Art

Yung Jake: The Artist Who Creates Emoji Portraits With Thousands of Icons


July 17, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Artist Ying Kale creates emoji portraits that explore the role the digital world plays in our current reality.

Raúl de Nieves: The Artist Filling The Streets Of New York With Mexican Colors


July 4, 2018

|Jackie Gairaud

Raúl de Nieves brings the color of Michoacan's sierra to the eclectic art world of New York City.

What’s Behind The New Banksy Works Discovered In Paris?


June 28, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

At least 8 new Banksy artworks appeared in Paris this month. The central theme is the current immigration crisis in Europe.

The Painter Who Loved Volcanoes So Much He Ended Up Giving His Life To Them


June 12, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Dr. Atl was one of the last full intellectuals of his generation. He was an artist, philosopher, political analyst, literature author, and expert vulcanologist.

How A Simple Sculpture Of A Little Boy Tells The Story Of A Tragedy


May 31, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Set on the banks of the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, the Curumim statue tells the story of Brazil's dark past.

20 Paintings From The History Of Art That Capture What Love Feels Like


May 25, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Art is gorgeous in itself but when it depicts one of the strongest and most desire emotions it can be sublime.

Smokable Art: Marijuana Joints You'll Think Twice About Smoking


May 18, 2018

|Ariel Rodriguez

Tony Greenhand takes marijuana art to a whole new leve.

How An Artist Had Over Nine Plastic Surgeries To Become A Living Work Of Art


May 18, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

In an attempt to shatter ingrained perceptions of beauty and the impossible ideals set by society, French artist Orlan underwent several surgeries to become a walking work of art.

While We Can Barely Afford Avocado Toast, Here Are The 8 Most Expensive Paintings Ever


May 17, 2018

|Ariel Rodriguez

The most expensive painting to be ever bought in history was created by Leonardo da Vinci and it was thought to be a copy for many years. After da Vinci's, there are other artworks from Kooning, Cézanne, Rothko, Rembrandt, and of course Picasso that rank among the most expensive.

Solentiname: The Tropical Island Commune Where Everybody Was An Artist


May 2, 2018

|Ariel Rodriguez

Ernesto Cardenal founded an artistic commune in Solentiname. The poor community, neglected by their government, was transformed into a creative paradise.