The Sports Illustrations Of Edel Rodriguez

Edel Rodriguez is an award-winning illustrator who uses a variety of materials to create graphic, colorful work that ranges from conceptual to portraiture and landscape. His illustrations are often sports related and have been regularly featured on the covers of TIME and Newsweek and in the pages of other magazines… » 3/06/14 12:50pm 3/06/14 12:50pm

Bizarre New Art Project Stalks Shaquille O'Neal for Custom "Dunk Rig"

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What if, instead of marketing to a general demographic, you marketed to a specific individual? What if, instead of waiting for a patron to commission new work, an artist simply designed it based on someone's psychological profile? If an online ad asked for you by name, could you resist? » 12/17/13 4:50pm 12/17/13 4:50pm

How To Draw Athletes The Ed Emberley Way

I didn't know from Ed Emberley's Drawing Book: Make a World when I was growing up and I'm not exactly sure how I missed it. Drawing was something I could do well from an early age. But while I was reading Richard Scarry's books and the story about Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Emberley was teaching kids how to… » 11/26/13 10:16am 11/26/13 10:16am

Disgusting Rich Person Jeffrey Loria Sold A Painting For $32.6 Million

When Jeffrey Loria isn't busy running the Marlins into the ground, he's wheeling and dealing in the art world. On Monday, he sold a (lovely!) portrait by Alberto Giacometti for $32.6 million at a New York art auction. That puts the painting's value just $7 million shy of the current payroll of the Miami Marlins. » 11/06/13 5:20pm 11/06/13 5:20pm

Bid On This Awesome Velvet Painting Of "Macho Man" Randy Savage

I'll be honest: I had reservations about posting this phenomenal eBay listing of a black velvet painting of "Macho Man" Randy Savage and Miss Elizabeth in the style of Gustav Klimt's The Kiss, because I'd like to score it cheap for myself. But the creator of this masterpiece deserves to be compensated for its true… » 9/30/13 10:17am 9/30/13 10:17am

The Jaw-Dropping Winners of the Largest Sports Photography Contest Yet

Almost 7,000 people entered Red Bull's third annual Illume sports photography contest this year, making it one of the largest photography competitions ever staged. And finally, at a ceremony in Hong Kong yesterday, the jury announced its winners. Who knew snowboarding could be so moody and artful? » 8/30/13 2:39pm 8/30/13 2:39pm