A couple of years ago, we were blown away by Steve Gildea’s work titled Planetary Suite: a sliver of each planet forming a single, wonderful image. There was one problem though: he didn’t know what Pluto looked like. Now, we do.
It takes a whole team of painters, an orchestra of machines and paint spray, what seems like miles of tape and paper, and oh so much work (not to mention the planning process) in order to paint an entire plane. Southwest Airlines shows some of its detailed plane paintings in the videos below (the Missouri One and…
Next time you're strolling through a museum, pay attention to just the colors of the paintings and the years. Notice anything? Paintings have been getting progressively bluer.
Kosmas rigged his computer so that it could interface with the AchronoTech machines. His mother complained about the power bill, but he assured her it would be worth it when he was the first to override the access controls. Concept art by the inimitable Simon Stålenhag.
This is how one painter imagined the perfect American monument, in the 1860s. He called it "Historical Monument of the American Republic."
We've mentioned a love for altered thrift store paintings before, and now we have a set that integrates science fiction travelers into the bland pastoral scenes. The only better would be if they were sold back to thrift stores for unsuspecting buyers to come across.
Artist H.R. Giger was a master at twisting at twisting the biological and the mechanical, and even when he focused on flesh alone, he was able to create works that were truly unexpected—especially his series of biological landscapes, which like so much of Giger's works, are at once repulsive and compelling.
Floppy disks and film negatives get a second life as the canvases for British artist Nick Gentry's portraits. While his materials may consist of obsolete technology, the results are haunting and often curiously futuristic.
Really, with the wide variety of roles Nicolas Cage has had over the years, who is to say he wouldn't play a Bulbasaur?
A strange man steals paintings not for money or to appeciate the way they look, but so that he can eat them and briefly transform. But what happens when the museum beefs up security and he runs out of artistic food?
The zebra's stripes. The flamingo's pink hue. A leopard's spots. What if all of those came from the dedicated work of a few people?
In the largest room in the White House hangs an iconic full-body portrait of George Washington renouncing a third term as president of the United States. There is a small but obvious spelling error contained within the portrait—and it's actually there for a very specific reason.
Artist Jon Bentley took inspiration from the Peter and Jane readers to imagine a world far more complex and strange than the original books' simple prose ever hinted at.
For over 300 years, this scene set by Dutch painter Hendrick van Anthonissen appeared to be nothing more than a depiction of a day at the beach. But just a few layers of paint deeper, it had a secret: A giant portrait of a beached whale.
Game of Thrones comes back on Sunday with a major duel. Before then, we have artist Nikolas Ilic's rendition of several of the show's characters.
Renee Nault's lovely watercolor mermaid paintings often depict full underwater scenes, showing off not just her mythological creatures, but also the real life creatures swimming and growing beneath the surface.
Selfie was the Word Of The Year in 2013, but the self-portrait thing is much older than smart phones. Here are 22 old-fashioned self-portraits by the creators of some of the most amazing artworks in art history.
Francesca said she was making octopus, using the pots her strega auntie had given them as a wedding gift. When Jesse saw what awaited him at home, he figured it was for the best. He hated seafood anyway.
This oil painting by Steve Gildea combines the planets of our solar system (including Pluto but excluding the other dwarf planets) into a single globe, celebrating the variety of the planets.
Imagine, if you will, a feature-length animation about the life and death of post-Impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh. Now imagine that the animation is made entirely from paintings created in Van Gogh's iconic style, and you're beginning to understand why we're so excited about Loving Vincent.