Chinese artist Zheng Chunhui's incredible 12.2-meter-long (over 40 ft) wooden carving, which has entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest continuous wooden carving in the world, is a testament to human craftsmanship, creativity and patience.
These grim and satirical illustrations by Polish illustrator Pawel Kuczynski are excellent examples of art's ability to express meaningful messages. Each one of his simple but gripping illustrations clearly but deeply expresses and explores a political, social or cultural issue – war, the environment, political corruption, crime, class issues, etc.
Korean Illustrator Kim Dong-Kyu has created a clever and comical series of images on his “Art X Smart” Tumblr that re-imagines old famous masterpieces for the 21st century by introducing modern smartphones, tablets and laptops.
Caras Ionut, a Romanian digital artist and photographer, has created a wonderful series of impossible surreal images that inspire dream-like memories and fantasies. His use of natural imagery, soft colors and hazy atmospheric effects helps us imagine that we're hazily remembering or experiencing someone's dream.
Ecuadorian artist Javier Perez has created a clever series of illustrations that turn everyday objects that any of us could find at home or outside into cute drawings. His artwork makes us look at these everyday things differently with a more imaginative and playful perspective.
Incredible miniature model artist Michael Paul Smith has created a wonderful series of photographs illustrating the cars in a 1950s American town of his own imagination called Elgin Park. The artist uses clever forced perspective tricks to place the vehicles he creates into real-world life-sized settings.
Photographer Charles Freger has traveled through 19 European nations to gather pictures of impressive costumes from pagan rituals that have survived to this day. The series, entitled "Wilder Mann," inspires images of an older, wilder and more tribal Europe filled with wild beasts, bonfires and pagan gods.
U.S. artist Nina Katchadourian uses the things she finds in airplane lavatories and the things she has with her to create imitation 15th-century Flemish costumes and take portraits in airplane lavatories. It's probably one of the most creative ways to spend your time on a commercial flight that we've ever seen.
Samantha Lee, a stay-at-home mom with no culinary class experience, rocketed to internet fame with a blog highlighting the delightfully creative bento lunches she creates for her young daughters. She creates pop culture and storybook icons for her daughters to eat and, as she continues making them, she keeps getting better at it.
Pictures of food and pictures of art do well on the internet, so London-based photographer Carl Warner wised up and combined the two into a deliciously creative and ingenious set of landscapes crafted entirely out of food called 'Foodscapes.'
On the beaches of the D-Day Allied landing of WW2 in Normandy, two British artists have come up with a beautiful way to celebrate International Peace Day (September 21st) and to commemorate those who died on those beaches.