Fight Like A Gentleman: The Art Of Self Defense, ca. 1940s

Fight Like A Gentleman: The Art Of Self Defense, ca. 1940s
The Square America Archive

While we’re all cooped up inside we might as learn how to protect ourselves from knife wielding villains. Here’s a small series of photos instructing you how to deal a knife wielding fiend. Continue reading »

Universe 113: The Superb Detailed Video Games Posters And Sci-Fi Art Works Of Egor Klyuchnyk

Universe 113: The Superb Detailed Video Games Posters And Sci-Fi Art Works Of Egor Klyuchnyk

Egor Klyuchnyk is a talented Ukraine-based artist and illustrator behind these incredible images. They features many movie, TV, video game and comic book references. It is just WOW. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator’s ‘Real Museum Girls’ Series Reinterprets Classic Paintings In Social Networking Age

Japanese Illustrator’s 'Real Museum Girls' Series Reinterprets Classic Paintings In Social Networking Age

As you can guess from the header image showing Vermeer’s “The Girl with a Pearl Earring” and Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” enjoying selfies together, this article introduces a series of illustrations which reinterpret classic paintings with a modern twist, imagining the women in candid moments capturing their lives on social media. Continue reading »

Artist Maria Popova Makes Vintage Science Face Masks Featuring Wondrous Centuries-Old Astronomical Art And Natural History Illustrations

Star clusters in Hercules by Étienne Léopold Trouvelot (1877)
Artist Maria Popova Makes Vintage Science Face Masks Featuring Wondrous Centuries-Old Astronomical Art And Natural History Illustrations

According to Maria Popova: “I originally made these masks just for myself and a handful of beloved humans, but they turned out so unexpectedly lovely that I decided to make them available to all who would delight in them. Continue reading »

Museums Are Hilariously Battling Over Who Has The Best Butt Exhibit

Museums Are Hilariously Battling Over Who Has The Best Butt Exhibit
YorkshireMuseum

Museums get up to some very interesting and weird things on social media. Especially during Coronavirus lockdown. So the Yorkshire Museum launched a worldwide battle between curators to see which museum has the very best butt in its collection… Continue reading »

Honest Advice On Relationships And Life In General By This Balloon Artist

Honest Advice On Relationships And Life In General By This Balloon Artist

We all have that friend who pollutes our Facebook or Instagram feed. Now the actual toxic waste they spill might differ, but whether it’s cringy boomer comics or their very, very amateur nature photos, even the most mundane posts can become poisonous in huge amounts. 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 »

“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 »

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 »

The Art Of Social Approaching By Til Kolare

Édouard Manet, Portrait of Monsieur Pertuiset the Lion-Hunter (1881), São Paulo Art Museum
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 »

Russian Artist Gained More Than 4M Followers By Taking Bizarre And Thought-Provoking Photos

Russian Artist Gained More Than 4M Followers By Taking Bizarre And Thought-Provoking Photos

25-year-old Russian artist Ellen Sheidlin (previuosly), known as Sheidlina, invites us to her creative, weird, and whimsical fantasy world that is her Instagram feed. Her photos are not your regular perfect shots we are used to seeing; she takes her craft to another level by combining photography, digital art, fashion, and makeup. Continue reading »

An Instagram Account Of Fine Art Portraits Of Black People Throughout The Centuries

An Instagram Account Of Fine Art Portraits Of Black People Throughout The Centuries
‘Black Artist Completing A Portrait of Maria Anna of Austria, Queen of Portugal’, oil on canvas by unknown Brazilian artist – date unknown, painted circa early 18th Century.

Acoording to a creator of @centuriesofblackpeopleinart Instagram account: “In response to requests on here I have created an instagram page of Fine Art portraits and depictions of Black people throughout the centuries. Feel free to share at any time. Continue reading »

“Bestiary 5+”: Virtual Museum Of Children’s Fine Arts

"Bestiary 5+": Virtual Museum Of Children’s Fine Arts

In 2017, the “Bestiary 5+” community page was created in VKontakte, the Russian social network. It’s dedicated to children’s work of art. An art teacher’s virtual museum consists of photos of ceramics, drawings, mysterious animals and surreal portraits. Among other creatures and subjects, there are visualizations of abstract concepts. Continue reading »

This Facebook Group Is Dedicated To Recreating Terrible Amateur Art, Here Are The Weirdest Entries

This Facebook Group Is Dedicated To Recreating Terrible Amateur Art, Here Are The Weirdest Entries

Lately, Facebook groups have been gaining more and more attention from the general public with such collectives as people role-playing ants exploding on the internet. One of the groups that recently gained an influx of attention is “Terrible Art in Charity Shops,” where people share various questionable art pieces they find at charity shops or similar establishments. Continue reading »

