Artist Joe Webb Creates Cynical And Shocking Collages That Tell The Uncomfortable Truth About Our Modern World
Joe Webb uses vintage magazines and printed ephemera that he has collected to create simple but elegant hand-made collages, no Photoshop manipulation is allowed. Webb reimagines the imagery using simple and concise edits, transforming the original scene into something altogether more surreal. Continue »
Golden retriever ‘Aspen’ has an adventurous life that many dream about—exploring the Colorado wilderness with its owner, photographer Hunter Lawrence. Lawrence and his wife adopted the pup at six weeks old. Since then, the pooch has sojourned eight different states and likely has many more journeys to come. Continue »
The world’s most iconic landmarks are a big draw for tourists from around the world. But these historical landmarks are not just tourist attractions, they often serve as a milestone in history or a remarkable event in time.
Washington Monument, ca. 1860
Library of Congress
Photographers love landmarks, especially the challenge to capture it differently from all the average angles and classic shots. Even when these iconic landmarks were build, photographers couldn’t resist to capture it forever. We are glad that they did, because it gives us awesome insights. Continue »
This is the Shokan House located in the woods of upstate New York. Jay Bargman’s unique design gives people the possibility to appreciate the incredible view that surrounds the house. Continue »
New Zealand-based tattooist Jasper Andres creates beautiful minimal tattoos. Using his delicate touch, Jasper blends together the graceful figures of nature and geometry, resulting in unique tattoos. Sometimes the artist even infuses the thinly-lined tattoos with vibrant colors which makes them look something like watercolor paintings. Continue »
Sakimichan is the pen name of a young Canadian artist that is well known for her digital paintings. Such paintings include personified animal characters from Disney and Warner Brothers, including Simba and Bugs Bunny, as well as other fan art pieces that range from Naruto to Cartoon Network shows. Some of these fan art pieces include gender bends, where a female character is redesigned to be a male character, or a male character is recreated as a female. Continue »
One thing that Andrey Lukovnikov’s colorful tattoos might remind you of are clipping masks from Adobe Photoshop. The combination of bold, busy imagery with a crisp edge mimics digital imagery—as if these bugs, birds, and feathers are concealing a larger part of an overall picture. And if you watch some of Lukonikov’s videos, it’s clear that this type of media influences his body art. Entire sketches and paintings are created on the computer. Although it’s a challenge to replicate this precise pixelation on something soft as the skin, Lukovnikov achieves the clean outlines that for which digital work is known. Continue »
Refugees crossed these same passageways 70 years ago. But they were not Syrians and they traveled in the opposite direction. At the height of World War II, the Middle East Relief and Refugee Administration (MERRA) operated camps in Syria, Egypt and Palestine where tens of thousands of people from across Europe sought refuge.
MERRA was part of a growing network of refugee camps around the world that were operated in a collaborative effort by national governments, military officials and domestic and international aid organizations. Social welfare groups including the International Migration Service, the Red Cross, the Near East Foundation and the Save the Children Fund all pitched in to help MERRA and, later, the United Nations to run the camps.
TIME commissioned freelance photo editor Sanna Dullaway to colorize some of iconic images of WWII refugees.
Displaced persons cross a bridge on the River Elbe at Tangermunde, which was blown up by the Germans, to escape the chaos behind German lines caused by the approach of the advancing Russians on May 1, 1945. (Fred Ramage—Keystone/Getty Images / Photo colorization by Sanna Dullaway for TIME) Continue »
A luxurious futuristic mansion is set to be a force on the property market – because it looks like the Millennium Falcon. The stunning four-bedroom Alkira in the Daintree rainforest, near Cape Tribulation, in Queensland, Australia, has attracted comparisons to the iconic Star Wars spaceship with the battleship grey colour and shape of the home bearing a stark resemblance Han Solo’s legendary craft. Continue »
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