen. The strange pieces frequently involve two or more characters merged into a single form, which could been interpreted as commentary on mortality, or multiple personalities/perspectives. Kanemaki created a series of progress photos that show the […]

Amethyst Shape Hotel

Amethyst, a beautiful precious gemstone, is the inspiration behind NL Architects’ proposed chain of hotels. But, their unconventional design does more than just reference the color. It makes the structure appear as if it’s the jewel itself. The Amsterdam-based designers created the illusion by splitting the building in half with the brilliant, multifaceted purple forms […]

Tale You Lose | How coins become work of art

Would you choose one cent over another? Well maybe if it was one of Andre Levy ’s colourful hand-painted coins you would. This Brazilian artist transforms dull coin sculptures into colourful familiar faces from pop culture, taking them from lifeless items to vibrant one-in-a-million artworks. From Spiderman to Einstein, through Disney Characters, Harry Potter, Where is Waldo, […]

BAKEA!

Juan Carlos Paz aka -bakea- is an illustrator and toy designer in Spanish particular universe. Its spooky-eyed creatures are reminiscent of the characters in Matt Groening (The Simpsons and Futurama) as well as Nick Park (Wallace & Gromit). Anxious to give credibility and list the creatures that sit in his mind, -bakea- plays one of […]

Rufus The Adventure of Sleeping Dog

Some dogs go on crazy adventures on their own, but Rufus has some help from his owner. He probably doesn’t realize it, but Sara Rehnmark dresses him up while he sleeps and posses him for cute pictures. Rufus the Pharaoh Hound gets to do human things like performing magic tricks, backpacking and… taking a dog […]

Dreamlike Selfportraits

Growing up, Canadian photographer Joel Robison was always a bit of a daydreamer. “I didn’t really feel connected to that part of my mind that was creative,” Joel recalls. “I didn’t feel inspired. One day, I came across Flickr and saw photos by people that were so creative, entertaining and engaging! It was like a light […]

Two Kinds Of People

Zomato, a website dedicated to foodies around the world, created a series of quite insightful infographics stressing binary differences in human behavior to promote their new app. In their “Two Kinds of People Project,” the company focuses on the radical differences in food choices, escalating with the never-ending conflict between Coca-Cola versus Pepsi fans, coffee and […]

Barbie With Normal Measures

How would Barbie if she measures “normal” ?? The most famous doll in the world has undergone a facelift fake. An American artist has reshaped to make it look like a normal girl, with curves to the right place. This barbie does not exist, but it is real because the measures are in proportion with […]

20 Creative Ideas To Reuse Old Plastic Bottles

DIY recycling projects are always cool, especially when you can turn your trash into something new and useful. We’ve written posts about ways to recycle before, but it turns out there’s so much that you can do with recycle plastic bottles that they deserved their own post. The PET plastic that most plastic beverage bottles […]

Saint of the Catacombs

In 1578, an underground network was discovered in the chains of Rome and the time the researchers found thousands of skeletons were once Christians martyrs. Indeed, at a time when Rome was still under the polytheistic religion men were killed on suspicion of being saints, because of their courage and their full support to the […]

Illusionary Street Art

Kurt Wenner, a former NASA employee, uses his mathematical expertise to produce each of his large-scale optical illusions. By calculating line, shape, and perspective, he carefully paints his elaborate floor and wall murals to trick the eye into believing the drawings are three-dimensional figures. His creations are further enlivened by people cleverly taking photos of […]

If Disney Princesses Had Realistic Hair

Besides all the mermaids, sorcerers, witches and princes, there’s another aspect of Disney princesses’ lives that just doesn’t add up. Loryn Brantz, a staff illustrator at Buzzfeed, noticed that their hair often behaves in strange and unrealistic ways, so she decided to show how they might look if their hair behaved the way ours does. […]

Melissa Jay Craig: Mushroom Book Installations

(S)Edition is an installation of 99 books made to look like common Amanita Muscaria mushrooms by Chicago artist Melissa Jay Craig. The installation has been shown in a various configurations the last few years, and only once in its entirety at the Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland, Ohio back in 2010. From her statement about the […]

Famous Musician Portraits

For the opening of the vanguard and for the cultural magazine First Floor Under the artistic De Moreno and Mirco Pagano, have spent more than 200 hours of work overlap, organisation and alignment of CD. A fantastic result, in which there are seven portraits of world famous musicians or Bob Marley, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, […]

This is How James Corbett Gives New Life to Old Cars

Sometimes art is just that thing we have a need to make, whether it makes any sense or not. “I create my sculptures not only because I am able to, but because I am unable not to. My sculptures are by nature a solved puzzle, and it’s the challenge of solving the puzzle that gives me […]

