Felicia Irene

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Drippy Watercolor Paintings Take on Depression and the Human Mind

Artist Defective Barbie finds catharsis in painting her depression—while letting others know they’re not alone.<p>If we could paint our inner realities, what would they look like? Taking inspiration from surrealism and mass media, Defective Barbie creates drippy watercolor paintings that feel like …

Simple Line Tattoos Inspired by Surreal Artists Like Picasso

Artist Daisy Watson designs dreamy tattoos inspired by modern art. Rooted in surrealism, her pieces echo the avant-garde aesthetic of iconic artists like Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau, and Jean Arp. Fractured forms, experimental compositions, and curved lines work together to bring these simply-drawn …

Art

The Ultimate Art App List

ArtBit<p>One of the most exciting apps out there, <b>ArtBit</b> lets you experience insider insights and offbeat discoveries from artists and enthusiasts …

Visible Darkness

“Visible Darkness” is a part of my “Blue” trilogy. The title is inspired by the phrase “Blue is Darkness Made Visible,” written by Derek Jarman [a contemporary film director, artist, and advocate for gay rights]. Jarman’s words, composed after a slow decline in health that included the …

One Artist's Frenzied Take on the Traditions of Old Masters

London's Amar Gallery showcases the lyrical drawings of Howard Tangye.<p><i>Links</i>, a new exhibition at Amar Gallery in London, features the abstract, animated figure drawings of Australian-born artist Howard Tangye. A retired teacher of famous designers, such as John Galliano and Stella McCartney, Tangye …

Artist Uses Engineering to Fold Mesmerizing Geometric Paper Sculptures

Paper engineering artist Matt Shlian produces incredible forms from the ubiquitous, everyday material. Making strategic and precise folds, he creates stunning geometric designs built with tessellations. The three-dimensional pieces are often crafted in bone-white or black-colored paper, which …

Art

Massive Spray Paintings Turn Tagger Tools into Fine Art Ammo

Katharina Grosse's energetic paintings owe the tagger's aerosol bottle for its unique textures.<p>At first glance, each work in a series of color-filled and linearly-appealing artworks seem worked over by the nimblest brushstrokes, producing gauzy dashes that collapse into neat alignment. The true …

Calligraphic Optical Illusion Murals by Astro | Colossal

<p>French street artist Astro brings an interesting sense of perspective to his public murals that turn flat surfaces into portals that appear to …

Preview of Hampton Court Palace Flower Show: Pictures

In an experiment to slow visitors down, British museums are hanging fake art alongside their masterpieces

The average museum goer spends less than 30 seconds in front of a work of art. Researchers even found that most of that time is spent skimming the wall text instead of looking at the actual piece.<p>A new British TV show called <i>Fake! The Great Masterpiece Challenge</i> seeks to allay that attention deficit …

Art

7 mac and cheese cookbooks cover about every possibility

Macaroni and cheese cravings can do one of two things to you: Push you out into the cold searching for a restaurant with killer mac (check our Mac-A-Day photo gallery for ideas) or send you into a warm and, ideally, cozy kitchen to whip up a batch yourself. Here are seven cookbooks — some brand …

Worlds collide: Pakistan meets Scotland on a plate | Cook residency

The cuisines of Scotland and Pakistan have more in common than you might think. Here our resident draws on both her culinary heritage and Glaswegian home with braised meat, flatbreads and a pudding ...<p>Few people would think Pakistan was comparable to Scotland. But when I moved to Glasgow eight …

13 Reasons Why Chia Seeds Are the Best Thing Ever

March 2, 2016 | Written by<p>Remember those commercials chiming “ch-ch-ch-chia”? Those very same chia seeds used to grow “hair” on a terra cotta dog are …

Loving Vincent: The world’s first fully painted animated film | hollywood

In modern cinematography, with its ever-increasing use of CGI and post-rendering, cinema-goers are treated to visually impressive films; but less so …

These researchers tracked Banksy like a serial killer to reveal his identity

Banksy is one of the world's most famous artists, but amazingly, he's been able to keep his real identity something of a mystery. On Thursday, …

A collection of portraits of glorious beards from around the world

The beard, once the domain of lumberjacks and the lazy, has experienced a rather amazing resurgence as a fashion choice in the past decade or so.<p>For …

We interviewed photographer Vitor Schietti about his incredible long-exposure photography

The Internet has gone crazy for photographer Vitor Schietti’s recent photo series, <i>Impermanent Sculptures</i>. And it’s easy to see why. Last week we …

Rubens and His Legacy, from Van Dyck to Cézanne: Stunning works make the flesh crawl

I am currently reading <i>Ordeal</i>, the autobiography of Linda Lovelace, star of the 1972 porn film <i>Deep Throat</i>. The book describes how she was hypnotised …

China's street food vendors are creating edible works of art

Street food is as old as civilization, but these masterful vendors in China really raise the game by elevating their creations to actual art.<p>Here are …

19-Year-Old Artist Uses Real-Life Objects To Complete Her Illustrations

New Zealand artist Kristina Webb doesn’t limit herself to just paper. Flowers, salads, and even spaghetti become part of her illustrations. The …

25 Things You Absolutely, Positively Have to Do in Paris

The City of Light, the City of Love, the city with a certain je ne sais quoi: There’s perhaps no place more adored on the planet, as evidenced by the millions of visitors Paris draws each year. You could spend a lifetime exploring the French capital, but whether you have a day or a year, we’ve got …

France

Warhol on the runway: MFW's art history crossovers

Milan Fashion Week SS16 was packed with the super visual, from Alessandro Michele’s optical illusions at Gucci to Miuccia Prada’s bauble shoes and Jeremy Scott’s Moschino carwash couture. While we’ve been busy eyeing-up our favourite pieces from each of the collections this season, the eagle-eyed …

Andy Warhol

27 Art History Photos That Are Too Funny For Their Own Good

Art hilariously imitating life.

87 Brilliant Designs For A New Pedestrian-Cycling Bridge In London

The London Borough of Wandsworth recently put out a call for design ideas, with a brief to create a “unique landmark” that caters both to pedestrians …

England

Opulent Glass Yacht Features a Grand Staircase That Leads Directly to the Ocean

The newest yacht design by Oregon native Lujac Desautel is a majestic vessel that shimmers with a glass-encased deck, offering passengers the incredible experience of feeling close to the ocean. The California College of the Arts architecture student designed <i>SALT</i> with minimalistic principles and …

Oceans

Heal Your Lower Back Pain With These 5 Yoga Poses

<b>In the United States lower back pain is one of most common complaints.</b> The Mayo Clinic states that most people will experience low back pain at some …

Dark Chocolate Brownies with Pistachios and Easy Salted Caramel Sauce

I’ve got a real <i>treat</i> for you guys today.<p>Take a moment and just indulge in these deep, dark chocolate brownies. The delicious mess on top features …