asylum-art:

Sail Uselessarm’s Paintings Of Women Are Like Film Noir Stills

Norwegian-born, Seattle-based artist Sail Uselessarm has a somewhat comic-like and dark style of illustration. Most of his work is labeled as mixed media, with use of gouache and acrylic, amongst other mediums. What really stands out in his work is the stark contrast between the background and the subject, the intense and heavy shadowing within the scene, and how this tight control of light creates an ambiance of film noir that feels very photographic and, in the same breath, filmic. His tendency to off-center the compositions reveals an implied motion that is also quite cinematic.

Via: beautifuldecay

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sixpenceee:

Diphylleia grayi also known as the skeleton flower. The petals turn transparent with the rain.

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catfromwonder:

Matt Rockefeller

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asylum-art:

Captive Landscapes - Daniel Kukla

Daniel Kukla, the Brooklyn-based photographer, photographed the interiors of animal enclosure at 15 different zoos across the US and Europe. He says in his Artist Statement: “We, as humans, go to great lengths to satisfy our desire for a connection with the natural world, especially in our interactions with wild and exotic animals. Zoos are the primary site for this relationship, but they often obscure the conflicts inherent in maintaining and displaying captive wild animals.” Inviting the viewer to question the role of constructed habitats, these images explore the motivations behind controlling the natural world.

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potatoandotherwise:

I didn’t ask for this

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artblog-with-lots-of-booty:

Benjamin (Bin Zhang)

leseanthomas:

Sword of The Stranger sketches by  Saito Tsunenori and superbly animated by one of my animation idols Yutaka Nakamura. Good lord. 

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