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 mechanics that take viewers on a journey that is hard to describe. We caught up with Ben for an insight into...

These Complex, Abstract Masterpieces Are Made to Stimulate Your Brain

James Roper is an artist whose images dance in the space between mystery and clarity. He likes to pull his audience into a state of visual limbo, stimulating the brain into creating recognizable forms in the abstract folds and gradients of his work. His distinct brand keeps eyes searching and imaginations burning. We caught up with James...

MIT’s Version of Ancient Death Masks Are Like Something From a Sci-Fi Movie

Designer Neri Oxman and her team at MIT’s Mediated Matter Group have created an eerily beautiful series of death masks called Vespers that are unlike anything you’ve seen before. Like something from an Alien movie, the masks are designed and built using 3D printing and spatial mapping algorithms, aiming to explore the transition between life and...

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...

These Complex, Abstract Masterpieces Are Made to Stimulate Your Brain

James Roper is an artist whose images dance in the space between mystery and clarity. He likes to pull his audience into a state of visual limbo, stimulating the brain into creating recognizable forms in...

MIT’s Version of Ancient Death Masks Are Like Something From a Sci-Fi Movie

Designer Neri Oxman and her team at MIT’s Mediated Matter Group have created an eerily beautiful series of death masks called Vespers that are unlike anything you’ve seen before. Like something from an Alien movie,...

These Half Human, Half Plant Portraits Look so Real it’s Disturbing

French photographer and creative retoucher Cal Redback has released a haunting new series of manipulated portraits that will make your skin tickle. ‘Treebeard’ is a series of human-botanical hybrids. Each portrait shows a person whose...

Luminous Infrared Images Show That Butterfly Wings Have Hearts

Butterfly wings have always been one of nature’s most beautiful creations. Like everything under the sun, they aren’t just pretty for the sake of being pretty, it’s all about survival. Butterfly wings use patterns as...

These Illustrations are a Rare Version of Alice in Wonderland Made by… Salvador Dali

It’s pretty baffling to think that Lewis Carroll first shared Alice in Wonderland with the world 150 years ago. The story still transcends time and continues to ignite the imaginations of both young and old. The psychedelic tale of Alice,...

Young Cancer Fighter Redefines Beauty in Inspiring Photoshoot

“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 Video of Milk, Paint and Soap Mixing is Like a Massage for Your Brain

French artist Thomas Blanchard’s latest video project ‘Memories of Painting’ takes a simple science experiment often enjoyed by children, and turns it into a spectacular visual feast of texture and movement. Combining rapeseed oil, milk,...

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...

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...