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Atlas with Human or Animal Form: Outstanding Illustrations by Fernando Vicente

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Fernando Vicente Sánchez is a Spanish painter and illustrator, born in Madrid in November 1963. His early work as an illustrator was published in the early eighties in the Madriz magazine,where she would work on an ongoing basis both in the field of illustration as a cartoon. Continue reading »

Vulgar, Funny, and Avant-Garde: The Crazy Covers of Toiletpaper Magazine

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Toiletpaper Magazine is an Italian art magazine founded in 2010 by artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari. There is no text in the magazine. It’s a fun photo project in which Cattelan and Ferrari mock, with maximum abstract and surreal imagery, the modern advertising in which they have worked all their lives. Continue reading »

For the Record: Photography & the Art of the Album Cover

For the Record: Photography & the Art of the Album Cover celebrates the unique ‘object d’art’ that is the Album Cover and reflects upon its role in shaping and making artists – both in front of and behind the camera.

For the Record brings together over 200 album covers, highlighting the central role photography plays in defining artists and bands, and showcasing some of the most iconic album covers of our times.

Grace Jones – Nightclubbing, Island Records, 1981, by Jean-Paul Goude
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The Nightclubbing cover is regarded as one of the most iconic of album sleeves. Despite Goude and Jones’s controversial relationship, this is perhaps the most memorable image of the singer. Continue reading »

Superheroes, Demons, and Fierce Berserkers: Powerful Illustrations by Luciano Fleitas

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Luciano Fleitas is an Argentinean illustrator who draws covers for science fiction and fantasy books, as well as several covers for Marvel, DC and many other comic book publishers. His style is heavy-handed realism, and his images are weighty yet masterfully detailed and inventive. Colorful brutalism is what it is. Continue reading »

Pet Owner Photoshops Hery Dogs Into Classic Album Covers

“Got To Be Tough” By Toots And The Maytals Ft. Bulu

According to Sara Rosen: “I don’t know what to get my husband for his birthday. He just doesn’t want stuff, doesn’t need stuff, doesn’t really like stuff. But there are a couple of things he does like: our two adorable, stupid, wonderful, demanding, old pooches…and music. So obviously I photoshopped the two doggos into some classic album covers, turned it into a calendar, and gave him that…” Continue reading »

Cover Photos of Motor Trend Magazine in the 1980s

Motor Trend is an American automobile magazine. It first appeared in September 1949, and is notable for introducing the first Car of the Year designation, also in 1949. Continue reading »

Amazing Cover Photos of the Famous Monsters of Filmland in the 1970s

Famous Monsters of Filmland is an American genre-specific film magazine, started in 1958 by publisher James Warren and editor Forrest J Ackerman. Continue reading »

Portraits of Lovely Ladies Featured on the Covers of Radio Control Modeler Magazines From the 1970s and 1980s

We all know about the lovely ladies who graced the covers of such manly car and bike magazines as Easy Rider, Hot Rod, and Lowrider… but there was another type of magazine that gave those macho muscle car magazines a run for their money, the radio control airplane magazine. Continue reading »

Gentle Ladies by Illustrator Dadachyo

Dadachyo is an artist from South Korea who paints charming girls in pastel colors. Dadachyo’s graceful princesses and gymnasium girls captivate with their subtle curves, but they also impress with their regal stateliness. Continue reading »

Artist Hilariously Reveals What’s Happening Outside The Frames Of Famous Music Album Covers

The covers of the most famous music albums are iconic in their own right. The images are often very powerful and game changing, and become associated with the artist, the music, and the era itself, and the most original ones of them all dictate the trends for decades. Some of these images are even considered perfect. Which is why nobody in their right mind would want to add something a little extra to them, you know, to make it better… right? Continue reading »

A Designer Assembled a Hundred Covers of Famous Music Albums from LEGO

Brooklyn-based designer Adnan Lotia has published almost a hundred of his unusual works in the last 4.5 months, trying to recreate iconic album covers from LEGO cubes. He posts his mesmerizing works on Instagram almost every day, in which he repeats the image of this or that cover. Continue reading »

