Mosaïcultures Internationales de Montréal 2013 – Plant Sculptures

Mosaïcultures Internationales de Montréal is an international plant sculptures competition held in Montréal, Canada and features about 22,000 plant species and cultivars. You can see hundreds more photos over on Flickr, however all photos here are copyright Guy Boily courtesy MIM.

Sally Mann Photography

Sally Mann was born in Lexington, Virginia and is one of America’s most renowned photographers. Mann says “Photography has been used as an agent for cultural formation for a long time, I think, particularly as part of the postmodernist movement,…

Jonathan Viner Paintings

New York based artist Jonathan Viner created this collection of ten 12″ x 12″ paintings of young Russian women listening to music with their headphones.

Ekaterina Panikanova

Rome-based Russian artist Ekaterina Panikanova uses old books and various antiquated books, as a large canvas with multiple volumes, for her paintings.

The Clearest Lake in the World – Blue Lake, New Zealand

The visibility of distilled water is about 80 metres. “Blue Lake (Rotomairewhenua in Māori) is a small lake in Nelson Lakes National Park, in the northern reaches of New Zealand‘s Southern Alps. Sacred to local Māori, it has the clearest natural fresh water in the world.” Source Wikipedia

Surrealist Brazilian Favelas by Dionisio González

Spanish photographer Dionisio González has re-imagined the very poor suburbs of Brazil, creating a new notion of shantytowns by fusing the existing infrastructure with modern and fantastical architecture.  These imaginary favelas are pure digital manipulation that the artist creates from scratch.

Natalia Sanabria Illustration

Costa Rica based artist Natalia Sanabria creates fashion illustrations by using watercolours stains, coloured pencils and collages. She says “If I find a photograph that catches my eye, I’ll draw it for sure. It might be a particular pattern or an interesting face,…

Paper Sculptures by Diana Beltran Herrera

Colombian designer and illustrator Diana Beltran Herrera creates truly impressive sculptures by using cut and folded paper. “Paper Bird Sculptures” is a series of colourful birds modeled by hand. Diana says, ‘’I started by coincidence. Since I was a child I saw my…

Map Portraits by Ed Fairburn

Ed Fairburn uses road and subway maps as interesting canvases for his ink and pencil portraits. Fairburn says, “Emphasis is placed on the ‘fragmented’ texture of the skin, a process which has encouraged my work to evolve from its occupation of plain…