Archive for the ‘Art-Core’ Category

DIY Prison Tattoo Machines


When famed tattoo artist Scott Campbell visited a prison in Mexico to ink people held inside, he didn’t bring a tattoo machine – he made his own, the same way the inmates would, using the materials that can be found within the prison walls. The artist then immortalized these DIY creations in a series of realistic black-and-white watercolor […]

Planetary Anatomy


Creative studio FOREAL, “a young design studio with a creative focus on illustration and art direction founded by Benjamin Simon and Dirk Schuster”, are responsible for this vivid series based on the physicality of planets called “Planetary Anatomy”. They are thrilled at the tiniest details, the most astounding colors and amazing compositions are their passion. 

Benjaman Kyle’s Million Dot Portrait

A Portrait Drawn by Hand with 2.1 Million Ink Dots to Aid Amnesiac Benjaman Kyle

Doctors once called him “Burger King John Doe” but that didn’t stick with the man found naked and covered in ant bites behind a Burger King in Richmond Hill, Georgia. He’s awaken in the hospital after being found, with no recollection of his name or anything of his past. Because he was found behind a […]

R.I.P. Ken Regan | S.U.G.O. Salute

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 Born and raised in the Bronx, Ken Regan was a photographer known for the trust he recieved from the many celebrities he found at the focal end of his camera. He shot the iconic cover of the NY Times Bestseller Rat Bastards as well as countless others. His vision have found subjects in wars, poverty, […]

Photographer Anton Kusters captures intimate portraits of Yakuza

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Anton Kusters gets the chance to show us the inner workings of Yakuza, Japan’s organized  crime underworld through portraits of the Shinseikai family. The family apparently controls Tokyo’s red light district, Kabukicho. The Belgian photographer captures some of the family’s most intimate moments — a tattoo session for Shinseikai’s number two boss, Yamamoto Kaicho; the […]

“Underdogs” by Sebastian Magnani


This delightful series from Swiss commercial photographer Sebastian Magnani, captures man’s best friend in a somewhat human  composition. When looking at the images, the dogs seem to have a flare of human emotion in their expression. Sebastian Magnani was born in Brig, Switzerland and now lives and works out of Bern. He discovered a passion for photography […]

Scream Painting Sells for Record $120 million


The only privately owned version of Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” set a world record Wednesday when it sold for $119.9 million at Sotheby’s in New York. Heated competition between seven bidders took the price to the highest for a work of art at auction in just 12 minutes, sparking applause. The previous record was held by Picasso’s Nude, […]

Starry Night Art Installation by Lee Eunyeol


Korean artist and photographer Lee Eunyeol’s “Starry Night” light installations, recently on display at the Gana Art Space in Seoul, is a spectacle of cosmic proportions. These series of photos capture what appears to be a kind of grounded cosmos. As if living stars survive and adapt to nature after falling in pattern from the […]