Kathleen Berg

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Grown Brothers Hilariously Recreate Photos from Their Past

Then/Now is a series in which the Luxton brothers recreate moments from when they were very young. The personal photographs, reinterpreted in adult form, are hilarious depictions of grown men placed in unusual circumstances.<p>As children become adults, a certain uninhibited spirit can be lost amid …

Cute

Retired Senior Citizens Playfully Recreate Movie Scenes

<b>James Bond</b>: Wilhelm Buiting, 89<p>Retired senior citizens at a nursing home in Germany have creatively banded together and taken on the role of their lives as they recreate twelve famous movie scenes for a calendar. Classic films like <i>Breakfast at Tiffany's</i> and <i>The Seven Year Itch</i> are revitalized by the …

Mary Poppins

Long Exposures Capture Acrobatic Dancers in Motion

Artist Jess Chapa-Malacara is both a former ballet dancer as well as a professional photographer. In his long-term project, <i>Dance Prints</i>, he merges these two passions into a technically stunning series that conveys the elegance and swift movements of dancers set against stark black backgrounds.<p>In …

Photography

Line Drawings Transform Everyday Objects Into Quirky Scenes

It's amazing what artists can do with everyday objects. When put in the right context, a feather appears to be a knife, a lone grape looks just like a red balloon, and cookies can sweep the floor. Artist Victor Nunes has taken this concept to a whole new level by pairing multiple objects together …

Drawing

Artist Creates "Paintings" with One Sheet of Intricately Folded Fabric

British artist Benjamin Shine creates textured “paintings” by carefully folding and ironing one giant sheet of tulle fabric. His subjects range from portraits of iconic stars like Elizabeth Taylor to realistic renditions of elderly hands and beautifully abstract faces emerging from the flowing …

Art

Life-Sized Pirate Ship Built Completely Out of Cardboard

As they were planning their Treasure Island-themed Halloween party last year, friends Josh, Mikey, and Joel clearly didn't want to skimp on the decorations so they decided to build a life-sized pirate ship made completely out of cardboard! The creative trio developed this elaborate design and, …

Decorations

Incredibly Majestic Lion Made of 4,000 Metal Scraps

Istanbul-based Turkish sculptor Seluk Yilmaz has constructed a 6-foot-tall, 10-foot-long majestic lion out of nearly 4,000 pieces of scrap metal that is aptly dubbed <i>Aslan (Lion)</i>. Taking close to a year to complete the incredible sculpture, the artist hand-cut and hammered each metallic component …

Sculpture

"1 Million Stars to End Violence" Sends a Strong Community Message in Melbourne

<i>1 Million Stars to End Violence</i> is an installation by Maryann Talia Pau on display at the Big Design Market in Melbourne, Australia. In September 2012, the Melbourne community was strongly shaken by the rape and murder of local Brunswick woman, Jill Meagher. What started as a personal response by …

Australia

Mesmerizing Wall Collages Made of Paper and Plastic Cups

New York-based artist Lisa Hoke creates colorful wall collages out of an assortment of disposable items. Working extensively with paper and plastic cups, the artist installs each of her multilayered murals in eye-catching patterns. She playfully transforms each room into a magnificent spectacle …

Art

Couple Married 61 Years Ago Takes "Up" Inspired Anniversary Photos

This adorable couple, married for an incredible 61 years, finally got the photos they deserve! As a special holiday present, event designer and granddaughter Lauren Wells (on her husband's side) decided to create some truly memorable anniversary photos for her “Nina and Gramps.” According to …

Weddings

Adorable Animals Set Within Imaginative Adventures

This series cannot get any cuter! Entitled <i>Life is Adventure</i>, the images portray little kittens and puppies playfully placed within elaborate scenes. To create each setting, the creative team first sketched out ideas and then used everyday household items like books, pillows, and a broom, to bring …

Cute

Origami-Style Street Art Brings Color to Nepal

Japan-based American artist Daas is one of 60 artists who came from all over the world to give Nepal an artistic facelift. They were invited to paint 75 site-specific murals on Nepal's walls as part of an art project called Kolor Kathmandu, which began in January and will end on Thursday. Director …

Streetwear

Behance

Tiny Plastic Cityscapes Serve as Homes for Hermit Crabs

Hermit crabs carry their homes on their back in the form of an empty seashell that they scoop up and use both as shelter and as protection from predators. Due to the human tendency to collect the colorful objects along sandy shores, the hermit crabs don't have a lot of shell options and, as a …

Zoology

Quirky Portraits Feature a Fantasy of Repeating Objects

As of late, emerging photographer Austin Tott has been been making a name for himself for creating quirky portraits of people surrounded or being attacked by one thing. Well, not exactly one thing, many of one thing. From beach balls to black hats, Tott has a way of creating intriguing stories by …

