Artist Dan Cretu has put a pop culture twist on the trend of transforming age-old masterworks into modern works of art. In his most recent series, he combines 21st century subject matter with classic iconography, culminating in a clever and quirky collection of photographs. Like Cretu's silly signature projects, this humorous series conveys his longterm interest in creating composites. Unlike his older works, however, these pieces showcase not only his artistic talents, but his knowledge of art history.
Photographer and digital artist Felix Hernandez proves that it doesn’t take a ton of fancy tools to craft incredible works...
For the past 27 years, Photoshop has become the go to software for creatives who work with graphics.
In 1987, artists Ann Wood and Dean Lucker formed Woodlucker, a collaborative studio that creatively “combines a love for illustrated paper art and forgotten histories into engaging objects full of sentiment and longing.” While this nostalgic mindset to art is evident in the artists' individual oeuvres and joint projects, it is particularly apparent in Wood's collection of paper flora and fauna. Reminiscent of antique illustrations and age-old cabinets of curiosities, Wood's natural specimens are both naturalistic and fanciful.
For the past several years, Andy Belsey has created models of WWI trench sections in painstaking detail.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy is one of the world’s most popular tourist sites.
Blurring the line between performance art and functional design, the striking Schiphol Clock features hands drawn on in real time. Created by Dutch designer Maarten Baas and installed in Amsterdam's bustling Schiphol Airport, the fascinating piece artistically reimagines the ticking of a traditional clock. Measuring 3-meters tall, the Schiphol Clock presents a fascinating 12-hour video of Baas using a paint roller to consistently create—and repeatedly erase—the hands of the clock minute by minute for 12 hours straight.
In 2013, humanitarian photographer Nancy Borowick began a particularly poignant project: Cancer Family, a series documenting her parents' dual battle with the disease.
Fore-edge painting books hold a dazzling secret on the tips of their pages.
Cats have all sorts of unusual markings on their fur, from “two faces” to mind-bending optical illusions. One of the latest felines to mesmerize us with their striking looks was recently spotted by Japanese Twitter user @TOKAITRICK_bot, who noticed an adorably weird cat face while out and about. The sweet creature is like two felines in one; it has a marking on its face that looks just like another cat!
It’s not often that a police force will make you say “awww,” but take one look at the newest recruits to...
The Captain Boomer Collective, a Belgian activist art group, is back with another incarnation of its beached whale installation.