Brunna Mancuso

How wonderful are these illustrations by Brazilian artist Brunna Mancuso? Each of...

Ayumi Takahashi

Illustrator Ayumi Takahashi has lived a life well traveled. After growing up in China, Japan and Thailand, she has made it her objective to continue exploring the world into adulthood, absorbing as much culture as possible. Ayumi’s…

Queens

Inspired by the stately manner in which Kehinde Wiley portrays his young, contemporary African American subjects, artist Jess Phoenix just recently completed her own series of portraitures entitled Queens. Four women of color are each cloaked in…

Tear It Off

There’s something very destructive yet enthralling about the way artist Nicholas Mottola Jacobsen tears into...

Cornelius Völker

I love the work of Germain painter Cornelius Völker, particularly his hair portrait series. He brings an almost abstract quality to each piece with his saturated and heavy brushstrokes. Drama!

Roots

While we adored Miguel Vallinas‘ photographic series of people with animal heads, there is something I love so much about his latest series Roots. In place of human heads, the Madrid-based photographer has paired fashionably clothed bodies with botanical bouquets –…

Leslie Weaver’s Faces

Inez loves to dance, Flora has sass, Anya laughs at her own jokes, Binda is always blushing, Babette loves her drinks stiff and Selby and Poppy have been best friends for ages. Leslie Weaver‘s painted ladies radiate…

Troy Moth

Troy Moth left his career in fashion and commercial photography to return to his Canadian roots, where he spent the first few years of his life living in a tent in the wild. His love of…

Flower Man

Danish photographer Ken Hermann couldn’t help but be instantly inspired by the sellers of Calcutta’s Malik Ghat flower market, one of the oldest and the largest of its kind in India. Each day, over 2,000 sellers hawk garlands of marigolds,…

Second Skins

More often than normal, we’ve been seeing portraits of animals – from cats to dogs to zoo animals – dressed so adorably in human clothing. Madrid based photographer Miguel Vallinas has taken a more realistic, and ironically serious,…

Fluid Pigments

Paint digitally splashed across old portraitures . . . honestly wacky but at...