My Valentine To You: The Evolution Of The Kiss In Art.

the evolution of the kiss in art

Ah, the kiss. The most romantic expression of love and tenderness. You may think that kissing as a subject in fine art is trite or cliche, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been depicted beautifully by many of the world’s most well-known and respected artists. As my Valentine to you, I have rounded up some of the most interesting and iconic expressions of “The Kiss” (Le Baiser, Der Kuss) by established artists over the past 150 years. (more…)

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A 9′ Tall Tower of 50,000 Wishbones and 20 Other Examples of Wishbone Art For Thanksgiving.

more wishbone art for thanksgiving

Last year I treated my readers to a selection of Wishbone inspired art on Turkey Day. This year I have a new round-up of contemporary art, furniture and other Wishbone items I’d like to share with you in honor of Thanksgiving. (more…)

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The Pop Surrealism Of Emmy Lincoln (AKA ItchySoul).


above: In ‘The deeply misunderstood friendly Shiphugger’, ItchySoul has added a giant octopus and water details atop a found vintage oil painting of a classic clipper ship.

Sweden-born artist Emmy Lincoln, who goes by the artist moniker ItchySoul, creates imaginative lowbrow artwork by up-cycling flea market finds such as old oil paintings, antique photos and old book covers as well as creating her own original acrylic works. (more…)

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Artist Rohitash Rao’s Trash Is Most Definitely A Treasure.

Trashart by Rohitash Rao

If Ralph Steadman, Robert Crumb and Jean-Michel Basquiat ever combined their artistic talents, the result may look something like the whimsical, but edgy illustrative art by California artist Rohitash Rao, known as Ro to his friends. (more…)

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New Body Art From Emma Hack. Beautiful Women And A Look At Painting Them.

New Body Art From Emma Hack

Body painter Emma Hack recently completed and launched a new series called “Beautiful Women.” The “Housewife” and The “Oriental” were both created as a live installation in her Pop-Up Gallery in Adelaide. (more…)

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