Samurai Batman chases down the Joker in a woodblock-inspired print

We've been enjoying Jed Henry's pop culture illustrations inspired by Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints. His new gallery show, opening tonight at Gallery Nucleus, includes some new pieces, including this showdown between Batman and the Joker. » 6/01/13 5:00pm 6/01/13 5:00pm

Glow-in-the-dark 2001: A Space Odyssey poster is mind-blowing when the …

On April 12th, Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn is launching an art show best viewed in the dark. The "When the Lights Go Out" show will feature posters that reveal hidden features when you shut off the lights. We're particularly partial to this entry from Chris Thornley, inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey. » 4/07/13 10:00am 4/07/13 10:00am

Earth's oldest trees are almost unfathomably ancient

We can't get enough of this stunning piece of arboreal data visualization. Created by Vienna-based graphic designer Michæl Paukner, the interwoven lines of this chart connect over 20 of the world's oldest trees and clonal colonies to their geographic origins. Pictured above: Paukner's chart, bookended by a photo of Old… » 12/11/12 12:43pm 12/11/12 12:43pm