Manchester based artist, Mark Demsteader is self-taught, and seems to have a good understanding of the human form, like this oil on canvas painting entitled ‘shallow waters.’
At Playa de la Malvarrosa in Valencia, Spain, what looks like a boat is really an interesting water fountain installation. It’s just a little something that captures the imagination for it’s simplicity.
Incredibly realistic acrylic painting by Jason de Graaf, a Canadian artist who dazzles us with his hyper-detailed works.
If you’re up at dawn, and in Montmartre, check out Rue Cavallotti where shuttered storefronts have colorful artworks that hail back to the 1920’s and 30’s.
Photographer Nichole Robertson often spends time in Paris and posts some images on her site, Obvious State. Most of them are from parts of the city that are off the beaten tourist track.
A romantic art installation, located in the heart of New York City, has been created from salvaged Hurricane Sandy boardwalk boards.
On display through March 8th, the Times Square heart-shaped Heartwalk enclosure seems to be attracting a lot of shutter-bugs… and lovers.
If you ever venture underneath Stockholm, you might be amazed at the art installations throughout it’s rail metro stations. It’s like entering another world.
Photographer, Alexander Dragunov, has posted images of Stockholm’s metro stations that look like Stonehenge and underground caves.
It’s raining in the ‘Rain Room’ at The Curve in the Barbican Center in London.
This 100 square meter art installation entices visitors to walk into the field and sensors detect their presence, so as not to get wet.
The exhibition runs through March 2013.
Photo: Oli Scarff - Getty
It took a 4b mechanical pencil to draw the impressive detail of the eye and pupil of Michelangelo’s David in an artwork that takes realism to a new level.
The artist, Linda Huber, is self-taught and says it can take between 20-80 hours to create a realistic pencil drawing, usually from reference photos.
Dutch artist, Berndnaut Smilde, could be called a ‘rainman.’ After all, he’s created clouds indoors.
Using a smoke machine, combined with indoor moisture and dramatic lighting he has managed to create an indoor cloud effect.
Time has selected his work as amongst the Best Inventions of the Year for 2012. ‘The temperature, humidity and lighting all have to be just so.’
Daniela Andrier is a perfumer who created the L’Oreal scent ‘Untitled’ which is featured in the ‘Art of the Scent 1889-2012’ exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York.
Curator, Chandler Burr introduces the first major museum exhibition to recognize scent as a form of artistic creation. And, unlike photography and paintings, this olfactory media can only be experienced ‘live’ and in the flesh.
Twelve works, created since 1889 - 2012 will be the focus, including Ernest Beaux’s Chanel N° 5 and Daniela’s Untitled created in 2010.
The exhibition runs from November 13, 2012 through February 24, 2013.
Sensazioni (Sensations) is an incredible photo-realistic pencil drawing by Italian artist, Diego Fazio.
This illustration took Diego about 200 hours to complete.
People who live in Ann Arbor, Michigan, will be familiar with a character called ‘Sluggo’ who happens to be chalk art on the streets created by artist David Zinn.
The work of Zinn has been described by Ann Arbor News as ‘Bright ideas from a slightly bent mind.’
Using the feminine face as a canvas, Moscow-based photographer, Alexander Khokhlov experiments with black and white illustrations, like this one, of Mickey Mouse.
At the Museum of Modern Art in New York, a couple admire Monet’s ‘Water Lilies.’
Photo by Gilbert Sape / National Geographic
Batmania hits the streets of Madrid, Spain in the form of 3D street art created to promote the release of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ movie this week.