Artist Imagines Famous Cartoon Characters With Human Bodies And The Result Is Bizarre

Artist Imagines Famous Cartoon Characters With Human Bodies And The Result Is Bizarre

Have you ever wondered how famous characters from our favorite childhood cartoons would look in real life? One artist decided to give them a human body! Egyptian artist Mohamed Halawany created a series called “Real Toons” that depicts famous characters as real humans dressed up in fashionable attire. Continue reading »

Design Duo Creates Chairs Inspired By The Human Anatomy

Design Duo Creates Chairs Inspired By The Human Anatomy

Daishi Luo and Zhipeng Tan are the members of a creative design duo which creates furniture inspired by the human body, including tall spinal chairs with pelvis seats and other stuff you might find odd. Continue reading »

Handheld, Creepy Furniture Sculptures Made Of Fake Human Skin

Handheld, Creepy Furniture Sculptures Made Of Fake Human Skin

In the unsettling 2009 sculpture series “Handheld,” small models of furniture appear to be made out of human skin. In actuality British artist Jessica Harrison created the sculptures using casts of her own hands. Continue reading »

Photographer Steve McCurry’s Photos Show The Complex Relationship Between Humans And Animals

The legendary US photographer’s favourite shots of creatures and how they interact with humans feature in “Animals”, his latest book.

Photographer Steve McCurry's Photos Show The Complex Relationship Between Humans And Animals
A mahout and his elephant at a sanctuary, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2010. (Photo by Steve McCurry/The Guardian) Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Paints Adorable Watercolours Of Pet Hamster Doing Human Things

Japanese Artist Paints Adorable Watercolours Of Pet Hamster Doing Human Things

Great artists throughout the ages had their muses, but perhaps none as cute as the usual subject of this Japanese artist’s works. GOTTE is an art university graduate who is making great use of their skills to create adorable depictions of their pet hamster called Sukeroku. 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 »

Japanese DJ Not Only Makes Music But Also Wraps Everyday Objects In Realistic-Looking Human Flesh

Japanese DJ Not Only Makes Music But Also Wraps Everyday Objects In Realistic-Looking Human Flesh

Japanese DJ and artist Shishido Mazafaka — aka Doooo — is sending shivers down the spine of the internet with his hyper-realistic body artwork that doubles as a coin purse. Continue reading »

Weird, Provocative And Unusual Anatomical Jewelry By Polina Verbytska

Weird, Provocative And Unusual Anatomical Jewelry By Polina Verbytska

According to Polina Verbytska: “I spend long hours creating my art – fantastic figures, “frozen” in clear spheres. I use polymer clay to sculpt and resin to cover it. Although most of my sculptures are large, I feel that there is something special about miniatures. This technique allows me to bring images from my deep subconscious to life. Continue reading »

Singaporean Artist Gains International Following For Her Sculptures Of Body Parts

Singaporean Artist Gains International Following For Her Sculptures Of Body Parts

A Singaporean student has gained an international following on social media for her macabre sculptures of body parts, including a pie with little hearts for filling, tiny baby faces in pistachio nut shells and miniature brains. Continue reading »

Photographer Caesar Lima Explores The Unusual Beauty Of The Human Body

Photographer Caesar Lima Explores The Unusual Beauty Of The Human Body

Proving that beauty is indeed more than skin deep, Caesar Lima’s Unusual Beauty Project concentrates on models and even regular day-to-day individuals that have rare skin conditions, such as congenital melanocytic nevi, or CMN, which involves visibly pigmented proliferations on the skin, and Vitiligo, discolorations of the skin caused by depigmentation. Continue reading »

Artist Spends Her Days Creating Stuffed Toys With Artificial Human Teeth

Artist Spends Her Days Creating Stuffed Toys With Artificial Human Teeth

Mrs McGettrick is a UK based artist that spends her days creating stuffed toys with artificial human teeth. Hobby that started as a joke in 2010, is now a successful full-time business venture with her own store on Amazon. Why do people buy these monstrous creatures? We have no idea… Continue reading »

Artist Merges Humans, Flora And Fauna In His Marvelous Anatomical Illustrations

Artist Merges Humans, Flora And Fauna In His Marvelous Anatomical Illustrations

With graphite and acrylic, Italian artist Nunzio Paci creates illustrations that mix together the elements of anatomy and floral arrangements. This, in turn, creates abstract compositions that leap off the page. Continue reading »

Limitless Boundaries Of The Human Body In Photographs By Cody Choi, Professional Dancer And Photographer

Limitless Boundaries Of The Human Body In Photographs By Cody Choi, Professional Dancer And Photographer

By Cody Choi, former Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake dancer & Ada Ooi formed in 2008, explores the human body and mind through different art media. Fearless in all kinds of creative expedition, the company collaborates with arts professionals around the world to experience the limitless boundaries of the human body. Continue reading »

“Human Nature”: A Stupefying Installation By Rikato Nagashima

"Human Nature": A Stupefying Installation By Rikato Nagashima

Artist Rikato Nagashima designed the installation entitled Human Nature, a tribute to Anish Kapoor, a British artist. This work was first exhibited at the Eye of Gyre Gallery, a building in Tokyo, and then transferred to an old clinic that was turned into an art gallery. And it must be said that the work is bluffing. Continue reading »

