SPRAY PAINT MADE THIS

Can you still call it graffiti art when it looks like this?  It is hard to believe, but Argentinian artist Mart paints these fantastical scenes of jovial cyclists and whale-submarines solely with aerosol.

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NEXT LEVEL LEGOS

Lego aficionados have been thinking “outside the box” almost since the popular toy launched in 1949. In Mike Doyle’s new book “Beautiful Lego”, he curates more than 200 pages worth of the world’s most incredible Lego art.

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MICK ROCK ON DAVID BOWIE, THE BEATLES & MORE!

Photographer Mick Rock’s been working with the top stars of the music industry since the 1970s, bringing his unique rock ‘n’ roll photography to collaborations with artists like David Bowie, Syd Barrett, Madonna and many more. Get a quick peek inside this artist’s head with Ovation’s  Minute with Mick Rock series. The four-part video series features Mick’s musings on today’s best music, [...]

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#TBT: 1988 Art Rewind

This week, Throwback Thursday’s Art Rewind features 1988 in all its big-haired, puff-sleeved glory. So impress your friends with your trivia chops, relive your glory days, or find out just what the heck happened in the world of art in 1988.  And don’t forget to tune in to Twins starring Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday, March 12th at 8 [...]

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Inside Iran’s Islamic Art

For most Americans, Iran is like a foreign country. Wait, it IS a foreign country! But sadly, one that many are unlikely to visit due to restrictions on travel, restrictions on women, and the small (but scary) possibility you could be arrested as a spy. Not to worry — these photographs by Mohammad Domiri will give you a glimpse [...]

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Jelly Blobs!

WELL THIS IS JUST BIZARRE – was our first thought upon seeing these motion graphics created by Sam Lyon.  And then we giggled.  And giggled some more.  There’s something almost gross about the mushy “Jelly Gummies.” But it’s the kind of gross that really appeals to our inner 13-year-old.  It’s an endearing kind of gross.  Is that [...]

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THIS IS WHAT HARD WORK LOOKS LIKE

A true artist can find a canvas anywhere. For Eliza Bennett’s “A Woman’s Work Is Never Done”, she found her canvas right in the palm of her hand. Using only a needle and thread, Bennett took a painful stab at stitching the top layer of her own skin. The piece’s objective is to embody the wear and tear that [...]

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Italian Beaches Are So Artistic (Photos)

The weather outside is brrrrr, so let’s think warm thoughts! Beach thoughts! Get started with these aerial images of Italian beach resorts by Bernhard Lang. Do Italians just do everything with a little more style? Maybe, but you can up your beach game this vacation season with a little help from Ovation’s The Art Of: The Beach, Wednesday, January 14th at 10 ET/ 7 PT.

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7 Products For Creatives At CES 2015

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is now underway in beautiful Las Vegas with acres of gadgets, geeks, and glimpses into the future. Curved televisions, beer pong-playing robots, and devices designed to confuse your pet are all being tested and scrutinized by the best in the biz. We’ve rounded up a few of the coolest products with applications or [...]

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Color of the Year 2015? Pantone Says…

And the Pantone Color of the Year 2015 is: MARSALA! It’s Marsala! It’s….what? What color is Marsala anyway? (FYI the 2014 Color of the Year was Radiant Orchid.) Watch this amazingly serious video to find out all about Mar-SA-la (oooo say it again)…

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