Art is a way to look differently at the world. Probably that’s why creative souls see art everywhere from a small piece of paper to fallen tree leaves. Latter is a favourite art material of Omid Asadi, 38-year-old former engineer and boxing champion from Iran, who’s now a UK-based artist. He works across various media, however, his intricate leaf art got him the much-needed recognition.
When was the last time you saw MTV or VH1 playing heavy metal? Well, with the number of metal bands decreasing over the years, the world has slowly moved on to other genres. But all hope is not lost yet. There are a few metal bands, like Deathknell, that are stilling fighting to keep the spirit of metal alive. Probably, they’re truly following the words...
03 Jan 2018
in Art, Artists, Handicraft
Mosaic is a beautiful art form that adds visually stimulating aesthetics to any interior where it’s placed. Blending this art with nature, Indiana-based artist Kashena Hottinger makes beautiful mosaic art featuring colourful birds and scenic landscapes.
27 Dec 2017
An artist suffering from a mental block has a huge mountain to climb, but for a visually-impaired artist, it’s a whole new level of struggle to overcome. Ashok Sangle is a 75-year-old artist from Kolhapur who has lost 90-percent of his vision but still following his passion for playing flute and sketching. This visually-impaired artist proves that art is all about your unique perspective and...
21 Dec 2017
Artists can wield all sorts of magic on canvas. Italian painter Marco Grassi is one such brilliant artist who creates incredibly realistic paintings that can be mistaken as real photographs. No kidding! These are not real photographs, but remarkable paintings that balance on a very thin line between hyperrealism and surrealism.
18 Dec 2017
Street art is beyond four-walled boundaries of art galleries and museums. Art in a public space not only reaches out to masses for finding appreciation among a wide range of audiences. Pune-based artist Harshvardhan Kadam has opted street art to bring mythology alive and also to spread social messages to younger genetration.
15 Dec 2017
Contemporary artists have an ability to think beyond the norm, hence they keep challenging themselves to re-interpret the functionality of some common objects. Recently, we came across the stunning work of Russian artist Marat Nabi, who recreates famous paintings using screws. He does his work with such fine detailing that you may mistake this Screw Art as painting.
13 Dec 2017
You may have seen many beautiful winter landscapes pictures, but have you ever seen a piece of metal turned into an elegant scenery? Nebraska-based fine artist Cindy Chinn gives a wonderful makeover to scrap metal. She turns old snow shovels into stunning winter scenes. You’ll be amazed to see how a tool that’s used to clear up snow can be transformed into such incredible metal...
07 Dec 2017
Do you remember the last time you wrote or received a handwritten letter? In digital era of fast-paced emails and other texting apps, this seems too old school. But Mumbai-based architect and self-taught artist, Sumedha Sah, is bringing back the lost art of writing letters through her initiative The Snail Mail Project.
05 Dec 2017
Washington-based collage artist Megan Coyle creates stunning portraits using everyday magazines. Her unique collages are made with such brilliance that you may mistake them as real paintings. Through manipulation of paper and magazine strips, she recreates the feel of paintings with bold colours.