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Intricately Crocheted Coral Reefs

(2 hours ago)
Toxic Seas is a passion project started in 2005 by academics and artistic partners Margaret and Christine Wertheim. The series of handmade coral reefs are meant to raise awareness about environmental issues (such as the fragile state of Australia’s Great Barrier … Continue reading →

André 3000 Recaps Evolution of Human Race on Adult Swim

(11 hours ago)
Adult Swim’s put a bizarre new show called Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio and around the 2-minute mark of this recent episode André 3000 shows up to narrate a very condensed version of our entire human history. Watch it here.

POW! WOW! Long Beach 2016: Mural Recap

(12 hours ago)
Andrew Hem + Yoskay Yamamoto + Edwin Ushiro   Here’s a look at all the murals from POW! WOW! Long Beach 2016. I think this one above might be my favourite but tough to pick just one, lots of great … Continue reading →

Guy Goes Around Making Graffiti Legible

(20 hours ago)
French artist Mathieu Tremblin is responsible for several clever interventions in urban spaces throughout Europe. His project “Tag Clouds” involves replacing unruly graffiti tags with legible translations, similar to the clouds of keywords you see online. More images below.

Illustrator Spotlight: Anita Khrustaleva

(2 days ago)
A selection of drawings by Ufa, Russia-based illustrator Anita Khrustaleva. More images below.

Mental Badassery: Becoming Aware of the Stories We Tell Ourselves

(2 days ago)
By Leo Babauta There’s a hidden mechanism that creates unhappiness, difficulty changing habits, relationship problems, frustration, anger and disappointment. Barely anyone is aware of this hidden mechanism, even though it’s happening all the time, in all of us. It’s the stories we tell ourselves. We do it all day long: we tell ourselves a story […]

Reader Submission: Karen Reyes

(2 days ago)
Absolutely blown away by these paintings by Monterrey, Mexico-based artist Karen Reyes, who shared her work in our July Reader Submissions post. This is some of the strongest work that’s ever been submitted to us. Have a look at more paintings … Continue reading →

Artist Spotlight: Pema Rinzin

(2 days ago)
Artist Pema Rinzin creates contemporary works using traditional Tibetan Buddhist painting techniques. Rinzin was born in Tibet and raise in India. More images below.

Reader Submission: Jhon Douglas

(2 days ago)
Drawings by artist Jhon Douglas, found via our July Reader Submissions. More images below!

Artist Spotlight: Carlo Cane

(2 days ago)
A selection of paintings by Italian artist Carlo Cane. More images below.

Street Artist Erects Tiny Wall Around Trump’s Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

(2 days ago)
British-born, Los Angeles-based street artist Plastic Jesus (whose work feels heavily inspired by Banksy) has erected a six inch wall around Donald Trump’s hollywood star in response to the presidential candidate and the absurd wall he’s claimed to build if elected. More … Continue reading →

Artist Spotlight: Mary F. Coats

(2 days ago)
A selection of colourful abstract paintings by London-born, Northern California-based artist Mary F. Coats. More images below.

Pokémon Go: Complete Pokédex Silhouette Reference Chart

(2 days ago)
Download: The Complete Pokédex Character Reference Chart   Pokémon Go is taking over a lot of my free time the past couple weeks, and it’s weird because I never watched the show and don’t play games on my phone. Anyways, I … Continue reading →

Artist Spotlight: Jonas Burgert

(5 days ago)
A selection of paintings by Berlin-based artist Jonas Burgert. More images below.

Artist Spotlight: Oda Jaune

(5 days ago)
I can’t stop looking at these paintings by artist Oda Jaune, who was born in Bulgaria and now lives and works in Paris. They’re just so weird! I love them. More images below.

Illustrator Spotlight: Nicolas Dehghani

(5 days ago)
Some fantastic work by Paris-based illustrator Nicolas Dehghani. More images below.

Colourful Woven Masks by Designer Bertjan Pot

(6 days ago)
A fantastic ongoing project by designer Bertjan Pot. Started in 2010, “Masks” emerged from an attempt to make a carpet out of brightly coloured rope. See more non-carpets below!

Clever Miniature Scenes Hidden Throughout the City of Dubai

(6 days ago)
UK-based artist Slinkachu has created 10 miniature installations for Dubai Walls — the United Arab Emirates’ first outdoor urban art show. While many passersby might fail to notice them, that’s kinda the point as many of the scenes reflect how easy it to get overwhelmed … Continue reading →

Artist Spotlight: David Rice

(6 days ago)
A selection of paintings by artist David Rice. Portland, Oregon. More images below.

Artist Spotlight: Sam Octigan

(6 days ago)
Some new black and white works by artist Sam Octigan, currently showing at RVCA Corner Gallery in Melbourne, as part of a group exhibition called “Dark Times”. More images below.

Question of the Day: What Are Your Fav Subreddits?

(6 days ago)
I have to admit right off the bat that I don’t spend much time really digging around Reddit other than keeping tabs on World News or the odd IAmA, and occasionally cruising through Shower Thoughts and Explain Like I’m Five. My friend Rob put me onto … Continue reading →

Jon Burgerman x Skillshare: Deal for Booooooom Readers!

(6 days ago)
We’re once again teaming up with Skillshare to offer a special deal to all of you: 3 months of Skillshare Premium for $0.99. This basically gives you access to thousands of art classes, taught by amazing and insightful people like doodler-extraordinaire Jon Burgerman! The award … Continue reading →

Photographer Spotlight: Marlen Mueller

(7 days ago)
A selection of photos by Berlin-based photographer Marlen Mueller. More images below.

Photographer Spotlight: Martin Usborne

(7 days ago)
Beautiful portraits of Spanish hunting dogs by photographer Martin Usborne. More images below.

Artist Spotlight: Tom DesLongchamp

(7 days ago)
A selection of drawings by Seattle-based artist Tom Deslongchamp. More images below.

Photographer Spotlight: Farah Al Qasimi

(7 days ago)
A selection of photos from “Coming Up Roses” by photographer Farah Al Qasimi. More images below.

Artist Spotlight: Óscar Raña

(7 days ago)
A selection of drawings and comic panels by Óscar Raña. More images below.
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