Artist Marina Capdevila recently spent some time in Spain where she unveiled this large rooftop piece entitled “Radio Liberty”.
Painting on the streets of Pals, a small town in Northern Spain, the artist spent several days on the roof of an abandoned radio station. The station was created during the Cold War by Americans as an anti-communist propaganda source to the Soviet Union. Continue reading »
A new series from Vancouver-based illustrator and painter Laura Bifano (previously featured here). Touching on the ominous allure of the mountains, “Altars” pays tribute to local haunts like the Lions, Anvil Island, Watersprite Lake, The Stawamus Chief and Black Tusk. Continue reading »
It seems that Russians from all over the country are fans of Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk. A mural of the tech entrepreneur has appeared in the Urals city of Chelyabinsk (1,200 miles east of Moscow) on an old rusty electrical box attached to a lampost. The artwork was created by Chelyabinsk Urbanist. Continue reading »
Bastien Lecouffe Deharme was born on the shores of Brittany (France) at the beginning of the eighties. His artwork evolves at the crossroad of modern and ancient myths and legends, forgotten tales and tragedies. Bastien creates dark and symbolic pictures, blending a contrast of beauty and decadence. Continue reading »
Beeple is Mike Winkelmann, a graphic designer from Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. His short films have screened at onedotzero, Prix Ars Electronica, the Sydney Biennale, Ann Arbor Film Festival and many others. Continue reading »
Ffo is a Moscow-based artist who creates beautiful, strange and surreal collages from anatomical illustrations, classical art, 1950’s pop culture images and Art Nouveau prints. What little is known about this anonymous artist comes directly from the answers given to questions asked by fans. From these we learn Ffo studied at art college for three years before turning his/her talents to creating collages. Continue reading »
Cyril Rolando is a hobbyist digital painter from France and loves the universe of Tim Burton and Hayoa Miyazaki. Beginning using only an art website called Oekaki and his computer mouse, he spent two months experimenting with and learning digital painting techniques. He then realized that if he wanted to continue to develop as an artist he must upgrade his instruments and began creating his artwork using Photoshop and a Wacom tablet. Still pursuing his studies by day, Cyril worked to recreate photos and how to create his own surreal worlds where any fantasy or story was possible. His work has continued to evolve, growing into the beautiful unique style you see today. The elements of his paintings contain just the right detail and texturing to bring the viewer into his bizarre surreal worlds. Continue reading »
Cats like to scratch stuff. It’s what cats do. Sometimes it’s your sofa. Other times it’s your face. You just never know with cats. But if it’s expensive or important, chances are that your cat will want to scratch it. This rule also applies to priceless paintings. Continue reading »
When you say the words pottery or ceramics most people will think of earthy clay and glazes. Images of old vessels that hold flowers, or used as tableware, might come to mind. On the other side of the spectrum are computer graphics and digital art, a wholly intangible media that’s made of bits and bytes. Combine these two vastly different fields and you get what artist Toshiya Masuda calls “image gap.” Continue reading »
The Sarasota Chalk Festival, an annual international street art exhibit and competition in Sarasota, Fla., closed on Nov. 7, 2011 after a week of events, and this year, latecomers were in for an unwelcome surprise. For the first time ever, Sarasota officials were spraying down the sidewalks the day after the 2011 festival, erasing the hundreds of chalk traditional, mosaic and 3D artworks created by artists from around the world.
Juandres Vera, of Mexico, finishes his submission for the 3D Pavement Art category at the 2011 Sarasota international Chalk Festival. Continue reading »