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Amazing Staircases Beautified by Artists From Around the World

March 24, 2017 in Art, artist, Painting

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 […]

Old Rare Footage of BANKSY Leaked Online – WATCH

December 10, 2016 in Art, artist, Graffiti, Painting, Street art

Extremely rare footage of Banksy has just been discovered from an old VHS from BBC’s show called “Shadow People”. In it, we follow Banksy in 1995 before he rose to fame. According to Banksy: “The fun doesn’t come out of getting caught. The fun comes out of not getting caught. There’s a lot of fun to […]

Who is BANKSY? We Try to Answer the Art World’s Biggest Mystery

October 19, 2016 in Art, artist, Graffiti, Painting, Street art

It’s been the art world’s biggest mystery for some time… who is Banksy? The identity of the mysterious British street artist has been a closely guarded secret ever since he popped up in Bristol and took over as the most recognizable political and satirical street artist around the world. Over the years several different people have attempted to “unmask” Banksy, […]

Amazing Examples of Street Art From Around the World

September 28, 2016 in Art, artist, Painting, Street art

With the continuing popularity of art on the streets, the attitude that art is made for the gallery only is long gone. In fact, this huge collection of creative street art will show you that the streets are probably the best canvas! Artists such as Banksy, Dran and Hush have mastered the art of merging […]

Art Institute of Chicago Recreates van Gogh’s Bedroom and Puts it on Airbnb

February 11, 2016 in Art, artist, Design, Painting

It’s one of the most familiar bedrooms in the world of art, if not the most well known bedroom full stop. “Bedroom in Arles” was painted by Vincent van Gogh in 1888. And for the first time in North America, all three version of this famous painting will be displayed in the same exhibition Chicago. To celebrate the […]

Artist and Hair Stylist Paints Hair After Famous Paintings

February 2, 2016 in Art, artist, Body Art, Craft, Painting

Artist are often inspired by the Great Masters when they create their own works. One such artist, hairdresser Ursula Goff, has taken the inspiration into the hair arena by bringing the colour swatches from famous paintings into her client’s hair. She spends many hours ensuring that her color scheme roughly approximates the hues in Van Gogh’s Starry Night or […]

An Art Store in Japan Lines the Walls with Every Pigment Imaginable

November 20, 2015 in Art, artist, Color, Colour, Painting

Japanese company Warehouse Terrada has opened an ‘art supply laboratory’ in Tokyo — a scheme that also serves as a hub connecting manufacturers with emerging local artists. Named ‘pigment’, the store has been completed by architect Kengo Kuma, whose design comprises organic curved surfaces that closely resemble bamboo blinds. beneath the undulating ceiling, pigments are displayed along the spacious […]

Classic Painting Subjects Inserted Into Modern Day Life

November 9, 2015 in Architecture, Art, artist, Painting

In a different take on the ‘classic paintings remade’ series we’ve featured a couple of times recently, Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov unites the past and present by giving characters from classic paintings the chance to explore our modern world. Alexey uses Photoshop to insert vintage muses in stores, on buses, on stairwells, and in the midst of urban alleyways for his ongoing […]

Workers Re-Create Famous Paintings Using Office Supplies

November 7, 2015 in Art, artist, Fun, Painting

Following on from previous remakes of famous paintings we’ve featured (here and here), we couldn’t go passed bored office coworkers Chris Limbrick and Francesco Fragomeni whose remakes were completed using whatever they could find in their office! The project is called “Fools Do Art”, and they followed two simple rules – only use stuff found in the office, and any editing […]

Artist Creates Spectacularly Painted Logs to Show Us Nature is in Trouble

November 3, 2015 in Art, artist, Craft, Nature, Painting

These works are not just spectacularly painted, but they are painted with a distinct meaning in mind. Artist Alison Moritsugu paints these nature landscapes on tree trunks that mimic the art styles of 18th and 19th century to juxtapose the idyllic images of nature with tangible results of her destruction. Moritsugu’s art is supposed to remind people […]

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