Amazing Japanese Cardboard Artist Transforms Old Boxes Into Tanks, Gundams, Space Ships, And More!

Monami Ono, a graduate of the Osaka University of the Arts who studied 3D animation and now specializes in amazing cardboard artistry, may simply be the best, however. The talented and award-winning artist from Wakayama Prefecture’s hobby for practicing animation on cardboard boxes has turned into a full-time craft, landing her appearances on Japanese television, workshop appearances, and even film campaign models. Continue reading »

“The Little Things”: A Collection Of Brilliant Illustrations By Tomasz Majewski

Tomasz Majewski is an independent illustrator and graphic designer based in Warsaw, Poland. He has graduated from university with a Fine Arts M.A. degree. His favorite field of art is illustration: both digital and traditional. He also works for a publishing house, where he designs book covers and prepares them to print. Continue reading »

“Youth Gone Wild”: Stunning Photos Of The Russian Underground Dance Culture

Most of these music festivals and raves for lovers of such genres like Dark Electro, Punk Rock, EBM, Noise Rock, Ethno Techno and many others, are hidden from general public. Some of them are hard to get into. And, some are even secret. Continue reading »

“Triumph Of Hate”: Examining The Underbelly Of US Culture – Gun Violence, White Supremacy, And Greed

Sandow Birk’s exhibition at PPOW Gallery, Triumph of Hate, examines dark strains in the culture and politics of the United States, including Trump, gun violence, white supremacy, and greed. Birk’s body of work is unusual in that its explicit politics don’t read as overly didactic — a difficult line to walk successfully. Triumph of Hate is comprised of three distinct bodies of work: a series of satirical prints about Trumpian exploits, graphically violent paintings examining recent events, and a triptych of woodblock prints representing the battle of good versus evil throughout American history. Continue reading »

Stunning Vintage Photos That Capture New York’s Subway Since The ’80s

The Travelers. Brooklyn. Early 1980’s

Legendary New York-based fashion, documentary and street photographer Jamel Shabazz has been scanning the scenes of New York City for about 40 years now, reflecting its lifestyles, moods, fashions, and social struggles. Jamel Shabazz’s work goes far beyond photography, it is pure sociological documentation which has immortalized decades of New York City’s culture. Continue reading »

Twisted & Satirical Pop Culture Characters By Dan LuVisi

“A creepy trip down memory lane” …may be the best way to describe the “Popped Culture” series by LA-based concept artist Dan LuVisi where he features the most beloved characters from our childhood, in some unlikely, gruesome, and violent settings. Continue reading »

Makeup Artist Turns Her Lips Into Cute Pop Culture Characters

London-based makeup artist Laura Jenkinson has found a creative way to show her incredible painting and makeup skills to the world. She uses lipsticks and paint to create all sorts of cute pop culture and cartoon characters on her lips, making them a part of the whole artwork. Continue reading »

NSFW Outrageous Pop Culture Graphic Designs That Will Undoubtedly Amuse You

If you’re having a dreary day, the work of Milan-based art director Stefano Fraone could well put an end to this. The self-professed “visual guy between minimal and baroque” creates pop culture-inspired graphic designs, showcased on his Instagram account @_dotpigeon, that will not only inspire you, but also crack you up. Continue reading »

This Guy Continues To Paint Pop-Culture Characters Into Old Thrift-Store Paintings

Dave Pollot (previously) is a US painter who brings new life to old and forgotten art. He buys thrift store paintings and perfectly “enhances” them with pop culture symbols, giving a cool, nerdy spin to what’s dusting away inside cracked frames. Continue reading »

Stripped-Down Pop Culture Tattoos Of Jeremy D

In the contemporary tattoo industry, talent and recognition no longer depend on the number of years of practice. Case in point – Brisbane, Australia-based tattoo artist Jeremy D who’s been practicing his art for just over two years. Continue reading »

This Girl Makes A Pop-Culture-Inspired Pies That Would Be A Sin To Cut

These days food gets photographed so much that it has to be pretty. Especially if it’s pies. Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin (previously featured) is a confectionery artist who makes sure this happens – she bakes pies that are too nice to eat! Continue reading »

Artist Wil Hughes Shows How Pop Culture Icons Would Look In Real Life, And It Will Give You Nightmares

Australian digital artist Wil Hughes, who studies animation at Griffith University in Brisbane, has a unique talent; he turns beloved, usually family-friendly pop culture icons into nightmarish demons that look like they clawed their way straight out of Hell. Continue reading »

The Apocalypse Of Pop Culture By Filip Hodas

Filip Hodas, AKA Hoodass, is a freelance 3D artist from Prague, Czech Republic, who does surreal and mind-bending renderings that are truly out of this world. Continue reading »

Cats And Pop Culture – The Lovely Earrings By Catmadecom

When cats meet pop culture, an adorable collection of earrings created by the young Russian designer Rita, aka Catmadecom. From Pokemon to David Bowie through Adventure Time, Totoro or Sailor Moon, Rita transforms her cats into pretty creations. Continue reading »

Cute Cat Culture Goes Too Far With Japan’s Freaky Cat-Theme Masks

Japanese society places a great value on personal hygiene, and that extends to taking care of your skin. But just because the country is serious about grooming doesn’t mean it can’t have fun with the process, as evidenced by the variety of playful themed skin care masks that have gone on sale. Continue reading »