Tag: conceptual

Jan 5, 2015

These Artworks Come to Life When You Place a Mirror On It

These Artworks Come to Life When You Place a Mirror On It

István Orosz is a Hungarian artist best known for his fantastic anamorphic art. The distorted pieces come to life when a cylindrical mirror is placed atop the artwork; seemingly abstract imagery transforms into detailed and realistic figures and faces. Orosz graduated from the University of Arts and Design in Budapest in 1975. After graduation…

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Nov 5, 2014

Photos of Museum Paintings Taking Selfies

Photos of Museum Paintings Taking Selfies

Museum of Selfies is a fun art project started by Olivia Muus that shows people in portrait paintings about to take a selfie. Muus explains: “This is a project that started when my friend aka. right hand and I went to the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen. I took a picture for fun…

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Oct 30, 2014

Picture of the Day: Underneath a Transmission Tower

Picture of the Day: Underneath a Transmission Tower

Photograph by SirSaucySquid on reddit Reddit user SirSaucySquid lay directly underneath a transmission tower to capture this hypnotic photo. The dizzying array of steel is reminiscent of a sort of giant kaleidoscope pattern. The photo was taken on his phone and edited using the VSCO Cam app. A transmission tower is a tall structure,…

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Oct 29, 2014

Thomas Lamadieu Takes Photos of the Sky and Draws on Top of It

Thomas Lamadieu Takes Photos of the Sky and Draws on Top of It

In his ongoing series entitled Sky Art, Thomas Lamadieu aka Roots Art (featured previously), takes skyward photos of buildings wherever he travels. Most of his images point directly upwards using a fisheye lens. He then uses the sky in each photo as his canvas, filling it in with illustrations and playing with perspective. To…

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Oct 18, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sailboat Reflected in Broken Mirror

Picture of the Day: Sailboat Reflected in Broken Mirror

Photograph by CASEY COULTER Instagram | Tumblr In this creative capture by Casey Coulter, we see a sailboat just off the coast of Maine reflected in a broken piece of mirror. Although Casey posted the photo to his Instagram and Tumblr accounts months ago, the photo went viral after Casey posted the photo to…

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Oct 3, 2014

Photographers in Love Do the Same Embrace Wherever They Go

Photographers in Love Do the Same Embrace Wherever They Go

It all started in 2010 when commercial photography team Kendrick Brinson and David Walter Banks were at the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada with friends. The couple, dating at the time, jumped into each other’s arms for an embrace and one of their friends captured the moment. The couple loved the pic…

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Oct 2, 2014

This Was Made from Multiple Layers of Precision Cut Packing Tape

This Was Made from Multiple Layers of Precision Cut Packing Tape

Amsterdam-based artist Max Zorn places multiple layers of brown packing tape on acrylic glass sheets. The more layers of tape he uses, the darker the shades become. He then uses an X-Acto knife to cut and shape the various layers. However, it’s not until a light source (like a lamp, light box or sunlight)…

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