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A 17th-Century Stanchi Painting Reveals the Rapid Change in Watermelons through Selective Breeding

Old master work paintings are frequently cited for their depiction of historical events, documentation of culture, or portraiture of significant …

Painting

New Images by Photographer Stephen Orlando Capture Musicans’ Movement Through Light

Bach Cello Suite No. 1 PreludePhotographer Stephen Orlando (previously) captures the nearly imperceptible movement one makes when quickly sliding a …

Shutter Speed

This Portable Salt-Powered Lamp Stays Illuminated for 8 Hours on a Glass of Seawater

First the sea gave birth to life. Now, thanks to a trio of Philippine-based inventors, it is giving birth to light as well. Led by engineer Lipa Aisa …

Seawater

Street Artists Collaborate with Mexican Government to Bring Vibrant Splash of Color to an Entire Neighborhood

In a fantastic attempt at urban renewal, the government of Mexico recently collaborated with a group of local street artists called Germen Crew to …

Art

A Rainbow of Vegetation Consumes a 7-Story Building in a New Mural from ‘Blu’ in Rome

Street artist Blu (previously) just wrapped up work on this monumental mural on the streets of his new home in Rebibbia, Rome. The painting depicts a …

Street Art

Italian Sculptor Carves an Impressive Dragon Head from a Watermelon

Hey it’s Friday and it’s summer, so here’s Italian sculptor Valeriano Fatica carving an awesome dragon head out of a watermelon. I especially love …

Watermelon

Artist Buys Billboard Advertising Time to Display Art Instead of Ads on Massachusetts Highways

All images @Brian Kane, photography by Nate Wieselquist and Simone SchiessCreated as a set of billboards along two Massachusetts highways, “Healing …

Advertising

A Smoldering Bouquet of Roses Photographed by Ars Thanea

As part of a reference photoshoot for an illustration project by Warsaw-based creative studio Ars Thanea, a bouquet of roses was set on fire and …

Bouquets

Sponsor // 10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing: Get 50% Off Craftsy’s Online Class

Transform your drawings with easy-to-learn principles of composition, perspective, value, form, mark-making and more. Join internationally acclaimed …

Drawing

Pluto Through the Years: A GIF Showing Gradually Improved Views of Pluto from 1930-2015

You’ve probably had your fill of Pluto news for the week, but this is still worth a quick glance. NASA released this fun 17-frame GIF showing the …

Pluto

Guillaume Lachapelle’s Mirrored Dioramas Create the Illusion of Infinite Space

Canadian artist Guillaume Lachapelle explores the infinite in this series of mysterious 3D printed dioramas titled Visions. Sitting atop pedestals in …

Illusion

No Reverb Added: An Acoustical Experiment of a Song Recorded in 15 Different Locations

Oh wow, this is a treat. The same people behind this experimental drumming video in 2013, Touché Videoproduktion Creative, just released a similar …

Music Videos