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The Strange And Grotesque Decoration Of King Henry VIII Horned Helmet
One of the most mysterious objects in the Royal Armouries’ collection is the ‘Horned Helmet’ that belonged to King of England Henry VIII. Made by Austrian goldsmith Konrad Seusenhofer, a leading armor manufacturer of the 16th century, this strange-looking horned helmet was originally part of a ...  More
Feb. 18, 2018
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Tracey Emin Romantic Neon Art Illustrating The Passionate And Painful Ups And Downs Of Love
These romantic, heart-breaking, hilarious, very personal pieces are just a tiny snapshot of the neon artwork created over the years by British artist Tracey Emin. The artist uses simple everyday phrases to provoke feelings and thoughts in the audience. By expressing her own emotions, thoughts, and ...  More
Feb. 17, 2018
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No Woman No Cry: Sheku Kanneh-Mason Breathtaking Performance In Front Of A Bob Marley Mural
In his debut album, ‘Inspiration’, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, one of the brightest new stars in classical music pays tribute to the mentors and heroes who have spurred him on on his extraordinary journey from Jacqueline du Pré to Bob Marley. Sheku won the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition ...  More
Feb. 12, 2018
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Jaguar Classic Re-starts Production Of The Iconic Le Mans-winning D-Type
Jaguar Classic is re-starting production of the iconic D-type race car in Coventry, 62 years after the last example was built in 1956. Just 25 new examples of the D-type will be meticulously hand-built at Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Warwickshire. The iconic Le Mans-winning D-type becomes the ...  More
Feb. 12, 2018
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Nora Fok Ethereal And Otherworldly Hand-knit Jewelry Inspired By Nature And Science
Hong-Kong born artist Nora Fok combines jewelry design with textile art, science and math to create ethereal and otherworldly wearable artworks. Fok has a unique ability to translate ideas into delightful delicate and intricate compositions which one immediately associates with her. Nora works at ...  More
Feb. 10, 2018
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James Brunt Mesmerizing And Ephemeral Artworks Using Leaves, Sticks And Rocks
James Brunt creates artworks using natural objects he finds around his home in Yorkshire, England, and their intricacy will please both your eyes and your soul. From rocks and twigs to leaves and even berries, Brunt arranges the materials into spirals, concentric circles, and other detailed ...  More
Feb. 9, 2018
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Crimes Against Shoemanity: An Instagram Dedicated To Tracking Down And Exposing Ugly Shoes
'Crimes Against Shoemanity' is an Instagram account dedicated to tracking down and exposing these almost objectively ugly shoes. It includes everything from a pair of pink patent strappy sandals that have molar teeth glued to them to stilletos that appear to be made of human skin. Its description ...  More
Feb. 7, 2018
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Alike But Not Alike: Peter Zelewski Explores The Strong Bond Between Sets Of Identical Twins
Peter Zelewski is a London based portrait and documentary photographer. Born in Detroit, USA he moved to London in the 1980s and studied at the London College of Communication (LCC). Through his fascination of people and love of the city, he was drawn to the streets of London to take photographs of ...  More
Feb. 5, 2018
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Playful X-ray Murals Blending Street Art And Medical Science By Shok-1
British artist Shok-1, who holds a degree in applied chemistry, spray-paints his unique and signature X-­ray art on walls around the world. His works present a kind of medical diagnosis of life in the 21st century, sometimes in glowing health and other times pathological. A cool blend of street art ...  More
Feb. 2, 2018
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Sam Hobson Gorgeous Pictures Of Urban Wildlife
'Getting to know my subject is probably the most important element of my photography. Shooting close to home means I can regularly visit the same locations, work with the same animals and really get to know the habits and routines of my local wildlife. Shooting the same thing over and over and ...  More
Jan. 30, 2018
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Kate MccGwire Fascinating And Fantastic Alien Sculptures Made Of Feathers
