Realism

5.21.19

'Mordhau' Convinced Me I'd Definitely Die In a Medieval Battle

The graveyards are full of middling swordsmen, and now you can be one of them!

5.20.17

Artist Brings Heartwarming Humanity to Manga Pencil Drawings

Krisper's illustrations communicate girlish glee through expressive and innocent eyes.

4.8.17

Ferocious Seafood Dishes Bite Back in an Unsettling Photo Series

Denise Kwong’s ghastly photos are of seafood overtaking the people who try to eat them.

4.8.17

It's Always the Weekend in These Intricate Paintings of Downtime

Paige Jiyoung Moon's works depict young people hanging out.

4.5.17

A Self-Taught Artist's Photorealistic Paintings Will Make Your Head Spin

British artist Darren Reid just "has it."

3.24.17

[NSFW] Kitsch Meets Cat Lactation in Tslil Tsemet's Giant Oil Paintings

As a kid, Tslil Tsemet tried to drink breast milk from a cat. As an adult, she turned the memory into a painting.

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12.18.16

POV Sketches Put Viewers in the Drawing Seat

Thomas Cian hits the road with sketchbook in hand.

12.11.16

These Aren’t Paintings. They’re Collages Made Out of Blue Jeans

Blue jeans are a staple of the wardrobe and photorealist portraiture.

12.11.16

This Artist Pushes the Boundaries of Safety with his Explosive Photography

Photographer Ken Hermann detonates the viewer’s senses in his latest iteration of an ‘Explosion’ photography series.

10.23.16

Katamari-Esque Paintings Lift Debris into the Sky

It's a world of trash floating inside a larger world of trash in Masakatsu Sashie's paintings.

10.16.16

A Roll of Duct Tape and Little Else Is Required for These Sticky Still Lifes

Ukrainian artist Mark Khaisman creates images of everyday life from duct tape.

7.31.16

Surreal Photos of a Rainforest Filled with Gas Stations

Iconic Warhol-nurtured photographer David LaChapelle finds inspiration in American legend Edward Hopper.

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