“Over Your Skin”: Fascinating Art Project Sees Paint Flow Through Ridges In Human Skin, Creating River-Like Masterpieces

"Over Your Skin": Fascinating Art Project Sees Paint Flow Through Ridges In Human Skin, Creating River-Like Masterpieces

This fascinating art project has seen an artist use the intricacies of human body as his canvas, filming paint in incredible macro detail as it flows through the ridges found in the skin. Continue reading »

Human Characters Interact With Extra-Terrestrial Creatures And Dinosaurs – New Gucci Campaign Inspired By Vintage Sci-Fi

Human Characters Interact With Extra-Terrestrial Creatures And Dinosaurs - New Gucci Campaign Inspired By Vintage Sci-Fi

Surreal, psychedelic outer space landscapes and trippy retro-futurist spaceship interiors create wild settings. Continue reading »

These Weird Clocks Use Human Faces To Display The Time

These Weird Clocks Use Human Faces To Display The Time

Patience is a clock which uses a human face to represent the passage of time. The eyes work in the same way as an analog clock’s hands, with the right eye indicating hours and the left eye indicating minutes. The mouth opens and closes to represent seconds. The Patience clocks were created by the Japanese designers of the WE+ studio. Continue reading »

Deborah Simon’s ‘Flayed’ Bears Reflect On Human, Animal Relationships

Deborah Simon’s ‘Flayed’ Bears Reflect On Human, Animal Relationships

Deborah Simon, a Virginia-born, New York-based artist, creates sculptures that explore “the reality of the animal and the vulnerability imbued in toy.” Though her sculptures appear to be taxidermy, series like “Flayed Animals” are made entirely from hand. She uses materials like polymer clay, faux fur, acrylic paint, wire, foam, glass, and embroidery materials to create these animals, mostly focusing on bears. Continue reading »

Biting Illustrations That Uncover All Of The Human Essences In Modern World

Biting Illustrations That Uncover All Of The Human Essences In Modern World

Tomer Hanuka and Asaf Hanuka are twin Israeli illustrators who are famous for their extraordinary paintings. Bright and highly philosophical, their works accurately present the authors’ vision of the modern world. Continue reading »

Human Builds A Dragon-Shaped Cardboard House For His Cat In Order To Please His Master

Human Builds A Dragon-Shaped Cardboard House For His Cat In Order To Please His Master

One creative guy named Sam just took cardboard cat houses to the next level. Inspired by his beloved kitty Denni, the entire thing is made out of cardboard and held by hot glue. “I love making things, especially out of cardboard. My cat also loves cardboard and I love my cat,” Sam writes on his website. Continue reading »

Designer Creates Human Ivory Jewelry Out Of Her Own Teeth

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In a time when ivory poaching has gotten so bad that it threatens to wipe out several animal species, a young Dutch designer is creating “egalitarian jewelry” made of our very own ivory – teeth. Continue reading »

Meet The Artist Selling Real Carved Human Skulls

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Artist Zane Wylie has purchased dozens of human skulls. He carves the bones with intricate designs and sells them on his website for thousands of dollars. But the art of bone carving is complex: It’s both technically difficult, and it’s increasingly tough to find legally obtained skulls for purchase, as major online retailer eBay prohibited the sale of human remains this year. Continue reading »

800 Human Sculptures Found In This Creepy Japanese Village

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Japanese photographer Ken Ohki who goes by the name Yukison was traveling in Toyama Prefecture, Japan, when he stumbled upon one of the creepiest arrays of human-like sculptures scattered around the village of Fureai Sekibutsu no Sato (The Village Where You Can Meet Buddhist Statues). Continue reading »

Catalonia’s Human Towers: The Art Of Castells

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Photo by Lluis Gene/AFP Photo

The 26th annual Human Tower Competition took place in the city of Tarragona in the Spanish autonomous region of Catalonia. The tradition of building human towers or “castells” dates back to the 18th century and takes place during festivals in Catalonia, where “colles” (or teams) compete to build the tallest and most structurally-complex towers. The structure of the “castells” varies depending on their complexity. A “castell” is considered completely successful when it is loaded and unloaded without falling apart. Continue reading »

Rescue ‘Fortress’ In Tanzania Protects Albinos From Human Hunters

The rescue centres in Tanzania protect albino people from the vicious hunters who sell their body parts to witch doctors. Photojournalist Ana Palacios, 43, visited the centre in Tanzania three times between 2012 and 2016 to find out more about the plight of albino people. Persecution of albinism is rooted in the belief that the body parts can transmit magical powers, however, they are also ostracised by those who believe that they are cursed and bring bad luck. The Tanzanian government has been forced to set up special centres to protect people with albinism from harm.

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The women who flee to the centre with their albino children also act as guardians for the other albino children who have been abandoned at the centre in Kabanga Refuge Centre, Tanzania, 2012. (Photo by Ana Palacios/Barcroft Images) Continue reading »