'Kate MccGwire’s singular and iconic sculptures are made out of feathers. She originally started to collect them from a shed colonized by pigeons situated next to her studio. A medium heavily loaded with symbolism, the feathers are at once physiologically entwined with the birds for warmth and ...  More
Jan. 26, 2018
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Lucian Freud Most Famous Paintings
Lucian Freud (1922 - 2011) was a British painter and draftsman, specializing in figurative art, and is known as one of the foremost 20th-century portraitists. He was born in Berlin, the son of Jewish architect Ernst L. Freud and the grandson of Sigmund Freud. His family moved to Britain in 1933 to ...  More
Jan. 26, 2018
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Nancy Fouts, The Surrealist Artist Who Makes The Everyday Object Extraordinary
The artworks of modern day surrealist Nancy Fouts frequently explore themes of time, religious iconography, nature and humour. The artist works typically with everyday objects, injecting them with her unique wit and manipulating them in such a way that we seem to recognize them for the first time. ...  More
Jan. 21, 2018
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London Lumiere: Giant Inflatable Balloon Roams Free Above Oxford Circus At Rush Hour On Windy Day
The Lumiere London, UK’s largest light festival, is returning for a spectacular second edition. More than 40 UK and international artists will reimagine London’s iconic architecture and streets, transforming the city into a dazzling nocturnal art exhibition. But yesterday one of the festival’s ...  More
Jan. 6, 2018
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Metropolis: Alan Schaller Intriguing Black And White Photography Of London
Alan Schaller is a London based photographer who specialises in black and white photography. His work often incorporates geometry, high contrast, surrealism and shows the realities and diversities of human life. 'Metropolis is a series examining how we are dwarfed in the modern world around us and ...  More
Jan. 2, 2018
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Omid Asadi Transforms Fall Leaves Into Stunning Works Of Art
Iranian artist Omid Asadi transforms fall leaves into stunning works of art. To make his leaf cuts, Asadi first collects fall leaves that would otherwise be trampled, and then presses them. He then sketches complex patterns and uses a knife to cut the patterns in a meticulous process that takes ...  More
Jan. 1, 2018
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Before Frank By Charles Moriarty: New Photobook With Unseen Photos Of A Young Amy Winehouse
A new book of previously-unseen photos of Amy Winehouse, taken in 2003 around the release of her first album Frank, is currently in production with funding via a Kickstarter campaign. Photographer Charles Moriarty shot the candid image of Amy in a bright pink top, leading a dog and partially ...  More
Dec. 26, 2017
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Maxwell Tilse Sketches Some Of London Oldest Pubs And Other Landmarks
Illustrator Maxwell Tilse documents his European journeys by creating small drawings of each city he lives in: 'I've been living in London for the past two years and now it's time for a change. But before I left, I went out and sketched some of my favorite little pubs around town. Each drawing takes ...  More
Dec. 23, 2017
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Meloney Celliers Whimsical Illustrations That Combine Simple Black Lines With Colorful Paper Quilling
Paper quilling has been around for hundreds of years, but it has recently gone through a renaissance as artists rediscover its creative possibilities. If you aren’t familiar with the technique, it involves coiling and shaping narrow paper strips into 3D designs. Paper crafter Meloney Celliers uses ...  More
Dec. 22, 2017
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Awesome Digital Portraits Of Girls By London-based Artist Mioree
'I am Mioree, a professional digital and traditional artist. I've been drawing ever since I can remember. I started creating art digitally in 2008 and haven't looked back since. I mostly work in the digital medium but I still post a lot of my pencil sketches on Instagram.' - Mioree  More
Dec. 21, 2017
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Reflections: Max Barstow Interesting Dynamics Of Reality And Fiction In The Streets Of London
Reflections is an ongoing project by London-based photographer Max Barstow. His double exposure photographs, made without digital manipulations, show the interesting dynamics of reality and fiction he encounters daily in the streets of London.  ...  More
Nov. 8, 2017
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