New York City is sometimes affectionately (or disaffectionately) referred to as a ‘concrete jungle’, but for Los Angeles-based artist Matthew Grabelsky (previously) it’s more of a big cageless zoo. Using the New York City subway system as the setting for his work, Grabelsky paints surreal portraits of people who are seemingly normal from the neck
Blakely was born in Canterbury in 1968 and developed an interest in art from an early age. He studied illustration at Wimbledon School of Art and completed his degree at Kingston University shortly after which he became a professional illustrator. During this time his clients included The Body Shop, British Telecom and Cable and Wireless
Omar Ortiz was born in 1977 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico where he still lives. Since he was a boy he has been interested in drawing and illustration. He studied for a degree in Graphic Design, where he learned different techniques such as hand drawing, pastels, charcoal, water colors, acrylics and airbrushing. When he finished college
Can Pekmedir, born in 1982, working and living in Istanbul. Worked as a full time instructor in Visual Communication Design Department of İstanbul Bilgi University between 2006 and 2012. Now working as a part-time instructor at Bahçeşehir University. Coincidence and failed experiences are at the premise of these artistic discoveries. Can Pekmedir is instinctively morphing
An artist named Ben Avlis decided to approach paper folding in a different way by combining it with all sorts of spooky drawings.
Born in the city of Perm and now living in St. Petersburg, twin sisters Ekaterina and Elena Popovy have been making dolls since 2004. Their early works had faces of popular idols of that time: Die Antwoord, Marilyn Manson, Dita von Teese, Madonna, John Galliano and others. Each of the sisters’ collections reflects a different
Vergvoktre makes paintings in charcoal that feel like staring into the abyss. It’s as if the most harrowing, bleak black metal you ever heard became so powerful that it created tangible pieces of artwork with its icy, forlorn sounds. His web presence is sparse and mysterious, which makes his work all the more intriguing.
Austria has held its 21st World Bodypainting Festival in the city of Klagenfurt. Artists painted the bodies of models, creating spectacular results. Here some of the most stunning photos. source: Didier Messens/Getty Images
Elena Vizerskaya creates enigmatic universes teeming details with surgical precision. Graduated with flying colors from a children’s art school in 1994. Graduated from the Boychuk College of Decorative Arts and Design in Kiev, Ukraine in 2000.
Li Xiaogang is a Chinese artist who after graduating from art department of PLA Art Academy, continued his study in Japan and Italy. In 2002, he painted a fresco for a modern Buddhism hall in Osaka, which is now the largest tempera mural painting in the world.
Beeline Creative has created 4 dolls (Jules Winnfield, Vincent Vega, Jimmie Dimmick and Butch) from Quentin Tarantino movies as a tribute to his talent. The dolls pronounce 12 lines from the movie, the lines are without censorship. Few examples of the punchlines: “Nah, man, they got the metric system. They wouldn’t know what the