Hyper-Realistic Charcoal Shark Drawings


Robert Longo’s charcoal drawings are so realistic that, if you have a fear of sharks, these might just give you nightmares. The New York-based artist depicts the menacing beasts with their mouths wide open and razor-sharp teeth pointing straight at us. You can really feel the immense power and threatening nature of the sharks, in this series he calls Perfect Gods.


Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles









Robert Longo’s website



January 16, 2017

20 Nature-Inspired Embroidery to Melt Away the Winter Blues

As the holly jolly holidays have long past and we find ourselves in the middle of January, it’s natural to long for an escape from the dreary conditions winter brings—freezing temperatures, barren trees, and gloomy skies. While it may feel like March is a million months away, art is always a savior you can turn to for emotion refuge. In this case, you can spring forward with a cheerful collection of nature-inspired embroidery to melt away the winter blues.

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January 15, 2017

Literature-Loving Writers Can Now Work in Mark Twain’s Library

To seek intellectual inspiration, budding writers often turn to the works of the world’s most celebrated authors. While flipping through their most beloved books is a good start, the Mark Twain House & Museum has a better idea: why not share their workspace? Recently, the museum has announced plans to open Mark Twain’s library to the public, inviting literature-loving writers to quite literally follow in Twain’s footsteps.

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