Vinnie’s Pizzeria, a legendary slice shop in Williamsburg, NYC has dedicated its new pizza to Dr. Anthony Faucci. They calld it “Dr. Anthony Fauchees.” Continue reading »
Nurses and doctors. Our last line of defense, our protectors and guardians. They are out there, risking their lives to make sure we can live ours. I have no words to describe my appreciation for all of those that saw their lives and workload explode. Continue reading »
Surely David Bowie is one of those people who deserve the title of genius. We know that all the adjectives that can be bestowed on him are not enough to describe one of the personalities and one of the most radical and enormous talents known in the world of culture and the arts. Bowie has spent his life creating beautiful works and revolutionizing the world in so many ways, it’s getting hard to count. Continue reading »
On 15 April 2019 around 6:50 p.m., a fire broke out in the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. One of the most famous historical buildings, it has a strong value to Parisian and French culture and is one of the most famous buildings in the world with around 13 million tourists every year. After the tragic news about the iconic cathedral burning went viral, many artists showed their respect to the monument by drawing it. Continue reading »
“Tribute to Madiba” is made by graffiti artist Fabian De Smet out of hundreds of paper polygons on a wooden canvas, which under a specific light direction recreates the portrait of Nelson Mandela thanks to a new lights and shadows sculpting technique. Continue reading »
With the Barbie Inspiring Women collection, the Mattel brand has just unveiled 17 new dolls, paying tribute to the most inspiring women. Artist Frida Kahlo, aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, French chef Hélène Darroze, mathematician Katherine Johnson and snowboarder Chloe Kim are some of the great female figures that the famous Barbie doll will embody. Continue reading »
With their series entitled Afro Art, the couple of photographers Regis and Kahran, aka CreativeSoul Photo and based in Atlanta, decided to pay tribute to the art of afro hairstyle. Continue reading »
Serving a very realistic Facehugger for Thanksgiving dinner is the strange idea of this food blogger, who pays tribute to this famous monster from the Alien saga. Between pop culture and bad taste, Hellen Die, aka Necro-Nom-Nom-Nomicon (previously featured), has created a recipe turning a roast chicken into this cult creature of horror movies, the Facehugger Feast Roasted Chicken! Continue reading »
David Bowie passed away in 2016, but artist Maggie Keane decided to celebrate his birthday on January 8 by creating one of the most incredible David Bowie tributes ever. Continue reading »
Based in São Paulo, Brazil, designer Will Jr. has created a series of temporary tattoos that feature well-known typefaces, including Helvetica, Garamond and Futura. Inspired by old school tattoo artworks, each of these designs consist of a single letter that is surrounded by decorative elements like floral motifs—the name of the typeface is spelled out on a banner placed across the letter. For instance, the Raleway tattoo features the letter ‘C’, while the Playfair one is built around the letter ‘D’. Continue reading »
Eighteen year old bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger lifts a friend in 1965 in Thal, Austria. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Continue reading »
Alan Rickman’s untimely passing devastated his peers and fans alike, spurring an onslaught of social media tributes. Not to be outdone, Harry Potter fans found the perfect way to honor the memory of Rickman and Snape, turning Platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross into a shrine to the late actor. Letters and flowers (especially lilies… sob) piled up by the wall that we wish we could run through to catch the Hogwarts express. Continue reading »
Art is timeless and transcends all boundaries. It is a powerful form of expression capable of evoking myriad emotions and responses. In a stunning series of informative posters titled Inphilic, Paintcollar pays homage to legends in the field of art who have left a lasting impression on our lives and culture and left a legacy that will be remembered for centuries to come.
Perhaps the greatest artist of all time, Da Vinci was a certified genius. When he wasn’t painting stunning masterpieces, he was also a sculptor, architect, scientist, mathematician, engineer, musician…. the list goes on! His magnum opus, the Mona Lisa still draws thousands of admirers centuries after his death. History’s greatest polymath is also one of the world’s greatest cultural icons.
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Mictecacihuatl earned the title Lady of the Dead when she was sacrificed as an infant, but California-based photographer Tim Tadder brings her back to life in this haunting photo series called ‘Las Muertas.’ Inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead, the choice of skull-painted women pays subtle homage to the festival’s Aztec roots where Mictecacihuatl, the goddess of the underworld, was worshipped.
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Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde paid homage to Vincent Van Gogh’s famous “Starry Night” painting by creating a glowing bike path relying on solar-powered LED lights. The 650-yard route which opened November 12, 2014 extends between Eindhoven and Neunen, Netherlands, where Van Gogh spent part of his life. Its the first event marking the 125th anniversary of Van Gogh’s death July 29, 2015. (Photo by Pim Hendriksen/Studio Roosegaarde)
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How do you adequately craft a memorial for one of the worst days in a country’s modern history? That’s the question that was posed to architects and artists as part of a competition for a dual-site memorial commemorating the attacks in Norway on July 22nd, 2011. On that day, 77 people were killed, eight by an Oslo car bomb and 69 in a massacre at a youth event on the island of Utøya. After holding an open competition, Norway has decided to install a pair of memorials designed by Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the attacks. 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 »