THE BEST Art

Jeff Divine Surf Photography

Jeff Divine Surf Photography

California photographer Jeff Divine has been photographing the sport of surfing for decades. All his work is gorgeous, but we especially enjoy the spirited portraits in his 70’s surfers collection.

Only the Good Die Young Chart

Only the Good Die Young Chart

Alexa Edgerton has created a cool rockstar tragedy chart by placing names and ages of over 300 musicians into a shapely pattern made from music rest symbols and colors indicating cause of death.

Advertisement

Juan Osborne Word Art

Juan Osborne Word Art

We’ve all seen image mosaics before, but designer Juan Osborne has written an algorithm that generates art based on the words and frequency of repetition in books, movies, music and tv shows.

Tron Legacy’s Bad Guys?

Tron Legacy’s Bad Guys?

Whether or not these are images of Tron Legacy’s evil villain and henchmen, or just some cool Tron fan art, we’re digging these guys’ bad-ass light-up black outfits and killer frisbees.

Graffomat Vending Machine

Graffomat Vending Machine

The Graffomat vending machine is fully stocked with graffiti supplies, including spray paint and ski masks, just in case you run out mid-spray while creating a mural in a dark alley at 4 am.

Minimalist Tim Burton Posters

Minimalist Tim Burton Posters

Hexagonall’s stripped-down posters of Tim Burton’s movies preserve Burton’s charm and macabre visual sense. A bit of editing and you’ve got perfect wallpapers for your iPhone or iPod Touch.

Documentary: Up There

Documentary: Up There

A short documentary on the dying trade of hand-painted billboard art, Up There is insightful and touching. Directed by Malcolm Murray, the film is part of Stella Artois’ The Ritual Project.

Star Wars on Earth

Star Wars on Earth

Photographer Cédric Delsaux envisions what the world might be like if the Star Wars films took place on Earth. While you might end up getting shot by a clone, it still would be a much cooler place.

Fan Film: Rendevous with Rama

Fan Film: Rendevous with Rama

Arthur C. Clarke’s classic science fiction novel may have had several false-starts as a studio motion picture, but this fan-made Rama film by Philip Mahoney and Aaron Ross will tide us over for now.

MicroWorld Photography

MicroWorld Photography

The most minute details of our world are seen through the use of a scanning electron microscope in the MicroWorld series of photographs from Alan Jaras, whose work we’ve previously enjoyed.

A Real Paper Airplane

A Real Paper Airplane

People Too’s intricate paper model of a tiny airplane cabin will blow your mind. Check out the weensy french fries and airline mystery meat on the food trays. There’s even “coffee” in the mugs.

Chatroulette Speed Painting

Chatroulette Speed Painting

With the exception of a certain male body part, you never know what you’ll find on Chatroulette. Instead of chatting, artist Paz Bernstein creates live drawings of what he sees through the webcam.

Pencil vs. Camera

Pencil vs. Camera

In this ongoing project, photographer Ben Heine replaces part of a picture with a sketch. The resulting images may be funny,  or surreal, but all of them are a joy to behold.

Advertisement

Laptopogram Art

Laptopogram Art

Laptopograms are images made by pressing photosensitive paper onto a laptop screen and briefly flashing an image onto the paper before development in a darkroom.

Rust Mirror

Rust Mirror

Daniel Rozin built this interactive sculpture which reflects movements of bystanders onto 768 oxidized steel tiles, controlled by motors which angle them to create shades of light and dark.

Paintball Wall Art

Paintball Wall Art

It’s definitely not as speedy as Adam and Jamie’s paintball masterpiece, but that doesn’t mean the Facadeprinter, a computer-controlled cannon that prints murals using paintballs isn’t cool.

Superhero Sculptures

Superhero Sculptures

Sculptor Adrian Tranquill made these lifelike superheroes for his Heroes: The Route of Exposure exhibition. The monochromatic figures were created to show the frailty of these iconic heroes.

Every Lost Episode Poster

Every Lost Episode Poster

Losties everywhere surely will appreciate the major feat Gideon Slife is undertaking: creating an art poster for each and every episode of Lost. We like the sparse style and humor in his prolific collection.

Recycled Cassette Tape Portraits

Recycled Cassette Tape Portraits

Self-taught artist Erika Iris Simmons, aka iRI5, creates works with a focus on recycling found materials. In this series she made a number of portraits of musicians from original cassette tapes.

Jim Hance’s Star Wars Art

Jim Hance’s Star Wars Art

Florida-based artist Jim Hance takes his inspiration from childhood television shows and movies to create humorous and playful paintings, like these fun Star Wars pieces.

Advertisement

Keith Loutit: Small Worlds

Keith Loutit: Small Worlds

See more of Keith Loutit’s tilt-shift art at Small Worlds, an ongoing exhibition at the Customs House in Sydney, Australia featuring stills and film from his short films Bathtub and Small Worlds.

Long Exposure Photography

Long Exposure Photography

Some very good examples here in this collection of long exposure photography, a technique which requires a slow shutter speed (be it 8 seconds or 8 hours) to capture light and movement.

Philippe Halsman’s Jump Book

Philippe Halsman’s Jump Book

Philippe Halsman always asked the famous personalities that he took pictures of to jump on camera. The jumpers featured in the book include Nixon, Ed Sullivan and Marilyn Monroe.

Mouse Movement Art

Mouse Movement Art

Very cool abstract images generated by using Moscow designer Anatoly Zenkov’s IOGraph application, which tracks the movements of your mouse while you work and surf during the day.

Ephemicropolis: City of Staples

Ephemicropolis: City of Staples

By breaking 100,000 staple strips into various sizes to create a mini city in a 10′ x 20′ area, UK artist Peter Root touches on fragility and impermanence with his Ephemicropolis art installation.

Dragon’s Lair Wall Graphics

Dragon’s Lair Wall Graphics

Relive the “good old days” of arcade gaming with these wall graphics from the 1983 classic Dragon’s Lair, featuring Dirk the Clumsy Daring, Princess Daphne and of course, Singe the dragon.

ADVERTISEMENT

Use Arrow Keys ← → for Faster Navigation

Home | About | Suggest | Contact | Team | Links | Privacy | Disclosure
Advertise | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Sites We Like

Awesome Stuff: The Awesomer | Gadgets, Games & Geeks: Technabob | Cool Cars: 95Octane
Site Design & Content © 2008-2020 Awesomer Media / The Awesomer™
Visit our Friends at: Not Always Right