Quantcast

art Articles

Super Heroes And Villains Hug It Out Super Heroes And Villains Hug It Out

The relationship that heroes share with their arch rivals is sometimes complicated. Depending on the universe or continuity they are brothers, or partners, or equals that have a falling out. Sometimes they are just plain enemies from day one. What …

Video Game Alphabet Plays Other Alphabets Video Game Alphabet Plays Other Alphabets

Video Games have been in our hearts since most of us were either little kids or even from the time we were born because our parents played. So now if you have kids, or are going to have kids, you …

Star Wars Abstract Geek Art Makes Blockheads Of Us All Star Wars Abstract Geek Art Makes Blockheads Of Us All

Abstract art has always made me think, “What the heck was that guy thinking?” But when you put things like Superman and Darth Vader into paintings of that same style, it somehow immediately make sense. Like I can look at …

Mahmoud Mokhtar Google Doodle Celebrates “Father of Modern Egyptian Sculpture” Mahmoud Mokhtar Google Doodle Celebrates “Father of Modern Egyptian Sculpture”

Google has been feeling rather Egyptian lately when it comes to their Doodles. Earlier this week, they displayed a fun little piece honoring Howard Carter, the man who first uncovered King Tut’s tomb. Today, Google is celebrating not an archaeologist, …

Star Wars Art Perfect For Adult Nerds Star Wars Art Perfect For Adult Nerds

Star Wars is pretty much in everyones heart and will be for a very long time thanks to George Lucas’ efforts at making it a part of our lives. The problem a lot of people have is: “How do i …

Oklahoma School Produces Doodle 4 Google Finalist Two Years In a Row Oklahoma School Produces Doodle 4 Google Finalist Two Years In a Row

Seriously, are the pencils and art brushes possessed by the ghost of Vincent Van Gogh at Maryetta School, in Oklahoma? For the second year in a row, the school will represent Oklahoma in the national Doodle 4 Google contest the …

Awesome Urban Hack Turns Spinning Ad Into Carousel Awesome Urban Hack Turns Spinning Ad Into Carousel
· 1

Walking the tightrope between art and activism, Florian Riviere fashions himself an “urban hacktivist.” Inspired by the hacker culture, Riviere has filled his portfolio with projects across various urban landscapes, including a “don’t pay, play” campaign that saw him make …

What If The Internet Released A Greatest Hits Album? What If The Internet Released A Greatest Hits Album?

What if the internet released a greatest hits album? Well that is a question asked and answered by Joey Spiotto. THis awesome fake album cover features a lot of awesome stuff from over the years. Some things that are featured …

151 Pokemon As Interpreted By 151 Artists 151 Pokemon As Interpreted By 151 Artists

In what may be one of the best art shows ever, the Light Grey Art Gallery in Minneapolis hosted the Pokemon Battle Royale. The show tasked 151 artists to bring their unique vision to one of the original 151 Pokemon. …

Classic Films Get Re-Imagined Posters Classic Films Get Re-Imagined Posters

We all have that old movie that really hit home and for some reason means a lot to us. For me it was always “Back To The Future.” For some reason the ideas and possibilities that opened up were just …

Pop-Culture Art: Classics Get A Nerdy Makeover Pop-Culture Art: Classics Get A Nerdy Makeover

Since the days of Andy Warhol, art and pop-culture have gone hand in hand, and it seems like there’s been a definite surge in the merging of the two in recent years. The popularity of memes combined with access to …

What If “The Avengers” Were Dinosaurs? What If “The Avengers” Were Dinosaurs?
· 1

If you are anything like me, you have been asking your self one question these past few days. What if the Avengers were all dinosaurs? Well my friend, the wait is over! The artists name is Teryll Whitlatch. He had …

Screw Art by California Artist Andrew Myers Screw Art by California Artist Andrew Myers

California based artist Andrew Myers has created a new way to look at portrait painting. The German born painter uses screws to give his work a three dimensional look. Myers paints the heads of phillips screws and then drills them …

Star Wars B-Movie Poster Art: Lair Of The Rancor Star Wars B-Movie Poster Art: Lair Of The Rancor

Star Wars sometimes seems like it should have been a cheesy B-movie right? This poster brings to life the awesome aspects of the franchise that could have made it one really easy. The Rancor going after the Twi’lek dancer OOla …

Harry Potter Meets Troy With This Great Art Harry Potter Meets Troy With This Great Art

Have you ever seen something that you swear is a certain thing but everyone else sees it totally different? That is the idea with these newly released images. Using a technique that evokes the Rubin vase illusion, Colombian advertising agency …

Star Wars Alphabet Force Chokes Other Alphabets Star Wars Alphabet Force Chokes Other Alphabets

Star Wars fans are some of the luckiest fans alive. Not only do they have 8 awesome movies to pick from (thats right, I’m including the 2 Ewok movies), but there are cartoons, and toys, and comic books, and novels, …

Super Mario Bros. Is A Surrealist Masterpiece Super Mario Bros. Is A Surrealist Masterpiece
· 4

PBS has started a new YouTube channel called the Idea Channel. It’s described as “a PBS show that examines the connections between pop culture, technology and art.” This weeks topic: “Super Mario Brothers is the world’s greatest piece of surrealist …

Doodle 4 Google Winner Announced In Ireland Doodle 4 Google Winner Announced In Ireland

Google has been providing young artists with the opportunity to see their creations featured online for several years with their “Doodle 4 Google” contest, which allows children from all over the country to submit original, hand-drawn designs based upon a …

Akira Yoshizawa Google Doodle Celebrates Father Of Modern Origami Akira Yoshizawa Google Doodle Celebrates Father Of Modern Origami

Japanese artist Akira Yoshizawa is credited with making the craft of paper folding–origami–an art form, and today Google launched their newest doodle, which celebrates what would have been his 101st birthday. @marissamayermarissamayerWe’re celebrating one of the all-time great origami artists …

The Art Of Video Games Opening At The Smithsonian Friday The Art Of Video Games Opening At The Smithsonian Friday
· 2

One of the most passionately discussed arguments of our time, especially to gamers, is the question of whether or not video games can be classified as art. Art, is of course, a completely subjective concept. There are some people, however, …

Google Contest Seeks Young Artists Google Contest Seeks Young Artists

Users of Google know that their signature “doodle”, visible on the search engine’s home page, is both creative and informative. Sometimes the artwork is evocative of a particular artist to celebrate his/her birthday; other times, the word “Google” can only …