If shock value was worth money, Australian graffiti artist Lush would be rolling in dough. With graphic scenes of genitalia, ripped heads, and breasts, Lush has managed to offend more than half of the Australian population. For over 12 years, he’s been plastering the street with his obscene art and he’s more than proud of it. “It’s the ultimate self-gratification, f*ck jerking off, it’s just a lot better to hear random people talk about you and say the most outrageous shit,” he told Acclaim magazine.
Nature is one of the most popular topics to include in artwork. From breath-taking landscapes to even the simplest of things like a tree or an insect, nature has always been a source of inspiration for many artists. There are so many ways to enhance a lively nature scene. Martyna Zoltaszek has accomplished this in many of her beautiful and captivating pieces.
When I walked into the Local Green Atlanta restaurant, located in West Atlanta, the first thing I noticed was a large sign that says: “Eat Well, Be Well.” Then my attention went to the wall covered in colorful paper, where customers were encouraged to write down and share their goals. Some of the notes were simple, such as “eat healthier and recycle more,” and others were more serious, like to “always have a servants heart.” Right away the small details set the tone for what this restaurant is all about.
“I like to play with different genres. I love rock, Latin rhythms, Caribbean rhythms, salsa, reggae… I don’t have limits,” said Pedro Capó in an interview with The Cornell Daily Sun. Capó is an emerging latin pop singer/songwriter, guitarist, and actor with deep roots in music and artistic expression. Hailing from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Capó has now found success on an international level, bringing his latin style to countries around the world.
When you hear about the world of fashion, you usually don’t think about a prison sentence. The two topics being discussed at the same time was pretty unlikely, until social media users learned about Rashod Stanley’s story. Stanley has posted some of the most innovative designs to hit the fashion market, while incarcerated at a Georgia prison. Not only has he proven himself to be a pioneer in the world of fashion, but he has also serves as an inspiration for those who may have ran into a few hurdles a long the way.
Have you ever wondered what a curator thinks about when preparing for an art show? How does she get everyone on the same accord? How is she able to articulate her vision to the artists involved—and put on a successful showcase?
Cori “Coco” Gauff is making waves and history in the tennis world after her first round victory at Wimbledon this past Monday, July 1st against tennis icon, and five-time Wimbledon champion, Venus Williams. Since this great achievement made headlines, all eyes have been on the emerging tennis star, and sports fans, commentators and celebrities among others are wondering how the Atlanta-born child prodigy got her start.
For centuries, music has proven to have an impact on our lives, regardless of whether we like it or not. With the right mixture of tantalizing beats and powerful lyrics, the art of music plays with our imagination and evokes emotions that we may never have known about. Sometimes, just a few simple words in a song can hit us. I would have to say that was the case with rising star, Ava Max.
Chelsea Werner has not only created new limits for what special olympians are capable of; now she is redefining beauty standards as a model with down syndrome. You can find her swinging on the bars and killing it on her floor routine, but also posing and walking for renowned fashion brands. “I’ve been at the top of the Gymnastics World for probably ten years now,” Wenrer said in an interview with Forbes.
Imran Amed is in the business of fashion with a capital F. To many, fashion is the difference between what one wears to work versus a night of cocktails. To Amed, it’s a multi-billion dollar industry with endless influential possibilities. Few entrepreneurs can say they started their business from their couch, but it’s one of the many endearing details of his success story — now he’s one of the top male voices in the global fashion world today.