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This Dog Perfectly Recreated Madonna’s Iconic Photos

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Vincent Flouret, a French fashion photographer from Paris, has been working on a project that is very close to his heart; it features his beloved dog Max recreating Madonna’s iconic photos. The attention to detail is unbelievable and Max is a great model, although he only gets paid in treats. We hope that these pics will raise your spirits up and make you smile! Continue reading »

Vintage Cover Photos of Popular Mechanics Magazine in the 1930s and ’40s

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Popular Mechanics (sometimes PM or PopMech) is a magazine of popular science and technology, featuring automotive, home, outdoor, electronics, science, do-it-yourself, and technology topics. Military topics, aviation and transportation of all types, space, tools and gadgets are commonly featured. Continue reading »

Deep Purple “Fireball” Cover Photo Session, 1971

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Fireball is the fifth album by English rock band Deep Purple, released in 1971. It was recorded at various times between September 1970 and June 1971. It became the first of the band’s three UK No. 1 albums, though it did not stay on the charts as long as its predecessor, Deep Purple in Rock. Even though the album has sold over a million copies in the UK, it has never received a certification there. Continue reading »

French Artist Recreates Famous Album Covers as Cartoon Characters

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Linda Bouderbala is an illustrator from France who discovered her love for art from a really young age. Scrolling through her art, you will notice that the colors she uses are very vibrant and the people she draws are expressive. One of her projects involves recreating famous album covers as if they were part of a cartoon world. Continue reading »

Old Fashioned Cannibalism: Stunning Lovecraftian Art by Paul Hazen

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Lovecraftian art by Paul Hazen aka Azhmodai is incredibly atmospheric and dark. A gentleman from Providence would definitely love it! Continue reading »

Outtake Photos From The Doors’ Debut Album Cover in 1967

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Almost every rock fan is familiar with The Doors 1967 eponymous debut album containing the hit songs “Light My Fire”, “Break On Through”, “Soul Kitchen” and “The End”. The album’s iconic front and back covers were photographed by Joel Brodsky. The back cover photo was also used for a billboard advertisement; the first album to ever get that treatment on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood. Continue reading »

Bronze Muscles and Monsters of the Black Sun: Fantasy Illustrations by Ken Kelly

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Ken W. Kelly was an American fantasy artist. Over his 50-year career, he focused in particular on paintings in the sword and sorcery and heroic fantasy subgenres. Continue reading »

Playboy Magazine Covers in The 1950s Are Not What You Imagined Them to Be

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In the 1950s Playboy was hardly puritanical (by modern standards, of course). If there was any nudity, it was only the most charmingly innocent and conventional. The covers in general exhibited photos that would make one think this was a magazine for giovial housewives or photo-collage lovers. Continue reading »

A Selection of The Canadian Architect Magazine Covers From the 1960s

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The Canadian Architect is a monthly publication aimed at people who work in the world of architecture in Canada. The architecture magazine has been continuously published since 1955. Below is a cool set of covers of The Canadian Architect magazine from 1964 to 1967, designed by Laszlo Buday. Continue reading »

Pop Culture Posters & Illustrations by Tomasz Majewski

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Polish illustrator and graphic designer Tomasz Majewski combines traditional techniques with digital work to produce cool pop culture creations. Continue reading »

Bold and Colorful Illustrations by Kiersten Eagan

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Kiersten is an illustrator and visual development artist with a passion for storytelling!

She is from the forests of Canada but is currently living in Oxford, England where she loves exploring alleyways and looking for secret passageways to Narnia and Wonderland. Continue reading »

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

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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

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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 »