Coronavirus-Themed Street Murals From Around The World

Coronavirus-Themed Street Murals From Around The World
Mumbai. Indranil Mukherjee/AFP Photo

Artists around the world are tapping their creativity to help find new ways to deal with the impact of the global pandemic. Continue reading »

This Artist Draws Lighthearted Comics To Stay Sane In Quarantine

This Artist Draws Lighthearted Comics To Stay Sane In Quarantine

According to Alison Wong: “Everyone needs a little break from the news these days. I drew these comics after seeing so many anxiety-provoking articles and wanted to stay sane by drawing out something lighthearted from them. I’ve got two young kids (5 and 3 months!), and I am sheltering in place in California. Continue reading »

Spitting In The Face Of Christ: The Superb Blasphemous Horror Art Of Paolo Girardi

Spitting In The Face Of Christ: The Superb Blasphemous Horror Art Of Paolo Girardi

Surely if our meagre planet were overtaken by skeleton soldiers, leather winged giant insects, goat human hybrids, rats, cosmic storms and serpent lords, this is what it would look like. Paolo Girardi is fucking possessed with an intrinsic vision to put the most barbaric, and rusted atmospheres into carnal shape. Continue reading »

Designer Michael Irwin Perfectly Rebrands Famous Logos Just For Fun

Designer Michael Irwin Perfectly Rebrands Famous Logos Just For Fun

Michael Irwin is a Design Director, Brand Strategist, and Creative Catalyst. He’s a born and raised Jersey native who is currently based in New York. He builds brands, loves sports, and strives to create simple, deeply-rooted, lasting solutions through his work. Continue reading »

These Surreal Landscapes Look Like They Are From Another Planet

These Surreal Landscapes Look Like They Are From Another Planet

The 18-year-old self-taught 3D artist and graphic designer Adin Campbell explains that for him, art is a way to express himself freely or tell a little story. Growing up, the Orlando-based creator has been surrounded by artists and was exposed to music, dance, and other art forms, so his path came naturally. Continue reading »

How Medieval Artists Saw Elephants: Claws, Hooves, Trunks Like Trumpets, And Castles On Their Backs

How Medieval Artists Saw Elephants: Claws, Hooves, Trunks Like Trumpets, And Castles On Their Backs

Imagine a four-legged beast with no knee joints that cannot lie down and has to sleep leaning against a tree. An animal with a long, skinny trumpet for a nose. A creature large enough that one can build small castles on its back. It lives for 300 years and is afraid of mice. Its mortal enemy is the dragon. It must “travel to the East, near Paradise, where the mandrake grows” when it comes time to mate. Now draw this thing. Continue reading »

This Artist Adds Monsters To Thrift Shop Paintings, And It’s Hilarious

This Artist Adds Monsters To Thrift Shop Paintings, And It’s Hilarious

Artist Chris McMahon has a passion for buying charity shop paintings and then adding monsters to them. Using acrylics or oil paints that match the original artwork, he injects scenes with some paranormal activity. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Creates Stunningly Realistic Pen And Pencil Illustrations

Japanese Artist Creates Stunningly Realistic Pen And Pencil Illustrations

Talented illustrator Yuuki Tokuda is well known not only on Twitter and Instagram for his original characters that have become books and merchandise, but for his incredibly lifelike drawings. His most recent work, however, may just be his best yet. With a pen, pencil, and copic marker, the impressive artist has been blowing minds on Twitter by creating an ultra-realistic squid that looks like it’s been dropped on a cutting board, not a piece of paper. Continue reading »

Quarantine – Everyone Against The Virus: Brazil Designer Made A Boardgame About Quarantine

Quarantine - Everyone Against The Virus: Brazil Designer Made A Boardgame About Quarantine

During the quarantine period due to the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of people are trying to enjoy at most their time at home. Some of them is reading books, watching TV series, cooking, cleaning, or having fun with video games and board games. Continue reading »

Artist Re-Imagines Classic Paintings To Obey Social Distancing Rules During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Artist Re-Imagines Classic Paintings To Obey Social Distancing Rules During The Coronavirus Pandemic

People across the globe have been instructed to obey social distancing rules for the foreseeable future amid the coronavirus pandemic. And following the new legislation, German based artist Til Kolare have reimagined a series of classic paintings in accordance with the law. Continue reading »

Getty Museum Challenges People To Recreate Great Works Of Art With Items And People In Their Homes

Getty Museum Challenges People To Recreate Great Works Of Art With Items And People In Their Homes

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles challenged those who might be bored while in quarantine to recreate great works of art from the Getty online collection using three items and/or people at their home. The response to the challenge was quite overwhelming and incredibly creative. Continue reading »

These Viral Visual Explanations Are Spreading Information About COVID-19 Extremely Effectively

This animation shows how the exponential spread of the virus can be slowed by simple measures such as working at home and not attending barbecues.
These Viral Visual Explanations Are Spreading Information About COVID-19 Extremely Effectively

These amazing illustrations by cartoonist Toby Morris and microbiologist Siouxsie Wiles explaining the importance of social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak have gone viral after they were published by New Zealand webiste The Spinoff. Continue reading »

Iranian Artist Shows The Harsh Reality Of Doctors During Coronavirus Outbreak

Iranian Artist Shows The Harsh Reality Of Doctors During Coronavirus Outbreak

Nobody expected 2020 to be like this. All media channels encouraging people to stay at home. All theaters, cinemas, gyms, and museums being closed. All hospitals around the world filled with people, some even unable to help others. It seems like everything has stopped in the great pandemic of the 21st century—coronavirus. One artist decided to show us how to adapt to these uneasy and extreme times. Continue reading »

