Art in A Petri Dish: The Agar Art Awards 2020

Scientists from around the world submitted art grown in petri dishes for the American Society of Microbiology’s annual contest, which has announced the winners. Restricted access to labs broadened the remit, with traditional art on the beauty of microbes accepted for the first time.


First place in the traditional general category was awarded to The Gardener by Joanne Dungo, from Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Northridge, California. Continue reading »

Michael Benisty Creates Stunning And Majestic Sculpture Installations


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Michael Benisty, an amazing sculpturist creates beautiful images that dazzle anyone that is able to come and view his work.

Benisty’s work is heavily inspired by the human figure, and he often poses them in a mid embrace or holding hands. This romantic and intimate look of the sculptures demonstrates a moving image to his installations. Continue reading »

“Before And After Design”: This Instagram Account Is Showcasing Incredible Redecorations

What defines your interior style? Is it your love of antiques or your hate for clutter? Your desire for entertainment or your preference for all things bohemian? Truth is, no matter the answer, you will find something you like on the Instagram account Before & After Design. Continue reading »

Everyday Objects Inspired An Artist To Illustrate These Bad Puns, Here Are The 30 Best

According to an artist Irina Blok: “As 2020 comes to an end, it feels exhausting with a never-ending cycle of bad news and endless doomscrolling. It’s been a difficult year for all of us and my way to cope has been cooking and drawing cartoons. Continue reading »

Rare Hand-Colored Photographs of Japan on The Brink of Modernity in 1870s

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Here’re a few rare photographs from the 1870s taken by Shinichi Suzuki (1835-1918) who photographed Japan for a foreign newsmagazine called The Far East.

After his lumber family business was destroyed by a tsunami in 1854, Suzuki traveled to Yokohama where he became an established photographer. Many of his photographs were hand-colored, which is why they appear more realistic and modern than the black and white photos of that era. Continue reading »

Artist Bethany Bickley Creates Impressive Miniature Sculptures Out of Paper

Bethany Bickley is a creative problem solver who brings words and visuals together to tell a story with impact and purpose. “If there are no visuals, I create them”, she says in a statement. In her pieces, paper figures and objects are coming to life. Some of her works make us feel like we assist in a scene of a book’s secret life, where discussions are animated and life blossoming through the paper. Continue reading »

Previous Generations Sure Knew a Thing or Two About Style

“My movie star looking grandparents sitting for a portrait in the early 1940s”

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Do you ever get the feeling that people are not as stylish and glamorous today as they were in the past? Many of us had this thought pass through our minds when watching a period drama or even when looking through old family photos. It could be that people put more effort into their appearance back then, or it could be the fact that taking a picture was a much rarer occurrence than today, so everyone made sure they looked their best when it happened. Continue reading »

“Someone Else’s Dream”: ’80s-Inspired Illustrations by James White

James White aka Signalnoise is a Canadian illustrator and designer living in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He creates neon-infused artwork for his various personal projects as well as for clients such as Lego Movie 2, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Hasbro, Metallica, Nike, Universal Music etc.

He’s very stuck in the 1980s. Continue reading »

This Artist Transforms Electrical Cabinets To Beautiful Outdoor Art Exhibition

In small town of Finland, local water company Keski-Savon Vesi Oy asked the artist to spray paint electrical cabinets to prevent vandalism. Ugly boxes turned out to be the most beautiful outdoor art exhibition. Artist Nino Tolvanen spray painted nature-inspired pieces to fit the gorgeous scenery filled with lakes and forests. Continue reading »

Stunning Photos of Cher Taken by Richard Avedon for Vogue in 1966

Born 1923 in New York City, American photographer Richard Avedon began working as an advertising photographer for a department store in 1944, but was quickly endorsed by Alexey Brodovitch, who was art director for the fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar. Lillian Bassman also promoted Avedon’s career at Harper’s. Continue reading »

Instead Of Using An Actual Carpet, This Artist Decided To Carve One Permanently Into An Oakwood Floor

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”—this probably perfectly encapsulates the whole idea behind art. Some lean towards classical watercolors, others prefer modern artwork, then there are sculpture lovers and people who love performing arts. When it comes to art, it’s seemingly a universally enticing phenomenon where every drop of creativity has people who appreciate it. Continue reading »

Now You Can Look Like A Void With This $22 Vortex Hoodie


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There’s a general consensus that our clothing is meant to represent our personality—maybe you like to wear button-down shirts and want to always appear proper, or perhaps band T-shirts are the attire that you refuse to put down. Basically, we all have our styles and preferences, and it’s natural to strive for our brand of perfection. Continue reading »

