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 »

Race Driver Ralf Schumacher Buys Classic Russian Offroad “Niva” Car

Race Driver Ralf Schumacher Buys Classic Russian Offroad "Niva" Car

German race driver Ralf Schumacher purchased a Russian “Niva” car and proudly showed in on his Instagram page. Lada 4×4 has been produced since 1977, its design was made by Valery Semushkin 43 years ago. Meantime, Russian drivers prefer foreign cars and treat domestic brands with distrust. 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 »

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 »

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 »

A Gallery Of Stunning Photos Of Classic Range Rover Conversions

A Gallery Of Stunning Photos Of Classic Range Rover Conversions

The Range Rover has been a notable part of motoring since the beginning of the 1970s. The combination of Land-Rover ruggedness and adaptability, together with traditional Rover comfort and speed produces one of the most versatile vehicles ever to be made. Continue reading »

Artist Re-Imagines Classic Paintings To Obey Social Distancing Rules During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Artist Re-Imagines Classic Paintings To Obey Social Distancing Rules During The Coronavirus Pandemic

People across the globe have been instructed to obey social distancing rules for the foreseeable future amid the coronavirus pandemic. And following the new legislation, German based artist Til Kolare have reimagined a series of classic paintings in accordance with the law. Continue reading »

Artist Shows How Classical Paintings Would Look During Quarantine

Artist Shows How Classical Paintings Would Look During Quarantine

Spanish artist José Manuel Ballester has created an exploration of the role that people play in classical paintings – by removing them. This unique series, titled “Hidden Spaces” looks pretty unsettling without the people that we know should be there, and it gives us another angle to look at the world during COVID-19 quarantine. Continue reading »

Artist Reimagined Famous Paintings To See What They’d Look Like If They Were Painted During The Coronavirus Crisis

Artist Reimagined Famous Paintings To See What They’d Look Like If They Were Painted During The Coronavirus Crisis

Genevieve Blais is a photo-based artist earning great praise for her work involving art historical and theoretical narratives. The artist’s twisted representation of familiar subject matter characterizes her fantasy world. Her captivating yet sinister work draws on themes of sexuality, mortality and symbolism. Continue reading »

14 Immortal Black And White Film Scenes Tastefully Colored By Austrian Artist

Buster Keaton in the film ‘The General’ (1926)
14 Immortal Black And White Film Scenes Tastefully Colored By Austrian Artist

The exquisite and elegant beauty of monochrome film and photography is unparalleled. At the same time, it would be extremely curious and fun to see what some of the most iconic movie scenes in film history would look like in color, wouldn’t it? Continue reading »

Cloned Photos: Iconic Images Recreated With Star Wars Figures In Stunning Photo Project By David Eger

Cloned Photos: Iconic Images Recreated With Star Wars Figures In Stunning Photo Project By David Eger

In photographer David Eger’s “Cloned Photos” project, he has recreated historical photographs, movie posters, and imagery using Clone Troopers and other Star Wars figures. Continue reading »

Russian Artists Recreate Famous Paintings And Have Much Fun

Russian Artists Recreate Famous Paintings And Have Much Fun

Some exciting results of the photo challenge arranged in the Russian social network “VK” – “Photograph as if Rembrandt”. Look them through to the very end, they cool! Continue reading »

Someone Created A Funny Guide On How To Recognize Famous Painters And It’s Surprisingly Accurate

If Everyone – Including The Women – Looks Like Putin, Then It’s Van Eyck
Someone Created A Funny Guide On How To Recognize Famous Painters And It’s Surprisingly Accurate

If you’re not a big fan of classical art, you’d probably have a hard time pointing out what artist painted a certain painting. Well, your days of guessing are finally over – someone created a handy, albeit pretty hilarious, guide on how to recognize famous painters by their paintings and it’s surprisingly accurate. Continue reading »

Welcome To The Retro Racing At Goodwood 2019, A Classic Car Racing Festival Celebrating The Mid-Twentieth Century Heyday Of The Sport

Welcome To The Retro Racing At Goodwood 2019, A Classic Car Racing Festival Celebrating The Mid-Twentieth Century Heyday Of The Sport
Reuters

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is an annual hill climb featuring historic motor racing vehicles held in the grounds of Goodwood House, West Sussex, England. Continue reading »

This Artist Turns Pieces Of Classical Art Into Hyperrealistic Portraits

Venus de Milo
The statue of Venus de Milo displayed at The Louvre is one of the oldest sculptures that survived to this day. The statue is believed to represent Aphrodite, the ancient Greek goddess of love, yet some people speculate that it could represent Amphitrite, a Greek goddess of the sea.

