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19 Pieces Of Street Art That Will Take You Literally Out Of This World

Some of these will make you question everything.


Captivating portraits of the world's vanishing tribes


20 of the Best Comic Book Artists Working Right Now

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. Clearly, they weren’t talking about comics. As a very visual person, comic book art has a huge …

Graphic Novels

Joshua Smith is turning our decaying streetscapes into hyper-realistic miniature sculptures

In an era of bigger is better, Joshua Smith is sculpting hyper-realistic buildings small enough to convince you otherwise.<p>The Adelaide miniaturist …


Larger-Than-Life Insects Lurk Around Abandoned Buildings in Anamorphic Street Art by Odeith | Colossal

<p>Though mostly known for his trompe l’oeil lettering, Portuguese street artist Odeith has recently been adding larger-than-life insects to his …

Abandoned Buildings

‘Modern Frescoes’ Present Luminous Women in Layers of Translucent Pigment by Ali Cavanaugh | Colossal

<p>St. Louis-based artist Ali Cavanaugh paints dreamlike watercolors of female subjects on wet clay panels. She refers to her works as “modern …


Street Art in England: Pictures


Fake Views: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Soviet Photoshopping

Photoshop 1.0 was first released as the Soviet Union was collapsing, but long before the software made photo manipulation easy, Kremlin censors went …

Photo Manipulation

Michael Jackson mural up in NYC; MJ block party happening in Brooklyn

Janet Jackson was just in NYC for a great headlining set at Panorama, which included tributes to both her late father Joe Jackson and her late …

Michael Jackson

Capturing the Magic of New York’s Chinatown Before Dawn Breaks

During a trip to New York City, French photographer Ludwig Favre found himself staying in Chinatown. Inspired by what he saw around him, Favre made it a point to capture the magic of the neighborhood. So, the day of his flight, he woke up early in the morning to grab a coffee and snap shots of the …

New York City

Uncanny Portraits of Cats Crafted with Realistic Glass Eyes and Felted Wool | Colossal

<p>Japanese artist Wakuneco makes incredibly realistic portraits of feline heads, handcrafting the three-dimensional creations from felted wool. Making …


"Cecaelia" - A Stunning Art Print of a Tentacled Mermaid by Sarah Joncas

In art and popular culture, <i>Cecaelia</i> is an mythical being with the head and torso of a woman combined with the tentacles of an octopus or squid.<p>Artist …


Pictures of the Day – July 20, 2018

This is the type of crossover art I can get behind. <br>by Malachi WrightThe most thoughtful gift I have ever seen. <br>viaHappiness is a choice. <br>viaI hand …


Facebook bans paintings by Flemish Masters

Facebook’s censorship is a thorn in the side of Toerisme Vlaanderen. The Flemish Tourist Board is currently using all the means at its disposal to …


These Super Mario Moleskine notebooks are classy as hell

Writers, artists, doodlers, and scribblers have a new way to show their love for Nintendo's resident goomba-stomping plumber with Moleskine's cool …


Behind the scenes with the biggest soul stars of the 70s

“Nobody will ever understand what fun we had,” says Bruce W Talamon about the decade he spent photographing the heyday of funk, R&B and soul music in America.<p>Between 1972 and 1982, this young and relatively inexperienced photographer from Los Angeles had almost unrestricted access to the biggest, …

Soul Music

The Man With 15,000 Pieces of Chopstick-Wrapper Origami

A restaurant job turned into a collecting passion.<p>We’ve all fiddled with our chopstick wrappers when eating out at an Asian restaurant. Creating a …


CANstruction Sculptures Made from Nearly 30,000 Cans of Food Fight Hunger in San Francisco

1/10<p>duck hunter sculpture<p>San Francisco recently hosted its third annual CANstruction exhibition, in which local design and engineering firms used …

San Francisco

Mosaic Vermin Invade New York City as Part of Jim Bachor’s Latest Pothole Interventions | Colossal

<p>Jim Bachor (previously) has been filling potholes with mosaics in Chicago and beyond for the last five years, combining his art practice with public …


25 photos you won't believe were taken on an iPhone

IPhone 7

Bodysuits, boots and masks galore as Comic-Con opens in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - There were bodysuits, boots and masks galore in San Diego as thousands of comic, superhero and anime fans flocked to the opening of Comic-Con on Thursday.<p>Highlights of this year’s Comic-Con include the introduction of the first female “Doctor Who”, played by British actress …

San Diego

I Use Ballpoint Pen To Create These Drawings

AMAZING what a ballpoint pen can do! I try and practice every time with different materials and techniques on my drawings! These drawings are made …


Flying whale: Airbus BelugaXL takes flight

With a livery that reflects its namesake, the first of Airbus' five BelugaXL heavy transport aircraft completed its maiden flight today at …


Graffiti has been a part of military life for at least 5,000 years

War is a thing of terror, traditions, heartache and often, boredom. Passing the time between patrols, and the banality that comes from life in the …


Chocolate Sculptures by Amaury Guichon

Amaury Guichon is a French chef based in Las Vegas, spending his time building amazing chocolate sculptures. Among the most famous, a Greek Atlas, a …


Jeff Goldblum goes topless and Mark Wallinger goes into orbit – the week in art

Exhibition of the week<p><b>Mark Wallinger</b><br>The isolation of the human form in space is the focus of Wallinger’s metaphysical wit in this focused exhibition.<br>• Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, from 21 July until 7 October.<p>Also showing<p><b>Jacob’s Ladder</b><br>Artists including Katie Paterson and Cornelia Parker explore the …

Cold War

The Sculpture Coralarium: The world's first semi-submerged tidal art gallery

Artist and environmental sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has just completed his most remarkable work to date, a semi-submerged tidal gallery …


Designers Seek Funding for Massive Mirrored Orb to Hover Over Burning Man 2018

Burning Man is always home to creative art installations that bring together the Black Rock Desert community over the course of the weeklong festival. And now, Bjarke Ingels and Jakob Lange of Danish architecture firm BIG are looking to make a statement at the 2018 Burning Man Festival with <i>The …

Black Rock

Van Gogh Museum Puts Nearly 1,000 Paintings and Drawings Online

If you're a <b>Vincent van Gogh</b> enthusiast, you've probably heard of the Van Gogh Museum, an institution that houses the largest collection of work by the Post-Impressionist painter. In the past, Van Gogh fans would have to travel to Amsterdam to view the museum's holdings; but now, anyone can “visit” …


Breathtaking Oil Paintings Capture Moments of Tranquility Below the Water’s Surface

Californian artist Isabel Emrich paints dazzling depictions of women submerged in water. Each colorful oil painting captures moments of tranquility below the water’s surface, as the artist’s subjects float meditatively, welcoming the dancing sunlight from above. The artist reveals, “My underwater …