Photographer Goes Broke Because of Monkey Lawsuit

By artfido / July 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

Remember David Slater, the photographer whose camera was hijacked by a monkey and used for a series of selfies that went viral on the Internet? The photographer has spent years fighting a copyright battle in court over the photos, and now he’s broke. The Guardian reports that the 52-year-old photographer has run out of funds […]

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THE CLITORIS: animation explains what it is, where to find it, and what to do with it

By artfido / June 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Simply entitled The Clitoris, this beautiful animation explains everything you have always wanted to know about this female organ and its history. It is directed by Lori Malépart-Traversy, which won the awards of numerous festivals around the world. And don’t forget, if you’re looking for a piece of original art to hang on your walls, check […]

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Insomniac Photographer Captures Haunting Photos of an Empty Central Park

By artfido / June 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Insomnia – we’ve all had it at one time or another – whether it was caused by consuming too much coffee, too much sugar, or having too many things on your mind. When New Jersey-based photographer Michael Massaia experienced a major bout insomnia back in 2007, he started a series of photographs which focused on […]

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Illustrator Creates the Most Amazing Dog Playing Cards Ever

By artfido / June 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

Looking for the perfect gift for your friend or loved one that has everything? Why not get them these amazing dog-themed playing cards by San Fran artist John Littleboy? The cards, aptly named Pack of Dogs, is the latest project from John who operates a kooky and creative online playing card shop known as Artiphany. “Transformed […]

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Government Conducts Experiment Giving LSD Drugs to Artist and Asking Him to Draw the Same Portrait 9 Times

By artfido / June 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

These nine drawings were completed by an artist under the influence of LSD – part of a test conducted by the USA Government during its interest in psychometric drugs in the 1950s. The artist was given a dose of LSD 25 and free access to an activity box full of crayons and pencils. His subject […]

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Artist Draws Naughty Illustrations Over Photos of Her Own Body

By artfido / June 8, 2017 / 0 Comments

The mysterious artist weisstub seems to have built her entire artistic career around Instagram as her profile doesn’t direct the user to a website or art collection. We’ve been a fan of her work for some time, entranced by her simple yet cheeky illustrations that she sketches over photos of her various body parts. Here are some […]

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The Problem With the World Today According to Illustrator

By artfido / June 8, 2017 / 0 Comments

With the amount of bad things happening in the world today, we can’t blame people for being a little bit ‘glass half empty’ sometimes. Illustrator John Holcroft has taken this to the next level, with his series of illustrations based on 1950s advertisements. In these illustrations, Hallcroft depicts the many issues with the world today in a […]

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Make Your Own Fidget Spinner

By artfido / May 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

The newest viral sensation around the world is the ‘fidget spinner’. We’ve had enough of seeing kids fork out their pocket money for cheap fidget spinners, so here’s how you can make your very own, DIY style. Get the kids around and have some fun! Credits: Matthew Charles (Pure Imagination) and Realmoms Instructions: Bike chain […]

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Amazing Staircases Beautified by Artists From Around the World

By artfido / March 24, 2017 / 2 Comments

Although we’re used to seeing street art appear on the walls and buildings of our cities, more recently artists have started colouring the stairs that we walk on every day. When painted, public stair art is a stunning and unexpected canvas for portraits, geometric patterns, and intricate mosaics. Each rise of a step is one fraction […]

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Statue of a Girl Stares Down the Famous ‘Charging Bull’ on Wall St

By artfido / March 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Earlier this week, a small bronze statue of a girl, designed by artist Kristen Visbel, appeared overnight in the path of the bull statue. The young girl stares down the famous Wall Street charging bull in an act of defiance. It’s intended to highlight the gender disparity of senior level roles at US financial firms; 85 […]

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