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...

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...

“I want to show that fashion can come from the slums”

David says he knows two things well: fashion, and life in the slums. Now he’s turning two into one.

Artist Creates Incredible Portraits With the Palm of His Hand

California-based artist Russell Powell combines traditional oil painting techniques with experimental body art to create detailed portraits using his own palm as a stamp. First painting a picture onto the palm of his hand, Russell...

What if World Leaders Were Refugees? Check Out These Striking Portraits

In June this year, the Ayyam gallery in Dubai exhibited a series of controversial oil paintings that caught the attention of the world. The ‘Vulnerability Series’, created by Syrian artist Abdalla Omari, depicts powerful world...

We Live in a Sad, Sad World According to This Artist’s Satirical Illustrations

Steve Cutts is a London-based illustrator who uses his talents to comment on the dire state of today’s world. Inspired by ‘the insanity of humanity’, his work shines a spotlight on the complacency of humankind, the...

These Photos Offer a Glimpse Into Hermits’ Captivating Hidden World

For the majority of us who live in cities and towns, the idea of living alone, completely cut off from society can seem intimidating and perhaps terrifying. Yet, there are people who have chosen to...

This Painter Explores Pleasure With Dripping, Sensual Portraits

Ivan Alifan is a Russian-born artist who is fascinated with sex and sensuality. Growing up in a culture where sex was very much taboo, Ivan now always works to celebrate sexual freedom in his decadent, candy-colored paintings....

This Artist Wants to Save the Bees by Using Them in His Music

The environment continues to evolve, and as climate change is concerned, it’s not necessarily for the better. Bees are just one of the casualties in our use of pesticides and global warming. Billions of the insects...

A Brutal Look at Society Through 15 Thought-Provoking Illustrations

It’s difficult not to get pulled into the illustrations of artist Al Margen and find yourself contemplating the flaws of modern society. If good art is supposed to make one think and a little uncomfortable,...

Artist Gives History’s Most Infamous People a Hilarious Makeover

Scott Scheidly is an Ohio-born artist who wants us all to take life a little less seriously. In his website biography, Scott begins by telling us of his first ever artwork: “At age four, I...

The ‘Googly Eye Movement’ is Taking Over the Streets All Around the World

A new and adorable movement has erupted quite unexpectedly in recent times, and it’s making the streets a whole lot friendlier. Novelty googly eyes have been popping up on trash cans, cracked pavement and tree trunks across the...

Japanese Master of Balloon Art Makes the Most Elaborate Animals Ever

Masayoshi Matsumoto is a Japanese balloon artist who will put any other balloon animal in the history of kid parties to shame. Forget the humble balloon dog or giraffe – Matsumoto has twisted inflatables into...

Artist Brings Boring Objects to Life and Brightens Everyone’s Day

There’s a cheeky street artist running rampant in the streets of New York City, brightening up everyone’s day. The artist, who goes by the name Tom Bob, finds the most mundane of street architecture and...