“Origin Of The Beginning”: Surreal Woden Installations Inspired By The Childhood Memories Of Levi van Veluw

Dutch artist Levi van Veluw will showcase new work from a series of new installations, photographs and videos in which he draws from his own childhood memories to thematically and narratively develop his own brand ofself-portraiture. More: Levi van Veluw, Behance, Facebook The artist has created 3 “rooms” covered withmore than 30.000 wooden blocks, balls and slats respectively. (without any...

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This Girl Spent 1000 Hours Working On This Incredibly Detailed Anubis Costume That Looks Like It Was Made With CGI

Some people do cross-stitch as a hobby, others like gardening, while this game designer from Switzerland is making costumes. While Martina is just on her third, the video of her in the costume which she shared on Reddit instantly received over 100,000 likes and numerous comments. The passionate cosplayer sure did receive a lot of attention and we think that it’s only fair since the costume really...

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Artist Collects Rocks, Paint Eyes On Them And Return Them To The Landscape To Be Found Or Lost Forever

Jennifer Allnutt is a young artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Art has been a pivotal part of her life since childhood nurtured by her grandfather but it was 2007 when she first discovered her love for oil painting and since then she hasn’t been able to put her paintbrush down. She graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Visual Arts (First Class Honours) in 2011. &#

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“Mausoleum Of Giants”: Street Artist Phlegm Creates A Giant, Large-Scale Sculptures

Street artist Phlegm turned an abandoned factory building into a mausoleum for gigantic sculptural representations of his signature characters. More: Phlegm, Instagram h/t: mymodernmet Known for his elongated, fantastical figures that look like a modern bestiary drawn in black and white, Phlegm has easily translated his painted murals into three-dimensional sculptures with ‘Mausoleum of Giants’.

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Sculptor Alessandro Gallo Gives Animal Heads To People And The Result Is Freakishly Real

“The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which,” George Orwell wrote in his thought-provoking, classic piece of literature, Animal Farm. When it comes to qualities of character, we often compare ourselves as well as other people with animals. Stubborn as a mule, greedy as a pig, we say.

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Wearable Macramé Sculptures By Sandra De Groot Serve As Soft Headpieces And Armor

A beanie hat knitted from long human hair…A white virginal ballet dress with meters of armpit hair…A baby doll with a hairdo of razor blades… It was with this collection of hair sculptures that Sandra de Groot obtained her degree in 1998 from Minerva Art Academy in Groningen, the Netherlands. More: Atelier CHAOS, Instagram, Facebook h/t: colossal She subsequently worked on...

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Text Message Earrings With Prong Settings: Artist Ada Chen Turns Asian Stereotypes Into Jewelry

Ada Chen’s jewelry is more than just wearable art: each piece also carries with it a statement, combatting (and disproving) the Asian American stereotypes she encounters. From satirizing the fetishization of Asian women to creating 3D earring copies of unfortunate text messages she’s received, Chen’s work is equal parts funny and powerful. More: Ada Chen, Instagram Ada Chen, a recent graduate of...

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Handerpants: Underpants For Your Hands

nmorgunovski People around the world really love to wear stupid things. Obviously, it was just a matter of time until someone decided to create underpants for hands and call them Handerpants. You can get this weird thing on Amazon and join thousands of people on Instagram who are coming together under #handerpants hashtag. More: Amazon, Instagram View this post on Instagram How do you roll to a...

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Swedish Artist Is ‘Vandalizing’ Streets With His Stunning Pixel Art

Johan Karlgren, who goes by the artistic name Pappas Pärlor, is a Swedish urban artist who specializes in pixel art by creating figures with beads and integrating them into urban environments. His creations are fun to watch as each piece is created to interact with its surroundings making them stand out. More: Instagram h/t: boredpanda View this post on Instagram So Ive been skating Paral-lel...

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Weird, Provocative And Unusual Anatomical Jewelry By Polina Verbytska

According to Polina Verbytska: “I spend long hours creating my art – fantastic figures, “frozen” in clear spheres. I use polymer clay to sculpt and resin to cover it. Although most of my sculptures are large, I feel that there is something special about miniatures. This technique allows me to bring images from my deep subconscious to life. At some point, an idea came to me...

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