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New in the Shop: Aneta Ivanova's Beautiful Double Exposure Portraits

There's something truly stunning about Bulgaria-based photographer Aneta Ivanova's double exposure photography that seamlessly blends the beauty of architecture, landscape, and the human body. Using a layered technique in Photoshop, Ivanova is able to create her surreal portraits of nature and …

Photography

Young Woman's Wandering Mind in a Surreal World

Based in Manila, Philippines, self-taught photographer Hannah Chu takes viewers on a visual journey through a range of emotions. From solitude and withdrawal to desperation and longing, each image in the photographer's growing collection, which she has so generously shared with us, depicts a young …

Photography

Top 6 Technologies That Are Revolutionizing How We Socially Connect

Today, more than ever, we're sharing our lives with each other in both simple and profound ways. With the rise of social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, we can keep in touch with our existing friends or make completely new ones with just a few clicks of a button. Which technologies …

Pinterest

Thought-Provoking Upside Down Landscapes in Glass Orbs

UK-based German artist Mariele Neudecker creates spherical sculptures that place landscapes upside down in glass orbs. Each piece presents an intriguing spectacle that invites the viewer to interpret it any way they see fit. One could reflect their own inner struggles through the artist's body of …

Art

Mystifying Illusions of People Walking Sideways on Walls

These black and white figures are so realistic, pedestrians might be mystified when they pass by this wall mural by Norwegian stencil artist Anders Gjennestad. Also known as Strk, the artist utilizes all kinds of visual tricks, including distorted perspective and strong shadows, to produce …

Streetwear

20-Year-Old Photographer's Serene and Haunting Dreams

German photographer Anna Heimkreiter, aka Wandering Heart, captures beautifully dreamy scenes that whisk the viewer away into her fantasy world. The 20-year-old manages to channel both serene and haunting atmospheres across a variety of landscapes. It's hard to believe that she has only just …

Photography

3D Book Sculptures Symbolize Struggles with OCD

UK-based graphic designer Thomas Wightman has created a series of sculptures that visually convey personal emotion through symbolic form. Specifically, he researched the thoughts and feelings of those suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) because he says, “I want to create a voice for …

Sculpture

Wet-Plate Collodion Technique Applied to Old Tin Cans

Arizona-based photographer David Emitt Adams uses a unique, 19th-century process to create detailed photographs on the bottom of tin cans. The project, entitled <i>Conversations with History</i>, compares the past and present of photography as it relates to the desert landscapes of the American West. Adams …

Photography

Large Indoor Cloud Formed with Thousands of Kites

<i>Superabundant Atmosphere</i> is an installation developed by New York City-based artist Jacob Hashimoto. The site-specific piece consisted of thousands of white kite-like circular parts that were built out of handmade silk fabric glued to a bamboo frame. Along with five assistants, Hasimoto created a …

Art

Photographer Overlays Photos, Creates a Window to the Past

Hungarian artist and photographer Kernyi Zoltn compares images from the past to the present in his series titled <i>Ablak a Mltra</i>, translated as <i>Window to the Past</i>. The photographer takes images from Fortepan, a site with an online collection of amateur photos from 1900 through the 1990's, and overlays …

Photography

VW Beetles Compressed into Circular Balls and Cubes

<i>Beetle Sphere</i> is a sculptural composite of five Volkswagen Beetles compressed into one spherical ball by Indonesian artist Ichwan Noor. The 180cm3 metallic orb, which was recently unveiled at Art Basel Hong Kong, is comprised of real parts from 1953 models of the car, combined with polyester and …

Art

Politically Charged Installations Made of Colorful Edibles

An anonymous trio of artists, known simply as three, have been collaborating on politically driven art installations that incorporate a playfully colorful aesthetic. Using individually wrapped pieces of candy and fish-shaped soy sauce packets, the artists have constructed a number of works that …

Art

Intriguing Figures Emerge From Hazy White Smoke

Mysterious figures slowly emerge from clouds of white smoke in Alex Wein's series, entitled <i>Sirens</i>. The Oakland-based artist produced this series of work in what he describes as an ongoing exploration of “fiction and the uncanny realism that it inspires.” In each composition, Wein encourages viewers …

Art

Layered Floating Paintings Inspired by CT Scans

Dutch artist Joris Kuipers was trained as a traditional painter but he has since reached beyond the limitations of the flat canvas. This piece, entitled <i>Escaping Expressionism</i>, incorporates vibrant swirls of shape and color in a non-traditional and quite expressive three-dimensional sculpture.<p>The …

Art

Mother Creates Baby's Adorable Blackboard Adventures

Like lots of mothers, Anna Eftimie wanted to introduce the birth of her son in a unique and creative way. For Anna and her husband, this was their second child, and since both grandparents and most of their friends live in Europe, they knew that photography would be the best way to do it.<p>Anna …

