A Journalist Takes Pictures Of Mumbai’s Taxi Ceilings, And Proves Beauty Can Be Found Everywhere

A Journalist Takes Pictures Of Mumbai’s Taxi Ceilings, And Proves Beauty Can Be Found Everywhere

Some people collect fridge magnets or postcards, but Rachel Lopez has an unusual hobby. She takes pictures of colorful plastic patterns that cover ceilings of Mumbai taxis. When you’re sitting in a cab, you rarely think of looking up at the ceiling, but if you’re taking a taxi in Mumbai, you can find fruit plates, flowers, or even zebra patterns over your head. Continue reading »

British Illustrator Showed The Impact Of The Coronavirus Pandemic On New Yorkers

British Illustrator Showed The Impact Of The Coronavirus Pandemic On New Yorkers

Not long after the coronavirus landed in the U.S., New York emerged as the epicenter of the pandemic. Continue reading »

“Laughing Tears, Crying Smile”: The Superb Illustration Art Works Of Julia Zhuravleva

"Laughing Tears, Crying Smile": The Superb Illustration Art Works Of Julia Zhuravleva

Julia Zhuravleva is a Moscow-based Russian illustrator and comic book artist. In her works she often turns to the theme of Russian folklore. Sometimes her works are filled with sadness, melancholia and surrealism, but more often they are imbued with light and purity. Continue reading »

Artist And Cancer Survivor Creates Sincere Empathy Cards

Artist And Cancer Survivor Creates Sincere Empathy Cards

Emily McDowell is a greeting card designer and cancer survivor. In her own words: “The most difficult part of my illness (was) the loneliness and isolation I felt when many of my close friends and family members disappeared because they didn’t know what to say, or said the absolute wrong thing without realizing it.” In an effort to make things easier, she created these cards. Continue reading »

80-Year-Old Man Masters Excel To Create Amazing Paintings

80-Year-Old Man Masters Excel To Create Amazing Paintings

80-year-old Tatsuo Horiuchi from Japan is known all around the world for his incredible drawing skills. However, he doesn’t use pencils, pens, or paint for his art. Instead, he creates masterpieces in Microsoft Excel! Continue reading »

Zombies In Tokyo Amid Coronavirus Fears

Zombies In Tokyo Amid Coronavirus Fears
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An actor dressed as a zombie is seen before their performance at a drive-in haunted house show by Kowagarasetai, for people inside a car in order to maintain social distancing amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a garage in Tokyo, Japan. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Creates Funny Photoshop Mashups Between The Hollywood Characters And Classic Soviet Movies

Russian Artist Creates Funny Photoshop Mashups Between The Hollywood Characters And Classic Soviet Movies

Kazan-based artist ‘Klod Mande’ created a funny mashups. He made collages where Hollywood characters and public figures were placed in scenes from Soviet movies and Russian realities. And vice versa, too. Perfect! Continue reading »

Brilliant Book Dedications

Brilliant Book Dedications

Instead of writing boring, generic book dedications, these authors decided to make theirs as funny and creative as possible. Enjoy! Continue reading »

The Best Of Black Lives Matter Protest Signs

The Best Of Black Lives Matter Protest Signs

These people are not only fighting against racism, but also added a bit of humor and creativity into their protest signs. Continue reading »

Why So Many Medieval Manuscripts Depict Butt Trumpets?

Why So Many Medieval Manuscripts Depict Butt Trumpets?

Knights fighting giant snails, rabbits murdering people, countless paintings of cats licking their butts, weird elephants …and now men and animals playing trumpets with their rear ends… Medieval art is really confusing and quite random. If you have any idea why artists were so obsessed with these themes, please leave a comment below. Continue reading »

“If One Can Anyone Can All You Gotta Do Is Try”: Powerful Art Works Of Faith Ringgold, A Painter, Author And Civil Rights Activist

"If One Can Anyone Can All You Gotta Do Is Try": Powerful Art Works Of Faith Ringgold, A Painter, Author And Civil Rights Activist

Faith Ringgold was born Faith Willi Jones in 1930 in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. Her mother, a fashion designer and seamstress, encouraged Faith’s creative pursuits from a young age. Ringgold earned a bachelor’s degree from City College of the City University of New York in 1955. She then taught art in New York City public schools and worked on a master’s degree at City College, which she completed in 1959. Continue reading »

Photographer Asked 16 Artists To Draw His Portrait Photos In Their Own Style, And The Result Is Fabulous!

Photographer Asked 16 Artists To Draw His Portrait Photos In Their Own Style, And The Result Is Fabulous!
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Mathieu Sten is an experimental portrait photographer who asked 16 artists to draw his portrait photos in their style. The results are fabulous. It never ceases to amaze me how artists nowadays always strive to find different and unique ways of expressing their art. Some of these portraits are super realistic, some are cartoon-ish, some look like out of a Korean comics series, a fantasy series or super-digitalized movie animation, while others are digitally painted or completely illustrated from scratch. You should take a look below, but first, let’s share some information about the initiator of this artistic collaboration. Continue reading »

“The Horror, The Horror!”: Dark And Disturbing Paintings Of Death And Disease By Richard Tennant Cooper

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"The Horror, The Horror!": Dark And Disturbing Paintings Of Death And Disease By Richard Tennant Cooper

