Cleveland Artist Creates a Giant Portrait of Donald Trump Using Thousands of Dildos

Cleveland Artist Creates a Giant Portrait of Donald Trump Using Thousands of Dildos

Cleveland artist Stephen Manka has created a portrait of President Donald Trump using 2,020 metal sex toys.

The portrait, currently constructed in a studio, measures 12 by 20 feet. Manka launched a Kickstarter fundraiser to raise money for the project, ultimately aiming to create a touring installation that would stop by Washington D.C., Wisconsin and Dallas ahead of the November presidential election, using the hashtag #DildoDon. Continue reading »

“Submerged”: New Underwater Artworks By Jason deCaires Taylor

"Submerged": New Underwater Artworks By Jason deCaires Taylor

Jason deCaires Taylor (previously) is a sculptor, environmentalist and underwater photographer who places his public artworks at the bottom of the ocean in locations scattered across the globe. Continue reading »

“Homer Homer” By Cool Shit Collective Is Seen During Sculpture By The Sea Festival In Australia

"Homer Homer" By Cool Shit Collective Is Seen During Sculpture By The Sea Festival In Australia
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“Homer Homer” is a creation by Australian born artist Danger Dave, founder of Cool Shit, based in London, who are known for their creations in inflatable sculptures. Continue reading »

When Architecture Meets Nature: Fantastic Giant Wooden Objects Of Henrique Oliveira

When Architecture Meets Nature: Fantastic Giant Wooden Objects Of Henrique Oliveira

Henrique Oliveira’s work crosses the genres of architecture and art, challenging perceptions and labels of sculpture and painting. Primarily describing himself as a painter, Oliveira started with oil on canvas and is now additionally working with his own uniquely created style of painting, with wood. Continue reading »

A Giant Red Fox By Artist Florentijn Hofman Towers Over Rotterdam

A Giant Red Fox By Artist Florentijn Hofman Towers Over Rotterdam

As part of a larger body of sculptural essays, Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman introduces a monumental ‘Bospolder Fox’ to the urban fabric of Rotterdam. Continue reading »

Strteet Artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada Honors Doctor Killed By COVID-19

Strteet Artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada Honors Doctor Killed By COVID-19

The Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, located in one of the most affected neighborhoods of New York’s Queens City, was the spot where artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada chose to create a large-scale mural. The later pays homage to Dr. Ydelfonso Decoo, who was part of the SOMOS Attention Network Community and died for Covid-19. Continue reading »

The Story In Pictures Of The Giant Hughes H-4 Hercules Made Entirely Of Wood In 1945-1947

The Story In Pictures Of The Giant Hughes H-4 Hercules Made Entirely Of Wood In 1945-1947
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The largest wooden airplane ever constructed, and flown only one time, the H-4 Hercules (nicknamed Spruce Goose) represents one of humanity’s greatest attempts to conquer the skies. Henry Kaiser, steel magnate and shipbuilder, conceived the idea of a massive flying transport and turned to Howard Hughes to design and build it. Continue reading »

The Biggest Anamorphic Illusion In The World Has Been Successfully Revealed On The Largest Outdoor Advertising Screen In South Korea

The Biggest Anamorphic Illusion In The World Has Been Successfully Revealed On The Largest Outdoor Advertising Screen In South Korea

The largest outdoor screen in Korea appears like a giant aquarium with a wave pool but is in fact an anamorphic illusion. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist’s Striking Illustrations Show Tokyo Overrun By Whales And Giant Flowers

Japanese Artist’s Striking Illustrations Show Tokyo Overrun By Whales And Giant Flowers

“I take scenes which you may see every day, and I aim to create a different world by adding something else.” This is how Japanese illustrator Hiromu。(hiromu-maru) humbly describes his astonishing works which he illustrates in pen and colors in Photoshop. Continue reading »

Riding Giant Mechanical Tricycles In 1896

Riding Giant Mechanical Tricycles In 1896

This giant eight man tricycle was indeed a promotional stunt, used to promote “VIM” tires made by the Boston Woven Hose and Rubber Company, around 1896. Continue reading »

British Designer Paul Cocksedge Creates Awesome Curved Large-Scale Installation

British Designer Paul Cocksedge Creates Awesome Curved Large-Scale Installation
Mark Cocksedge

This large-scale installation of British designer Paul Cocksedge Please Be Seated was presented at the London Design Festival in 2019. Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Photos Of Houses Carved Inside Massive Tree Stumps in America From The Early 20th Century

Amazing Vintage Photos Of Houses Carved Inside Massive Tree Stumps in America From The Early 20th Century

The giant size of the stump gives a good idea of the size of the old growth trees.

As the first waves of loggers swept over great portions of the Pacific Northwest’s old-growth forests in the second half of the nineteenth century, those men opened up the dark dense woodlands to settlement. And they surely left their mark on the land. Continue reading »

A Street Artist Creates Giant Mural In A Maximum Security Prison In California

A Street Artist Creates Giant Mural In A Maximum Security Prison In California

It’s been amazing to see JR’s projects take shape over the past few years, from inmmersive city video murals to the wheatpasting at the foot of the Louvre. There’s an energy in his work that is so palpable. Continue reading »

Superb Colossal Steampunk Sculptures By Pierre Matter

Superb Colossal Steampunk Sculptures By Pierre Matter

Pierre Matter works mostly with bronze and embellish the sculptures with recycled objects, using welders, plasma cutters, laser cutters and grinders to shape and sculpt. “I’m a kind of salvager. I feel like a child in a heap of sand, but instead of sand, there’s a lot of recycling and scrap, full of magnificent objects.” Often, the sculptures which emerge from these scraps of metal speak to us of who we are and how our future might be. Continue reading »

Cats Of War: This Artist Hilariously Combines Military Hardware With Giant Cats

Cats Of War: This Artist Hilariously Combines Military Hardware With Giant Cats

We are no strangers to giant cats among us theme as we’ve previously featured them here, here and here. This time we invite you to take a look at @GiantCat9 Twitter account who combines huge cats with military hardware. Why? Who knows… But it’s quite entertaining. Continue reading »

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

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

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

"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

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

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

"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

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

Giant Artwork By Calligraphy Artist Pokras Lampas Destroyed In Yekaterinburg, Russia
Albert Gabsatarov and Dmitry Bychkovsky / “Stenograffia”

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

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

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 »