Posts Tagged ‘art’

Check out the hidden message (#RESIST) in this letter of resignation to Donald Trump

// August 21st, 2017 // No Comments » // Politics and legal

The remaining 16 members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities resigned in protest on Friday, August 18, 2017.  Their letter of resignation leaked to the press.  In the letter, notice the rewording of the text in each paragraph.  Pay particular attention to the first letter of each.  “RESIST”.

Amazing park benches turn mundane seats into stunning works of art.

// October 7th, 2016 // No Comments » // Entertainment

There are literally millions of park benches across the world and all of them are fairly standard structures – plain, blocked supports with a horizontal surface to sit on. But some cities have thought out of the box and turned their park benches into beautiful, sometimes stunning, works of art. Check out the collection of […]

Ten more cool street art murals that provide a unique take on their surroundings

// September 18th, 2014 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Cool street art

Check out ten more cool street art murals that create an interesting, and unique, take on their environment. The art featured here use various methods – stencil graffiti, wheatpasted poster art or sticker art – to add a bit of flare to their otherwise mundane surroundings.

Ten cool street art murals that provide a unique take on their surroundings

// August 11th, 2014 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Cool street art

Check out ten cool street art murals that create an interesting, and unique, take on their environment. The art featured here use various methods – stencil graffiti, wheatpasted poster art or sticker art – to add a bit of flare to their otherwise mundane surroundings.

It all depends on your perspective – part 2

// May 27th, 2014 // No Comments » // Entertainment

More on perspective (which makes all the difference in the world). Check out the photos below that demonstrate the impact of perspective the moment the photograph was taken. Part 2.

It all depends on your perspective – part 1

// May 23rd, 2014 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Yes, things are not always what they appear to be – perspective makes all the difference in the world. Check out the photos below that demonstrate the impact of perspective the moment the photograph was taken. Part 1.

Wow – Hyperrealism art by Sheryl Luxemburg looks too real to be true

// May 8th, 2014 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Notice anything “off” about the picture above, like maybe it’s not a photograph but rather a hyper-realistic painting by Ottawa, Ontario artist Sheryl Luxemburg. Although her paintings look almost too real to be true, her technique is “classical” in nature.

This is what you get when you pour hot molten aluminum into an anthill and dig out the result

// December 13th, 2013 // No Comments » // General Science News

The guys over at Anthill Art are creating some very interesting art pieces by using molten aluminum to fill the vast tunnels and chambers of an ant nest. What you end up with is a beautifully intricate aluminum sculpture which is then mounted on a wooden base for display. Each piece is of course, a […]

Schizophrenia artwork – a peek at the altered perception of reality as seen by schizophrenics

// December 13th, 2013 // No Comments » // Science

It’s one of the more bizarre brain disorders, schizophrenia, a challenging disorder that makes it difficult to distinguish between what is real and what is fantasy. People with schizophrenia have an altered perception of reality, and it shows in their artwork. Below are several works of art, rendered by schizophrenics, that might possibly provide us […]

Burning Man 2013 – this years’ most bizarre vehicles

// September 11th, 2013 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Thanks to Reuters, The Rolling Stone, and the users at Huffington Post for once again bringing us the amazing sights from the 2013 Burning Man event to those of us who were not able to attend. Featured here are a collection of the bizarre vehicles seen at this years’ event.

Burning Man 2013 – the annual bizzarre and beautiful event once again produces eye-popping visuals

// September 9th, 2013 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Thanks to Reuters, The Rolling Stone, and the users at Huffington Post for once again bringing us the amazing sights from the 2013 Burning Man event to those of us who were not able to attend. Check out the photo gallery below featuring the most beautiful (and unusual) shots from this years’ Burning Man event.

Bored coffee-house employee makes crazy cool art in coffee using toothpick, milk, coffee foam, and of course, coffee

// April 8th, 2013 // No Comments » // Entertainment

New York City barista Mike Breach creates beautiful portraits in coffee drinks using nothing more than coffee, milk, coffee foam, and a toothpick as a paintbrush. Breach said he was bored one day and began passing time drawing on coffee drinks. Over time, his skill grew and now he is able to create detailed celebrity […]

Incredibly detailed, complex maze took Japanese man over seven years to draw by hand

// February 6th, 2013 // No Comments » // Entertainment News

Incredibly detailed, hand-drawn maze

Japanese twitter user @Kya7y recently unearthed an incredibly detailed maze that her father created. After questioning him, she found that he create the maze over 30 years ago and that it took him 7 years to complete. The maze was created on A1 size paper, which is about 33 x 23 inches. The pictures below […]

Food art: Kevin Bacon portrait – made out of bacon!

// December 18th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Is it weird that this makes me hungry? For his ongoing celebrity portrait series, San Francisco-based artist Jason Mecie has created a portrait of Kevin Bacon (Footloose, Apollo 13, Stir of Echoes, etc.) made out of bacon. Yeah, I know – who would have ever thought you’d feel compelled to eat Kevin Bacon’s face…

Creepy but beautiful insect works of art made from old watch parts

// November 22nd, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Scorpion made from old watch parts

Justin Gershenson-Gates, typically sells steampunk-like jewelry made from old watch parts on his A Mechanical Mind website but occasionally he reveals odd, but beautiful, machine-like insect thingies made from tiny light bulbs, electronic circuitry and yes, old watch parts – and people can’t get enough of them. Gates has created mechanical mantises, scorpions, butterflies, and […]

Japanese artist creates series of mind-blowing hyper-realistic illusions painted on bodies of models

// October 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment News

Chooo San body art - zipper back

Japanese artist Chooo-San, a student at the Musashino Art University in Tokyo, Japan, has created a series of hyper-realistic illusions painted with acrylic paints on the bodies of models. The illusions include a model with zippers on her back, light switches and electrical outlets attached to the skin, buttons on a belly, a mouth growing […]