Optical Illusions Art

The boundaries of reality are represented through a surreal world created by the Swedish artist Erik Johansson: builds photos “impossible”. A magician of optical illusions art, because the laws of physics can not curb the imagination by the Swedish. “Working with the editing – says Johansson – is a bit ‘like painting a picture.” It […]

The City Series | Vision of a post-apocalyptic world

Lori Nix isn’t your typical photographer. Actually, she’s more of a sculptor. These emotional scenes show her vision of life after the apocalypse, but that’s not the only thing that makes these photographs amazing — it’s how they are created: Most of the tiny elements are made by hand and assembled on a tabletop, with […]

Fakes Barbies: the “Fashion Dolls” by Giampaolo Sgura

A collection of Haute Couture dolls by photographer Giampaolo Sgura, who staged the models Magdalena Frackowiak and Elisabet Erm in the manner of fake Barbies, as a tribute to the universes of the great names of fashion, from Louis Vuitton to Chanel through Dior, Valentino or Gucci. The series “Fashion Dolls” is been created for […]

The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children’s television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with scale. The detailed sculptures are captivating when viewed up close, as they may be […]

Transformation of Cats

Lovers and cat lovers of the world unite! Have you ever thought about how would our favorite characters drawn if they were cats? Well on the internet there too! Very often those who definsce nerd, otaku also loves cats and on this post I think everyone will agree! The designs are very funny. More info: […]

Tarot with The Lord of the Rings

For all the fans of the saga “The Lord of the Rings”, from Russia, the user SceithAilm deviantArt illustrated with great skill a series of tarot. Fans of the series will enjoy seeing their favorite protagonists and antagonists interpreting different entities in a deck magic. Gandalf, Aragorn, Arwin, Sam, Pip, and Merry and others. The […]

Creative Father Makes Crazy Photo Manipulations with His Three Daughters

John Wilhelm is a 44-year-old IT Director at a Swiss university with a passion for photography and digital art.  Some of his most wonderfully creative photo manipulations are of his girlfriend Judith and their three young daughters – Lou (5.5 years), Mila (2.8 years) and Yuna (6 months). John agreed to share his awesome work […]

The new canadian passports hiding secret images

The Canadian passport has potentially earned the unexpected distinction of being the coolest passport to pull out at a rave. The pages of the new passport (released in mid-2013) are covered in fun and colorful UV-reactive images that can only be seen under a blacklight. The “secret” UV images are cleverly incorporated into the parts […]

Zen Cat is Shironeko

Shironeko a kitten Japanese, also called Basketball zen, because of its peculiarity to sleep anywhere and small spaces, he has conquered the internet people. This beautiful cat, is very special especially because of his smile. He smiles everywhere, is happy anywhere, including the dirty carrots from the garden, in a colander for noodles or with […]

Phenomenon Pareidolia: faces hidden in everyday objects

Have you ever seen faces, forms or figures in mundane places or objects? Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon involving the perception of patterns, especially of rudimentary faces, where none actually exist. You take a look! Source: boredpanda.com   # Ow My Eye! # Iggy Pop: Sad Torso Is Sad # Angry Slippers # F**k You Too, […]

America’s Most Bizarre Laws: Photo Series By Olivia Locher

In her “I Fought The Law” series, Olivia Locher has come up with a series of images that creatively poke fun at some of the more absurd laws in effect in the United States. Each photo is a tongue-in-cheek rebellion that intentionally violates some absurd U.S. State law, most of which are outdated or bizarrely […]

33 Painfully True Facts About Everyday Life

Danish writer Mikael Wulff and cartoon artist Anders Morgenthaler – the creative duo known as Wumo – has created a brilliant series of graphs that illustrate some of the basic painful truths of everyday life in the Western world. Their graphs and diagrams are snarky and sarcastic but, for the most part, true. This, coupled with […]

Origami Towels

If you know origami, the traditional Japanese art of folding paper into various shapes. And then there Oshibori art, the art of folding wet towels into animals, figures or anything. Oshibori art is the latest trend that has spread throughout Japan. The artist Isamu Sasagawa has made an art of folding towels in a new […]

In Extremis by Sandro Giordano

Italian photographer Sandro Giordano works on the series ‘IN EXTREMIS – bodies with no regret’, visually manipulating everyday occurrences to create twisted and often hilarious situations depicting people in the moment after a fall. They’re not just silly images – there’s a message about materialism behind them. As Giordoan explains, “Each shot ‘tells’ about worn out […]

Ekaterina Panikanova’s Paintings on Old Books

In her latest series entitled ‘Errata Corrige’, Russian artist Ekaterina Panikanova explores the theme of childhood memories, inviting us to discover ourselves by reading behind the lines of our subconscious. Presented at Z2O Galleria during her first solo exhibition in Rome called ‘Un, due, tre, fuoco’, the series is a collection of aesthetic and conceptual works […]

