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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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Taking dog grooming and Sesame Street to a whole new level

By artfido / June 27, 2013 / 0 Comments

When it comes to Extreme Dog Grooming, Kobe the poodle is the top dog. Transformed into a tribute to Sesame Street – one part Big Bird, another part Elmo with his own Oscar the Grouch in a trash can to keep him company, he won the Extreme Dog Grooming competition in Pasadena, FL earlier this year. […]

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Cardboard Electronics Containing Absurd Miniature Dioramas

By artfido / June 27, 2013 / 0 Comments

Artist and illustrator Kevin LCK works almost exclusively in black and white, so it comes as no surprise that as he’s ventured into sculptural objects the aesthetic has remained the same, while the dimensions clearly haven’t. In his new series Ordinary Behavior the artist builds dioramas into everyday electronic objects made from cardboard such as a computer, camera, and […]

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Nick Brandt – The beauty of East Africa in black and white photography

By artfido / June 26, 2013 / 2 Comments

Nick Brandt shoots exclusively in Africa and is one of the world’s most prolific wildlife photographers. His amazing black and white images of elephants, lions, and cheetahs can be found in galleries and private collections all over the world. At 26 he moved to Los Angeles from his home city of London to pursue a […]

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Taking hyper-realism to the next level

By artfido / June 25, 2013 / 2 Comments

We’ve showcased a number of seriously talented hyper-realistic painters in the past, but have just been introduced to one who has stopped us dead in our tracks. We cannot find words to describe the amazing talents of Italian artist Emanuele Dascanio, so we’ve chosen some of our favorite images from his most recent body of […]

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Amazing Toilet Paper Roll Sculpture

By artfido / June 24, 2013 / 2 Comments

If you’ve visited any art or design blog over the last few years you’ve almost certainly run into the artwork of Anastassia Elias who made waves in 2009/2010 with her wonderful back-lit paper dioramas inside of toilet paper tubes. Today she announced a new book titled Rouleaux containing photos of 67 original works spanning 2009-2012. You can pick it up over […]

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If Star Wars Characters Were Brands…

By artfido / June 23, 2013 / 1 Comment

New Zealand-based illustrator – and ‘Star Wars’ fan, we assume- Barn Bococks imagined some of the characters and alliances of the galaxy far, far away as brands pitted against each other. In ‘Brand Wars: Rebel VS Imperial’, the logos of famous brands such as Nike, Reebok, and Pizza Hutt get reinterpreted with the likes of the Sith, Jedi, Han […]

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An A-Z poster of great modern artists

By artfido / June 22, 2013 / 1 Comment

If you are a fan of modern art, this print is made for you. English graphic designer Andy Tuohy has created a striking A-Z print where the letters are represented by 26 of the greatest modern artists in history. Including legendary personalities like Frida Kahlo and Pablo Picasso, this alphabet poster for art-lovers also features lesser known artists like […]

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Hyperrealistic Rainy Winter Windshield Drawings by Elizabeth Patterson

By artfido / June 21, 2013 / 1 Comment

As the Southern Hemisphere shivers through Winter, we thought we’d showcase the fascinating works of artist Elizabeth Patterson who has challenged herself to recreate the absurdly complex formation of water droplets on rain-streaked windshields. Her ongoing series titled Rainscapes blends drawing, hyperrealism, and traditional landscape techniques resulting in images that can be seen as both real and abstract. Patterson […]

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