Kehinde Wiley approaches men on the streets of Harlem, Lagos, and Dakar, and paints them into grand, opulently framed works that you'd expect to see on a wall in a Wes Anderson movie.
This image of her almost-teen daughter in a frilled bathing suit would work there in a diorama of prehistoric adolescent life.
Happy Labor Day weekend from Art Candy!
Hoyle's subject is often water and the people who swim in it.
Burghardt’s dirty-elbowed hippie is swathed in heavenly light. Is she Jesus's secret girlfriend? Joni Mitchell?
Shen Jingdong, who served for sixteen years in the Chinese military, merges Pop Art with Marxist propaganda.
J.J. Abrams would do well to take a look at Lia Halloran’s spooky photographs of late-night skate parks.
And that line is not, surprisingly, 'HELF.'
Mircea Suciu's paintings are apparently inspired by advertisements from the forties and fifties.
Adria Sartore's unimpressed redhead, 'Flora 9,' looks like she's just landed, but we're not sure from where or when.
While humans behave like superheroes inside the arena, outside, an army of workers keeps the Olympics running smoothly.
Nara's 'Puff Marshie' was inspired by childhood, just before all the icky stuff creeps in.
Day turns a sultry-eyed Barbie into a glamorous bondage model.
She's walking on ice shoes!
Another attractive Armageddon!
Gerald Edwards III might have an even more optimistic vision of humanity's impending extinction than those dazzling animation geniuses over at Pixar.
Billiards are apparently the unofficial national pastime of South Africa, though they don't play it on the ceiling as Rohde might have you believe.
Cathleen Faubert’s digital image is just simply gorgeous, the sort of art we want on our own walls at home to remind us what Heaven looks like when you're a dangerous girl.
Deborah Hamon's cocky summer girl cuts an imposing figure in her sporty blue shorts.
Walter Martin and Paloma Munoz's globes are glistening spheres unfolding with macabre familial scenes in which delicate adults are exposed in moments of terror.
The scenes unfolding among the citizens of Mario Ybarra Jr.'s "Black Squirrel Society" are surprisingly human considering they take place atop stumps.
This mammoth bed almost rocks like a boat moored in the sun.
K. Min’s quiet pastel of a blueberry muffin kissing a paper bag with its hours-old (at least) grease stain is part of a show based on the color (or non-color) white.
This vile, adorable creature was inspired by Albert Camus's 'The Stranger.'
Erkka Nissinen has one intricate imagination.