Snail slides across sleeping frog in slowest game of leapfrog ever

By artfido / July 11, 2013 / 1 Comment

To go at a ‘snail’s pace’ is rarely considered a good thing. But when a snail decided to slide across a sleeping frog, it’s very slow and steady rate probably saved it’s life – because it didn’t wake the amphibian, which normally feasts on the molluscs. This snail enjoyed a long game of leapfrog as it […]

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Exploring the left-brain, right-brain dominance theory with artist Gregoire Meyer

By artfido / July 10, 2013 / 0 Comments

Digital artist and photographer Gregoire Meyer’s latest work – Shattered – explores the left-brain, right-brain dominance theory.  According to the theory, each side of the brain controls different types of thinking. Additionally, people are said to prefer one type of thinking over the other. For example, a person who is “left-brained” is often said to […]

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Bouncy Coloured Balls Installation by Nike Savvas

By artfido / July 8, 2013 / 0 Comments

Atomic: Full of Love, Full of Wonder was a 2005 coloured balls installation by artist Nike Savvas at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art in Melbourne. The piece involved an immense array of suspended bouncy balls creating a dense field of color in the gallery space that was gently moved in waves by a nearby fan. […]

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Amazing steampunk sculptures made out of watch parts!

By artfido / July 7, 2013 / 3 Comments

Using the smallest components from repurposed antique pocket watches and other time pieces, New-Jersey based artist Sue Beatrice of All Natural Arts assembles curious sculptures of animals and human figures. Given the nature of watch movements I can’t help but want to see each one of these things spring to life. See much more here. And don’t forget, […]

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Amazingly Artful Tattoos by “Expanded Eye”

By artfido / July 6, 2013 / 1 Comment

Even if tattoos aren’t your cup of tea, you’ve got to appreciate the wonderfully artful creations used in Jade Tomlinson and Kev James’ tattoos. The duo make up Expanded Eye, and split their time between London and Thonon-les-Bains, France where they pursue a wide range of artistic endeavors including illustration, street art, and tattoos. Kev does the […]

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Bird Street Art on the Streets of Brazil by L7m

By artfido / July 4, 2013 / 3 Comments

We’ve featured the amazing street art birds of Brazilian artist L7m before to rave reviews. And why not? The mix of realism that morphs into more frenetic strokes of spray paint is fun and visually beautiful. Some of the photos you see here were taken on the streets, while others are works on canvas. See much more […]

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Book Paintings by Ekaterina Panikanova

By artfido / July 3, 2013 / 0 Comments

Artist Ekaterina Panikanova creates densely layered paintings across large spreads of old books and other documents, resulting in artwork that blurs the lines between painting, installation and collage. Born in St. Petersburg in 1975 Panikanova graduated at the top of her class from the Academy of Fine Arts and was subsequently given a studio to work from […]

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Birds made from typewriter parts

By artfido / July 2, 2013 / 0 Comments

Artist Jeremy Mayer just completed this beautiful set of swallows using assembled typewriter parts. The birds required Mayer to find multiple sets of identical parts adding a significant amount of time to sourcing materials, but as a happy accident the artist also discovered his design allowed for the wings to partially retract. If you’re unfamiliar with Mayer’s work […]

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Body Art Motorcycles Out Of Nude Models

By artfido / July 1, 2013 / 1 Comment

These motorbikes look like pretty racey, but not because they go very fast – they’re actually made up from multiple naked athletic models. The dirt bike, cruiser and sports bike are the creations of body paint artist Trina Merry whose amazing body art work blurs the lines of reality. Trina and her models took anything from 13 […]

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Tilt-1 artFido Hôtel Au Vieux Panier

Tilt makes a statement at the Hotel Au Vieux Panier

By artfido / June 29, 2013 / 1 Comment

Well we’re not sure you’d have the most restful sleep, but Tilt‘s graffiti covered room at the Hôtel Au Vieux Panier is definitely something to behold. One side of the room is completely covered in vibrant graffiti, tagged into every corner, every crevice and crack. The other? Completely stark white. Not a touch of color, […]

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