Futuristic Picasso-Inspired Cubism Portraits


Finding inspiration from world-renowned painter Pablo Picasso’s cubism era, illustrator and designer Dave Murray has created his own line of “futuristic cubism” works in his series entitled Polygons. Relying heavily on multi-toned geometric shapes, Murray produces stylized portraits that almost appear like sharp, pixelated images. Although, rather than the standard square-shaped pixels, these works feature primarily triangular blocks of colors to depict pop culture figures.









Dave Murray’s website
via [The Inspirational Grid]





December 6, 2016

Japanese Man Masters the Gravity-Defying Art of Stacking Coins

Japanese Twitter user @thumb_tani (aka Tanu) has mastered the art of balance. He uses his keen sense of equilibrium to create small, fascinating sculptures from carefully-positioned coins. Although many of us have probably attempted this same sort of coin stacking, Tanu takes these arrangements to a whole new—and totally epic—level. Using a variety of denominations, Tanu creates intricate structures that range in shape and size. Often, he’ll first build a strong base using staggered coins.

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December 5, 2016

Colorful Resin Bangles Let You Wear Classic Art on Your Wrist

Bulgaria-based jewelry shop PAGANE Uniques crafts colorful and bright bangles inspired by well-known works of art. Showcasing the vivid color palettes and striking modernity of 19th and 20th century masterworks—including Gustav Klimt’s glittering The Kiss, Vincent van Gogh’s beaming Sunflowers, and Henri Matisse’s avant-garde Cut-Outs—every bright and bold bangle adds an artistic touch to any look. Each beautiful bracelet is crafted by hand.

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