Capturing The Visceral Moment: Fantastic Detailed & Monumental Sculptures By Seward Johnson

Seward Johnson, the internationally-acclaimed sculptor of realistic bronzes depicting everyday people, originally began his artistic pursuits as a painter. When his wife encouraged him to take a class in sculpture, his life and and art world would be forever changed. Continue reading »

Architect Tadao Ando Envelops Giant Buddha Statue In Lavender-Planted Hill Temple

In the northern Japanese city of Sapporo, architect Tadao Ando designed a spectacular temple, which opened in December 2015. An essay by Tadao Ando for the Italian DOMUS Magazine discusses his work in Makomanai Takino Cemetery. Continue reading »

“Il Gigante”: The Statue Of The Giant Neptune In Italian Village

Monterosso del Mare is probably the largest of the Cinque Terre villages in Italy. Since its founding in early 13th century, the village functioned as a cultural and political centre of the region and its status required proper protection. Continue reading »

Seven Trolls And A Magical Tower Built From Recycled Materials Make Up A Fairy Tale In A Belgian Forest

The very talented Thomas Dambo who previously created gorgeous giant hulking sculptures in several countries, filled a Copenhagen forest with six towering giants and placed six moody trolls inside a Chicago arboretum, has built his own fairy tale inside the forest of the De Schorre Provinciaal Recreatiedomein in Boom, Belgium. Dambo also wrote and performs a song that tells the story of these trolls. Continue reading »

Giant Hand-Face Sculpture Looming Over New Zealand Freaks Out Its People


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A giant hand which has been described as a “Lovecraftian nightmare come to life” has been lifted into place atop Wellington’s City Gallery in New Zealand. Continue reading »

“Cats And The City”: Russian Artist Imagines A World Where Humans Live Among Giant Cats

Andrey Scherbak is a creative director of the Moscow advertising agency. It will probably take you a few seconds to understand that the photos there are not quite ordinary. On them Andrey and cats, who are several times larger than him, against the background of urban and not very urban landscapes. Continue reading »

Photographer Kris Provoost Captures Futuristic Chinese Megapolis Where Vertical Infrastructure Clashes With Local Traditions On The Riverbanks

In 1968, China embarked on a journey of reform that saw its once closed-off Communist society open-up to the rapidly globalizing world around it. This transformation of mentality, economics, and culture was set to transform the People’s Republic of China into a modern superpower. Continue reading »

Giant Artwork By Calligraphy Artist Pokras Lampas Destroyed In Yekaterinburg, Russia


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An aerial view of a Suprematist Cross artwork with a passage from the Kazimir Malevich manifesto by calligraphy artist Pokras Lampas (previously) in the Uralmash neighbourhood. The calligraffiti was partially destroyed by utility workers who tried to pave asphalt at a zebra crossing in Pervoi Pyatiletki Square. Continue reading »

Latvian Artist Carves Wood Cabinet In Shape Of Giant Beetle

Alder wood cabinet made in a shape of beetle by a Latvian artist and designer Janis Straupe. This is a sculpture with function, in its own style that does not belong to any art decade. Continue reading »

Cosplayer Creates Wings For Her Costume That She Can Move At Will


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With events such as Comic Con becoming less of a geek party and more of an international pop culture phenomenon, it’s no wonder that cosplay’s becoming more and more popular. What was once a very niche interest dominated by what the rest of the society deemed as ‘geeks’ and ‘nerds’ has been rapidly leaking into our everyday lives with celebrities like Bryan Cranston dressing up as his character from Breaking Bad as well as Daniel Radcliffe rocking up to Comic Con in a Spider-Man costume. It’s only natural that as the cosplay scene grows, the costumes evolve and turn into even more spectacular sights. Continue reading »

“Mausoleum Of Giants”: Street Artist Phlegm Creates A Giant, Large-Scale Sculptures

Street artist Phlegm turned an abandoned factory building into a mausoleum for gigantic sculptural representations of his signature characters. Continue reading »

Defenders Of The Soviet Arctic During The Great Patriotic War – The Giant Monument On The Edge Of Russia

The monument ‘Defenders of the Soviet Arctic during the Great Patriotic War’ – better known as ‘Alyosha’ celebrates the defense of Murmansk during WWII. As a result of the long and exhausting clashes in 1941-1942, Soviet troops thwarted joint German-Finnish armies to capture this important Soviet northern port-city.

The square with this 115 feet-high monument is beloved by locals and visitors to the city alike, since here they can enjoy remarkable views over Murmansk. Continue reading »

Street Artist Pays Homage To Pop Icons With Giant Murals

The work of a Manchester-based street artist AKSE is unbelievably photorealistic. He has been spraypainting the walls since 1992. Movie actors, sportsmen, TV series characters and singers are honored with murals scattered throughout the city. He also travels across the UK to share his art. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator Imagines A World Where Humans Live Among Giant Animals

By the hands of super creative mystery illustrator from Japan, comes the world like no other. On social media, the artist is known as Ariduka55 and it seems artist loves cats the most. There are a lot of other cuddly animals like pandas, rabbits, raccoons, and dogs and they are all giant creatures! Continue reading »

Vintage Family Photos Painted As Large Scale Murals By Mohamed L’Ghacham

Morocco-born, Barcelona-based artist Mohamed L’Ghacham paints large figurative murals based on scenes from vintage family photos and everyday objects. Often choosing photographic “accidents” for their authenticity, the artist paints meals, table settings, toasts, and other communal rituals performed by normal people. When viewed at a wall-sized scale, the personal and seemingly unimportant moments gain new meaning and become more emotionally resonant for viewers despite never having met the families portrayed. Continue reading »