Photography

Surreal Symbolic Sculptures by Michael Alfano

Hopkinton, Massachusetts-based sculptor Michael Alfano creates surreal sculptures that use the human body and face to interpret philosophical ideas. The gifted artist's creations blur the line between figurative and abstract as each piece incorporates elements of both to present a thought-provoking …

Art

Ordinary Objects Redesigned as Useless Items

Italian artist Giuseppe Colarusso, aka Mister Solo, redesigns ordinary objects as playful, nonsensical items in his series titled <i>Improbabilit</i>, translated as <i>Unlikely</i>. Clearly inspired by Fluxus, Dada, and the works of Marcel Duchamp, the artist presents a whimsical array of everyday objects whose …

Art

"Do Not Disturb" Self-Portraits by Anja Niemi

This intriguing series by Norwegian photographer Anja Niemi is a self-portrait project entitled <i>Do Not Disturb</i>. To create each scene, the artist sought out various hotel rooms, checked in, put up the “do not disturb” sign, and used the settings as her backdrops. She hauled a suitcase filled with …

Photography

Yarn-Bombed Four-Car Locomotive Explodes with Color

While some crafters enjoy creating koozies for just about anything, famous yarn-bomber Olek has taken on the ambitious task of covering a four-car locomotive with her colorfully expressive, crocheted design. With a team of four assistants, the Polish-born, New York-based textile artist spent two …

Locomotives

Stunning Cityscapes Formed with Photographic Slices of Time

These gorgeous compilations are not the result of your typical long-exposure photography. However, photographer Fong Qi Wei does capture more than just a single moment in this series entitled <i>Time is a Dimension</i>. To create each composition, Wei repeatedly photographed one location over the course of …

Photography

Skateboarder's Unique Self-Portraits Highlight So Paulo's Architecture

Skateboarding expert and photographer Fabiano Rodrigues takes some really interesting self-portraits as he flips and grinds his way through So Paulo on his board. Unlike other action photography self-portraits, though, Rodrigues shares the spotlight with his surrounding setting. The landscape and …

Photography

Whimsical Scenes Created with Real Fish Heads

Parisian contemporary artist Anne-Catherine Becker-Echivard does a little more than play with her food. The artist's ongoing body of work, known as <i>Les Temps Modernes</i> (translated as <i>Modern Times</i>), presents whimsical scenes featuring actual fish heads, which she later eats. In each eccentric frame, …

Art

Artist Tracks Her Own Kinetic Movement Directly Onto Paper

New Orleans-based visual artist Heather Hansen explores the combined art of painting and movement for her experimental project titled <i>Emptied Gestures</i>. Like a kinetic performance piece, the artist uses her own body to illustrate action on a two-dimensional surface. Rather than using any brushes or …

Art

Funny Portraits of Birds with Luscious Heads of Hair

<i>Coiffure le Bird</i> is an interesting collaboration between photographer Rene Mesman and the creative postproduction specialists at Souverein Weesp that features a series of portraits of birds, each with its own luscious head of hair. Each feathery fowl–a trio consisting of an owl, a crow, and a …

Hair

Colorful Reinterpretations of Cloudy Scottish Landscapes

Inspired by his surrounding Scottish landscapes, Glasgow-based artist Scott Naismith interprets the skies, land, and sea before him as beautiful streaks of color. Using multi-sized brushes and various palette knives, the painter expresses his love for his native countryside with a multi-layered …

Art

JR's New Street Art Tribute to MLK's Famous Speech

The Sweet Auburn district of Atlanta, Georgia is well-known because of one very important figure, it's where civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up. A few days ago, street artist JR flew into Atlanta, and made his way to the Auburn area to start prepping its walls for something …

Black History

Incredible Paintings on Maps Unify Countries

Madrid-based Spanish artist Fernando Vicente uses maps for more than geographical purposes. For his <i>Atlas</i> series, the creative illustrator paints on old maps, transforming countries and whole continents into people, animals, and skulls. The collection of acrylic paint portraits applied and …

Painting

Life-Size Driftwood Animal Sculptures by James Doran-Webb

British sculptor James Doran-Webb uses driftwood and recycled metal to construct remarkable, life-size sculptures of various animals. From horses and dogs to a lion and a deer, the artist has a vast collection of wooden animals, each boasting a uniquely textured construction.<p>Doran-Webb manages to …

Sculpture

Portraits of People Holding Photos from Their Awkward Years

Just about everyone has gone through an awkward phase in their life and designer Merilee Allred's <i>Awkward Years Project</i> exposes just how much people can change with time and age. The ongoing portrait series features people holding up a picture of their former selves as kids with braces, questionable …

Photography

Awesome Silhouettes of Superheroes Reveal Their Past and Present

California-based artist Khoa Ho's poster series titled <i>Superheroes – Past/Present</i> features iconic superheroes like Batman, Superman, and Spiderman as creatively designed silhouettes revealing their former struggles and current strength. The series draws inspiration from the <i>Batman Begins</i> quote: “It's …

Comic Books