Evoking Historical Struggles, Hank Willis Thomas Examines the Intersection of Art and Activism

EVOKING HISTORICAL STRUGGLES, HANK WILLIS THOMAS EXAMINES THE INTERSECTION OF ART AND ACTIVISM

“If the Leader Only Knew” (2014). All images © Hank Willis Thomas, shared with permission Through his bronze sculptures and public...

WATCH THE BIRDIE: A RESTORED BRASS GADGET DATING BACK 140 YEARS REVEALS A HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHY TRICK

 Prior to asking subjects to grin and “say cheese,” photographers would entreat those awaiting a portrait to “ watch the birdie .”...

 
 
 
Metaphorical Editorial Illustrations by Eleni Debo Incite Reflections on Contemporary Life

METAPHORICAL EDITORIAL ILLUSTRATIONS BY ELENI DEBO INCITE REFLECTIONS ON CONTEMPORARY LIFE

All images © Eleni Debo, shared with permission Belgian illustrator Eleni Debo works within subdued color palettes rendering curious...

Set Against Lavishly Patterned Backdrops, Photographer Cecilia Paredes Disguises Herself in Stunning Self-Portraits

SET AGAINST LAVISHLY PATTERNED BACKDROPS, PHOTOGRAPHER CECILIA PAREDES DISGUISES HERSELF IN STUNNING SELF-PORTRAITS

“Zanzibar” (2019). All images © Cecilia Paredes, shared with permission Whether immersing herself in swathes of ornamental textiles...

 
 
 
Enhance! Explore the Orion Constellation in Astounding Detail with This 2.5 Gigapixel Image That Took Five Years to Complete

ENHANCE! EXPLORE THE ORION CONSTELLATION IN ASTOUNDING DETAIL WITH THIS 2.5 GIGAPIXEL IMAGE THAT TOOK FIVE YEARS TO COMPLETE

Full image of “Project Orion.” All images © Matt Harbison, shared with permission For the past five years, Chattanooga-based astrophotographer...

Recycled Scraps and Discarded Objects Are Fashioned Into an Eccentric Menagerie of Metal Animals

RECYCLED SCRAPS AND DISCARDED OBJECTS ARE FASHIONED INTO AN ECCENTRIC MENAGERIE OF METAL ANIMALS

All images © Barbara Franc, shared with permisison London-based artist Barbara Franc upcycles materials that otherwise would be tossed...

 
 
 
Vivid Portraits by Photographer Tim Flach Frame the Unique Features of Vulnerable Birds

VIVID PORTRAITS BY PHOTOGRAPHER TIM FLACH FRAME THE UNIQUE FEATURES OF VULNERABLE BIRDS

Peruvian Inca tern. All images © Tim Flach, shared with permission From an Egyptian vulture with wispy feathers to a cockatoo with...

A Japanese Forestry Technique Prunes Upper Branches to Create a Tree Platform for More Sustainable Harvests

A JAPANESE FORESTRY TECHNIQUE PRUNES UPPER BRANCHES TO CREATE A TREE PLATFORM FOR MORE SUSTAINABLE HARVESTS

Image via Wrath of Gnon Literally translating to platform cedar, daisugi is a 14th- or 15th-century technique that offers an efficient,...

 
 
 
Artists Explore Self-Expression Through Bizarre and Whimsical Masks at Denver's Vicki Myhren Gallery

ARTISTS EXPLORE SELF-EXPRESSION THROUGH BIZARRE AND WHIMSICAL MASKS AT DENVER'S VICKI MYHREN GALLERY

Felicia Murray, “Our Dying Reefs,” felted COVID mask, 2020. All photos shared with permission. There is perhaps no symbol more representative...

Granite and Quartz Stones Carved to Appear Like Fabric and Clay by José Manuel Castro López

GRANITE AND QUARTZ STONES CARVED TO APPEAR LIKE FABRIC AND CLAY BY JOSÉ MANUEL CASTRO LÓPEZ

All photos © José Manuel Castro López. Spanish artist José Manuel Castro López transforms nondescript chunks of granite and quartz...

 
 
 
Multi-Story Murals Showcase Domesticity through Elegant Ceramic Tableware

MULTI-STORY MURALS SHOWCASE DOMESTICITY THROUGH ELEGANT CERAMIC TABLEWARE

Oviedo, Spain. All images © Manolo Mesa, shared with permission Spanish street artist Manolo Mesa merges public and private spheres...

A GLASS FLOOR IN A NEW DUBLIN GROCERY OPENS A WINDOW TO MEDIEVAL VIKING HISTORY

 Embedded in the architecture of a new Lidl store in Dublin is a glass floor that allows shoppers to peer down into medieval history....

 
 
 
Rollerskating Poodles and Croissant Characters Form an Adorably Eccentric Cast of Felt Characters by Cat Rabbit

ROLLERSKATING POODLES AND CROISSANT CHARACTERS FORM AN ADORABLY ECCENTRIC CAST OF FELT CHARACTERS BY CAT RABBIT

All images © Cat Rabbit, shared with permission Working out of her studio in Melbourne, textile artist Cat Rabbit felts a quirky troupe...

