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Stunning Aerial Photos of Botswana Wildlife

From now till February 23, visit the Robin Rice Gallery in New York to see <i>Botswana</i>, stunning photos of African wildlife taken by photographer Zack Seckler less than 500 feet from above the ground. Flying in an ultra-light aircraft and with an expert pilot, the Brooklyn-based photographer was able …

Wildlife

Incredibly Majestic Lion Made of 4,000 Metal Scraps

Istanbul-based Turkish sculptor Seluk Yilmaz has constructed a 6-foot-tall, 10-foot-long majestic lion out of nearly 4,000 pieces of scrap metal that is aptly dubbed <i>Aslan (Lion)</i>. Taking close to a year to complete the incredible sculpture, the artist hand-cut and hammered each metallic component …

Sculpture

Jameel Prize: a sexy, scintillating vision of modern Islamic art

This year's Jameel Prize exhibition at the V&A is a thorough revelation in its hugely sensual and convincing reinventions of Islamic art.<p>A prize that rewards something so specific as contemporary art and design "inspired by Islamic tradition" might seem to be inherently limiting its own field – who …

Mohammad Rakibul Hasan

<i>Sarah Stankey shares work submitted to Lenscratch…</i><p>Trees in the park provide shelter to urban birds<p>Mohammad Rakibul Hasan‘s work creates a beautiful …

Charles Marville Captures the Rebirth of 1800s Paris in New National Gallery of Art Exhibition

Paris wasn’t always the city of wide boulevards and elegant parks. A new exhibition at the National Gallery of Art displays Charles Marville’s …

Eye-Opening Portraits of Living Conditions for Animals in Zoos

<i>Captive</i> is a powerful series by Washington D.C.-based Canadian photographer Gaston Lacombe that takes a look at animals in zoos and their living environments. Shooting his images from the perspective of any regular visitor, Lacombe manages to capture portraits of creatures, big and small, confined …

Animals

How to Develop and Share Photos with Lightroom

Photographers have long favored Photoshop for editing digital images. Because the software is so powerful, many artists don’t much consider other …

Klaus Enrique: The Arcimboldo Series

<i>Looking at work seen at the Filter Photo Festival in Chicago</i><p>I am always intrigued by photographs inspired by paintings, and Klaus Enrique arrived at …

Art is Trash - in pictures

Spanish artist Francisco de Pájaro creates bizarre and eyecatching in-situ sculptures out of cardboard boxes, mattresses and anything else he can find in the street. Here are some of his most striking creations to date

The Legend of Giants: A New Mural by Natalia Rak | Colossal

<p>This is a great new mural by Polish artist and graphic designer Natalia Rak that was painted as part of the Folk on the Street art festival in …

Top Pin of the Day: A Bathroom With Stunning Moroccan Tile

See what's trending today. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>In a Cape Cod, Massachusetts, bathroom, designer Kyle Timothy Blood created a T-shaped carpet of tile in a Moroccan pattern. "Did you notice how the 'carpet' runs right under the vanity?" the designer says. "That …

New Photos of The Wind Portal: Installation of 5,000 Paper Windmills

Designer Najla El Zein just released these new photos of The Wind Portal, a beautiful installation that's currently showing at the London Design Festival 2013. Made up of 5,000 paper windmills that spin to an integrated wind system, the installation has an architectural shape that creates a trompe …

Japanese Office Worker’s Gorgeous iPhone Finger Paintings

While most people who commute on a train, read a book, listen to music or catch up on some sleep, one man named Seikou Yamaoka is doing something quite different. Using his iPhone, he's making incredible finger painting portraits with the app ArtStudio.<p>His stunning works look like they've been …

Art

High Speed Flower Explosions by Martin Klimas | Colossal

<p>The life of a flower usually ends in slow, inglorious decay as petals wilt and succombs to the cycle of life, but these flowers shot by German …

Artist Camouflages Self, Hides Behind a Mirror

Seoul-based Korean artist Seokmin Ko addresses ideas of normalcy and identity in his self-photo series titled <i>The Square</i>. By holding up a giant mirror, the artist reflects his surroundings while simultaneously camouflaging himself into his environment. The elusive artist conceals himself almost …

Art

1,000 Photographs Document Elaborate Nigerian Hair Trends

Just as fashion trends change with the times, so do hairstyles. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Nigeria-based J.D. Okhai Ojeikere documented more than 1,000 of these stunning, almost sculptural designs by finding his subjects along the every day streets, at wedding celebrations, and in offices. The …

Fashion Trends

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Unlikely: The Impossible and Improbable Objects of Giuseppe Colarusso | Colossal

<p>In this ongoing series titled Unlikely, artist and photographer Giuseppe Colarusso imagines bizarre and humorous objects, each of which is either …

Beautiful Portrait Photography by Hannes Caspar - The Fox Is Black

Portrait photography is not something we feature all that often on The Fox Is Black. I don’t know why that is. Perhaps it’s just that portraits don’t …

Emotionally Charged Portraits of Faceless Shadows

Paris-based photographer Alexandre Bordereau (aka aRe-y0u-iN) features silhouettes of anonymous people artistically adorned with splashes of white paint for his <i>B&W Portrait</i> series. The unidentified individuals in the self-taught photographer's ongoing collection are all faceless shadows that manage …

Photography

White Room Covered in Farsi Calligraphy Reflects Identity of an Immigrant

Germany-based Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar covers white walls and floors with black script in Farsi for her ongoing series known as <i>Written Room</i>. Each of her site-specific installations, which have been exhibited across the world since 1999, redefines an empty space with her decorative …

Middle East

Hear Here: MoMA Debuts Its First Show Devoted To Sound

Soundings: A Contemporary Score is well worth a listen.<p><i>Soundings: A Contemporary Score</i> is the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York’s first major exhibition devoted exclusively to sound art. On a design level, curating a show like this requires a kind of synesthetic thinking: How do you visually …

Wasteland – Digital Illustration Series by Atelier Olschinsky

Wasteland – Digital Generated Artworks.<p>Wasteland is the name of this digital generated illustration series by Atelier Olschinsky. The series was …

Illustration

Kustaa Saksi makes ornate tapestries inspired by nature - The Fox Is Black

Amsterdam based artist Kustaa Saksi is well-known for his vibrant and intricate pieces of art which you could describe as hyper-flat. Now he’s …

Organic and Mechanical Hybrid Sculptures by Pierre Matter

French sculptor Pierre Matter's body of work thematically revolves around the surreal idea of featuring a combination of organic and mechanical materials in one entity. His sculptures reflect a robotic evolution of living beings and animals, transforming their likeness into multilayered cyborgs. …

Sculpture

Homage Illustrations by David Popov to Lichtenstein, Villemot, and Mondrian

Fashion Style Poster Illustrations.<p>Melbourne, Australia based graphic designer David Popov created this set of 5 poster illustrations as a homage to …

The Arts

Surreal Wire Drawings of Eyes by Sophie Ryder

UK-based artist Sophie Ryder is a brilliant sculptor who works primarily with wire. Her large-scale wire drawings are like three-dimensional sketches that are simultaneously transparent and opaque. Her series of works depicting eyes are especially intriguing and captivating. They are, no pun …