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18-Year-Old Photographer’s Spectacular Conceptual Self-Portraits

Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits. The Cambridge, England native's photograph entitled <i>Invisible</i> recently went viral, with over …

Photography

Ghostcubes: A Dazzling System of Interlocking Wooden Cubes by Erik Åberg | Colossal

<p>First: <i>watch the video</i>. Created by Swedish designer Erik Åberg the Ghostcube is a fascinating system of interlocking wood cubes that can be twisted, …

Surgically Altered Ceramics by Beccy Ridsdel | Colossal

<p>UK-based artist Beccy Ridsdel creates fun yet strangely macabre interventions where ceramics have been surgically altered to reveal additional …

These Victorian Baby Pictures Are Filled With Hidden People

Don’t look now, kid. Your mom is under that blanket.<p>Next time you see an old black-and-white photograph of a baby, look closer. That baby’s mother might be hidden in the photograph. In fact, once you know what you’re looking for, you’ll probably start seeing mothers everywhere: Buried beneath …

Surprising Layers of Color Revealed on Urban Walls | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these new pieces by artist 1010 that seems to peel away layers from mundane urban walls to reveal a depth of colorful layers. …

These 2-D Candleholders Trick Your Brain Into Thinking They’re 3-D

The Flatlight is candle jewelry that turns a tealight into the optical illusion of a 3-D candlestick.<p>You know those giant street paintings that, from exactly the right angle, look like a dolphin leaping out of a pool, or demons crawling out of a plunging vortex into hell? Meet the Flatlight, an …

Creepy Pumpkin Carving Timelapse | Colossal

<p>Happy Halloween folks. Here’s a pretty spooky animation of a pumpkin carved by Brooklyn-based artist and pro pumpkin carver Chris Soria based on an …

Impossible Geometry: Triangle Vase Not an Optical Illusion

It is a shape you may have seen before – a classic (even iconic) example of a drawn object that cannot really exist, but seems convincing to the eye …

Avant-garde

Manipulations of Space Create Mesmerizing Optical Illusions

These colorful optical illusions by photographer Georges Rousse are so mesmerizing! In his work, the Paris-based artist transforms deserted buildings into site-specific artwork. He arranges materials and paints that blend with the architecture, and then documents and presents the work through …

Digital Art