Textural Sculptures by Artist Jessica Drenk Use Junk Mail, Book Pages, and Q-Tips to Explore Materiality

TEXTURAL SCULPTURES BY ARTIST JESSICA DRENK USE JUNK MAIL, BOOK PAGES, AND Q-TIPS TO EXPLORE MATERIALITY

“Dendrite” (2019), Q-tips and plaster. All images © Jessica Drenk, courtesy of Galleri Urbane, shared with permission Montana-born...

 
 
 

CLOAKED IN THICK SMOKE, SUBMERGED FOLIAGE BREACHES THE WATER'S SURFACE IN MYSTERIOUS PHOTOGRAPHS

All images © Robert Peek, shared with permission Rotterdam-based photographer Robert Peek creates ghostly photographic stills of botanical...

Oversized Spiders by Mister Finch Transform Vintage Textiles into Fairytale Sculptures

OVERSIZED SPIDERS BY MISTER FINCH TRANSFORM VINTAGE TEXTILES INTO FAIRYTALE SCULPTURES

All images © Mister Finch, shared with permission Leeds-based artist Mister Finch thrifts scraps of brocades and cottons to shape into...

 
 
 
Overflowing with Flora and Fauna, Collaged Paper Installations Comment on Earth's Dwindling Biodiversity

OVERFLOWING WITH FLORA AND FAUNA, COLLAGED PAPER INSTALLATIONS COMMENT ON EARTH'S DWINDLING BIODIVERSITY

“Intimate Immensity” (2016). Photograph by Trevor Good. All images © Clare Börsch, shared with permission Sprawling across paint-chipped...

No Memory Is Ever Alone: A Photographer Reimagines Family Moments Using Her Dad's Old Slides

NO MEMORY IS EVER ALONE: A PHOTOGRAPHER REIMAGINES FAMILY MOMENTS USING HER DAD'S OLD SLIDES

All images © Catherine Panebianco, shared with permission Jamestown, New York-based photographer Catherine Panebianco compresses the...

 
 
 
A New Book Compiles Photos of Idiosyncratic, Quirky Destinations that Look Just Like Wes Anderson Films

A NEW BOOK COMPILES PHOTOS OF IDIOSYNCRATIC, QUIRKY DESTINATIONS THAT LOOK JUST LIKE WES ANDERSON FILMS

All images © Wally Koval, shared with permission Devotees of Wes Anderson's films can spot the pastel architecture and simple signage...

Bright Floral Knitting Wraps an Iconic Stratocaster Guitar in a Psychedelic Layer of Color

BRIGHT FLORAL KNITTING WRAPS AN ICONIC STRATOCASTER GUITAR IN A PSYCHEDELIC LAYER OF COLOR

“Flower Power” (2020), knitted wool and Fender Stratocaster, 106.7 x 12.7 x 38.1 centimeters. All images courtesy of The Big Art Auction,...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

LSB Regional Headquarters / Domaine Public Architects

LSB Regional Headquarters / Domaine Public Architects

Domaine Public Architects Location: Tyre, Lebanon Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Ieva Saudargaite Area: 3000.0 m2 Read more ...

Street Scene Cityscape Snow Storm, Fine Art Oil Painting ”Snow at Dusk” by...

Street Scene Cityscape Snow Storm, Fine Art Oil Painting ”Snow at Dusk” by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

11"x7"x.75" Oil on Canvas/sold Commissions Welcome Learn more about commissioning a painting HERE . Visit to Read more ...

Forest Glade House / Hesselbrand

Forest Glade House / Hesselbrand

Courtesy of Hesselbrand architects: Hesselbrand Location: London, United Kingdom Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Courtesy of Hesselbrand Area: 210.0 m2 Read more ...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Summer...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Summer Home” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

When a herd of cattle is moved up to the high country for summer grazing, the wranglers move into their summer homes as well. No electricity or running water. Cooking is done... Read more ...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Summer...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Summer Home” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

When a herd of cattle is moved up to the high country for summer grazing, the wranglers move into their summer homes as well. No electricity or running water. Cooking is done... Read more ...

House in Iruma / aoyagi design

House in Iruma / aoyagi design

Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Takumi Ota Area: 123.0 m2 Read more ...

Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting, “Gold Horizon”by Texas...

Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting, “Gold Horizon”by Texas Contemporary Artist Sharon Whisnand

Hand painted papers, acrylic, hot glue and gold paint. Somewhat less "bling" than the rest in the series. 10"x12"x.5" Acrylic and Paper on Watercolor Paper Panel/Framed-Available Read more ...

MF APARTMENT / Firma

MF APARTMENT / Firma

Pinheiros, São Paulo - State of São Paulo, Brazil Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Vivi Spaco Photographs: Manuel Sá Area: 150.0 m2 Read more ...

Evoking Historical Struggles, Hank Willis Thomas Examines the Intersection...

Evoking Historical Struggles, Hank Willis Thomas Examines the Intersection of Art and Activism

“If the Leader Only Knew” (2014). All images © Hank Willis Thomas, shared with permission Through his bronze sculptures and public installations, Hank Willis Thomas examines... Read more ...

Polar Bear Sunset

Polar Bear Sunset

Polar bars , Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Here is one from last year that I hadn't shared yet. A polar bear sow and cub at sunset, Alaska Arctic. Read more ...