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 »

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

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)

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


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

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 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

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

Emojis, loud colors, celestial vibes, and Baby Yoda… all these and more can be appreciated with Brickspacer, a visual whiz, and innovator. Continue reading »