London-based animator Yoyo the Ricecorpse combines photography with Photoshop illustrations to create whimsical animated GIFs populated with kooky characters against Tokyo backgrounds.
Animated GIF by Anna Taberko
Erté (pseudonym for Roman Petrovich Tyrtov, 1892-1990) was a Russian Art Deco illustrator, graphic artist, costume & set designer. His distinctive, elegant drawings helped to form what we think of as typical Art Deco style.
Illustrator Helen Green created this awesome David Bowie animated GIF showing different hair styles
Artist / photographer Ignacio Torres produced his series “Stellar” by taking four photos from different angles with a synched flash while throwing reflective confetti and some dust into the mix. “In addition, space and time are heightened by the use of three-dimensional animated gifs. Their movement serves as a visual metaphor to the spatial link we share with stars as well as their separateness through time.” Torres: This project began from the theory that humans […]
Ascending and Descending (1960) is a lithograph by Dutch artist M. C. Escher (1898-1972) that shows an impossible object; a type of optical illusion that suggests three-dimensionality. It is a visual paradox. © M.C. Escher / Fair Use
“Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.” – Andy Warhol Andy Warhol working on ‘Self-Portrait’ and ‘Holly Solomon’ (1967) (left) and working on ‘Elvis I and II’ (right). Images from the book Andy Warhol “Giant” Size.
In 1883 American portrait painter John Singer Sargent painted socialite Virginie Gautreau who was known for her beauty. A year later at the Paris Salon, the work caused a scandal because of Gautreau’s provocative dress and her suggestive pose. Originally one of the straps fell off her shoulder, but due to the public’s reaction Sargent repainted the strap. The painting can be seen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Song for today: […]
Can you fall in love with an inanimate object? Can you be intimate when the relationship is a one-way street? Can a hyper-realistic doll fill the loneliness that aches inside? This is something South Korean photographer June Korea explores in his photographic essay Still Lives: Eva. June Korea: “Many people are interested in the project and my life because it has to do with such an uncanny subject matter they have rarely seen. However, Eva and I […]
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