Texture

City of the Seekers

Self-Taught Painter Sculpts Monumental Portraits With Oil Paint

Vanessa Prager learned about art online—and turned it into a dynamic art practice.
Tanja M. Laden
5.12.17
Fractals

'Prometheus' Meets 'Dune' in a Series of Stunning Fractals

In a new series of striking and strange fractal visuals artist Patrice Olivier ACARDY journeys through the textures and surfaces of an imagined alien world.
Kevin Holmes
5.10.17
Art

Something's Hiding Under the Rug in These Creepy Hyperrealistic Paintings

Are they bodies, or voluptuous folds? Antonio Santin’s paintings of ornate rugs are at once morbid and sensual.
Francesca Capossela
2.1.17
ICELAND

This Icelandic Chef Is Cooking with Yellow Snow

Agnar Sverrisson's “snow” is made by boiling goat cheese and whipping until fluffy. It looks exactly like the newly fallen powder you pray will fall overnight on Alpine slopes, and is served with wood sorrel and English asparagus.
Johanna Derry
6.3.16
Film

Short Film Turns Internet Images into the Apocalypse

Feel the doom in Thomas Traum's found image animation.
Kevin Holmes
5.21.16
The Holy Cow Issue

The Story Behind the Cover of VICE's April Issue

Photographer Tim Schutsky hung out with some eerie cows and played around with googly eyes to get the perfect shot for our April 2016 cover.
Tim Schutsky
4.13.16
Art

Snapshots of an Intricate Papercut Dream World

Crystal Wagner's cut-and-pasted paper shadowboxes are a treat for the eyes.
Nathaniel Ainley
9.27.15
Art

These Bizarre 3D Renderings Are All-Too-Real

I may not know David McLeod's 'Material Objects' are, but I still want to eat them.
Nathaniel Ainley
9.14.15
Music

[Music Videos] Jaw-Dropping Patterns Align in a CGI Fractal Opus

French producer Patrice Olivier, a.k.a., ARCADY, releases a 5-track EP of new songs, each with their own stunning music videos.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.20.15
videos

This Isn't a Real Beach

This artist's image renders using the Unreal Engine 4 are almost too good to be true.
Alix Jean-Pharuns
7.2.15
Taiwan

This Taiwanese Food Term Will Change the Way You Look at Gummy Candy

"Rubbery” is almost like a swear word in the culinary world, but that may be a narrow view of a quality that can actually be desirable in cooking: the “Q texture.”
Munchies Staff
3.18.15
materials

Why Every Gadget Feels Like Shark Dick

An investigation to the strange feel of thermoplastics that has come to dominate our interaction with electronics.
Claire L. Evans
3.13.15
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