Slovak photographer Maria Svarbova, whom we presented the Human Space series few months ago, comes back with a new series titled ‘Swimming Pool’. Artist transports us in a swimming pool in Bratislava where she photographs models with attitudes and poses are close to the ones of characters in a painting. This aspect is accentuated by the retouching of the pictures. Continue reading »
According to artist, Missy Dunaway: “For nine years I have painted in Moleskine journals with acrylic ink. Each page is a painting of a landscape or memory embellished with handwritten descriptions. I combined my two most recent journals into one book entitled ‘Standing in Asia’, ‘Looking at Europe’, ‘Thinking of New York’.” Continue reading »
In line with the amazing make-up art of Lianne Moseley, here are today the creations of the makeup artist Argenis Pinal, who uses body painting to turn himself and his models into famous superheroes or pop culture characters, from Wolverine to Superman through the Joker, Magneto, Harley Quinn, Spiderman, Double Face and so on. Continue reading »
Ill-Studio has collaborated with French fashion brand Pigalle to create a multicoloured basketball court between a row of buildings in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. They took inspiration from a 1930s artwork called Sportsmen by Russian artist Kasimir Malevich – a boldly coloured oil painting that depicts four figures stood side by side. Photos by Sebastien Michelini/Depositphotos. Continue reading »
Han Xiaoming takes the expression “a lick of paint” literally by using his tongue to produce works of art at a street booth in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang province, Oct 19, 2014. (China Daily) Continue reading »
An artist working on his painting outside a gallery at the artist village on June 12, 2014 in Shenzhen, China. The Dafen Artist Village in Guangdong province, China, is home to thousands of artists who reproduce some of the world’s most iconic paintings as well as create their own works. The village, on the outskirts of Shenzhen, is becoming a major center for original Chinese art. (Photo by Palani Mohan/Getty images)
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The 365-meter long street painting titled “Rhythms of Youth” was presented to the public for the first time on a lane on the campus of the Nanjing branch of the Communication University of China(CUCN) on Wednesday. The gigantic 3D street painting, or anamorphic painting, covering an area of more than 2,600 square meters, has set two new Guinness World Records as the world’s largest and longest street painting. Its creators led by famous Chinese artist Yang Yongchun were awarded the certificate by the Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking, on Tuesday at a ceremony held in the university.
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The lips of singer Katy Perry, made by Lake Worth Christian School students. (Photo by Greg Lovett/The Palm Beach Post) Continue reading »
“As a Denver resident, I have fallen in love with Peyton Manning! The combination of his being a great quarterback, and such a smart classy person is amazing! What could I, Natasha Kizmet do to honor him? Why not donate my body to Body Painting Artist extraordinaire Andy Anderson and let him work his magic. The realistic detail is mind boggling – and it is all paint on skin!…” Continue reading »
For a weekend, the streets of downtown Lake Worth are a canvas being transformed into works of art. With hundreds of artists using only chalk creating more than 200 paintings, the festival claims to be the largest of its kind in the world.
Street performers and musical entertainment contribute to the festive atmosphere, and artists will continue working on their creations at 10 a.m. Sunday, February 26.
Carrie Bennett, an art teacher from Ft. Lauderdale, works on her piece. (Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post) Continue reading »
A 3D body painting on the back of three models is seen in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China’s Fujian Province. The body painting was part of a call for the protection of endangered animals. (Zheng Shuai/Xinhua) Continue reading »