This collection of thick, smeared paint daubs are actually hyper-realistic colored pencil drawings. Created by Australian artist CJ Hendry, the shadow, highlights, and dimensionality of the work are all brilliantly executed, resulting in an impressive illusion.
Using fiberglass and resin, Mueck created 100 enormous human skulls, and piled them into one of the classic painting rooms at the National Gallery of Victoria, in Melbourne.
We know people like to hate on drones, but doggonit, they allow for some amazing aerial photography, previously only possible with expensive helicopter and airplane access.
Green Spine is the winner of a recent architecture contest in Melbourne, bringing futuristic skyscrapers to the Australian city's Southbank district.
Explore Uluru in style at the nearby luxury resort, Longitude 131°.
Gabriel Scanu's vibrant aerial beach photography makes us very eager for summer.
A group of plucky Australian scout troops in the Outback.
The Great Barrier Reef is undergoing it's biggest bleaching event in history.
If you find yourself in Tasmania, head over to Lake St. Clair and check out the incredible Pumphouse Point, a vintage hydroelectric plant set deep in the lake itself, and transformed into a luxury hotel. Dating from the 1930s, this hydroelectric station …
Australia is a land of natural wonders, and these remarkable photos from Julie Fletcher show a really beautiful glance of some of the impactful landscapes and creatures. Via BoredPanda:
The world of fungi is vast, producing some of the most mind-bending shapes and colors in the natural world. Photographer Steve Axford catalogs much of Australia’s vast trove of fungi. Via Colossal: Panus lecomtei Marasmius haematocephalus Panus fasciatus Leratiomyces sp. / Found …
Absolutely beautiful images of coral reefs, which are in grave danger.
Flags of the world are fascinating. The history, the design, the colors, the associations. But rarely do flags tell more of a national story than these food-infographic-flag pieces. Created by ad agency WHYBIN\TBWA for the Sydney International Food Festival, they are wonderful and informative …
William Patino This amazing sculpture is called Diminish and Ascend by artist David McCracken. Built for an annual festival in Bondi, Australia, it gives the impression of climbing into the heavens from the right angle. Via MyModernMet: Brett Bayliss Matthew Perkins Andy Chan …