male film icons – James Dean - © Cliff Matthews

POP Iconic Art Paintings / Cliff Matthews

Cliff Matthews, 39, of Jerounds, has been painting seriously for a year and a half and describes his work as contemporary. His highly stylised portraits of the famous and infamous use limited colour, and are all brush applied, despite having the appearance of prints...
Rocks 02 - © Johannes Stötter

Fine Art BodyPainting Nature-Inspired / Johannes Stötter

Artist Johannes Stötter is a fine-art-bodypainter who uses his artistry to blend his subjects into their surroundings so well that they all but disappear. His models appear to take on both the colours and textures of their surroundings and sometimes even transform into other creatures or objects, including fruit and vegetables, trees, rocks, and even wildlife. He puts people at the heart of nature into fascinating compositions at the edge of surrealism...
© Eric Lacombe

Monster Surrealism – Visionary Art Paintings / Eric Lacombe

Monster paintings by french artist Eric Lacombe, His paintings often show distorted ghastly faces, which convey a very creepy mood. Eric Lacombe works mostly with acrylics or ink on paper or canvas. Eric Lacombe, better known in the art world as Monstror, is an astounding artist from Lyons, France that was born in 1968...
© Zachary Tyler Newton

YAP Winners 2013 – Party Wall at MoMA PS1 / CODA

Party Wall, by CODA, is the 2013 winner of the Young Architects’ Program at The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 in New York City, is a pavilion and flexible experimental space that provides shade for the Warm Up crowds, along with other functions. The porous façade is affixed to a tall self-supporting steel frame that is balanced in place with large fabric containers filled with water, and clad with a screen of interlocking wooden elements donated by Comet...
Triple Point (Planetarium), 2013 - © Tom Powel Imaging

Triple Point – U.S. Pavilion 55th Venice Biennale 2013 / Sarah Sze

Internationally acclaimed artist Sarah Sze transformed the U.S. Pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale with her signature site-specific installations. Engaging architecture and space in new ways, Sze's works feature the accumulation of everyday materials to create gravity-defying sculptural environments...
© Jonathan Burton

Nelson Mandela Capture Monument / Marco Cianfanelli

The Nelson Mandela Sculpture in Howick KwaZulu-Natal South Africa. The artist of the sculpture is Marco Cianfanelli. The sculpture is made up of 50 poles that symbolize the 50th Anniversary of his arrest in Howick KwaZulu-Natal...
Jean-Michel Basquiat - © Jean-Michel Basquiat

Neo-Expressionism Figurative Painting / Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat was an American artist. He began as an obscure graffiti artist in New York City in the late 1970s and evolved into an acclaimed Neo-expressionist and Primitivist painter by the 1980s. Jean-Michel Basquiat used a mix of text and image in his work, creating paintings that are based in the language of grafitti art...