Superhero art is no longer confined to comic books and graphic novels. Breaking free from their two dimensional boundaries, superheroes are now the stars of their own art exhibits.
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Superheroes of one’s youth can have a huge influence. Whether the morality tales make ethics stronger, or the powers and action simply steer one towards being a geek, these super tales can have a lot of power. It’s natural, then, that adults would want to show off these influences in gorgeous tattoos. A permanent testament to something that helped shape their lives.
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These antique-looking superhero sculptures are the creation of the talented artist Calvin Ma. They look like figures straight out of a rickety farmhouse, but are actually just skillfully styled.
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The artist Michael Myers has created a unique vision of his favorite superheroes, using clean lines and vintage sensibilities.
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Photographer Ian Pool, based out of Toronto, creates fantastically mundane superhero art that brings these larger-than-life creations into the middle of hilariously contrasting modern life. Learn more about Ian Pool here.
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Superheroes aren’t the most common subject of sand sculptures, but these gritty visions are a great example of how integrated these characters have become in world culture.
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Artist Andreas Englund expands on the trend of superheroes being placed in mundane settings and situations with his extensive portfolio encompassing scenes from the life of his own superhero.
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Alexandre Nicolas’ beautiful fetus sculptures show the most famous superheroes as they’ve never been seen before. What would these heros have been like if they were born with their powers?
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Heroes: The Route of Exposure by Adrian Tranquilli elevates superheroes to a new level of sophistication. Want to leave the art gallery and see some real life superpowers? New York City was recently the scene of an amazing development in human flight.