The Art of Marketing Death

“The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead”. Such was Einstein’s rationale, at least. However, rightly or wrongly death continues… Continue reading

Incredible Hand Drawn Optical Illusions by Ramon Bruin

These drawings are designed to distort eyes and drop jaws. They are the creation of Dutch freelance artist Ramon Bruin, who crafts them hand. The optical illusion relies on careful positioning of lines… Continue reading

Turkish Protesters’ Performance Art

Following weeks of violence in Turkey between the nation’s police and protesters, a striking new tactic has emerged today in the form of performance art. Performance artist and Turkish native, Erdem Gunduz, is… Continue reading

Toilet Roll Tube Sculptures by Anastassia Elias

If the test of a true artist is the ability to find inspiration in even the least likely of places, then Anastassia Elias certainly passes. The artist creates paper dioramas inside the cadrboard… Continue reading

News- Gay Rights Photography Exhibition Vandalised in Paris

The city of Paris was shocked this week by a homophobic hate crime which saw an outdoor exhibition in the capital vandalised. The exhibition, Couples Imaginaires, depicts same sex couples and their families… Continue reading

Not-So-Gray Anatomy, Beautiful Sketches Fusing Man and Nature

The relationship between man and nature has long been explored by artists, but these illustrations from Michele Parliament has the latter quite literally bursting forth from man’s veins. The anatomical drawings imagine elements… Continue reading

The Greatest Art in the World, Coming to a Bus Stop Near You

Great pieces of art are like buses. Not in the sense that you wait ages for one and then three come at once. But rather, this summer, they will be literally hanging around… Continue reading

Classical Sculpture Was Hipster Before It Was Cool

Hipsters in Stone is a joint photography and photoshopping venture by Léo Caillard and Alexis Persani which sees various classical sculptures decked out in the latest hipster garb. The duo set about photographing… Continue reading

Review **** Souzou: Outsider Art From Japan at The Wellcome Collection

Rating- **** Art tourism is something that blights London. With the influx of tourists to the capital during the impending summer season, the museums know that now is the time to pull out… Continue reading

Walk-In Surrealist Storm by Joris Kuipers

To visit an installation by Dutch artist Joris Kuipers is to be caught up in a storm of surrealist weather. His floating clouds dominate the gallery space in swooping swirls straight out of… Continue reading

Storytelling with Ekaterina Panikanova- Art Meets Literature

The link between art and storytelling has been well documented. Many people suggest that art is a visual fiction- an imaginative narrative. However, in these images, Rome based and Russian born artist Ekaterina Panikanova… Continue reading

Ai Weiwei Covers Time Magazine

Ai Weiwei has been recently revealed as the latest powerhouse to grace the cover of Time Magazine. The cover accompanies Hannah Beech’s story “How China Views the World?” (which you can get a glimpse of… Continue reading

Conflict Through Rose Tinted Glasses- Richard Mosse’s War Photography

Irish Artist Richard Mosse uses invisible light to highlight the unseen and unexpressed tragedy of the Congo. Asked to express what the Congo means to him, Richard Mosse offers an eclectic list- “Joseph… Continue reading

Guns and Roses- Sonia Rentsch’s Still Lifes

Calls for the world to make love not war are as old as time itself. But that sentiment has been injected with some fresh zeal by Australian artist Sonia Rentsch. Her (perhaps a… Continue reading

Double Take- A Photographic Tutorial

It’s not often you come across such beautiful images, and even rarer still that they also come with a How To Guide, so I couldn’t resist sharing with you these photographs from Sarah… Continue reading