In 1949, LIFE photographer Gjon Mili visited Picasso in Vallauris, France. He showed Pablo some photographs of ice skaters with tiny lights affixed to their skates jumping in the dark. Picasso was immediately inspired, these photos were the result.
“Paradise Portraits” is a photography project by photographer Erwin Olaf. He blends sexy and scary using clowns portraits and portraits of beautiful women.
Artist Paige Smith (aka A Common Name) has been working on a very interesting street art project around the Los Angeles area. Rather than using traditional paint or wheat paste methods in a 2D platform, she uses paper in a 3-Dimensional form. Her sculptures come in all sizes and fit in the holes of buildings and pipes found while walking around the city. The finished shapes represent geodes, crystal, quartz, or any mineral formation that you...
Seattle based non-conventionalist painter Wolf is obsessed with all things broken and flawed, and certainly not classical beauty. He considers himself one of the broken people, struggling to be whole, who prides himself on using watercolors, ink, and bodily fluids to corrupt the manufactured perfection of the white canvas, which he describes as being “so much pulp and bleach.”
While there are many character concealing masks made famous and mythologized via the canon of modern television and film, few remain as strikingly iconic as the glossy black beauty that shrouded the identity of Darth Vader, the master of the dark side (and ominous breathing) from the classic Star Wars Films.
Photographer Jan Von Holleben came up with a very creative way of depicting his dreams by constructing these whimsical scenes, which look as if they came straight out of a storybook.
Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Ivan spent his childhood in Africa, England, Wales and Germany. Artist Ivan Lovatt was drawn to all forms of artistic expression, and began drawing birds and African wildlife.