View contemporary art focusing on photography, video, sculpture, paintings and new media.

Extreme Plastic Surgery – A New Kind of Beauty

March 26th, 2015|

Extreme plastic surgery is becoming more common place. There is no doubt. And there seems to be little stopping its continued influence on our culture and perceptions of beauty. Phillip Toledano, an amazingly talented photographer born in London and represented around the world by some of the most respected photographic galleries, recently took it upon […]

Frozen acrobatic dance in powdered milk

March 25th, 2015|

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte and film director André (Nicolas Vantomme) has created a photo series and film that beautifully capture a dancer’s elegant movements with expressive bursts of white powder.

The concept was created by creative agency Norvell Jefferson and CD director Jurriaan Eversdijk.

The whole photo/video shoot was organized as an advertisement for Campina Friesland Kievit, […]

Hyde Park – audiovisual experiences from a fishbowl

March 9th, 2015|

Kamiel Rongen loves  to create audiovisual landscapes which he calls Hyde Park. Using water and lots of different materials, he creates an insane live visual filmed in a fishbowl.

The artist is designing a small world where he is playing with gravity and afterwards he is creating soothing ambient music or hard rhythms, in consistency with […]

Asphyxia: A Striking Fusion of Dance and Motion Capture Technology

March 9th, 2015|

as·phyx·i·a is a collaborative effort and experimental film created by Maria Takeuchi with Frederico Phillips and performed by Shiho Tanaka. The project is an effort to explore new ways to use and/or combine technologies and different fields in an experiment without many of the common commercial limitations. The performance is centered in an eloquent choreography that stresses the desire to […]

In the ’80s, cat heads on human bodies was possible without Photoshop

March 4th, 2015|

In the ’80s, photographer Terry Gruber didn’t need Photoshop or Instagram to cash in on his goofy cat pics, and he didn’t have Tumblr to land a book deal either. It took countless trips to thrift stores, a photography studio and friends who accepted payment in wine.

Cat High, originally published in 1984, is a parody […]

Lifelike Galvanized Wire Animal Sculptures

February 17th, 2015|

Working only with layers of painted galvanized wire atop steel armature, UK artist Kendra Haste creates faithful reproductions of creatures large and small for both public installations and private collections around the world.

A graduate of the from the Royal College of Art, Haste says she is fascinated by how such a seemingly ordinary medium, chicken […]

Mind-blowing psychedelic melting gif

February 12th, 2015|

These may be the most unexpectedly gorgeous and disturbing examples of experimental GIF art you will ever see.

The artist behind these great gifs is kyttenjanae and you can find more here.

 

 

This will satiate your obsessive compulsive disorder

February 1st, 2015|

This series of photographs by Swiss artist and comedian Ursus Wehrli are strangely satisfying. These are guaranteed to satiate your obsessive urge to tidy things up and arrange them in an orderly fashion. This artist was recently featured in a whimsical appearance on TED, and has gone on to tidy up countless works of art. […]

When life gives you oil spills, make molotovs.

January 31st, 2015|

Mistakenly attributed to Banksy, the piece above was created by the very talented artist, Priest.

Ptolemy Elrington turns old hubcaps into awesome looking creatures

January 31st, 2015|

Most of us get annoyed when we see old hubcaps littering the roadside, but artist Ptolemy Elrington has spent the last 12 years putting them to good use. Elrington takes discarded hubcaps and repurposes them into beautiful creatures. The interesting thing is that he doesn’t try to disguise the fact these sculptures are made from hubcaps, instead […]