Get Lost in Peter Kogler’s Mind-Bending Illusion Rooms

Peter Kogler is an Austrian artist who first gained attention in the art scene in the 1980s. Early in his career, Kogler experimented with painting, performance and experimental film, but since 1984 has worked with computer technology to create mind-bending spaces. Using carefully calculated black lines on white background, Kogler warps, curves and curls his...

Photographer Brings Klimt’s Paintings to Life With Real Models

At this year’s annual Life Ball in Vienna, photographer Inge Prader used real life models and elaborate props to recreate the famous paintings of artist Gustav Klimt. The event, which this year was Vienesse Sessionist-themed, raised funds for HIV/AIDS patients and aimed to eliminate taboos surrounding the condition. Using opulent costumes and make up, Prader...

This Sleep Paralysis Sufferer Recreates his Dreams in Haunting Photos

Nicolas Bruno is a New-York based photographer who has been haunted by sleep paralysis most of his life. For some, this could lead to insanity – but Nicolas uses his unusual condition as fuel for his surreal photographic artworks. At the age of 15, Nicolas began to experience the terrifying phenomenon of sleep paralysis. He...

Get Lost in Peter Kogler’s Mind-Bending Illusion Rooms

Peter Kogler is an Austrian artist who first gained attention in the art scene in the 1980s. Early in his career, Kogler experimented with painting, performance and experimental film, but since 1984 has worked with...

Photographer Brings Klimt’s Paintings to Life With Real Models

At this year’s annual Life Ball in Vienna, photographer Inge Prader used real life models and elaborate props to recreate the famous paintings of artist Gustav Klimt. The event, which this year was Vienesse Sessionist-themed,...

This Sleep Paralysis Sufferer Recreates his Dreams in Haunting Photos

Nicolas Bruno is a New-York based photographer who has been haunted by sleep paralysis most of his life. For some, this could lead to insanity – but Nicolas uses his unusual condition as fuel for...

These Hyperrealistic Food Paintings Are Like Nothing You’ve Seen Before

Painter Eric Wert has forever been fascinated with the complex patterns within nature. His background in scientific illustration lends to a new and powerful style of still-life painting – one that makes his fascination truly infectious. We...

These Hypnotic Animations Are the Closest Thing to a Psychedelic Experience

With his work, university professor and artist Ben Ridgway invites viewers to make personal connections to the audio and visual without relying on narrative or spoken language. His animations are hypnotic explorations of nature and...

Street Artist Spreads Powerful Message About the State of the World

Spanish artist Pejac creates art in various forms and contexts, all with a simple, yet perspective-shifting quality that makes it distinctly his own. His street interventions often involve simple silhouettes, placed in a way that...

16-Year-Old Prodigy Paints Delicate Landscapes on Autumn Leaves

Joanna Wirazka is a self-taught, 16-year-old Polish artist who is taking the world by storm with her incredible miniature landscape paintings. Not only is her skill astounding for a person of her age, but her...

These Fluid Art Videos are so Hypnotizing We Can’t Look Away From Them

California-based artist Crystal Ma creates mesmerizing artworks with a simple yet genius method. She uses a large cup to mix paint with a pouring medium and water. Then she adds a small amount of silicone...

These Psychedelic Paintings Explore a Higher Dimensional Reality

From a very young age, visionary artist Myztico knew he was different. A powerful connection to spirit is something that has been with him forever, and shines powerfully through his art. His psychedelic paintings are...

A French Photographer is Taking Street Art to the Amazon Rainforest

French photographer Philippe Echaroux has taken street art off the streets and deep into the Amazon rainforest with his latest project Amazonia. Using a projector, Echaroux used the trees of the Amazon as the canvas for a...

This Make-Up Artist Creates the Craziest Optical Illusions

Korean artist and master of optical illusion Dain Yoon, has been catapulted to internet superstardom for her mind-blowing body art. The former art student uses a combination of make-up and watercolors to create artworks on...

Artist Transforms Dead Animals Into Crystalized Treasures

Tyler Thrasher is an artist whose parallel curiosities in art and chemistry have combined in a seemingly magical way. Using the bones and remains of animals that he finds while exploring caves and forests, Tyler...

Young Cancer Fighter Redefines Beauty in Inspirational Photo Shoot

“Cancer doesn’t stop me being from being a princess.” Last month, 17 year-old Andrea Sierra Salazar made this empowered statement on Twitter to accompany a series of beautiful photographs. Image source: gerardogarmendia.com The brave Texas teen posed...

This Artist Can ‘Paint’ Your Favorite Songs Because of a Rare Neurological Condition

Melissa McCracken is a visual artist who doesn’t paint what she sees. Instead, she paints what she hears. McCracken has an incredibly rare neurological condition called synesthesia, which means that the brain mixes up its...

This Instagram of Meticulously Arranged Objects is Like a Feast for the Eyes

There is no doubt the human eye loves symmetry and order. That could be why 22-year-old New Jersey-based artist Adam Hillman has hit viral fame for his simple yet carefully arranged images. Adam takes everyday objects, from candy...

Artist Makes Dystopian Predictions by Combining Hundreds of Photographs

Digital artist and photographer Nick Pederson travels to the ends of the world to source the perfect photographs for his digital manipulations. From the New York City streets to natural history museums, the desert or...

Artist Breaks Taboos & Celebrates Womanhood With Powerful Photo Series

When French photographer Alexandra Sophie got pregnant at 19, it changed her perspective of life forever. She became transfixed by the powers of her own body. She described her first pregnancy as “if a seed was...

These Hairy Sculptures Are Like a Trippy Rapunzel Dream Come True

Australian artist Onejessa is creeping through the internet with her hairy creations that seem to have a life of their own. They each are somehow adorable and abhorrent at the same time, and we cannot...