Painting by Hueman

Painting by Hueman

Paintings by Los Angeles-based Allison Torneros, better known as Hueman. I was fortunate enough to meet her a couple weeks ago, during Pow! Wow! Hawaii, what a sweet person. I’d seen her work on Instagram but knew very little about her. She’s incredibly talented; big things coming her way for sure. More images below, and check out her murals on Instagram.…

Nightmare Inducing: Cartoon Characters As Crazy Killers

Nightmare Inducing: Cartoon Characters As Crazy Killers

Artist Dan LuVisi brings us this series of cartoon characters as evil, murderous, terrifying baddies. It’s cool Dan, I didn’t want to sleep ever again, anyway. I’ll sleep when I’m dead! Just… hopefully I won’t be dead at the hands of a psychotic Cookie Monster. That is NOT how I wanna go. I’d prefer plummeting…

The World’s Largest Underwater Sculpture Is Also An Artificial Reef

The World’s Largest Underwater Sculpture Is Also An Artificial Reef

 Resting on the ocean floor, towering nearly 17-feet-tall, kneels a young Bahamian girl supporting the ceiling of the water on her shoulders. “Ocean Atlas” is the most recent work by underwater sculpture artist Jason deCaires Taylor, installed earlier this month off the western coastline of New Providence in Nassau, Bahamas. The work alludes to Atlas, the Titan of…

500 Years of Women in Western Art

500 Years of Women in Western Art

Clip Picture # Time Title Artist Date 1 0:00 Archangel (Angel of the Golden Locks) Novgorod School, Russia 2nd half of the 12th c. 2 0:01 La Scapigliata (The Lady of the Dishevelled Hair) Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) 1508 3 0:03 The Madonna of the Carnation Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) 1478-80 4 0:05 Mona Lisa…

“String Theory” Thread Sculptures by Gabriel Dawe

“String Theory” Thread Sculptures by Gabriel Dawe

I never took to knitting.  One reason may be that it is accepted that you will have to rip out rows at some point in the process.  This alone drives me up a tree.     I never let perfection be the enemy of the good and knitting just doesn’t work that way.  I’d never…

Twisted Sculptures Put Body Parts in All the Wrong Places

Twisted Sculptures Put Body Parts in All the Wrong Places

Mano In Piedi. Images courtesy the artist Italian sculptor Alessandro Boezio's studio is like a one-stop chop shop for sculpted human limbs. Legs stuck on hands, cigarette-smoking mouths mounted on a wall, and a small army of of arms gripping cell phones are just a few of the grotesque-yet-compelling oddities the artist has created. His…

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