‘The Towers of Babel’.

Pieter Bruegel the Elder – The Tower of Babel (Vienna) – 1563. From the Book of Genesis (KJV). “Metropolis is a 1927 German film in the science-fiction genre directed by Fritz Lang. Produced in Germany during the Weimar Republic, Metropolis is set in a futuristic urban dystopia . The Tower pictured in  Lang’s film bears […]

‘Guerilla Art’ from Around the World.

A selection of street art creations by Australian artist Fintan Magee, based in Brisbane, who plunges us into a world both dreamlike and unconventional, yet very critical about the problems of modern societies. Paintings created around the world, from Buenos Aires to Bogota via Hong Kong, Dublin or London. Note that Fintan Magee also appears […]

The Orangutan’s Climb.

‘Entwined lives’ by Tim Laman (USA) – Winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 The National History Museum has revealed its Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners, encompassing dramatic photographs of leopards, parakeets and pangolins. American Tim Laman was the overall winner, thanks to his orangutan photo which didn’t require fancy equipment and lenses (it […]

Kallur Lighthouse, Faroe Islands.

Photograph by Grégoire Sieuw, National Geographic Your Shot From a northern promontory on the Faroe island of Kalsoy, the Kallur lighthouse boasts a panoramic view of the sea and neighboring islands. About a hundred people inhabit four villages on remote Kalsoy, one of 18 islands making up the North Atlantic archipelago. Sieuw’s picture recently appeared […]

‘Transformations’ by Joshua Brinlee.

Allegorical paintings and female portraiture from art history that have been layered and manipulated to show the different archetypes used to define women. The images presented for this series attempt to break their attachments to provenance and represent themselves anew. The images are constructed from scanned segments of female portraits and allegorical painting from art […]

‘Cityscapes’ by Mann.

San Francisco-based artist Jeremy Mann executes these sublime, moody cityscapes using oil paints. To create each work he relies on a wide range of techniques including surface staining, the use of solvents to wipe away paint, and the application of broad, gritty marks with an ink brayer. The resulting paintings are dark and atmospheric, urban […]

Weed Murals take over City.

by mona caron I’m inspired by the resilience of weeds. I look for them in the cracks of the sidewalks near the walls I’m about to paint, and then I portray them at a scale that is certainly bigger than the attention we pay them. “Weeds” is the bad name given to plants found in […]

Eerie Scenes of Decay.

Image Credit: Photograph by John Hult. In addition to creating in-depth features, we’re committed to trawling the web to uncover the most haunting modern ruins across the world. Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad Car in Rhyolite, USA. Photograph by Ryan Hafey. In this article, we’ve featured a series of compelling images of decay, from derelict places […]

Parallel Worlds of Puddles.

With my Instagram account @guigurui I try to demonstrate you don’t need a professional camera to take a good picture. With the use of a smartphone, one can take a beautiful picture that tells its own story. Many people don’t like rain, but the puddles left behind can be more than magical. Every time I […]

The Milky Way over Crater Lake.

Image Credit: Photograph by Joe Keller I wanted to go for a tree from Crater Lake that hadn’t been shot a thousand times, so I settled for this one; and spent the next two blissful hours lying on this dirt slope with headphones in my ears, my shutter remote in my hand, and the beautiful […]