Wickedly Clever Illustrations by Ben Chen

David’s Secret Weapon

Whether he’s mashing up different characters from movies, video games and art or whether he’s showing us his own take on classic fairy tales, one thing is certain. Illustrator Ben Chen has one wickedly clever sense of humor. Who else could make us feel that it’s perfectly ok to laugh about Mighty Mouse’s demise? And who wasn’t laughing when they saw what David was actually throwing at Goliath? You can find many of these hilarious illustrations on t-shirts at Threadless, where he’s been a member since 2009.

How To Eat These?


Sneak Attack of Apples

Sunny Side Up of the Afternoon Tea

My Own Sunrise

Owl Eats Mouse

Up But Haunted

127 Seconds

Killing Error

The Magic of Man

Joker Scream

Ben Chen on Threadless and Flickr

January 22, 2017

Dynamic Sculptures Capture Powerful Combination of Emotion and Movement

The dynamic work of sculptor Gaylord Ho is instantly recognizable. Emotion oozes from the figures, as they throw their energy into dancerly poses. His female figures twist and twirl, animated and vital. Born in Taiwan, the 66-year-old artist has a fascinating personal history. Growing up as the son of low income farmers, Ho was expected to balance his studies while helping on the rice farm.

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January 21, 2017

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully illuminated by millions of brilliant celestial points.

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