Birds on the wire

Birds on Electric Wires turn into a Hauntingly Sweet Melody

When musician and artist Jarbas Agnelli saw a photograph of birds sitting on electric wires, he decided to make a song. The melody for the song was created by using the birds’ positions on the wires as music notes. The result was a beautiful, emotive melody that seemed to express the essence of the photograph. He […]

Prison inmate and artist creates a visual pun in this humorous psychological self portrait

The Art of Madness: Britain’s Most Dangerous Inmate Paints his Fighting Spirit

Born in 1952, Michael Peterson, aka Charles Bronson, followed a life path of violence and rebellion, leaving in his wake a stream of bruised and abused prison staff, psychiatric workers and fist fighters. Bronson’s aim in life has been to become famous, and he’s used his aggressive personality to become both notorious and infamous. From taking […]

This trippy abstract painting by Arianna Piazza combines nature and anatomy in the form of mushrooms and a human torso

Impossibility meets Reality in Arianna Piazza’s Surreal Paintings

Arianna Piazza is an Italian artist who not only mixes media, she also creates a mix of subject matter and art styles in her paintings. Working in paint and pencil and with either paper or canvas, Piazza’s imagination gives life to a variety of obscure, bizarre and appealing creatures and characters. Piazza’s art style is […]

We Need to Talk about Kitten

We Need to Talk about Kitten

Tilda Swinton faces a nightmarish nemesis in her new film, which according to director Russell Bates is not showing in a cinema near you… Check out more animals on Mayhem and Muse.

A dragon swims to the surface of a lake to greet a Japanese girl in a boat in this watercolor fantasy painting by Qinni

The Wonder and Wisdom of Qinni’s Magical Art Works

Qing Han, aka Qinni, is an artist from Canada who works in both traditional and digital art mediums. When creating a painting with traditional methods, he leans towards watercolor paint, creating emotive manga scenes with an artistic flair. When working in a digital art format, Qing likes to work in Painttool SAI, Corel Painter and Photoshop CS4. […]

Marcel Witte paints a surrealist flying fish on a leash

Watch Dutch Artist Marcel Witte take a Fish for a Walk

Marcel Witte is a photorealistic painter from the Netherlands who paints surrealist and photorealistic images of animals. Some of his paintings are simply beautiful portraits, but others have a single human element added to the scene that personifies the animals and gives them character. Witte has this to say about his paintings; “In my artwork, […]

Watch Edgar the Toy Robot go into Space

Watch Edgar the Toy Robot go into Space

James Trosh makes a music video in space by strapping a toy robot called Edgar to a weather balloon and then sending it into space. Edgar reached a height of over 95,000 feet (around 30,000 metres) before the pressure burst the weather balloon and Edgar was sent plummeting to Earth in a dizzy free-fall. Edgar and […]

A woman hangs suspended from a hot air balloon while dragonflies fly past in this watercolor painting by Petra Hlaváčková

Incredible Artistic Abstract Paintings and Tattoos by Petra Hlaváčková

Petra Hlaváčková is a tattoo artist from Prague in the Czech Republic. She works at the Bobek Tattoo studio, producing both tattoos and fine art paintings with an abstract watercolor style. Her paintings cover a wide range of subjects and include a variety of different symbols in the form of animals, people, flowers and weather […]

Japanese artist One Nao creates a beautiful Arabian belly dancer in this pin-up girl design

Perky Pop Art Pin-up Girls by Oneq Nao

Oneq Nao is a Japanese artist who combines American and Japanese visual styles to create luscious ladies with full lips, curvy hips and an exaggeratedly feminine appeal. There is an element of art nouveau in Oneq’s art works. It reminds one of the popular posters that were created to advertise absinthe in the early 20th […]

Chuang Saive table-tennis match

The Most Humorous Table-Tennis Match EVER

This hilariously creative table tennis match between Chuang Chih-Yuan and Jean-Michel Saive shows two athletes at the top of their game having a good time. Instead of taking the game seriously, the two fully grown men decide instead to mess about like two unruly boys having a bit of a laugh together. The most appealing part […]