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These Haunting Photos Were Inspired by a Near-Death Experience

When a car crash left her unable to speak, Cig Harvey used photography to examine life's miracles and misfortunes.
Elyssa Goodman
3.30.18
Ink Spots

Clifford Jago Creates Fashion Trends for an Alternate Universe

Give this guy some Tesco bags, aluminium ducting hose and a pair of fluorescent leg warmers, and he'll give you a dreamscape.
Nana Baah
3.27.18
Music

3D-Scanned Bodies Stretch, Float, and Collide in a CGI Skydiving Music Video

For the music video for UK duo Shy Luv’s “Shock Horror”, French filmmakers Bif create a surreal animated skydive scene.
DJ Pangburn
2.10.17
Art

If Dalí Knew How to Use a Computer, He Would’ve Made These GIFs

These mind-melting GIFs are surrealism for the digital age.
J.H. Fearless
2.3.17
Art

Glitchy Gradients and Heartfelt Hues Form Hueman’s 'Hyperlimbo' Paintings

Exploring the space that exists in between reality and time with Hueman’s solo show at KP Projects Gallery in Los Angeles.
Hannah Stouffer
1.26.17
Art

Contemporary Artists Explore Deeply Personal and Surreal Narratives

Three artists explore subconscious narratives through painting, animation, and ceramics.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.12.17
Art

Meet the Illustrator Who Puts Algae on Paper

Using algae and gouache, artist Katharine Rutter explores the self and fairy tales through imaginative illustrations.
DJ Pangburn
1.12.17
Art

Sleepwalkers Will Know How This Animation Feels

Inspired by a García Lorca poem, Theodore Ushev’s 'Sonámbulo/The Sleepwalker' imagines the dreams of a sleepwalking gypsy through an abstract pattern sequence.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.6.17
Art

Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.
Beckett Mufson
1.5.17
Art

100 Days of Fascinating Black, White, and Bloody GIF Art

Min Liu's tricolored cel animations range from the disturbing to the enrapturing.
Beckett Mufson
1.4.17
Art

Painter Constructs Human Faces From Natural Elements in His Surreal Landscapes

Fulvio di Piazza has a new solo exhibition of oil paintings at the Jonathan Levine Gallery.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.4.17
Art

These Surreal Photos of Spirits Aren't Real But Can You Really Be Sure?

Christopher McKenney's ghostly photography warps reality.
TCP Staff
12.31.16