13.05.16 by Staff

Artist Rebecca Szeto Transforms Old Paintbrushes into Beautiful Portraits

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Old paintbrushes become the canvas in these creative portraits by Chinese American artist Rebecca Szeto. The ongoing series (which started back in 1999!) highlights the attention Szeto pays to the details of each individual brush, coming up with a unique character (usually with a historic bent) for each piece. Check out more of Szeto’s “Paintbrush Portraits” below!

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25.01.16 by Staff

Experimental Self-Portraits by Artist Ian Ingram

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Artist Ian Ingram explores the art of the self-portrait, working with charcoal, pastel, ink, watercolour, as well as less conventional things like beeswax, string, and butterfly wings. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Ingram now lives and works in Sayulita, Mexico. Check out more of his incredible work below.

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22.09.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Kanghoon Kang

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A selection of hyperreal paintings by Korean artist Kanghoon Kang. More images below.

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10.07.15 by Jeff

Video Profile: Serbia’s Influence on Designer Аna Kraš

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Here’s a terrific little portrait of Serbian artist/designer Ana Kraš, seen through the eyes of director Aaron Rose. Rose followed Kraš around her hometown of Belgrade, and captured some beautiful images and she reflected on the things that have influenced her. Watch the video below.

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04.09.14 by Jeff

A Portrait of Bhutan

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Here’s a gorgeous video portrait of Bhutan, a country I (still) know very little about. Watch “Bhutan”, by Clemens Purner, below. Sit back and enjoy the vibe.

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15.04.14 by Jeff

Same But Different “Theo’s Story”

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I don’t know if I’m just extra emotional tonight or what, but I cried two times watching this video by director David Barnes. This kid’s honesty and the beautiful filming and editing, ahh it’s too much for me right now. A+

Theo is 10 years old, and almost blind. In this video he explains “what it’s like to be me” as part of an Emmy Award winning collection of short documentary portraits, featuring kids with a variety of medical conditions.

Watch “Theo’s Story” below!

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24.07.13 by Staff

“Portrait” by Shinseungback Kimyonghun

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Shinseungback Kimyonghun, a Seoul-based art collective, uses facial recognition software to create portraits by averaging all the faces in a popular movie. I love how you can sort of tell that the above is image is mostly Matt Damon. Check out more movie “portraits”, and watch the video below to see how Avatar’s portrait was made.

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04.06.13 by Staff

Kyung Sunghyun

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These portraits by Kyung Sunghyun are insane! See more below.

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