Crochet isn’t just for your grandmother’s blankets and tea cozies anymore—many contemporary fiber artists are modernizing the time-honored craft to create incredible works of art. One of those artists is Australia-based Trevor Smith. He uses colorful woolen yarns to craft charming textile replicas of meals and household appliances.
South Korean artist Young-sung Kim has made a name for himself thanks to his hyperrealistic oil paintings of fish swimming...
Drawing is the foundation of so many creative practices, from architects to fashion designers to animators and artists.
Thanks to a local cultural organization, two street artists are using their work to bring back tradition and create a larger sense of community in a small town in northern Spain. Despite having only 2,100 inhabitants, the village of Belorado is quite rich in culture. Street artists NeSpoon and Regue Fernández explored its history and used it as inspiration to transform eight buildings across one of the main town squares.
London-based Spanish illustrator Helena Perez Garcia creates dream-like, visual stories that communicate complex feelings and human connection with nature.
Los Angeles-based artist James R. Eads modernizes Impressionism with his surreal, nature-inspired works.
In the 19th century, several major art movements emerged in Europe, including Realism and Impressionism. Though drastically different in style, this pair of genres had one important artist in common: Édouard Manet. Manet’s groundbreaking work both blurs the line and bridges the gap between the distinctive movements, with the world-famous Olympia serving as a key example. Through a contemporary lens, Olympia is embraced as an important precursor to modern art.
The best thing about a great book is being able to visualize the written tales in your mind, but British...
Artist Sarah Joncas uses a centuries-old narrative technique as the basis for her surrealist paintings that combine realistic portraiture with decorative...
From early neanderthals to modern day humans, we have come a long way from the dawn of civilization. People have not only developed emotionally and intellectually, but our facial structures have also changed over time. When you look in the mirror, the face you see is the result of millions of years of evolution.
Portuguese artist Odeith is a master of illusion art.
Spanish illustrator Cristian Blanxer recently completed a moving mural in Berlin as part of Urban Nation‘s One Wall project.