The latest photo app to grab the world by the eyeballs is called Pikazo. Created by a programmer and an artist, the app “simulates a visual cortex” and takes 10 minutes to change a normal picture into
Artist Erin Hanson began to study oil painting when she was only eight years old. By the age of ten, she had completed her first paid commission. Her portfolio of work only grew from there, and after from
Ask anyone what their ultimate goal in life is, and no matter what their answer is — be it a job, a relationship, or something else — it all boils down to one basic want: happiness. However, most of us
Brooklyn, New York-based painter Alyssa Monks captures the complex, multifaceted experience of being human in her intimate portraits of people half-hidden beneath layered surfaces. Bordering on hyperrealistic
Moscow-based artist Marina Adamova just popped on our radar thanks to Ann Martin, founder of the blog All Things Paper. Though Adamova is a talented illustrator and graphic designer, it’s her papercut
Together, the colors black and blue can create powerful, evocative images. These intense hues, which cloak entire compositions, convey an array of dramatic moods, from ethereal to haunting to celestial.
Pope Francis and Miley Cyrus have little in common. One is a spiritual leader who displays awe-inspiring compassion and the other is a hyper-sexualized pop singer who loves to display her tongue. Each
With bold strokes and vibrant colors, each of Francoise Nielly‘s paintings exude raw emotion. Featured many times here at the Met, Nielly continues to produce portraits rich with vital energy and sensuality.
Disaster and damaged boys – that’s the jump off point for artist and Kiddiepunk publisher Michael Salerno. It’s a dark fascination but one that manifests in his disturbed and stitched together shots of
For many people diagnosed with autism, communicating through speech and social interaction can be challenging. As a way to express herself, 5-year-old Iris Grace began painting last year. She’s already
Artist Su Blackwell utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds upward to create bewitching book sculptures. For her latest standout exhibition, she was inspired by how one’s dwelling can
Mind the Map, a new collection of artwork published by Gestalten, shows the skill, humour and care involved in map design, including one depicting New York’s smells, and a meticulously hand-painted ski