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Expect new twists on old traditions as new tools and unique techniques allow artists to draw, paint and illustrate in radically different ways. From coffee-cup pen artists to people who paint whole rooms with colored markers, here are some seriously innovative creatives. The digital age has put on dramatic new spin on the the world of art, from three-dimensional realism to fresh forms of abstraction. Here you will find some of the most creative and innovative forms of computer-generated expression and futuristic artistic representation.
The Silent Valley: Landscapes Overtaken by Urbanization
Traditional paintings of serene Chinese scenery are, upon closer inspection, completely infested with factories, machinery and other man-made structures.
Give Your Eyeteeth: Surreal Hyper-Realistic Lip Makeup
An eyeball parts to reveal a set of teeth in this surreal, hyper-realistic lip makeup job complete with false eyelashes by artist Sandra Holmbom.
Flexible Paper Sculptures Bend Reality + Warp Perceptions
Li Hongbo's sculptures look like fine ceramic at first, but they are far more layered than they appear. This talented artist excels in the unexpected.
Lessons in Graffiti: Math Symbols Make Street Art Equations
Simple black-outlined, white-filled, faux-three-dimensional shapes that render urban happenstance into something with a humorous sense of mathematical order.
Lullaby Factory: Fanciful Installation for Children's Hospital
Lullaby Factory is an installation of pipes and horns built into a narrow space between two hospital buildings, which plays lullabies for young patients.
Abandoned Church Becomes Brilliant Urban Art Installation
Street artist HENSE turned an abandoned church in Washington, D.C. into a massive abstract mural that stands as a symbol of hopes for the neighborhood's future.
Paper Cuts: 40 Puzzling Pop Culture Silhouettes
Can you guess the identity of these iconic movie, television and comic book characters just by a basic outline of their heads?
Marvelous Muralist Makes Giant-Sized Street Art Illusions
Madrid-based street artist Sam3 creates massive murals covering entire multi-story buildings in cities like Vienna, Valencia, Quito, Berlin and Atlanta.
Invisible Apparel: 8 Material-Free Dresses Made of Light
Combining light art photography and high fashion, these show-stopping runway gowns are manufactured without physical material and composed purely of light.
Mirrored Street Facade Art Turns Pedestrians into Acrobats
At first: vertigo. You are moving along the sidewalk, when suddenly you see the front of a structure, only on its side, extruded from the ground below you.