Cleveland artist Stephen Manka has created a portrait of President Donald Trump using 2,020 metal sex toys.
The portrait, currently constructed in a studio, measures 12 by 20 feet. Manka launched a Kickstarter fundraiser to raise money for the project, ultimately aiming to create a touring installation that would stop by Washington D.C., Wisconsin and Dallas ahead of the November presidential election, using the hashtag #DildoDon. Continue reading »
Built with Unreal Engine 4, her capabilities are specially designed to create “likeable” images representing popular visual languages on the platform. Since May 2020, she has been posting to the Instagram account @rachaellic one new image per day. She will continue posting without any human intervention, as long as the computer she is running on is online. Continue reading »
Bolivian architect Freddy Mamani is aiming to imbue culture, colour and personality into the “monochrome” city of El Alto, through buildings based on ancient local architecture and craft.
The architect has strived to slowly transform El Alto with his colourful architecture, as seen in these photographs. Continue reading »
Airplane food takes on a slightly different meaning in Taupo, New Zealand.
That’s because the small resort town on the North Island is home to one of the world’s most unique McDonald’s restaurants, which happens to be attached to a decommissioned airplane. Continue reading »
In 1983, a small team of archaeologists led by Harvard prehistorian Ofer Bar-Yosef, excavated a recently looted cave in the southern Judean Desert. Known as Nahal Hemar, the site appears to have been used to store thousands of objects from an ancestor cult. The scientists uncovered rope baskets, wooden beads, shells, flint knives, figurines carved from bone, human skulls decorated with molded asphalt, and embroidered textiles that may once have been ritual costumes. Continue reading »
You’d be a fool to think it’s safe to walk the streets at night unarmed. There are vampires lurking in every corner and you’ll never know when you might encounter one. But do not fear, the Rag N Bone Emporium has you covered with their 19th Century Traveling Vampire Killing Kit, which comes with everything you could possibly need to repel creatures that go bump in the night. The kit contains a full-sized replica of a candle, a crucifix, a stake, a dagger, a prayer book, and small vials of various herbal and chemical concoctions. With this in your possession, you don’t have to wait until sunlight to kill those fanged fiends. Continue reading »
The images of Keith Macgregor are a nostalgic journey between Hong Kong in the ’70s and’ 80s, when the city contained a hybrid between British colonial culture and the chaotic metropolis it would become. The shots of the man, heir to John Macgregor, one of the first Scottish pioneers to venture to Shanghai in 1858, where he was able to found a successful commercial activity for wine and spirits called Caldbeck Macgregor Limited, is each the fragment of an evocative and unrepeatable era. Continue reading »
Olympus Mons (latin for Mount Olympus) is a very large shield volcano on the planet Mars. The volcano has a height of over 21 km (13.6 mi or 72,000 ft) as measured by the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA). Olympus Mons is about two and a half times Mount Everest’s height above sea level. It is one of the largest volcanoes, the tallest planetary mountain, and the second tallest mountain currently discovered in the Solar System. Continue reading »
This iconic and multifunctional piece emblematic of futuristic 1970s design presents with a solid white shell within which two benches and a shelving unit are incorporated. When seen in person, the lighting system presents with a slightly cooler, whiter light than pictured in the catalogue photography. Continue reading »
Canadian painter Peter Ferguson has been working had a career as a professional illustrator since graduating from the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto in 1992. He has been very successful over the years and has had many clients such as Marvel Comics, The Wall Street Journal, and has illustrated the covers of the Sisters Grimm collection. Continue reading »
Smoke from multiple wildfires burning in the Santiam Canyon area and around Oregon blew into the Willamette Valley. Salem residents woke to dark orange and red skies. Continue reading »
While most Instagram users strive to take the most stunning photos possible to impress their friends and followers, one man has been using the popular social network to post snaps of his forehead. His name is Georgios Schieich, he’s a Greek man living in Malta, and he’s been at it for six years and has no intention of stopping until he hits the 10 year mark, at least. Continue reading »
Active in the music world since 1998, SLip is not only a collage artist but a musician as well. His work is inspired by are pop-art, Soviet minimalism, and primary colors. Continue reading »
Humans have long regarded comets with a swirling mix of wonder and fear: The cosmic characters figure on Babylonian tablets and a sprawling, 11th-century European tapestry. Before scientists knew exactly what caused these bright smears across the sky, comets were often interpreted as portents of doom or destruction. (Occasionally, they were blamed for less-dramatic shenanigans, such as inspiring chickens to lay oddly shaped eggs.) Given their rich history, it makes sense that an unknown artist in 16th-century Flanders compiled a lavishly illustrated compendium of comets blazing as humans cowered or gawked. Continue reading »
Turkey’s indigenous (but with an American Ford engine) Anadol Böcek (Bug), was designed by Jan Nahum of the Ford-Otosan corporation in 1975. The car was produced between 1975 and 1977, in a very limited production run of 200-or-so vehicles. Continue reading »
Alessandro Keegan (b. 1980) is a visual artist, writer and adjunct professor with an MFA in painting and drawing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a MA in art history from Brooklyn College. Continue reading »
There aren’t a lot of six-wheeled cars out there and often they’re one-of-a-kind mods like this Saab 906 Turbo. It was built by designer Leif Mellberg and it’s the biggest Saab that was ever built. Continue reading »
Nausicaä, The Catbus and Super Mario are just some of the characters in this feline’s impressive collection.
Cosplay culture is so big in Japan it isn’t just reserved for humans anymore — these days, animals like cats, dogs, and even squirrels have been known to dress up in costume and pose for the cameras like a teenager on the streets of Harajuku. Continue reading »
Over the past twenty years, Matt Lipps has developed a distinctive photographic practice that pays tribute to the history of twentieth-century photography while also questioning the dominant myths that structure our cultural narratives. Continue reading »
“Why does this always happen to me?” we like to ask this question even after the tiniest mishaps and disappointments. Well, it doesn’t. Coffee spills and power shortages happen to everyone. To remind us that the universe doesn’t have its favorites, London-based artist Natalya Lobanova draws comics about universal everyday struggles we face, and she’s doing a darn good job, too. Continue reading »
With the ever-growing issue of having art censored across many social media platforms, one artist is using his dot art to make some questionable images more palatable to general audiences. Continue reading »
These Black and White Architecture Photos by Alessio Forlano Show the Unseen Perfection of Buildings We Pass on the Daily
Alessio Forlano is the man behind these black and white architecture photos. What makes his work unique is the fact he photographs buildings that look normal for the naked eye. Continue reading »
Meet Mikhail A. Parkalov from a small agricultural town Chirkovichi, Belarus. This man does not want to depend on somebody and he does everything by himself. To build a two-storey house, to assemble a tractor within a couple of days – such a handyman. Recently he decided to take it a step further and follow modern environmental trends by making his own electric vehicle. Continue reading »
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