Care Home Residents Recreate Popular Album Covers

Robert Speker – an activities coordinator at a care home called Sydmar Lodge in England – got creative to cheer up the residents, and came up with an entertaining idea of a photoshoot recreating classic album covers with Sydmar Lodge’s workers and residents. Continue reading »

Brilliant National Lampoon Magazine Covers From the 1970s

National Lampoon was an American satirical pop culture magazine that ran from 1970 to 1998. Founded by Doug Kenney and Henry Beard, the magazine started out as a spinoff from the Harvard Lampoon, where Beard and Kenney used to work as editors. Continue reading »

Pop Stars Get ‘Vaccinated’ In Photo Collages by Eisen Bernardo

Rihanna’s Loud

According to an artist: “This is to increase awareness and conversations regarding vaccination against Covid-19. I combined pop album/single covers with vaccination photos. The results are funny and tongue-in-cheek collages. Continue reading »

This Instagram Account Creates Sinister Parodies of Kid’s Cooks To Ruin Your Childhood Memories

Thomas Columbo is the creator of Digital Meddle. He alters vintage children’s books through the use Photoshop, adding the text in order to give the stories a different meaning with a comedic effect. Something that drives his passion for this unique art form is people’s disapproving comments, although overall his work is well received. Continue reading »

Monsters from Outer Space: Glorious Covers for German Sci-Fi Magazine “Terra”

After the Second World War, when everything was all kinda, um… shook-up and most people feared imminent nuclear annihilation, or World War Three with Russia, or maybe even just a little old flying saucer invasion from Mars, there came outta Germany a glorious science-fiction magazine called Terra. Continue reading »

“Root of All Evil”: The Haunting Graphic Design of Album Covers by IDLEMYND

“I’m Adam (AKA IDLEMYND©), a graphic artist born in ‘91 and raised in the South of England, UK.‍ I’ve worked for 7+ years professionally in the graphic design industry and now specialise independently in the sub-sectors of music and urban fashion. Continue reading »

This Artist Photoshops Old Paperback Books With Ridiculous Titles

Even though the internet is primarily focused on knowledge, connecting people, and providing services, a very nice and, to be honest, necessary function of the internet is to give people things to laugh about. Continue reading »

“Bikes, Broads, Beer, and Boogie”: The Great Collection of Biker Magazines from the 1980s

Easyriders magazine was the motorcycle magazines of the 1970s (with Iron Horse a distant second). Far from being just motorcycle enthusiast rag, it delivered the “biker lifestyle” on its pages. Continue reading »

“Iconic Covers”: Russian Designer Represents Famous Album Covers as Icons

Evgeny Filatov is a multidisciplinary designer & art director based in Moscow, Russia. Let’s take a look at his successful and creative attempt to transform famous classic album covers into modern outlined icons. Continue reading »

The Subversive, Queer and Iconic Covers to Films & Filming Magazine 1970-81

Films and Filming was published in the UK between October 1953 to March 1990. It was a special interest magazine for film-lovers who thought “Picturegoer unsatisfying and Sight and Sound unintelligible.” Continue reading »

This Korean Tattoo Artist Creates Tattoo Cover-Up Masterpieces!

South Korean tattoo artist Sigak has recently been putting an original spin on tattoo cover-ups, and people really like his art style! Continue reading »

Vintage Cover Photos of Czech Weekly News Pestrý Týden in 1927

Pestrý týden was a Czech illustrated weekly magazine published November 2, 1926 to April 28, 1945, during the First and Second Czechoslovak Republics and during the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. Continue reading »

The Lost Art of Cassette Design: 1980s

Steve Vistaunet’s photgraphs of cassette spine designs take us back to pressing ‘play’ and ‘record’ on to make compilation mixes. Continue reading »

Fabulous Cover Photos of La Vie Parisienne in 1927

La Vie Parisienne (the Parisian life) was a French weekly magazine founded in Paris in 1863 and was published without interruption until 1970. It was popular at the start of the 20th century. Continue reading »