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Artist Combines Paintings Found in Flea Markets to Form Extraordinary Fictional Landscapes

Artist J.Frede‘s creative journey begins at a local flea market. He explores each emporium of interesting objects in search of your average landscape painting. The artist then takes these common canvases and reconstructs them into something that's impressively unique. By placing the works …

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 …

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Brilliant Three-Dimesional Mural by Street Artist Vesod

Beautiful, high contrast figures full of staggered motion and bright geometric abstractions characterize the fantastic street art of Vesod. Influenced by his artist father and the early 20th century Italian movement Futurism, Vesod skillfully applies layers of opaque paint to create remarkable …

Artist ‘Roadsworth’ Continues to Transform Streets, Buildings and Sidewalks into a Visual Playground | Colossal

<p>Montreal artist Roadsworth (previously) continues to make his mark on the streets of Montreal by introducing elements of wildlife and humor onto an …

Old Hollywood Moviestars Made from Layers of Packing Tape

Ukranian-born, Philadelphia-based Mark Khaisman manipulates layers of translucent packing tape on light boxes to produce portraits rich with texture and shading. Khaisman hand-rolls each piece of tape and slowly develops the layers to create depth and detail, adding and removing pieces until the …

Photorealistic Steel Wire Mesh Portraits by Seung Mo Park

Brooklyn-based Korean sculptor Seung Mo Park never ceases to amaze us with his skilled craftsmanship in working with wire. In addition to sculpting three-dimensional figures with the malleable, metallic rods, he manages to carefully clip layered sheets of stainless steel wire mesh into …

Pixelated Masterpiece Paintings out of LEGO

Squint your eyes. Do these works of art look familiar? They should. Italian designer Marco Sodano is the mastermind behind these LEGO interpretations …

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Portraiture by Benjamin Garcia

Surreal Portraits.<p>After many years working as illustrator and designer for 2D and 3D animations, Benjamin Garcia started to focus on painting full …

Mountain Landscape Carved Into Encyclopedia Britannica

Book sculptor Guy Laramee pays homage to the printed version of the Encyclopedia Britannica by carving into a 24-volume set of the informative series of books for his latest piece titled <i>Adieu</i>. With the physical publication of the encyclopedias coming to a halt after 244 years of printing the …

Best Art Posts of 2013

10. Urban Geode Street Art<br>An art project that places small art installations made from shiny paper into random cracks, crevices, and holes.<p>9. …

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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 …

Squiggly Figures Congregate on a Building in Spain | Colossal

<p>Visual artist SUSO33, known for his abstract human forms comprised of quick gestural lines, recently painted this large-scale mural in Madrid …

Outstanding Illustrations by Steve Kim

Illustration Art.<p>Some impressive illustrations by Steve Kim, an artist and illustrator from Seoul, South Korea who immigrated to the United States at …

Urban Cityscapes Emerge from Haphazard Brushstrokes | Colossal

<p>When first discovering these paintings by Korean artist Jieun Park, either on a distant gallery wall or on a small website thumbnail, you might …

Photographic Artworks by Aldo Tolino

Photographic Sculptural Art.<p>Aldo Tolino is an Austria based artist and philosopher. He creates images or sculptural artworks from photographs in …

Lively Abstract Brushstrokes Reveal Detailed Cityscapes

Using large, swift brushstrokes and irregular splatters, Korean artist Jieun Park reveals urban landscapes hidden beneath the surface of her paintings. From a distance, the broad strokes are simply a bundle of abstract lines. However, upon closer inspection, bits of an urban landscape emerge from …

The Surreal Collages of Joseba Elorza | Colossal

<p>Joseba Elorza is a sound technician who makes a living with his unique brand of digital collage and illustration. The Spain-based artist blends …

New Speeding Through NYC Oil Paintings by Alexandra Pacula

Artist Alexandra Pacula has just released a new set of work for a solo show at Might Tanaka Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. Called “veloCity,” the exhibition consists of both paintings and drawings that show love to one of the greatest metropolises in the world. In her oil paintings, New York City …

Abandoned Houses Come Alive Through Embroidery

A Dutch artist explores the secret relationships between objects in abandoned homes using a needle and thread.<p>Is there a hidden geometry that explains the way in which an abandoned house relates to itself? Artist and designer Hagar Vardimon-van Heummen thinks so, and her ‘Lonely Houses’ series …