Artist Shows In Comics How She And Her Husband Are Spending Days In Self-Isolation

Artist Shows In Comics How She And Her Husband Are Spending Days In Self-Isolation

According to Julie Liu: “Hi, I’m Julie. I love drawing comics to make people smile and give a positive outlook on life! Continue reading »

Artist Shows How Classical Paintings Would Look During Quarantine

Artist Shows How Classical Paintings Would Look During Quarantine

Spanish artist José Manuel Ballester has created an exploration of the role that people play in classical paintings – by removing them. This unique series, titled “Hidden Spaces” looks pretty unsettling without the people that we know should be there, and it gives us another angle to look at the world during COVID-19 quarantine. Continue reading »

Seeing America In Isolation: American Artist George Ault Showed Us The America He Saw In Shades Of Darknes

Seeing America In Isolation: American Artist George Ault Showed Us The America He Saw In Shades Of Darknes

George Ault (October 11, 1891 – December 30, 1948) was on the outside but rather than banging on the widows, he withdrew a pace and watched in silence, an artist with what poet Charles Bukowski called “this terrible itch for solitude”. Continue reading »

6 Feet Covers: Duo Artists Re-Designed Iconic Album Covers To Promote Social Distancing

6 Feet Covers: Duo Artists Re-Designed Iconic Album Covers To Promote Social Distancing

L.A. artists Paco Conde and Beto Fernandez have redesigned a series of album covers to raise awareness about the importance of staying at least 6 feet away from each other, to stop the spread of Coronavirus. Social distancing is the new normal and it will be for a while. 6 feet or 1.8 meters is the distance that experts recommend we keep between each other. Continue reading »

Illustrations Of Pop Culture Characters By EFIX Blend Into Walls And Sidewalks

Illustrations Of Pop Culture Characters By EFIX Blend Into Walls And Sidewalks

Thanks to Frencha artist EFIX, it is possible to walk down the street, and to come across, at the bend of a wall, a Pop Culture character who seems to continue on his way or to take a pose, while integrating perfectly into the environment in which he was created. A way of diverting urban elements and transforming them into what the artist sees in them. Continue reading »

Hundreds Of Museums Around the World Are Sending Each Other Bouquets Of Art Historical Flowers To Spread Love In A Dark Time

Hundreds Of Museums Around the World Are Sending Each Other Bouquets Of Art Historical Flowers To Spread Love In A Dark Time
A Critic’s Bouquet by Hili Perlson for Berlinde de Bruyckere, 2015. Courtesy of Capitain Petzel, Berlin and Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf.

Though museums across the country and around the world are closed for the time being, they remain committed to showcasing beautiful works of art, especially those that inspire calm—a trend the Twitterverse recently dubbed #MuseumMomentofZen. But then, yesterday afternoon, a new art museum hashtag began racking up engagement—so much so that it made rank among the day’s most popular trends as a featured Twitter Moment. Continue reading »

Art Against Virus: COVID-19 Posters By Mexifunk

Art Against Virus: COVID-19 Posters By Mexifunk

COVID-19 is raging across the U.S. and the globe, but it’s not a war without posters. Well, now we have the posters — Orlando Arocena, known as @mexifunk on Instagram and elsewhere, is designing posters to rally the people to fight the unseen enemy. Continue reading »

Artist Reimagined Famous Paintings To See What They’d Look Like If They Were Painted During The Coronavirus Crisis

Artist Reimagined Famous Paintings To See What They’d Look Like If They Were Painted During The Coronavirus Crisis

Genevieve Blais is a photo-based artist earning great praise for her work involving art historical and theoretical narratives. The artist’s twisted representation of familiar subject matter characterizes her fantasy world. Her captivating yet sinister work draws on themes of sexuality, mortality and symbolism. Continue reading »

Digital Artist Re-Designs Iconic Posters And Album Covers For Social Distancing

Digital Artist Re-Designs Iconic Posters And Album Covers For Social Distancing

This is the world that we live in right now, movie posters and album covers were re-designed for social distancing. Continue reading »

Where’s Waldo Coronavirus Edition Is Here And It’s A Tad Easier To Spot Waldo Than Usual

Where’s Waldo Coronavirus Edition Is Here And It’s A Tad Easier To Spot Waldo Than Usual

The famous “Where’s Waldo?” puzzle has left so many people with sore brains after scanning for Waldo for hours, if not days, since 1987. Continue reading »

The Beautiful, Surreal And Sometimes Sinister Artwork Of Jaco Putker

The Beautiful, Surreal And Sometimes Sinister Artwork Of Jaco Putker

Jaco Putker considers himself a regular guy who just likes to create. He is not quite sure what the term “artist” means–other than it suggests someone who has the freedom to create whatever they want. When Putker works he tries not to think too hard about what he is doing as thinking too much kills his creativity. Continue reading »

Artist Illustrates 7 Types Of Superheroes Of This Pandemic And We All Can Be At Least One Of Them

Artist Illustrates 7 Types Of Superheroes Of This Pandemic And We All Can Be At Least One Of Them

The coronavirus is really testing our world. It has had far-reaching consequences beyond the spread of the disease and efforts to contain it. From disruption to factories and logistics to massive losses in the entertainment industry, our everyday lives have already been severely challenged. Continue reading »