Human Root Sculptures

The Way to Happiness II

South Korean artist Kim Sun Hyuk, has created a new series entitled Drawn By Life, that depicts Hyuk’s interpretation of the human root system. Sculpted from metal, each piece has an incredible structural layout and elegantly depicts the figure we are intended to see. All the forms are also hollowed out, looking as if the roots that were encasing the image has been removed. Notice the emotion these pieces carry given some of their limited use of lines.

The Way to Happiness IV (left) & The Way to Happiness (right)

The Way to Happiness III

Vitality of Vision

The Way to Happiness

The Way to Happiness IV


via [This is Colossal], [Neolook]

January 15, 2017

Timeless Photos Capture the Dreamy Villages of Cinque Terre

The Cinque Terre, a string of rustic coastal villages along Italy’s Ligurian Coast has long been an inspiration for travel photographers. With plunging cliffs and dramatic vistas, the small towns are ripe for postcard perfect photography. But when Slovenian photographer Jaka Bulc traveled to the Cinque Terre, he immersed himself in a different side of the towns. The result is a set of timeless images that peel back the layers of the well-loved vacation spot.

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January 14, 2017

Portraits of Legendary Musicians Painted on Vinyl Records

For years, Arizona-based artist Daniel Edlen has created show-stopping works of vinyl art. Inventively using records as his canvas, Edlen has redefined “album art” with his painted portraits of iconic singers and beloved bands. To create each masterpiece, Edlen applies acrylic paint directly onto the record’s vinyl. Stark, black-and-white tones enable each singer’s portrait to dramatically pop from its black background, and delicate, dappled brushstrokes reminiscent of pointillism emphasize the surface’s unique contours.

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