At one point in his life, Richard Tennant Cooper had dreams of some day being recognised as one of the best artists in the world. Let’s be fair, why not the best artist in the world? We all have dreams – but somehow life intervenes. Tennant Cooper had talent, good talent, maybe great talent, maybe not so great. What talent he showed as a young man ended with him painting signs for the AA and supplying commercial illustrations for motor magazines. Why criticise him for that, we all have to live. Continue reading »

Can You Recognize These Logo Brands? Artist Pedro Almeida Has Got A Challenge For You

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Can You Recognize These Logo Brands? Artist Pedro Almeida Has Got A Challenge For You

In his series “Power of Brands – Minimal Logos”, artist Pedro Almeida challenges you to look at the minimalist version of a brand logo and see if you can make out what brand it actually is. Do you think it is easy to do that when the brand logo has been stripped down to the bare minimum, block colours and basic shapes? Find out below! Continue reading »

“Garden Of Light”: Twilights And Nocturne Painting Of Keita Morimoto

"Garden Of Light": Twilights And Nocturne Painting Of Keita Morimoto

Toronto artist Keita Morimoto notes that New Yorkers all love New York but Torontonians always complain about their city: He is the rare painter to romanticize this place. Continue reading »

Impressive Watercolor Paintings Of Famous Old European Landmarks

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Impressive Watercolor Paintings Of Famous Old European Landmarks

Ancient European architecture lends itself beautifully to watercolor art and inspires countless artists to this day. But it isn’t just talent that’s necessary to capture the spirit of a certain place, vision is just as important as the ability to paint a certain location accurately. Continue reading »

This Digital Russian Artist Serves Fantasies Of Spontaneity In His Crazy 3D Visuals

This Digital Russian Artist Serves Fantasies Of Spontaneity In His Crazy 3D Visuals

Emojis, loud colors, celestial vibes, and Baby Yoda… all these and more can be appreciated with Brickspacer, a visual whiz, and innovator. Continue reading »

French Street Artist Paints 3D Creature Graffiti And It’s Not For The Faint Of Heart

French Street Artist Paints 3D Creature Graffiti And It’s Not For The Faint Of Heart

As lockdowns loosen, people start venturing out into the streets. We can once again appreciate fresh air, open spaces, and hopefully, some good graffiti on a wall rather than bad ones. Continue reading »

Artist Imagines Famous Cartoon Characters With Human Bodies And The Result Is Bizarre

Artist Imagines Famous Cartoon Characters With Human Bodies And The Result Is Bizarre

Have you ever wondered how famous characters from our favorite childhood cartoons would look in real life? One artist decided to give them a human body! Egyptian artist Mohamed Halawany created a series called “Real Toons” that depicts famous characters as real humans dressed up in fashionable attire. Continue reading »

Barcelona Opera House Plays First Post-Coronavirus Concert To Audience Of More Than 2000 Plants

Barcelona Opera House Plays First Post-Coronavirus Concert To Audience Of More Than 2000 Plants

Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu opera house reopened on Monday with a performance – its first since the easing of the coronavirus lockdown measures – to a unique audience of plants. Continue reading »

Home, Safe Home: Artists Create Inspirational Lockdown Messages

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‘Our home is sacred. Here we decorate our living environment with memorabilia, here we dine with the family and here we sleep, which is the most vulnerable phase of our existence. The expression “Home, sweet home” stands for the described feeling, a tender and vulnerable sentiment. The security that we are allowed to experience daily in our lives is a value that we must protect.’

Home, Safe Home: Artists Create Inspirational Lockdown Messages

During these tough times, it’s important for us to come together as a community and support each other, especially those who are tirelessly working to keep us all safe. Continue reading »

“Foxes Rushed Out Of The Book”: Beautiful Dreamy Illustrations Of Xi Zhang

"Foxes Rushed Out Of The Book": Beautiful Dreamy Illustrations Of Xi Zhang

Xi Zhang is a China-based illustrator and concept artist. She graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China. Continue reading »

Strteet Artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada Honors Doctor Killed By COVID-19

Strteet Artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada Honors Doctor Killed By COVID-19

The Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, located in one of the most affected neighborhoods of New York’s Queens City, was the spot where artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada chose to create a large-scale mural. The later pays homage to Dr. Ydelfonso Decoo, who was part of the SOMOS Attention Network Community and died for Covid-19. Continue reading »

“The Book Of Bare Bones”: Artist Shows The Skeletons Underneath The Skin Of Iconic Cartoon Character

"The Book Of Bare Bones": Artist Shows The Skeletons Underneath The Skin Of Iconic Cartoon Character

Have you ever wondered what pop culture characters would look like if their skeletons were visible? One artist actually imagined it! Will Blood is an artist from the south of England, UK, who creates X-ray illustrations featuring famous characters from our childhood. Continue reading »

The Art Of Social Approaching By Til Kolare

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The Art Of Social Approaching By Til Kolare

According to an artist Til Kolare: “In these strange times of social distancing a kind movement has grown of people taking care of each other in the large scale. At the same time there is this seemingly dangerous ambivalence in society. Certain groups resent and hatefully tackle societies integrity implying a world of violence and fear. Continue reading »