Cute

Incredibly Detailed Skull-and-Bones Sugar Cubes

Imagine taking a sip of your hot coffee or tea, only to come across a sugary skull peering out at you through the dark liquid. In a sleepy morning haze, such an unexpected moment could be quite startling. Snow Violent thought this kind of surprise would be an entertaining way to start your day. So …

Coffee

Nature-Infused Book Art and Collages by Johannes Helden

Artist Johannes Heldn has a passion for poetry and a knack for storytelling. “I didn't draw all the time, but I did read all the time, so story is always important,” he said. “I'm interested in telling a story, but not in a traditional way.”<p>While he works in a variety of mediums, in recent years, …

Art

Minimalist Posters Feature Playful Pop Culture References

These playful posters are filled with pop culture references that any TV or movie fan will enjoy. Paris-based artist Alize Lafon is both a filmmaker and a graphic designer, and she has blended these two interests into this series, entitled <i>Movies Hipster Kits</i>. From shows like <i>Mad Men</i> to movies like …

Posters

Spectacular Tidal Wave Made of Windshields

<i>Flow</i> is a site-specific installation by Parisian artist Baptiste Debombourg that invites visitors to walk on its “waves” of shattered and repurposed windshields. Similar to his <i>Aerial</i> installation, the shimmering and overwhelming visual experience of the piece presents the artist's recurring …

Art

Cutting Edge Art by Contemporary Artists Show Diverse Contemporary Art

<b>This post is brought to you by Jaguar. Experience F-TYPE.</b><p>When you think of the term “cutting-edge,” what comes to mind? Words like “innovative,” “boundary-pushing,” and “risk-taking”? The dictionary defines “cutting-edge” as being in “the leading position in any field” or at the “forefront.” Here, …

Art

Audrey Kawasaki's New Wood Panel Paintings

Thinkspace gallery has just tipped us off to their online preview of Audrey Kawasaki's latest work. These pieces are currently showcased in a mini-solo exhibition at SCOPE Basel Art Fair in Switzerland. From now to June 16, visit the Thinkspace Booth to see Audrey's gorgeous new pieces where she …

Art

Massive Stack of Books is Sculpted into an Abandoned City

Every so often, we're reminded of how obsolete books are as functional reading materials. Time and time again the bound pages of literature are repurposed as sculpting materials. In this particularly large and untitled sculpture by artist Liu Wei, we're met with a massive stack of paperback books …

Art

Politically Charged Installation of One Million "Bones" in DC

A massive art installation took place on the National Mall on June 8th known as <i>One Million Bones</i>. The public piece welcomed the hands of young and old to fill the grassy areas with handmade “bones.” Matthew Remington, a Masters candidate in art education at the University of Texas in Austin, …

Art

Adorable Paper Adventures by Kouichi Chiba

Cute

Deep Childhood Memories Painted Across Books

Rome-based Russian artist Ekaterina Panikanova uses open-faced books, carefully aligned with one another, as a large canvas for each of her paintings in a series titled <i>Errata Corrige</i>. Using old books and various antiquated texts, Panikanova proceeds to apply her dark markings across the multiple …

Books

Poetic Veiled Sculptures Shrouded in Mystery

The statue of a young woman, facedown and veiled by a stream of glass crystal beads, is an interesting work of art known as <i>Ghost Girl</i> by London-based sculptor Kevin Francis Gray. Presented on a pedestal like a classic Greek sculpture, the marble figure offers a somber look at a modern young woman. …

Art

800 Glowing Blue Raindrops by Luzinterruptus

Unlike a natural rainfall, these glowing blue raindrops won't actually get you wet. In fact, the bulbous shapes are actually condoms filled with dyed blue liquid and illuminated with battery-powered lights. Entitled <i>Prophylactic rain that doesn’t wet anything</i>, the installation was produced by …

Swimming Pools

World's Most Elaborate LEGO Display Comes to New York

After seeing these photos, LEGO fans everywhere will be completely inspired to 1) Start playing with LEGOs and 2) Head to the Discovery Times Square New York Museum as soon as possible. Opening tomorrow, Thursday June 13, 2013, <i>The Art of the Brick</i> is an exciting exhibit by New York-based artist …

Lego

Collaborative Origami Installations by Mademoiselle Maurice

French artist Mademoiselle Maurice has hit the streets again, brightening up select urban areas with her thought-provoking colorful creations. Most recently, she introduced the city of Angers, France to the art of folding, covering staircases, walkways, schools, leisure centers, the side of …

Art

One Hour Exposures Capture Active Motion in Museums

La Joconde—Salle des Etats, Le Louvre<p>As visitors zip in and out of museums and exhibits around the world, the consistent presence of the artwork is all that remains still. Photographer Matthew Pillsbury documents this active motion using his signature style which features long exposures and natural …

Louvre