Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang made a powerful statement about our current environmental and ecological crisis in his most recent piece titled, ‘Ninth Wave.’ On an old fishing boat, the artist draped a total of 99 fabricated animals, including tigers, pandas, camels, etc. The animals appear...
Mary Jane Ansell is a British artist whose portraits are incredibly exquisitely, refined, and beautiful. Built up gradually through layer upon layer of transparent paint, the finished images appear to glow. Beyond Mary’s amazing and overwhelming skill and the classic beauty of the pale-faced women...
Los Angeles based artist, Alex Gross’s work resembles brightly colored explosions of oddity, surrealistic pairings, with a side of materialistic consumerism. I’m sure our dreams would resemble his paintings following a multi-day shopping spree in Time Square while concurrently taking copious amounts of LSD. They’re...
These amazing photographs are the work of Russian photographer, Andrey Zharov. The amount of visceral detail he is able to capture is truly incredible. They are haunting images and some of the strongest portraits I’ve seen in awhile. (via Illusion)
Reiner Hansen is a Brooklyn based portrait artist who was born and raised in Denmark. In her new series, called ‘Facial Fallout,” Reiner superimposes her likeness onto a wildly varied group of women that range in age, beauty, and status. The resulting images are both...
My first exposure to the Australian artist, Jeremy Geddes, was another one of those jaw-dropping experiences. I was absolutely blown away by the level of detail, lighting, and composition, not to mention the amazing subject matter. He creates these surreal worlds in which the laws...
Brooklyn based artist, Aakash Nihalani uses the streets of NYC as his primary canvas. He is known for his powerful use of line to create three-dimensional patterns, shapes, and illusions on two-dimensional surfaces. In his new series he uses live models to create fascinating visual...