Category: ART

Nov 25, 2010

Amazing Animal Art of the Chinese Zodiac

Amazing Animal Art of the Chinese Zodiac

Photograph by Jakub Halun The Sheng xiao, better known in English as the Chinese zodiac, is a scheme that relates each year to an animal and its reputed attributes, according to a 12-year cycle. It has wide currency in several East Asian countries besides mainland China and Taiwan. Identifying this scheme using the term “zodiac”…

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Nov 23, 2010

2011 TED Prize Winner: Street Artist ‘JR’ [40 pics]

2011 TED Prize Winner: Street Artist ‘JR’ [40 pics]

The TED Prize is awarded annually to an exceptional individual who receives $100,000 and, much more important, “One Wish to Change the World.” Designed to leverage the TED community’s exceptional array of talent and resources, the Prize leads to collaborative initiatives with far-reaching impact. The 2011 winner is photographer and street artist JR who’s work…

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Nov 18, 2010

Picture of the Day: Recreating a Classic | Nov 18, 2010

Picture of the Day: Recreating a Classic | Nov 18, 2010

RECREATING A CLASSIC This is an awesome remake (source unknown) of an iconic painting by Georges-Pierre Seurat . He was a French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. His large work A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1884–1886), his most famous painting, altered the direction of modern art by initiating Neo-impressionism, and is…

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Nov 16, 2010

Picture of the Day: World’s Coolest Climbing Wall | Nov 16, 2010

Picture of the Day: World’s Coolest Climbing Wall | Nov 16, 2010

WORLD’S COOLEST CLIMBING WALL Interior Design by Nendo Nendo says: The second branch of the ILLOIHA fitness club is located on two below-ground floors of a building. Since the gym is spread out over the two floors, we decided to use a studio with an unusual two-story ceiling to unify the space. To…

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Nov 15, 2010

Unbelievable 3D Drawings by 17-year-old Fredo [25 pics]

Unbelievable 3D Drawings by 17-year-old Fredo [25 pics]

17-year-old Chilean artist, Fredo, is an incredible talent. These sketches demonstrate his wonderful creativity and patience, as perspective and depth are both difficult effects to achieve. Inspired by the greats like, M.C. Escher, Rembrandt, Beksinski and Arcimboldo, Fredo also acknowledges music as an integral part of life and his creative process. With an active blog,…

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Nov 13, 2010

Picture of the Day: The Yin and Yang of Hunger | Nov 13, 2010

Picture of the Day: The Yin and Yang of Hunger | Nov 13, 2010

THE YIN AND YANG OF HUNGER Illustration by David Revoy via CGSociety Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Nov 11, 2010

Picture of the Day: Angry Birds Cake!

Picture of the Day: Angry Birds Cake!

ANGRY BIRDS CAKE! Photograph by fonatic71 Can you taste the anger? mmmmmm a dish best served cold. This beautiful Angry Birds cake was made lovingly by Copacabanya via Flickr SEE MORE ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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