A new series from Vancouver-based illustrator and painter Laura Bifano (previously featured here). Touching on the ominous allure of the mountains, “Altars” pays tribute to local haunts like the Lions, Anvil Island, Watersprite Lake, The Stawamus Chief and Black Tusk. Continue reading »
Joel Sternfeld is a fine-art color photographer noted for his large-format documentary pictures of the United States and helping establish color photography as a respected artistic medium. He has influenced a generation of color photographers, including Andreas Gursky, who borrows many of Sternfeld’s techniques and approaches. Continue reading »
More and more Russian men have left their homes in the countryside to seek work, leading to the unlikely rise of the village matriarchs and their tough farm daughters. Continue reading »
Ever wanted a tattoo? But you were so unique you had a seven year old child do it? Well lucky for you there is Lisa from Yakaterinburg that is a real talent for this. All the way up to now she has been training on bananas, however at the latest tattoo convention in Russia she had her first client, her Dad. Continue reading »
Svetlana Tigai aka Tsvetka is a talented digital artist based in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Below, you may scroll through several creative artworks selected from her stunning digital portfolio. Continue reading »
Based in Paris, Floriane Touitou has a PhD in Physics, but came to realise that her passion lines in origami and creating art with her hands—this epiphany led her to start Florigami, an online store where she sells handcrafted origami animals that are housed in glass bell jars. Continue reading »
Most people will agree that 2016 wasn’t the best year. But these pictures prove that it wasn’t all bad. Continue reading »
These wonderful family photos were taken on Halloween, 1963. President Kennedy, Caroline, and John Jr. all look like they’re having so much fun. It’s so sad to think that just three weeks later he would be killed by an assassin’s bullet in Dallas, Texas.
John F. Kennedy, Jr., walks into the Oval Office, wearing a Halloween costume. President John F. Kennedy’s Personal Secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, stands in doorway. White House, Washington, D.C. Continue reading »
Artist standing behind this fashionable crowns is Irina Osinchuck-Chajka of Eten Iren. She used EVA foam in a process of making this delicate accessorize, which makes the crowns transformable and adjustable in numerous ways leaving you space for your own creativity and personal touch. Patterns on butterflies’ wings are hand painted by the artist making them really lifelike. From afar, thin wire that secures the butterflies is practically invisible leaving an observer with an impression that lovely creatures are gently fluttering around your hair. Continue reading »
The village Giethoorn, in the Netherlands, is famous for its most unique feature — you won’t find any cars or buses, or indeed any kind of modern transportation here at all. This idyllic small town, once known as the ’Venice of the Netherlands’, has no roads, only canals. Thus travelling by boat is the main way to get around the village and the surrounding rustic area, with its unique atmosphere of silence, relaxation and comfort. Filled with peace, Giethoorn lives its own unhurried life. Continue reading »
Fred Herzog was born in Germany in 1930. Immigrating to Canada in 1952, he took odd jobs wherever he could find them. He rented a place at a rooming house, which is where he met Ferro Shelley Marincowitz, a South African who also happened to be a medical photographer. Herzog had an interest in photography; his camera was one of the few items he brought with him from Germany. Marincowitz encouraged that interest and soon they found a basement suite where they built a darkroom for both of them to share. Continue reading »
Frank Sinatra stepping out of a helicopter with a drink.
In 1978, Janet Delaney moved to San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) district because the location was central and the rent was cheap. She was a student at the San Francisco Art Institute at the time. Delaney began taking photographs with a view camera on the weekends. She initially shot construction sites near her apartment, including the vast Moscone convention center. Continue reading »