Commissioned by such clients as The Financial Times, The New Yorker, Playboy, Rolling Stone, Wall Street Journal and Bacardi, German artist Olaf Hajek has made his mark with his explosive, colorful, and surreal illustrations.
Make Your Franklin is a fun and culturally reflective art project that calls on artists and designers to put their own creative stamp on the $100 bill. Of course, I wanted in on some of the action . . . can you find my Benjamin?
A newly launched blog, Dear Photograph, invites us to take a picture from the past and photograph it, merging it into the present. I can't wait to rummage through boxes of old photographs and submit my own. What a brilliant concept!
Cuban artist Abelardo Morell is known for his life size photographs projected onto the walls of rooms all over the world using the most unique technique: a century old photography principal called camera obscura.
Belgium-based artist Kris Trappeniers cuts into paper, creating the most unbelievable and intricate paper portraits. Delicate, complex and downright impressive!
Kolmanskop, a town in the Namib desert in southern Namibia, was once a rich diamond mining village. Within a 40 year span the town lived, flourished and then died.
Self-taught artist Christian Couteau has transported me to far away places like Vietnam, Chile, France, Cuba and Peru in his stunning watercolors. I'm blown away!
Liz Jones creates wonderfully simple collages out of discarded plastic she finds along beaches and rivers, making other people's trash her treasure. And speaking of plastic, if you are in the mood for a great documentary, I highly recommend Bag It.