Tag Archives | arts and life

Lit Loves: Edward Gorey

An artist, playwright, author, and animal activist with a penchant for collecting cats, Edward Gorey had an odd sense of humor. Read more »
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We Are Completely Dazzled by These Watercolor Paintings

Karina Eibatova's richly colored depictions of raw minerals are wrought from watercolor paints. Read more »
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Ghostly GIFs to Get You in the Halloween Spirit

Artist Kevin Weir has created a series of ghostly GIFs that has us shivering in delight. Read more »

This U.K.-Based Artist Puts a New Spin on Facebook

Cutting, pasting, and playing with vintage materials? Yes, please! Read more »

Inside the Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady

An English contemporary of Beatrix Potter, Edith Holden was also a talented watercolor artist and naturalist. Read more »
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In London? You Need to Visit This Corner Store STAT

At first glance, The Cornerstore is an regular London grocery filled with necessities. Look for a moment longer, though. Read more »
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You’ll Never See This Famous Painting the Same Way Again

Recognize this painting from Ferris Bueller's Day Off? Read more »

This Graphic Designer Has Captured the Art of Self-Acceptance Perfectly

Carol Rossetti's artwork empowers all women to disregard the concept of living or looking the "right" way in lieu of following our own individual paths. Read more »

Vintage View: Why Paint-by-Numbers Are the Ultimate DIY

Paint by numbers projects are the ultimate #tbt. Read more »

Paola Pivi’s Feathered Friends

Could we be any more charmed by Italian artist Paola Pivi's foam-and-feather bear sculptures? The answer is 'no.' Read more »