People Spend Quarantine by Making Tiny Crochet Couches For Their Cats

While most people turn to Netflix during the lockdown, others unleash their creativity. It’s time to show the world your crocheting skills and join these fine people. If you aren’t sure that you will be able to pull this off, you should check out Crochet Kitty Couches pamphlet on Amazon. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Mesmerizing Mugs With Tiny Animals ‘Living’ In Them, And Her Instagram Followers Love It

Cups and mugs are some of the best things you can ever get as a gift for someone: it doesn’t require a huge investment, whether financially or emotionally, it’s both beautiful and practical, and, most importantly, it shows that you care. Continue reading »

25 Beautiful Winning Photographs Of The Northern Lights Contest By “Capture The Atlas”

“The Hunt’s Reward” By Ben Maze Tasmania, Australia

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Nature is a beautiful place and in these hard times when everything seems kinda sad and dull, it’s always nice to look at some amazing things. These photographers managed to capture one of the wonderful things nature has given us—aurora borealis. This beautiful phenomenon occurs in the high-latitude regions because of the disturbances in the magnetosphere caused by the solar wind. Continue reading »

Intimate Photos Capture Young People of the UK at Home Parties in the Early 1970s

There’s a reason the 1970s continue to be one of the most stylish decades of all time. From flares and bell sleeves to shearling coats and miniskirts, the era birthed an eclectic mix of style influences that evolved quickly over the 10-year span. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Creates Incredible Animated Tattoos with Neon Lights

Maxim Sipakov is an 18-year-old animator living in Russia. He specializes in adding neon lights to videos from other creators and began his page by animating soccer videos. He soon found his new niche by animating videos from tattoo artists, adding an entirely new dimension to an existing piece. And now, his videos have been viewed more than one million times on Instagram. Continue reading »

50 Obsolete Things To Prove How Much The World Has Moved On And Changed

Blank VHS Covers Had Some Wild Artwork

There are two things that keep my spirits up when everything seems to be going wrong—daydreaming and nostalgia. If you’ve got the blues, there’s nothing like cuddling under a warm blanket, grabbing a mug of hot tea and some childhood snacks, and thinking back to the good old days. (Preferably with an old movie, game, or soundtrack to help you get in the right mood.) Continue reading »

Photographer Explores The Relationship Between Photography And Painting Through The Use Of Light

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According to Bored Panda community member named ‘hi’: “Using 35mm black and white film, I wanted to explore the relationship between painting and photography through the use of light. Inspired by the impressionism movement, I aimed to create photographs that would look more like paintings than images, and make the viewer question what they are actually looking at.” Continue reading »

Japanese Photographer Captures Mystical Shrines Covered in Snow

Located in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kifune shrine is effortlessly iconic. It is one of the highest-ranked government supported shrines, and for a good reason. The shrine is surrounded by wildlife and nearby rivers. It also bears worship to Shinto spirits related to water. Overall, Kifune shrine is easily recognizable owing to its many red lanterns. Continue reading »

This Guy Takes His Beard To The Next Level, And Even Calls Himself Mr. Incredibeard

Mr. Incredibeard, who is also known by some as Isaiah Webb, has been perfecting his beard-crafting skills since 2012, so he’s at the top of his hair-styling game right now. His beard sculptures are some of the most advanced I’ve ever seen. Take a look! Continue reading »

Grotesque Medieval Music Sheets From Chansonnier of Zeghere van Male from 1542

The 16th-century scribes of Bruges had a lot of fun illuminating this musical manuscript, because it’s full of gorgeous, fascinating and downright bizarre illustrations. The song book is called the Cambrai Chansonnier and was made for the pleasure of aristocratic local Zeghere van Male. Continue reading »

Artist Uses Skills to Reimagined How Would Cartoon Characters Look In Real Life

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Dito Von Tease is the pseudonym of a digital artist living in Bologna (Italy), who keeps hidden his real identity. He studied in the best Italian schools of fine arts communication and design before starting his double career as an art director in important advertising agencies and as an independent digital artist. Continue reading »

Tango’s Newest Comics to Browse, Enjoy, and Relate To, Given His Not-So-Subtle References to The Unfortunate Year of 2020

Chinese illustrator Shanghai Tango (aka Tango Gao) is a well-known artist who is renowned for his clever and thought-provoking comics that do not fail to portray their meaning even if the artist is not using any words. Continue reading »

Explorer’s Stunning Photographs of The Arctic Sun from 100 Years Ago

Donald Baxter MacMillan (November 10, 1874 – September 7, 1970) was an American explorer, sailor, researcher and lecturer who made over 30 expeditions to the Arctic during his 46-year career. He pioneered the use of radios, airplanes, and electricity in the Arctic, brought back films and thousands of photographs of Arctic scenes, and put together a dictionary of the Inuktitut language. Continue reading »