Superb Whimsical Digital Creations By Jean-Charles Debroize

Superb Whimsical Digital Creations By Jean-Charles Debroize

French art director and retoucher Jean-Charles Debroize combines photographs and digital art to creates fantastic imaginary scenarios. Continue reading »

While Stuck In Quarantine, This Artist Started An Art Project On Her Windows

28th of March
While Stuck In Quarantine, This Artist Started An Art Project On Her Windows

According to Krnács Ágota, a Visual Artist from Budapest, Hungary: ” The project’s real title is K_R_N_ – K_R_NT_N /. In English, it translates to C_R_N_ – Q__R_NT_N_. I think everyone knows what that means. It started from the 28th of March 2020 and we still don’t know when it will end. Continue reading »

Empty Classic Paintings To Illustrate Coronavirus Pandemic

Empty Classic Paintings To Illustrate Coronavirus Pandemic

José Manuel Ballester adapts famous paintings to the time of COVID-19.

The Spanish artist transforms famous scenes from the classic paintings of Goya, Picasso or Vermeer by removing the central aspect: the characters. The pandemic has inspired many artists who use art to share their unique perspective on this particular time. Continue reading »

Artist Erik Jensen Turns Used Keyboards Into Famous Works of Art

Artist Erik Jensen Turns Used Keyboards Into Famous Works of Art

Erik Jensen is an artist who creates unique upcycled art pieces made from the keys of computer keyboards that even the recycling companies cannot reuse. His art is not only awe-inspiring, it also benefits our environment. Continue reading »

This Artist Crafts A Creative Face Mask Every Day Of Self-Isolation, Here Are The Coolest He Has Created So Far

This Artist Crafts A Creative Face Mask Every Day Of Self-Isolation, Here Are The Coolest He Has Created So Far

We’ve kind of gotten used to a mandatory accessory that we have to wear whenever we go out in public―a face mask. And even if you’ve started to forget how people’s faces (besides your own) look, it doesn’t have to be boring at all! Continue reading »

People Are Submitting Their Best Painting Recreations To This Dutch Instagram Account

People Are Submitting Their Best Painting Recreations To This Dutch Instagram Account
Jenny Boot

Being stuck at home for prolonged periods of time has inspired some people to get creative. While some are cutting their own hair and trying out high-fashion looks, others are recreating famous paintings – and you’d be surprised how good they are at it. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Breakfast Moment Of Zen With Awesome Japanese Rock Garden Toast

Artist Creates Breakfast Moment Of Zen With Awesome Japanese Rock Garden Toast

Designer and artist Manami Sasaki has taken up quite the creative and delicious project in terms of dealing with stay and work from home protocol. Continue reading »

Gluten-Free Art Museum Lets You Enjoy Famous Artworks Without Gluten

Gluten-Free Art Museum Lets You Enjoy Famous Artworks Without Gluten

In one of the weirdest Internet art projects we’ve ever seen, French graphic artist Arthur Coulet has created a Tumblr called the Gluten-Free Museum that removes everything containing gluten from famous classical paintings. Some of the changes are subtle, while others are huge, but they all share one common vision – a world without gluten. Continue reading »

This Russian Facebook Group Is Recreating Famous Paintings While Isolating, And They’re Brilliant

This Russian Facebook Group Is Recreating Famous Paintings While Isolating, And They’re Brilliant

Even though most people are spending their days isolated at home due to the coronavirus quarantine, it doesn’t mean that life has suddenly become boring and uncultured. On the contrary, since people are temporarily banned from visiting their favorite art galleries and museums, they are bringing them home for themselves by recreating art pieces with whatever objects they have at home and publishing them in Izoizolyacia Facebook group. Continue reading »

Art Of Quarantine: 9 Classical Art Posters Adjusted To Quarantine

Art Of Quarantine: 9 Classical Art Posters Adjusted To Quarantine

According to Looma, a creative production agency from Kiev, Ukraine: “During the current coronavirus pandemic, many people still ignore the basic rules of quarantine and personal security. Continue reading »

This Home Baker’s Gorgeous Rye Bread Could Start A Revolution

This Home Baker’s Gorgeous Rye Bread Could Start A Revolution

When scoring bread, bakers use a small double-sided kitchen blade called a lame (pronounced lahm) to make precise, strategic cuts across the dough’s surface. These slashes allow moisture to escape and give the finished loaf that sought-after complex crust. The cutting process is mesmerizing to watch, and the post-bake result is even more so. What enters the oven as raw shaped bread with small gashes emerges as a fully formed loaf with crispy ridges and arcs in earthen hues of gold and brown. Continue reading »