25.04.17 by Staff

Tiny Landscapes Painted in Mint Tins by Artist Heidi Annalise

Colorado-based artist Heidi Annalise creates impressionistic landscapes inside the lids of old mint tins, using the base to mix her paints. See more images below. Read More

25.04.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Mike Lee

New paintings by artist Mike Lee. Click here for previous posts. See more images below or on display at Giant Robot in Los Angeles April 30 – May 19.

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24.04.17 by Staff

Intricate Food Carvings by Japanese Artist Gaku

Japanese artist Gaku sculpts elaborate designs into various fruits and vegetables using an x-acto knife. More incredible images below.

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24.04.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Natasha Bieniek

Paintings by Melbourne, Australia-based artist Natasha Bieniek. More images below.

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21.04.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Carl Baratta

Paintings inspired by various mythologies and ancient poetry by Los Angeles-based artist Carl Baratta. More images below.

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21.04.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Frank Gonzales

A selection of recent work by artist Frank Gonzales. Click here for previous posts. See more images below.

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20.04.17 by Staff

Collection of Trippy and Strangely Satisfying Videos + Gifs (with no CGI)

Dry erase marker reacting to water


 
Lately I’ve been collecting videos that look like computer-generated imagery (CGI) but are actually real. There are art installations, optical illusions, science experiments, and a lot of clips where someone is filming something completely normal but because of the lighting or the camera shutter (in the case of the helicopter clip) the results look surreal.

I also have a very nerdy love of magic so maybe that’s actually the common thread here; perception versus reality. If you have suggestions for other videos that fit this theme please leave a comment, I’d love to keep adding to this collection. Shout out to r/woahdude.

Have a look at the videos below and you’ll get the idea! May need to give it a second to load!
 
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20.04.17 by Staff

“Close Enough” by Artist Hudson Christie

A series of tableaus playfully critiquing the imprecise administrative eye of law and regulation by Toronto-based artist Hudson Christie (previously featured here). In “Close Enough,” harmless objects are misidentified as unsafe due to their incidental resemblance to something else. See more images below.

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