You probably had no idea that there are secret images hidden in these 14 famous works of art

2019-10-13 09:22

Some of the most famous pieces of art have secrets that are still being discovered hundreds of years after their completion. Can you spot the hidden images?

WATCH: Long-lost Italian painting found in kitchen could sell for R90m

2019-09-26 06:01

A long-lost painting by a 13th century Italian master discovered in the kitchen of an elderly French woman has been valued at up to $6m (about R90m) and will be auctioned next month.

Take a look inside the most expensive hotel room in the world, a 2-story sky villa designed by Damien Hirst that runs R1.4 million per night and was just named one of the 'world's greatest places'

2019-09-15 16:13

The most expensive hotel room in the world is a 2-story suite designed by Damien Hirst that costs R1.4 million per night. Here's a look inside.

Coining it: the women behind Mzansi's newly minted coin designs

2019-08-09 09:05

If the new coins could tell a story of 2019’s South Africa to those studying them a century from now, they would tell a story of opportunity, glass ceilings shattering and creative entrepreneurs, including women, claiming their space in the economy.

12 cringeworthy statues of famous people that look nothing like them

2019-07-28 15:34

A statue seems like the best way to immortalize an important historical figure or celebrity ... unless it's done poorly.

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.


A man left his job and sold everything to buy a camera. Now he takes stunning photos of flowers trapped in ice that look like paintings.

2019-09-28 15:19

At age 30, Bruce Boyd decided to sell everything and buy a camera. He now takes photos of stunning floral arrangements frozen in ice.

An art student trained her pet rat to make paintings with his feet — and it's delightful

2019-09-24 09:08

Pictures of Darius and his artwork have gone viral on Twitter and Tumblr. His owner Amalie Markota Andersen told Insider that it makes her happy.

Samsung has new wallpapers that hide the Galaxy Note 10 notch – take a look

2019-08-22 21:19

Samsung asked popular Instagram illustrators to make the wallpapers, like Ketnipz and Gemma Correll.

This runner creates intricate works of art with his routes, and the photos will amaze you

2019-08-08 07:46

Lenny Maughan's impressive San Francisco running routes are shaped like animals, avocados, famous figures, and iconic characters.

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.

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