When Geneva-based photographer Alex Teuscher found himself in New York City for 10 days this last April, he tried to capture some of the most iconic, tourist-packed locations on the globe from a new angle. It’s a testament to his skill as a photographer that he succeeded to such a great extent. The resulting shots have been compiled into a series he’s calling “New York City: Above as Below,” and consist of a mix of street (below) and architectural (above) photography that’s best described as ‘moody’.
Here are the “Evil Vinyl” from the British studio Evil Corp, which designed some beautiful art toys inspired by characters from cult movies and series! You will find of course Clockwork Orange, The Shining or Freddy, but also the characters of IT Crowd and The Office, the characters of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in the Cornetto trilogy or even tributes to the roles of David Bowie and Bill Murray! These vinyl figurines are unfortunately only concepts for now, but they may become real soon as Evil Corp is apparently preparing a Kickstarter to start production.
Creative digital agency Aptitude puts a fun spin on popular album covers by revealing the hidden, ‘bigger picture’ that goes on behind-the-scenes. Done in jest, you won’t see these album covers quite the same again—the works range from exposing the hilarious to baring an underlying sinister side that you’ve never imagined before.
St. Petersburg-based tattoo artist Valentina Ryabova creates stunningly lifelike portraits. Her work includes portraits of celebrities and famous scenes from movies, as well as animals and portraits of loved ones. Each piece features eye-catching color and painstaking detail. She works in her Russian hometown, as well as at conventions all over the world.
Gilbert Legrand is a French illustrator and sculptor. He takes random everyday objects like rulers, brushes, zippers, or tool and turns them into fun character sculptures. He brings out the character in every object with a bit of modification and some clever painting. He has been creating these imaginative sculptures on the side for over 10 years.
To raise awareness of the problem of poverty in the streets of Los Angeles, the American street artist Skidrobot decided to go and meet the homeless, and to materialize their dreams and hopes with a few strokes of paint… A very touching project.
Italian artist, Ozmo spent a total of six days working on his latest mural in Miami. Measuring 30 x 6 meters, the gigantic piece depicts realistic renditions of the Statue of Liberty next to Michelangelo’s sculpture of David.
The MyDayWithLeo Tumblr follows the strange, fun adventures of Locations scout and locations manager Joel Strong as he meets people throughout New York and covers their faces with cut-outs of Leonardo DiCaprio from 90s teen magazines.
“Before mobile phones were invented people would have had no choice but to interact, however, that is no longer necessary as we can all now “pretend’ we are doing something “important” on our devices rather than think of something to say. This is killing conversation. I believe it’s increasing social pain.” – Babycakes Romero
Alex Gross is a visual artist currently working in Los Angeles, California. He specializes in oil paintings on canvas whose themes include globalization, commerce, great beauty, dark mayhem, and the remorseless passage of time. Check out some artworks of his new series called “Future Tense”.
French illustrator Romain Trystram has created a new series of work. His project, titled ‘Sole Of The Week’, features some of the illustrator’s favorite sneakers as objects in popular movies and events, rendered in neon colors.
Graphic designer Clif Dickens’ latest additions to his hilarious Honest Slogans Tumblr show what brands would say in their logos if they were actually being honest…
The 23-year-old New York-based illustrator Lauren Hom is a designer by trade. Her project Will Letter for Lunch, is an endeavor which utilizes her artistic abilities in exchange for food. Hom hand-letters a restaurant chalkboard menu, asking nothing for payment other than the dish she inscribes on the board.
Ralph Steadman has created limited edition Blu-ray cases for all five seasons of Breaking Bad. Walter White, Jesse Pinkman, Saul Goodman, Gus Fring, Mike Ehrmantraut and Hank Schrader each feature on a cover.
US graphic designer Sarah Brockett is the brain child behind the branding of ‘The Bold Bakery’— an unconventional bakery that sells delicious goodies that are filled with sarcasm and sass. The Bold Bakery is “the perfect place to have a pie created for your cheating husband, or your bratty pre-teen daughter” — these cakes and cookies are topped with crude and offensive typographic frosted words.