Category: Art

22 Unbelievable Places That Are Hard to Believe Really Exist

Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs. Different geographical locations, climatic conditions and even seasons offer the widest variety of natural wonders: pink lakes, stunning lavender or tulip fields, breath-taking canyons and mountains, and other places you can hardly believe actually exist! Tunnel of Love, Ukraine Image credits: Oleg Gordienko Tulip Fields in Netherlands Image credits: Allard Read more [...]

10 Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument

It’s never too late to pick up the guitar, oboe, bongo drums, harmonica, glockenspiel or what have you and learn how to play it! Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a prodigy to reap the benefits of playing an instrument. You also don’t have to pay to be classically trained because there are tons of books on the subject plus the internet and YouTube are full of tutorials to help you learn on your own. Did you know that playing an instrument can actually change the architecture of your brain? Read more [...]

Artist Recreates His Own Childhood Drawings 20+ Years Later

With the help of Photoshop, Dutch muralist Telmo Pieper digitally recreates his old drawings into realistic versions of his childhood imagination. The Kiddie Arts series features some of the weirdest-looking animals – a shoe-shaped whale, a snail with world’s smallest shell, and an alien looking fly – a great collection of typical boy-ish drawings. Pieper drew the original images when he was only 4 years old which shows how greatly his painting skills have evolved. Now he works in an artistic Read more [...]

Lake of Doom: Deadly Waterway Calcifies Any Animal That Dares to Dive In

Sometimes, truth is indeed more terrifying than fiction. In what could easily make for prime horror film fodder, a renowned photographer has captured stunning images of wildlife calcified by the caustic waters of a deadly Tanzanian lake. Nick Brandt, well-known for his photography of East Africa’s natural landscape, came across Tanzania’s Lake Natron during his travels. And as his ensuing photos demonstrate, this isn’t any ordinary body of water: the lake is named for a mineral (natron, Read more [...]

3D Tattoo Art Will Literally Make Your Skin Crawl

What's depicted here might look creepy at first. This is not an artificial leg. Instead, this picture depicts the latest in 3D tattooing. The details and shadows in the following are so intricate and lifelike that they could make your skin crawl! This art form gives "novelty" a new name. The creativity and artistic talent behind each one is truly inspirational. Source Read more [...]

New York Hosting Tower Made of Fungus Bricks This Summer

This summer, New York's Museum of Modern Art PS1 will play host to a structure built out of self-assembling bricks. Hy-Fi, designed by architect David Benjamin, will open in late June, and be built primarily built from a combination of corn husks and fungus.  Bricks made of the two organic materials will be set in place to create three open towers, before being topped by a smaller set of bricks coated in a reflective film. The blocks are made by mixing chopped-up corn husks and mycelium, Read more [...]

15 Awesome Rave Art Flyers from the 90′s

Today's Rave Art Flyers are nothing like what they used to be.  Once an artistic expression of what the rave experience meant to its designer, most rave flyers today are generic and lacking creativity. Let's take a lesson from our past and celebrate the fantastic art that we once used to advertise for raves and dance parties, and let's make our goal to inspire this kind of art once again!  As Terence McKenna once said, "The artist’s task is to save the soul of mankind."  Let's bring it back Read more [...]

106 Awesome Banksy Graffiti Drawings

Banksy is a pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti done in a distinctive stencilling technique. Such artistic works of political and social commentary have been featured on streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world. Banksy's work was made up of the Bristol underground scene which involved collaborations between artists and musicians. According Read more [...]