Enormous Vulva Sculpture in Brazil Sparks Conservative Outrage

The prize for 2021’s most controversial public sculpture might have already been claimed by a newly installed 33m-high concrete crimson vulva in Brazil, which has sparked fierce online debate. Continue reading »

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

Flower Lamp

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 »

The World’s Youngest-Ever Lego Certified Professional Just Made this 50,000 piece Great Wave

There are only 21 LEGO Certified Professionals in the world and Junpei Mitsui is the only one from Japan, and the youngest-ever when he was named a LEGO Certified Professional in 2011 at the age of 24. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Amazing Banana Art Made by Poking and Bruising the Skin, No Ink is Used

The COVID-19 lockdowns have had a very different effect on people. While the boredom made some depressed, it actually helped others discover hidden talents. Take Anna Chojnicka, who started creating adorable banana peel artworks. Continue reading »

People Believe They’ve Noticed Art References In Popular Movies, Share Side-By-Side Pics On Twitter

You get some popcorn and press “play.” As the film is rolling, you suddenly realize that particular shot… you’ve seen it somewhere before. Call it déjà vu or a glitch in the matrix, but what if sometimes, it’s actually true? Continue reading »

Rock Art Depicting Extinct Animals Is Discovered In Colombian Amazon And It’s Dated Back Around 12,000 Years

When it feels like we know the world around us all too well, and there are few things that can surprise us, the wonders of history and nature prove us wrong. Just recently, the British-Colombian team of archaeologists led by José Iriarte announced the bombshell news. Continue reading »

Pictures Of The Way This Thai Teacher Is Teaching Anatomical Drawing Are Going Viral

Wannarit Karin is a Thai artist and the founder of the ART of Anatomy academy in Bangkok. The man is a very dedicated teacher and recently the photos of his amazing anatomical drawing lessons went viral all over the internet. Continue reading »

“Memes of the Floating World”: Artist Recreates Favorite Memes In Japanese Print Styles

According to an artist: “It started as a Christmas gift to my wife, who loves the “Woman Yelling at Cat” meme, and has unfolded into an art project called “Memes of the Floating World.” In this strange dream world, classic Japanese woodblock print art and legends mash up with memes, dead and living, and internet lore from the past and present. Continue reading »

Artist Inserts People From Classical Paintings Into The Modern World, And The Result Is Surprisingly Fitting

Alexey Kondakov (previously here and here), the Ukrainian artist that inserts people from classical paintings into the modern world and its scenarios, is back with more of his fascinating work. He places classical figures into subways, markets, cars, and many more usual places for us, but quite unusual places for half-naked paintings. His work creates an interesting contrast between the delicate and expressive renaissance art and the sometimes dull and boring scenarios of everyday life. Continue reading »

Makeup Artist Uses His Face And Body As A Canvas To Recreate Famous Paintings

Many people might still not recognize makeup as an art form, but talented artists all over the world keep proving that amazing things can be created using only the power of makeup. Continue reading »

Giant Brushstroke Paintings By David Ambarzumjan Capture Different Periods Of Time In The Same Place

Artist David Ambarzumjan is well-known on Instagram. With an astonishing amount of over 400k followers on the platform, he happily shares his unique pieces of work with his fans. Continue reading »

“When the Rain Passes”: The Superb Digital Art Works of Wenqing Yan

Wenqing Yan, also known as Yuumei, is an artist with a focus on creating artworks and graphic novels that promotes environmentalism and cyber activism. Continue reading »

Giant Optical Illusion Transforms A Street In Montreal Into Wavy Sand Dunes


Raphaël Thibodeau

In Star Wars, Obi-Wan Kenobi once said “Your eyes can deceive you, don’t trust them.” And it seems that nothing represents that as well as the artwork “Moving Dunes” created by the Canadian architecture firm NÓS. Continue reading »

Confectioner Bakes Stories From Pies That Are Too Beautiful To Eat

As Thanksgiving approaches, today’s story is about one of the most important and delicious parts of Thanksgiving diner—pies. Liz Joy’s pies tell a story like no other. They tell stories from tales we all know, like Little Red Riding Hood. She does tasteful references to Peter Pan, Ursula, and Ariel, from Disney, and Khaleesi with her dragon from Game Of Thrones. And Liz tells unique narratives of her own, like a girl in a little snow globe, a boy having adventures in the wild, or a fairy sitting on the edge of the moon. Continue reading »

“Wake Up, Beauty!”: The Superb Digital Concept & Fantasy Art Works of Tony Sart

Dive into the art of Anton Yakovlev (aka Tony Sart), a freelance concept artist & illustrator. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Maria Safronova Paints Anxiety and Uncertainty within Ordered Lives

How can classical painting techniques be used to construct a reality that reflects and critiques contemporary society? This is what Maria Safronova sets out to do in her recent series of paintings, accompanied by three-dimensional props. Continue reading »

US Medical Bills Turned Into Paintings and Sold to Erase Debt

An art collective in the United States has come up with a novel way of paying off three people’s medical debt: turning their hospital bills into huge paintings and selling them to collectors for thousands of dollars. Continue reading »

Italian Artist Pietro Cataudella Combines Drawings and Real Objects Into Amazing and Funny Sketches

Pietro Cataudella is 29 year old graphic designer, illustrator and content creator who lives in Pisa, Italy. He never studied art, illustration or architecture. He has a degree in geology, he learned those skills by himself! Pietro actually works with many digital agencies, international brands, tourism agencies or museums. Besides that, he manages his own project called CityLiveSketch that he created in 2014. Continue reading »

The Simpsons Meets Fine Art in Amazing Mash-Ups

Instagram account Fine Art Simpsons brings together the world of fine art with that of the The Simpsons. And the results are pretty fantastic. The artist describes them as “Lifeless images rendered in colourful goop.” Continue reading »

This Woman Recreates One Famous Classic Painting a Day for a Year, Brings Progress to Another Level

Ilya Repin “Princess Sofia Alekseyevna” (1879)

Liza Yukhnyova from Saint Petersburg, Russia, perfectly gets into characters of famous masterpieces. Her mastery does not look like entertainment but claims to be called art. Continue reading »

Alessandro Keegan Creates Abstract, Jewel-Like Surreal Compositions

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 »

Artist Alexa Meade Turns People Into 2D Illusion Art

Alexa Meade (previously) is an American artist best known for her portraits painted directly onto the human body and inanimate objects in a way that collapses depth and makes her models appear two-dimensional when photographed. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist’s Dazzlingly Realistic Eevee Illustrations Jump Off the Page

In a series of illustrations, talented Japanese artist ARIA_art, who is known for stunningly realistic colored pencil artwork, draws the popular Pokémon with expert detail and a fascinating “jumping off the page” aesthetic. Continue reading »

This Bakery Artists Make Works of Art that Just So Happen to be Cakes

Tortik Annushka (Annie’s Cake) is a Moscow-based, cake design studio founded in 2009 by brother and sister pastry chefs. In addition to their sumptuous creations, the studio also offers in-class and online training modules for aspiring bakers of all skill levels. Continue reading »

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 »