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Beautiful Anatomical Illustrations Intertwine the Human Body with Nature

Oklahoma-based artist Trisha Thompson Adams gracefully adorns the human body with blossoming flowers in her striking series of floral anatomy illustrations. Though delicately rendered in an ethereal style, each piece also explores dark themes like death and mortality.<p>Created with colorful oils and …

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Graffiti Meets Oil Painting in Stunningly Realistic Murals - Creators

Combining graffiti techniques with detailed oil painting, London-based street artist Ant Carver creates expressive, gestural murals using a rainbow palette of spray paints. An exploration into alternative approaches to street art, Carver's process involves filling out facial contours with various …

Street Art

Traveling Landscapes: Miniature Ecosystems Tucked Inside Vintage Suitcases by Kathleen Vance

As part of her ongoing series titled Traveling Landscapes, New York-based artist Kathleen Vance constructs entire landscapes inside of old steamer …

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Intricate Woodcut Sculptures Breathe New Life into Norse Myths - Creators

Vikings are famous for their wooden ships and their fantastical mythology, but a series of sculptures depicting Viking ships and Norse myths made from woodcut prints tells a different story. Dennis McNett has been making relief prints for over 20 years, and he's been turning woodcut prints into …

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Reimagining Life With Rachel Ahern of Weird City Taxidermy

Nine-Tailed Fox (Credit: Weird City Taxidermy)<p>Rachel Ahern isn’t interested in hunting, but reimagining creatures back to life through the art of …

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21st Century Figurative Sculpture: 33 Modern Renderings of the Human Form

Michelangelo’s David may always represent a pinnacle of artistic achievement in figurative sculpture, but modern artists are adding some brilliant …

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Smashed Can Sculptures That Mimic Traditional Ming Dynasty Porcelain by Lei Xue

Adopting traditional decorative motifs found on Ming Dynasty ceramics, Chinese artist Lei Xue sculpted these humorous smashed aluminum cans that …

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Sincere, Ethereal Oil Paintings Prove "Kitsch" Isn't a Bad Thing at All - Creators

<i>In the late 19th century, Southern California attracted misfits, idealists, and entrepreneurs with few ties to anyone or anything. Swamis, spiritualists, and other self-proclaimed religious authorities quickly made their way out West to forge new faiths. Independent book publishers, motivational</i> …

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Why Photographers Don’t Get Modern Art

It’s understandable that the great unwashed masses of the larger population might not appreciate contemporary art. But you’d think that …

Anish Kapoor Creates an Endless Whirlpool That Deceives Our Senses

The installation will be on view in Brooklyn Bridge Park, where it will swirl alongside the East River<p>Anish Kapoor has made a name for himself in the art world by, in large part, destabilizing our preconceived notions of the physical world. The Indian-born artist will once more be pushing the …

"Miss Meatface" Plays the Housewife with a BDSM Twist - Creators

If femininity is performance, Miss Meatface is a gaudy, shocking vaudeville of contrasts. Miss Meatface is a character whose entire world thrives on incongruity. Her universe is full of bondage and pearls; leather and doilies. The sophistication and poise of the “perfect wife” found in 1950s …

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This Geometric "Crystalis" Could Belong to an Alien Creature | The Creators Project

<i>All images courtesy the artist</i><p>A thick, knotted wooden branch rests inside a geometric glass nodule resembling a crystaline insect pupa. Trapped within the bulbous form, the naturalistic sculpture is the work of Austrian glass artist Thomas Medicus. The artist often finds ways to manipulate natural …

Wonderfully Imaginative Dioramic Sculptures Crafted From Vintage High-Heeled Shoes

A photo posted by The Art Of Costa Magarakis (@duckpirate) on Jun 4, 2016 at 6:46am PDT<p>Israeli Artist Costa Magarakis has created a wonderfully …

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Exhibition: Chiharu Shiota "Uncertain Journey"

<i>Text via Blain|Southern</i>. For her first exhibition with Blain|Southern, Chiharu Shiota will create a new site-specific monumental installation in the …

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They Look Like Black And White Photographs, But Take A Closer Look. This Is Unreal!

Emanuele Dascanio is an elegant painter and a self-proclaimed "perfectionist" when it comes to creating art. Once you lay your eyes on his incredibly …

Painting

Artist Christo’s ‘floating piers’ on Italy’s Lake Iseo is the most incredible installation you'll see this year

The Bulgarian-born artist has constructed a vibrant floating walkway that connects two islands in the lake to the mainland<p>Ever wanted to walk on …

Land Art

Stretched Bronze Sculptures By Romain Langlois Look Like Something From Another Planet

The Auvergne-based artist started off his career using plaster and clay before moving onto more permanent materials. While his earlier works were …

Sculpture

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William Kentridge's 'Greatest Drawing Ever' Unveiled Along the Banks of the River Tiber in Rome

William Kentridge at work on <i>Triumphs and Laments</i> in his Johannesburg studio. Photo: Marc Shoul.<p><b>William Kentridge's Triumphs and Laments Unfold Along Rome's River Tiber</b><p>On the evenings of April 21 and 22, the banks of the River Tiber in Rome will come alive with light, shadow, and music, in a free, …

Delicate Traditional Japanese Wooden Sculptures

Yosuke Yamamoto, is a Japanese sculptor born in Osaka and the author of several wooden statuettes that represent characters of his mother country …

Sculpture

The thing about feelings: The radical notions of Annie Besant

What does explosive anger look like? It isn't hard to picture a narrative scene that corresponds, perhaps a burly man in a traffic jam screaming while pumping his fist out an open car window.<p>But that's a person and a situation, not a feeling. More ambitious, if stranger, would be the attempt to …

Weightless Marble Sculptures By Georg Scheele

„Form for me means shaping a deliberate gesture from a spontaneous impulse, thus freezing the inner reality of a given moment.“Inspired by themes of …

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Upholstered Faux Taxidermy Heads and Animals by Kelly Rene Jelinek

Artist Kelly Rene Jelinek fabricates life-sized replicas of taxidermied animal heads using fragments of upholstery fabric. The decorative objects …

Sculpture

Artist Paul Villinski Brings Flight to the Gallery with Swarms of Repurposed Aluminum Can Butterflies

<i>Fallen</i>, 2015 Steel, aluminum (found cans), wire, soot, Flashe; 62-3/4″ x 113-1/4″ x 9-1/2″<p>Working with repurposed objects like aluminum cans and old …

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Brilliant installation made with Tree Trunks from Jaehyo Lee from South Korea #streetart #streetartnews

Humorous Street Signs and Other Contextual Street Art Interventions by Michael Pederson

Across the urban cityscape of Sydney, in parks, suburban streets, and industrial zones, you’re likely to encounter a plethora of signs and placards …

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Auto Mechanics Pose Dramatically to Recreate Renaissance Paintings

Photographer Freddy Fabris has paid homage to the great Renaissance master painters using his camera instead of a brush. This unique tribute—aptly called <i>The Renaissance Series—</i>fuses contemporary culture with the dramatic styling of the original portraits. The atypical subjects of the photographer's …

It Looks Like A Sculpture Of A Face, But Watch What Happens When The Wind Blows

Looking out on Anthony Howe's garden is like taking a peek into another world. A 7-foot human face stands in front of three windmills that move "not …

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