An artist is leaving mind-bending optical illusions on buildings worldwide, and they'll make you do a double-take

2019-07-17 11:08

Italy-based artist Peeta uses an optical illusion technique to paint mind-bending murals in cities in Europe, Asia, Australia, and the US.

SA artist Alan Dent creates amazing automotive 'Art-on-Leather' creations

2019-07-08 06:00

Alan Dent - artist extraordinaire with his innovative special talent of carving his art into leather has added a full range of automotive subjects to his artistic offerings including Family cars, Race cars, Off-road, Super cars, Classics and Formula 1

Van Wouw sculpture fetches record price

2019-07-03 08:00

Anton van Wouw’s bronze maquette of Paul Kruger was recently sold for over R10 million by auction house Strauss & Co.

A chef makes desserts that look like random everyday objects, and his optical illusions will play tricks on your eyes

2019-06-21 12:58

Ben Churchill is a professional chef and self-taught dessert maker who transforms decadent treats into realistic facsimiles of everyday objects.

Denmark's 45-metre spiral observation deck is an architectural masterpiece, but the photos show it's not for the faint of heart

2019-05-11 11:13

Camp Adventure Forest Tower in Denmark gives visitors an unparalleled view of nature.

13 mesmerizing photos from the Vincent van Gogh exhibit that lets you walk through the artist's most iconic paintings

2019-04-14 12:36

The exhibition at L'Atelier des Lumières in Paris places visitors inside Van Gogh's world with giant, detailed renderings of his greatest works.

An artist spent 3,000 hours colorizing vintage black and white photos of celebrities, and the results are stunning

2019-04-11 20:18

Artist Mario Unger spent thousands of hours adding color to vintage photos of famous people. INSIDER rounded up some of his best work.

WATCH: Diners get a taste of 24-carat-gold laced dishes

2019-04-01 21:05

Priced at €40 per person, a gold-covered dinner menu sold out within days. French artist and performer Frederique Lecerf prepared it to illustrate the transience of her art.

46 disappointing photos show what famous art is really like

2019-03-24 15:42

Famous art often looks stunning in photos, but it doesn't always look the same in person thanks to large crowds, restricted views, and bad weather.


PICS: Three-metre tall sculpture a symbol of hope for crime-ridden Cape suburb

2019-07-13 21:37

The youth of Vrygrond, together with volunteers from San Francisco, took four weeks to finish a sculpture that is made out of recycled materials such as wooden pallets and steel. Titled "The Ship of Ubuntu", the artwork is about 3m high. It is shaped like a boat, with the face of a man in front and a collection of houses on top.

SA's top-10 bankable artists

2019-07-04 06:01

South African fine art prices have risen by about 33% over the past 10 years in US dollar terms, according to the latest South Africa Wealth Report.

5 things you should know before you come to The National Arts Festival

2019-06-30 12:19

Planning on going to The National Arts Festival? Here are a few tips to make your trip a good one.

Banksy got kicked out of the world's biggest art event after crashing it to display his latest piece, but people love it anyway

2019-05-24 11:04

Banksy set up a stall in Venice's famous St. Mark's Square with his latest painting, "Venice in Oil".

Vintage photos from a Victorian artist who manipulated pictures and paved the way for modern photo-editing techniques

2019-05-20 16:45

Victorian artist Oscar G. Rejlander is known as the "father of art photography." His work is on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

All the priceless artifacts inside Notre-Dame that firefighters tried to save

2019-04-16 05:56

Here's everything inside Notre-Dame Cathedral that could be lost after the devastating fire on April 15.

This South African uses smartphone apps to make Pinterest-worthy illustrations – here’s how easily you can too

2019-04-13 12:32

A digital illustration is an easy way to make something personal and special for someone who’s far away, says South African illustrator Natalie de Bruyn.

Millennials spend $28 million on Simpsons art at Hong Kong auction

2019-04-02 07:38

Millennials snapped up $28m worth of art inspired by the Simpsons, along with skateboarding shoes and cans of spray paint at a Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong, as a new generation of collectors comes of age.

Watch: Pigcasso creates Swatch Watch's best-selling design

Pigcasso grew up in the sanctuary after being rescued as a piglet. Since then she has been allowed to let her artistic talents flourish.

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An Italian town pulled off an elaborate ruse to fool thieves into stealing a worthless replica of a R49 million painting

2019-03-15 08:24

Police caught wind of the planned robbery and decided to lay a trap for them.

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