Cute Rescue Animals Recreate ‘Alice In Wonderland’

One Italian animal welfare charity just celebrated its 10th anniversary in the cutest way ever: by staging an “Alice in Wonderland”-themed photoshoot, featuring the laboratory-rescued critters as characters from the cherished story. The idea, hatched from the mind of Attilia Conti, a volunteer at La Collina dei Conigli rescue center, was based upon the revelation that the story […]

Coffee Art

With a background in Children’s books Illustrations, Brazilian Artist Dirceu Veiga has now chosen as to use 100% coffee, no inks or paints, to produce his art.  He also takes bookings for live events, usually in coffee shops, where he creates portraits of the people there.  We have included a time lapse video of Veiga creating […]

Invisible Art

Stefania Rizzelli investigated the food’s bacteria that multiply themselves creating various shapes following their natural instinct . This research is a long project born from the artist microbiological research of every aliment, and it is been express by photographs. “Watching some alimentary bacteria behaviors, I conceived – Stefania explains – the idea of the ‘Invisible Art’. […]

Birds Musicians

A Brazilian artist has created a piece of music from a viral photos of nature, transforming a flock of birds in the notes of a pentagram. The result is fantastic! The birds are the real composers of the song but Jarbas Agnelli is a video maker Brazilian seeing birds on the electric wires had a brilliant […]

Crayons Crayola

The wax crayons are not only for color but can be transformed into small sculptures. The genius is Hoang Tran, carved by hand the tip of crayons obtaining an accuracy almost miniaturist, very detailed sculptures with his favorite subjects are the icons of pop culture, video games, cartoons: as Hello Kitty, Han Solo, the Ninja […]

Three Dimensional Animals Painted by Keng Lye

You won’t believe your eyes. The goldfish you see below is a still sculpture, made from cold resin and painted with acrylic paint. The sculpture is made by Singapore-based artist cum magician, Keng Lye, who captures aquatic animals in artistic, lifelike moments, that will truly boggle your mind. Take note that all of the following […]

Thousands of Stickers for Thousands of Kids

This December, in a surprisingly simple yet ridiculously amazing installation for the Queensland Gallery of Modern Ar, artist Yayoi Kusama constructed a large domestic environment, painting every wall, chair, table, piano, and household decoration a brilliant white, effectively serving as a giant white canvas. Over the course of two weeks, the museum’s smallest visitors were […]

Androids or robots?

Chihira Aico is an android communication, presented at the Toshiba booth at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in 2015. The robot is only by saying, “Hello, my name is Chihira Aico. I’m 32 years old, even though, technically, I was born in September of 2014. I am very expressive.” The Robot Company Toshiba are […]

Christoph Niemann’s quirky visual experiments

New York-based artist and illustrator Christoph Niemann sees the world a little differently. You might recognize his covers for the The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, or perhaps one of his Google Doodles or even his I LEGO N.Y. project. As part of his creative practive Niemann sets time aside every […]

The Lord Of The Rings, Sauron and the Cats

Tim Baker and team Superfan Builds, have managed to build a real tribute to the final film “Hobbit”. The team made the cottage of film making to become the real stars her cats, Frodo and Sam, realizing then a scratching post in the guise of Sauron. Everything was done by hand and studied in detail […]

The Daily Duty

Given all the big decisions that today’s world leaders often have to struggle with everyday, it can be easy to forget that they’re people too. An Italian artist, Cristina Guggeri, however, hasn’t forgotten though, and she’s out to remind the rest of us with a series of images that humanize some of the world’s most famous leaders. With the […]

Wood Sculptures by Willy Verginer

The sculptures and installations of Willy Verginer are estranged and introduce the viewer to a whole new dimension of magic suspension. Verginer develops an original and unique visual language that combines painting with the art of sculpting. Beginning with traditional wood work as it is practiced in his hometown he slowly detached himself from conventional […]

Kenny, the tiger with Down Syndrome

Tigers are fantastic animals and at the same time dangerous but what succeden when man interferes with nature? Kenny is a white tiger that was selected in captivity at a zoo in the United States. Kenny is mentally retarded, has significant physical limitations, and is considered as the first tiger with down syndrome. This is […]

Tadao Cern’s Comfort Zone: Beach Series

While spending the weekend at the seaside, Lithuania-based photographer Tadao Cern started to closely observe the people on the beach. He was so inspired by what he saw he decided to return the following week with a camera. The photo series Comfort Zone is the result. Photographing each sunbather, un-staged, in the same way and from […]

Video Games of Glass

Rick Daniels is a self-taught craftsman with a passion for video games. With little experience but with great desire to do has created a collection for all lovers of video games. His works, which incorporate icons of video games, are made of glass. The skill of Rick is such that makes the fine detail and […]