Surreal Paintings By Matthew Grabelsky Take The New York City Subway (15 pics)

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

Body And Soul: art by Hamish Blakely (30+ photos)

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

Hyper-Realistic Paintings by Omar Ortiz (30+ pics)

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

Mutant Faces by Can Pekmedir (9 pics)

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

21st Century ‘Russian’ Dolls.. (30+ photos)

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

Staring into the Abyss: Sinister Artworks By Vergvoktre.. (30+ photos)

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.

Women and beauty by Li Xiaogang (30+ pics)

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.

Pulp Fiction Dolls With No Censorship… (10 pics)

  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