Tattoo artist reveals 11 of the most common designs people ask for
Tattoos are personal for the people getting them but, according to an expert, some placements and designs, like flowers and bugs, are just popular.
Tattoo artists share 5 mistakes people make when getting large tattoos
Insider spoke to tattoo artists Stu Hepcat and Claudio Caminero about the biggest mistakes they see people make when getting large designs inked.
A PETA artist drew Disney dogs as neglected pets to raise awareness about animal abuse
Artist Tiani Hernandez told Insider her illustrations were inspired by real-life instances of neglect discovered by the nonprofit's rescue team.
Czech prince William Rudolf Lobkowick is preserving heirlooms from his family's 700-year-old legacy, which were stolen by the Nazis and Communists, using NFTs
"It's not just about selling NFTs to support cultural monuments, but it's also looking at how do we preserve a record of our history?" he told CNBC.
Thieves stole a copper box allegedly containing the blood of Jesus but returned it over fears it would bring bad luck
"To have the ultimate relic, the blood of Jesus in your home, stolen, that's a curse," Brand told AFP.
An art piece displaying slowly dying goldfish was removed from a museum after complaints of animal cruelty
Yu Buck's art piece "Fish" was changed the same month that Germany removed Damien Hirst's fly-killing art installation.
A hidden self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh was discovered by an x-ray machine
The self-portrait was discovered by experts at the National Galleries of Scotland prior to a showing of the Dutch artist's early works.
German museum shuts down fly-killing art installation after PETA complains that flies are a protected species
The piece by Damien Hirst, known for using dead animals in his art, violated Germany's Animal Welfare Act, PETA said.
The Anna Delvey Industrial Complex — and me
The notorious subject of "Inventing Anna" is reinventing herself as an artist. As I looked at her drawings, I saw myself — literally.
Painting translucent artwork with acrylic paint and sand
Marina Dunbar is an artist in Charleston, South Carolina. She utilizes sand, tape, and erasers to create nature-inspired abstract paintings.
Behind a dancing cartoon called Horace that's become a viral TikTok sensation is a story of standing up to power, its creator says
Jackson Quinn Gray designed the viral Horace filter in March 2020. It went viral on TikTok after it was banned from Facebook and Instagram.
FBI seizes disputed Basquiat artwork from Florida museum
According to The Associated Press, more than two dozen paintings attributed to artist Jean-Michel Basquiat were seized from the museum on Friday.
For nearly two decades, this Brooklyn studio has offered Taiwanese artists rent for just $5
Since 2003, "art angel" Patrick Huang has welcomed artists with ties to Taiwan to the BAS Brooklyn Artists Studio in Bushwick, charging no more than a few dollars in rent.
How multicolored speciality yarn is made
This artist creates colorful yarn with merino, nylon, bamboo, and other fibers. It's used for woven decor, crochet, knitting, macramé, and more.
Pottery patterns look like they're moving
Graphic designer and ceramist Kenny Sing creates ceramic bowls and vases with animated designs. They're created using phenakistoscopes and zoetropes.
6 different ways that sneakers can be customized
We've rounded up some of our favorite sneaker customizations, from hydro dipping to covering in glitter and commissioning custom artwork.
A woman paid $35 for a bust from Goodwill. It turned out to be a 2,000-year-old Roman artifact.
Antiques dealer Laura Young, who bought the item, later learned it's an ancient artifact that was likely stolen from Germany during World War II.
Andy Warhol's portrait of Marilyn Monroe sold at auction for a record $195 million, making it the most expensive 20th century artwork ever sold
The piece was sold to an unknown buyer in just under four minutes of bidding, per The New York Times.
How an artist keeps her glass grinder clean
Carole Conant of Willow June Glass creates stained-glass pieces using a glass grinder, which she shows us how to deep clean before use.
Giving birth forced an artist to connect to our 'beastly brethren,' inspiring surreal taxidermy photographs
Emily Larsen photographed Natural History Museum animal displays to explore surreal ideas of birth and motherhood in her still life series, "Beastly".