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Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings of Women in Sheets Celebrate the Beauty of the Female Form

Artist Serge Marshennikov‘s delicate oil portraits honour the inherent beauty of the female form. Combining hyperrealistic methods with a flair for accurately conveying the beauty of the women he paints, Marshennikov has made a name for himself in the art world. Recognized as an accomplished …

Cycling Enthusiast Shares Love of Bikes through Scenic Landscapes Around the World

Through dreamy compositions, amateur photographer and cycling enthusiast Rob van Driel pays homage to the charming places a bicycle will take you. His work highlights sun-soaked landscapes where brightly-colored homes, lilac fields, and a vast seaside are just some of the locales you'll see on two …

These Iconic Sculptures Are Now Bendable Action Figures

Statues like the <i>Venus de Milo</i> and Michelangelo’s <i>David</i> have been striking the same pose for thousands of years. Now the Japanese manufacturer FREEing …

This Marine Biologist Photographs Rare, Otherworldly Oceanic Creatures

While scientists, explorers, and Google Earth have mapped much of the terrestrial world, the expanses of the sea remain a great mystery. Marine biologist Alexander Semenov, head of the dive team at Moscow State University’s White Sea Biological Station, has dedicated his career not only to closing …

Slowly Rising: A Mesmerizing New Music Video by Hideki Inaba | Colossal

<p>Directed and animated by Hideki Inaba, this dense and intensely beautiful music video was created for the track <i>Slowly Rising</i>, off the album <i>Full</i> …

artist gil batle carves 20 years of prison life onto egg shells

<b>artist and former inmate carves 20 years of prison life onto egg shells</b><br>(above) reception: fresh fish, 2015, carved ostrich egg shell, 6.5 x 5 x 5 …

These Alien Glass Paintings Hide An Awesome Optical Illusion Inside

Inspired by micro-organisms, anemones, and undersea plants, German glass painter Wilfried Grootens is such a master of his craft that by simply turning one of his cubic paintings to the side, the “three-dimensional” creations trapped inside completely disappear.<p>The effect is remarkable, even if …

70 Years Since the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Japan

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How modern art became trapped by its urge to shock

<b>There are two kinds of untruth - lying and faking. The person who is lying says what he does not believe. The person who is faking says what he or she believes, though only for the time being and for the purpose in hand, writes Roger Scruton.</b><p>Anyone can lie. It suffices to say something with the …

Why men are more interesting to paint than women

British portrait artist Tai-Shan Schierenberg - whose subjects have included Stephen Hawking and the Queen – tells Theo Merz what painting men has taught him about masculinity<p>Before he finishes a commission, Tai-Shan Schierenberg usually splatters a bit of paint in the corner of the portrait. It’s …

St. Louis Galleries Put On an Art-Show Memorial for Michael Brown

<em>Hands Up, Don't Shoot: Artists Respond</em> invited more than 100 artists from around the world to weigh in on the tragedy and the accompanying issues of civil rights, community safety, police violence, trauma, and healing.<p>Angry protests flared up across the country last night as a grand jury …

The Internet Has Changed the Way We Remember War

I spoke to Tate Modern curator Simon Baker about <em>Conflict, Time, Photography</em>, a new exhibition featuring the work of Don McCullin, Simon Norfolk, and Chloe Dewe Mathews.<p><i>This post originally appeared in VICE UK​</i><p>Contemplation and a thorough interrogation of what it is to actually remember …

Articles about 8 living rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>The two …

Matthew Feyld’s Paintings Prove That Colors and Shapes Are Sometimes All You Need - The Fox Is Black

Last week Bobby posted some truly fantastic looping illustrations from the American designer and illustrator Drew Tryndall. I loved them, and they’re …

Take A Sip Of The Debut Release From Gene’s Liquor - The Fox Is Black

“Gene’s Liquor” sounds like a reference your mother would make regarding your Uncle Eugene’s drinking habit. Yet, that is probably the exact opposite …

Looping Illustrations by Drew Tyndell | Colossal

<p>Nashville-based artist and illustrator Drew Tyndell creates these looping animations which he paints frame by frame in Photoshop. He was first …

Nick Cave in Berlin

All prints are printed on Fuji Crystal Archive paper and mounted in acid free mounts, the backs are taped to protect the print.

In ___ We Trust: Art and Money at the Columbus Museum of Art

Curator Tyler Cann’s <i>In ___We Trust: Art and Money</i> is a fresh and imaginative approach to exhibition making. The title definitively removes higher …

Geometric Portraits by Allison Kunath

by Chérmelle D. Edwards<p>Allison Kunath, a Los Angeles-based visual artist and fashion designer, has developed a distinct style over the past few years, creating geometric portraits of people—such as famed figures like Maya Angelou and Frida Kahlo—as well as animals. "It was a merger of two styles …

Articles about vintage concrete and color palo alto home see through pool wall on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sam Yates will paint the town Palo Alto, once he figures out what color that is.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.<p>After a few …