Artist Luo Li Rong Creates Amazing Life-Size Sculptures Inspired by Renaissance Art

Luo Li Rong is a Chinese artist who creates life-size, extremely realistic bronze sculptures of women inspired by Baroque and Renaissance techniques.   The statues typically are of people in motion, letting her capture dresses in the breeze. Her attention to detail ensures that no details look out of place, making …

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The True and Tragic Story of Pocahontas That Disney Wouldn’t Tell You

Few figures from American colonial history are as ubiquitous and perhaps as misunderstood as was Pocahontas, the daughter of a Native American chieftain who married an Englishman and ended up in England before dying at an unfortunate young age.  Her life has been immortalized in several works, not least two …

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Artists Creating Hyper-Realistic Pieces That Look Just Like Photographs

Though many artists create works wholly detached from reality, hyperrealism exists to blur the lines. Although pictures, paintings, and sculptures will look almost exactly like a photograph, you’d be shocked to learn it was done by pencil or acrylic. Photorealism typically shows the subject as is, while hyperrealism exposes every …

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The Winners of the 2021 BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition

Every year, the California Academy of Scenes puts on the BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition, showcasing the Earth’s biodiversity through amazing and unique photographs. 2021s submissions are stunning, showing nature’s beauty and resilience. These photos originally appeared in bioGraphic, the official media partner. Jo-Anne McArthur took home this year’s grand prize for …

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The Finalists of the 2021 Astronomy Photographer of the Year Contest.

The Royal Observatory Greenwich announced its top photos for the Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest. From marvelous spiral galaxies to the Northern Lights, these finalist images are a fantastic window into the world of astronomy. The winner will be announced in September and win a £10,000 cash prize. There are many …

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The Winners of the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards

Choosing from 2,500 submissions, the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards recently announced the top photographs. This year included submissions from all 50 States and 10 Canadian provinces showcasing the best bird photography in North America. This year’s Grand Prize went to Carolina Fraser, an amateur photographer, for her amazing photo of …

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