Category Archives: Art

The Michelangelo of Microsoft Excel

When Tatsuo Horiuchi retired, he decided to try his hand at art. But instead of spending money on paints and brushes, Horiuchi used what he already had pre-installed on his computer—Microsoft Excel. Now, the 77-year-old artist is creating remarkably intricate … Continue reading

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50 of the Greatest Album Covers of All Time

“WHIPPED CREAM & OTHER DELIGHTS” — HERB ALPERT & THE TIJUANA BRASS (1965) Cover model Dolores Erickson was three months pregnant when she posed in whipped cream for this album. It sold 6 million copies (99 percent of them to teenage … Continue reading

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Milk, Soap, and Acrylic Colors In Macro

They used milk, acrylic colors, soap and oil to reveal the abstract beauty of this mix reactions, all of course in high end macro view.

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Extreme closeups of spray paint caps used for a cosmic mural

μcapsmic – A Vision of Cosmos from The Orion on Vimeo.

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Pills Dissolve under Macro lens in Time-lapse

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Watch MC Escher make art in this short documentary

This is a 20-minute Dutch documentary released in 1971 that displays the work of artist M.C. Escher (1898–1972), described on Wikipedia as “a Dutch graphic artist known for his often mathematically inspired woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints. These feature impossible constructions, … Continue reading

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Fantastic psychedelic video for Kraftwerk’s Autobahn (1979)

In 1979, Roger Mainwood, just out of the Royal College of Art, created this wonderfully trippy animation for Kraftwerk’s “Autobahn.” It was a commission from the band’s record company but Kraftwerk had no input on the film, and Mainwood says … Continue reading

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When Chell is crushed between two portals, she enters an infinite realm of psychedelic visuals

Crowbcat created a Portal setup that had Chell, the game’s heroine, trapped between two portals that crushed her. The results were an astounding wonderland of psychedelic visuals I don’t know what would be cooler: if this were an emergent property … Continue reading

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In a secluded green forest, a very long automated xylophone

In a secluded green forest, a very long automated xylophone. This is a wonderful video, and a wonderful work of art.

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Tokyo club kids photographed in their bathtubs

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