Inspiring archive for 2015-03-25

Traditional Illustrations by Gaia Alari

(5 years ago)
Gaia Alari, also known as Marie-Esther, is an entirely self-taught artist from Milan, Italy.Inspired by many artists, such as the old italian classics but also the most contemporary ones, she has always shown a strong wish to find a style and identifiability of her own. Curious and creative, she focuses on depicting ethereal and overlapping images, in order to visually represent the intricacy of human nature, psyche and emotions.Her works have been often described as exquisitly surrealistic, oniric, touching and intense.Read More

Music Video: Earl Sweatshirt “Grief”

(5 years ago)
Track by Earl Sweatshirt gets a visual treatment from one of the best music video directors working today, Hiro Murai. Employing a thermal camera and turning the results into monochrome, the end results have a bizarre and ghostly reality to them. … Continue reading →View the whole post: Music Video: Earl Sweatshirt “Grief” over on BOOOOOOOM!.

Kagawa Hiroshige

(5 years ago)
Paintings by Japanese artist Kagawa Hiroshige that often reach epic sizes, most recently depicting the horrific aftermath of the 2011 Tohoku, Japan earthquake.  Continue below to see more of Kagawa’s paintings.View the whole post: Kagawa Hiroshige over on BOOOOOOOM!.

El Greco and the light

(5 years ago)
On a pleasant spring afternoon, a friend went to visit the painter El Greco. To his surprise, he found him in his atelier with all curtains drawn. Greco was working on a painting which had the Virgin Mary as the central theme, using only a candle to illuminate the environment. Surprised, the friend said: “I […]