Seth Casteel, the photographer behind Underwater Dogs, is back with the adorable series Underwater Puppies (available at Barnes & Noble). Casteel, who taught over 1500 puppies how to swim, hopes to raise awareness of rescue and adoption as well as water safety for pets with these playful photos.
Following a severe thunderstorm over Bangladesh in late April, Jeff Dai captured these stunning photos of giant circular ripples of glowing air in the night sky while he was on the Tibet Plateau of China. This incredible phenomenon was the result of airglow, the weak emission of light by a planetary atmosphere.
Italian street artist MP5 recently completed a beautiful, monochromatic mural that plays with the surrounding landscape. Entitled Root of Evil, the bold artwork is located in Abruzzo, Italy, where it was painted during the Visione Periferica Street Art Festival.
Canadian artist Ruth Oosterman collaborates with her 2-year-old daughter Eve to produce vibrant paintings. For each piece, the young girl first doodles on a page with black ink. Oosterman then chats with her daughter as she paints to get a sense of the ideas behind the lines.
For millennia, cultures around the world have celebrated the origin myth of of a giant animal—such as a turtle or elephant—supporting the world on its back. Beijing-based artist Ruilin Wang reinterprets that image in DREAMS-ark, an evocative series of large-scale sculptures that depict whales carrying entire landscapes on their backs.
Artist Sophia Narrett uses needle and thread to create stunning, embroidered narratives. Rich in color and texture, her works have a unique, painterly quality as threads flow throughout the image and off the frame in beautiful drips and swirls.