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Painfully Close Photos Of Human Faces Look Strangely Inhuman

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.05.2015 | Arts

Glance at a crowd of people from a great enough distance and they'll cease to even look human, their particular parts fading out of focus until ...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Valissa Yoe, DJ and Stylist

Ian Spanier | Posted 06.11.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Yoe wears many (very fashionable) hats: She's a successful stylist for magazines, advertisers and television, a host on Glamour.com and one of New ...

The Museum and Library of the Hispanic Society of America: A Hidden Gem in New York City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Museum and Library of The Hispanic Society of America is perhaps the least known of New York City museums, yet it has an extraordinary collection. I recently spent a delightful afternoon at the museum, which reflects the vision of Archer Milton Huntington to establish an institution dedicated to the celebration of Hispanic culture.

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Matthew McGorry, Actor

Ian Spanier | Posted 06.02.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

A nationally ranked power lifter, bodybuilder, martial artist and personal trainer, McGorry sets what he calls "efficient" goals -- that is, those ...

Why the 'New Shakespeare Portrait' Is NOT Shakespeare

Ros Barber | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
Ros Barber

A great deal of fuss has been made this week about a supposed "newly discovered portrait of Shakespeare" found on the title page engraving of sixteent...

The Sexy and Surreal Portraits of Galiya Zhelnova (NSFW)

DL Cade | Posted 05.20.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

Recently, we've absolutely fallen in love with the incredible portraiture of Galiya Zhelnova. Reminiscent of photographers like Margarita Kareva, he...

Meet The ‘Etch A Sketch Picasso'

The Huffington Post | Oliver Noble | Posted 05.09.2015 | Weird News

There are a lot of strange jobs out there, but Bryan Lee Madden may have the sketchiest of all. After pursuing a career in comedy writing and a colleg...

10 Portrait Photographers You Should Follow Right Now on 500px

DL Cade | Posted 06.22.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

It's time to discover some incredible portraiture. Whether you're going to use it to inspire other forms of art, or you just want to see 10 examples o...

For the Love of People

Mimo Khair | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts
Mimo Khair

Attempting documentary photography and not feeling compassionate love for people would be pointless as far as I am concerned. I love feeling the ...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Leif Becker, Karate World Record Holder

Ian Spanier | Posted 05.19.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Being able to do what you love these days, much less being able to connect it to a great cause, isn't easy. Karate master Becker, who holds the worl...

Sarah Elise Abramson: The Cosmos in the Chaos

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 04.12.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Photographer Sarah Elise Abramson's aesthetic is at the intersection of the poetic and unsettling, the creepy and beautiful, the subversive and classically Romantic.

Playfully Sensual Rococo Portraits Captured In-Studio with Thousands of Real Flowers (NSFW)

DL Cade | Posted 04.12.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

In a photography world increasingly prone to "fixing it in post," Alexia Sinclair stands as a beacon to the hardworking artist who accepts nothing sho...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR

Ian Spanier | Posted 11.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

There's a world-record holder living just three houses away. In the home adjacent to yours resides a guy who worked as a set carpenter for The Sopra...

Artist Enters Trancelike State To Create Brutally Honest Portraits

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts

Normally when we think of creating a portrait most true to life, we conjure an image of a photorealist depiction, every freckle and eyelash and wrinkl...

Not Deadstock: The Sneaker Head Portrait Project

Michael Starghill, Jr. | Posted 10.04.2014 | Style
Michael Starghill, Jr.

Who doesn't love sneakers? I don’t remember my first pair of Stride-Rites, Vans or Keds (all three of which I donned as a young child). I do, h...

Ward Roberts: A Conversation About Maximum Minimalism

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.15.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Whether surreally depopulated locations of public assembly, or images that are themselves devoid of orienting detail -- in other words whether by context or by content -- their first impression is one of emptiness.

Portrait Of Pakistani Teenager Shot By Taliban Heads To UK Museum

AP | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts

LONDON — A painting of Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai is going on display alongside British luminaries at the National Portrait G...

LOOK: Artist Determines The 'Average Faces' Of Popular Movies

Posted 08.01.2013 | Arts

In the age of digital art, tools like generative software and facial recognition programs are almost as common artistic tools as paintbrushes and mold...

Stolen Moment of the Week: Myq Kaplan in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Mindy Tucker | Posted 05.18.2013 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker

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3.2 Million Dots Make A 'Hero,' Latino Artist Honors Father

Latinalista.com | Marisa Treviño | Posted 08.04.2012 | Latino Voices

For being so young, Miguel Endara has the patience of a saint or at least an artist — and that’s exactly what he is. From Miami, Florida, Endara d...

Let's Do The Time Warp: Artist Goes From 2012 To 1844 In Minutes

Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts

If you thought time travel doesn't exist, think again. Artist Maisie Broadhead is transforming a modern-day room into a 19th century photograph right ...

Cyan is the Loneliest Color

Daniel Maidman | Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Here and there, we eventually run into snippets of the history of painting reacting to photography: Degas, reference photograph and painting, see im...

Incredible Portraits Of Cultural Icons

Posted 05.10.2012 | Arts

Norman Seeff is a South African rock photographer known for capturing the grit and glamor of the world's most creative minds, though he didn't start o...

Earliest Painting of Transvestite Found

Posted 04.20.2012 | Arts

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 04/20/2012 07:53 AM EDT on LiveScience An 18th-century portrait sold in New York to a ...

National Medal Awards at the White House

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Every visit to the White House is special, but there is something very exciting about witnessing this event. Perhaps it is because I am a painter and I understand the years of work that went into what they have achieved and I can rejoice with them in their successes.