This Artist Turns Pieces Of Classical Art Into Hyperrealistic Portraits

Joongwon Jeong is a Korean painter and a freelance illustrator who specializes in hyperrealism. This time the artist took inspiration from some classical pieces of art and recreated them as hyperrealistic portraits that almost look like photographs. Continue reading »

“Colorize To Remember”: Samir Belhamra Colorized Historic Images To Bring The Past To Life

"Colorize To Remember": Samir Belhamra Colorized Historic Images To Bring The Past To Life

Samir Belhamra is a self-taught photographer and graphic designer, based in France. We recently published his amazing photographs of the South of France. Today we present his new project “Colorize To Remember” in which he colorized old classic photos. Continue reading »

“The Cat Whisperer”: Walter Chandoha, The Photographer Who Popularized Cat Pictures

"The Cat Whisperer": Walter Chandoha, The Photographer Who Popularized Cat Pictures

On a winter’s night in 1949 in New York City, young marketing student and budding photographer Walter Chandoha spotted a stray kitten in the snow, bundled it into his coat, and brought it home. Little did he know he had just met the muse that would determine the course of his life. Continue reading »

A Painting Or A Meme? A Look At Joseph Ducreux

A Painting Or A Meme? A Look At Joseph Ducreux
Self-portrait in the Guise of a Mockingbird, 1791

We don’t know a lot about Joseph Ducreux, but he sure looks like he had sense of humor. A portrait artist in during the reign of Louis XVI of France, Ducreux survives the French revolution, and worked along side of painters like Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, and Jacques-Louis David. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Creates A New Pin-Up Calendar Inspired By Classic Masterpieces Of Kustodiyev And Bilibin

Russian Artist Creates A New Pin-Up Calendar Inspired By Classic Masterpieces Of Kustodiyev And Bilibin

“My name is Andrew Tarusov (previously), and I’m a pin-up artist. You’ve probably already seen my work on the Internet or maybe you have one of my calendars. And today I am presenting my new calendar about Beautiful Russia of the Future to you! Continue reading »

Programmer Recreates Classic Artwork With Thread And A Mathematic Algorithm

Programmer Recreates Classic Artwork With Thread And A Mathematic Algorithm

Ani Abakumova and her husband Andrei Abakumov create string art replicas of famous paintings. Andrei makes computer calculations that show patterns for future images, then Ani winds coloured strings around nails hammered around a plywood board. Continue reading »

Concepts From Future Past: Alfa Romeo Carabo, 1968

Concepts From Future Past: Alfa Romeo Carabo, 1968

Auto designers certainly fell in love with wedge-shaped cars in the late 1960s. With many of the best known examples of the wedge design coming out of Europe, it’s no surprise that at least one bears the Alfa Romeo nameplate. First shown in Paris in 1968, the Alfa Romeo Carabo was designed by Bertone’s Marcello Gandini. Continue reading »

Classic Rock And New Wave Songs Brilliantly Reimagined As Vintage Pulp Fiction Paperbacks

“London Calling” re-imagines the classic Clash song as an issue of a 1950s-era pulp detective magazine. Prints come in four sizes, priced accordingly. Prints are on heavy, glossy archival-quality paper. The perfect gift for the punk rocker in your life.
Classic Rock And New Wave Songs Brilliantly Reimagined As Vintage Pulp Fiction Paperbacks

Graphic artist Todd Alcott has brilliantly reimagined classic rock and new wave songs as vintage pulp-fiction paperback books. Continue reading »

Russian Forest As Viewed By Russian Officials

The Rooks Have Come Back, 1871 by Aleksey Savrasov
Russian Forest As Viewed By Russian Officials

Did you know that trees in Russian cities are being destroyed in massive numbers? They do it under the “tree sanitation pruning excuse”, but in fact, it’s nothing but barbarism. Poorly educated and incompetent officials simply destroy nature in cities, and there’s not any logical explanation for such actions. Let us now see how the country painted by famous Russian artists would look after “sanitation pruning of trees”. Continue reading »

“Modern Renaissance”: Classic Paintings Recreated With Modern Celebrities

“Modern Renaissance”: Classic Paintings Recreated With Modern Celebrities

What happens when you have too much free time and like to play with Photoshop? This. This happens… The Photoshop wizards over at Worth1000 (currently owned by DesignCrowd) inserted some current celebrities into classic paintings. Continue reading »