Art & Photography

We love writing, but there's a great old saying: a picture is worth a thousand words. If you love browsing photos of beautiful natural landscapes, beautiful people and objects, and the most unique contemporary art we can find, come join us on a little adventure. We'll even throw in a bit of street art for good measure.

The Joys of Adding Random Characters to Thrift Store Paintings


A few years ago I wrote about artists Chris McMahon and Thryza Segal. If you haven’t read the article, what they basically do is take old thrift-store paintings and add in monsters. I thought that was pretty great. What I’ve realized since then, and especially after seeing David Irvine’s latest collection of “thrift store edits, […]

Elegant Geometric Line Tattoos by Chaim Machlev


We’ve written about tattoos quite a bit over the years. Most of the ones we’ve posted are really bad, but we’ve also seen some really impressive pieces too. Tattoos really aren’t one of those things that you should do on a whim… That is, of course… unless you’re from Berlin. I’ve spent some time there […]

Mind-bending 3D Graffiti by Odeith


Have you ever spent any time under a bridge? I did that quite a bit when I was a teenager. No, I wasn’t in that line of work… the truth is less scandalous. I simply liked looking at all the great graffiti. I always felt that the graffiti artists under the bridges put in just […]

The Darker Side of Society — Are We Really Like This?


There’s incredible power in expressing ideas through art, whether a person is trying to highlight humanities greatest strengths, or our deepest lows. This collection of paintings by Spanish artist Luis Quiles (aka Gunsmithcat) covers the latter. This artwork definitely doesn’t portray humanity in a very good light. The imagery is dark, borderline “inappropriate,” and covers […]