The Spanish painter and Cubism pioneer Pablo Picasso is one of the most influential creators of the 20th century, inspiring everyone whether in brushwork, music, even in camerawork.
Sven Pape of 'This Guy Edits' looks into Picasso's philosophy on art, creativity and his paintings and unveil what filmmakers can learn from the father of modern art. Picasso's been known to nurture one's inner child to keep creativity alive in adulthood, as well as the whole principle of 'bad artists copy, good artists steal'.
Irish photographer Edward Quinn was a dear friend of Pablo Picasso, one that would last until the renowned painter's death. Their encounter was mutually beneficial and influential, with Quinn becoming the photographer of artists.
Filmmaker James Cameron is one of the most successful people in cinema to date and is one of the definers of contemporary mainstream cinema with his excessive use of special effects and epic themes. Now, what does it take to inspire a filmmaker such as Cameron? Here are his influences.
Christmas truly is one of the most wonderful times of the year -- everywhere just looks like part of Tinseltown as glamorous Christmas lights, outdoor music and carols, huge red-and-green cut-outs of Santa Claus, and of course, the Christmas trees. Mid-century, the trees get their makeover.
Photography's role as a communicator of the complex and complicated have never been more amplified in the 20th century. Here are three decades of American history that marks some of the most important moments, taken by none other than the most respected photographers.
The diorama was one of photography pioneer Louis Daguerre's profound inventions, another one of his results from his obsession for recreating reality through staged events, stories, and habitats. Here is a chronological study of his lesser known contribution paralleled with photography.
Italian photographer Luigi Ghirri introduced conceptualism in photography, where elements function beyond their nature and has made him one of the most significant photographers of the modern 20th ccentury.
Street photography is one of the most popular genres today, and it can all be repetitive. It doesn't have to be. The secret to great street photography is by getting to know the cityscape and culture, and in Amsterdam, there's much to learn.
Music and visual art intertwine in the moody photographs of Italy-based Lomographer Michela Piccoli. Most of her photographs are inspired by and named after a song she's fond of. Dive into the creative process of our featured community newcomer in this interview.
Your favorite Wes Anderson films would not look as tasty and in vogue if not for the colorist. Often one of the most overlooked roles in filmmaking, the colorist is the harmony-maker of all elements through chromatic organization.
The American director is often making headlines in film circles nowadays, proving him to be one of the most important 21st-century filmmakers, and what can be said more about Wes Anderson than his special use of color?
Germany was one of the leading pioneers of fashion photography, elevating the catalog and magazine prints as fine art. In this gallery is a series of images from a photographer obscured by history, Imre von Santho.