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27 Responses to the Question “What is Art?”

To Plato, art was imitation of nature, but in the 19th century, photography took over that function, and in the 20th, abstract art overturned the …

Deliciously Creative Coffee Cup Art Supports Thousands of Homeless Kids

Some artists draw on bar napkins. Others, like Miguel Cardona, choose something a bit different for their canvas.<p>The illustrator and lead designer at …

This Guy Set Up His Camera To Make it Look Like Statues Taking Selfies

On a recent trip to the Crawford Art Gallery in Cork, Ireland, reddit user Jazsus_ur_lookin_well came up with a fun photo series by setting up his …

Colorful Intricate Creatures Made from Recycled Prints and Magazines

The Soon Agency has transformed boldly colored reclaimed paper into a series of hyper realistic insect sculptures. Made for the launch of a used and …

Sculpture

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

Intricately-Detailed Paper Cut Animals Mimic Ink-Drawn Lines

Berlin-based artist Max Gärtner produces intricate paper cutouts that have the quality of ink-drawn lines. Heads of jaguars, lionesses, and the wings of birds are all crafted using curvy bold marks that create contour, add visual weight, and define form. Large groups of lines wrap around each to …

Drawing

How to Make Paper from Recycled Materials

Welcome to my tutorial on making handmade paper from recycled flyers, junk mail, dryer lint, dried flowers and leaves. My artistic expression largely involves reducing, reusing, reclaiming and recycling, savoring discarded finds. I have an inability to throw away anything that can be converted into …

Crystallized books

Artist Alexis Arnold bends books at their spines, crumples them, and rolls them around in a Borax solution that causes them to be encrusted with tiny …

The Top 10 Most Searched Artists on artnet in 2014

People<p>Seems apropos that someone named Monopoly made this list.<p>,<p>Want to know which artists have been trending this year? Collectors, dealers, and art …

Fine Art

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …

Drawing

Hand-painted portraits of famous musicians, on vinyl records

David Bowie. Vinyl Art by Daniel Edlen.<p>Vinyl Art by Daniel Edlen is hand-painted portraiture of musicians on vinyl records.<p>More: …