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...

Artist Uses Light to Paint ‘Calligraffiti’ in Front of Historic Sites

Mexican artist Said Dokins is known for his urban calligraffiti, a form of ‘abstract vandalism’ that combines traditional calligraphy techniques with graffiti writing. In his latest project, Dokins adds light painting techniques to that mix,...

You Probably Won’t Guess What These Epic Sculptures Are Made Out of

Nashville-based sculptor Herb Williams is quite the Crayola Connoisseur. He meticulously cuts and assembles thousands of colored crayons to recreate everyday objects in hyper colored glory. Holding everything from woodland creatures to household pets, to televisions, bedroom...

These Haunting Sculptures of Children Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

Gehard Demetz grew up in the Dolomites, northern Italy, an area with a history of battle and warfare. His haunting sculptures, expertly carved from wooden blocks, tell stories of the loss of childlike innocence and...

Holy Guacamole! These Intricate Food Carvings are Out of This World

26-year-old Daniele Barresi is an Italian carving designer who turns fruits and vegetables into incredible works of art. For years, Daniele has been using kitchen knives, pens, melon ballers and vegetable peelers to carve his...

This Artist ‘Photographing’ His Dreams Will Give You Nightmares

Zdzisław Beksiński was a Polish artist, prolific from the 1960’s until his his brutal murder in 2005. Fascinated with death, decay, eroticism, abstractionism and mysticism, Beksiński often depicted dark, mind-bending scenes with creatures only conceivable...

This is What Art Icons Would Look Like if They Were Millenials

Shusaku Takaoka is a genius Japanese graphic designer who uses razor-sharp editing skills to create witty, tongue-in-cheek artworks that will make you look at familiar culture images in a totally different light. Among other things,...

This Street Artist is Stirring Controversy With His Thought-Provoking Work

Parisian street artist Combo hijacks familiar imagery from pop culture and alters them to carry new meanings that are thought-provoking, humorous and confronting. Early in 2015, he was beaten by a gang for his street...

Artist Makes Awesome Sculptures Out of What he Finds in Dumpsters

Artist Bart Vargas spends his time gathering the unwanted, discarded ‘trash’ of other peoples’ existence. He transforms things like bottles, keyboards, old toys, wood chips and old paint tins into new forms that make us...

This Guy Paints Stunning Seaside Murals Standing on his Surfboard

Born and raised on the sleepy island of Oahu, Hawaiian surfer Sean Yoro learnt to appreciate life under a slow and careful gaze. When he stumbled into an art class as a teenager, his world...