British filmmaker and photographer Sam Taylor-Wood’s exploration of shared social and psychological conditions has taken her to the realm of the sad celebrity. For her series ‘Men Crying’ series, Taylor-Wood shot a bunch of über famous actors like Daniel Craig, Robin Williams and
Lithuanian photographer Tadao Cern recreated the famous portrait of Vincent Van Gogh in photography (with a random stranger). The resemblance is striking! Watch video comparison of the two below.
For those of you who have ever felt down on your luck, or maybe a sense of pervading uselessness, the work of artist Thorsten Brinkmann might give you a little reminder to find inspiration you need. Collecting ordinary objects, the disregarded rubbish of
I’m loving the Herero Tribe series by fine art photographer Jim Naughten shot in Namibia. Capturing dramatic portraits in the intensity of the Namibian landscape, the magnificent costume and characters of the tribe are all revealed in this amazing book called Conflict and Costume: The Herero Tribe of Namibia available at Amazon.com ($32).
As a photographer, Alejandro Maestre Gasteazi‘s expertise lies in the realm of lighting and digital post-production. These two skills are flexed to the utmost in the latest portrait series of his good friend Julián. Beautifully sculptural and built up like a
Well, I really haven’t been… yet… but would really like to be.( hint??) This is his very clever and catchy tag line, which of course is a perfect fit with his super cool name, and which is superimposed over his images as you scroll down on his blog, billykidd.blogspot.com I love his intimate, raw and gritty [...]
Not the most recent artwork seen on the web, but since we haven’t reviewed it, I thought it was a good idea to introduce you to the beautiful celebrity portraits work of Craig Redman of the NY graphic design duo Craig & Karl. The series, Guise and Protagonist, was designed for
Loving these amazing ‘lady bird’ portraits! Again Peter Lippmann came up with an awesome editorial for Marie Claire 2, this time it’s with chicks wearing ‘haute joaillerie’ such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Buccellati and Piaget/Boucheron. A very interesting way of featuring luxury jewelry…
“Where some may see flat, static narratives, I see a spectrum of tonal gradations and realities,” says Toyin Odutola. “What I am creating is literally black portraiture with ballpoint pen ink.” Obviously, the Nigerian-born, Alabama-raised artist
Known on Flickr as Platonov Pavel, the Russian photographer shows us a unique series showcasing his talent as a photographer and designer. Full of moody and dark images but with a stunning attractiveness. With only a few props and great use of color, this portrait series is very mysterious and intriguing.
Intriguing, disturbing or chocking, I just discovered Petrina Hicks photography. Hicks gently subverts the pervasive language of photography as it is used in advertising and publicity, creating edgy images that intrigue and disturb. While she primarily works with people, her works transcend the