What’s Wrong With Today’s Society Captured In 32 Brutally Honest Illustrations By John Holcroft

This Illustration Is Going To Lose Me Some Followers
What’s Wrong With Today’s Society Captured In 32 Brutally Honest Illustrations By John Holcroft

There are a lot of issues in today’s society. Addiction to social media, devaluation of workers, unhealthy lifestyles, and that’s just a few of them. A lot of us don’t even notice these problems; we either ignore them or don’t run into them at all. However, artist John Holcroft tackles them head-on and illustrates the issues of today’s world in his satirical and honest art. Continue reading »

Stunning Entries for The International Festival of Photojournalism 2020

The international festival of photojournalism, Visa Pour l’Image, returns from 29 August 2020. This year, the festival welcomes visitors from around the world online, for a series of virtual exhibitions, roundtable discussions, screenings and award presentations. In addition, Canon will host an exclusive programme of events in its virtual lounge.

Stunning Entries for The International Festival of Photojournalism 2020
The Canon female photojournalist grant. Nine-year-old Elif, a new student at a Quranic school, wears a hijab for the first time. Rize, Turkey, 4 August 2018. (Photo by Sabiha Çimen/International Festival of Photojournalism 2020) Continue reading »

Artist Uses Wind Dancers To Express Difficult Topics Like BLM Movement, Gun Violence, And Poverty In Her Stunning Paintings

Why Can’t You Just Pull Yourself Up
Artist Uses Wind Dancers To Express Difficult Topics Like BLM Movement, Gun Violence, And Poverty In Her Stunning Paintings

Whether you’ve seen them in movies or pictures, or seen them personally, you probably know what a wind dancer is. It’s a solemn, happy stick figure that flails about in the wind near a gas station or some dollar store. Continue reading »

Major Historical Events Illustrated With Their Date Numbers

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Illustrating 50 historical dates with typography, an excellent project created by designers Levan Patsinashvili and David Babiashvili, who portray the numbers in a creative way, reflecting the events of each date. From the sinking of the Titanic to the Boston Tea Party, through the birth of Microsoft or the assassination of Kennedy, a clever and nice way to learn history! Continue reading »

‘Know Where You Stand’: Photographer Fuses 4 Historical Events With Present-Day Images

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When The History Channel needed a worldwide branding campaign, they turned to Seth Taras, an award-winning, self-taught American artist/photographer. Seth went on to create Know Where You Stand, a stunning mash up of historical photograph negatives overlaid into modern times. Seriously, imagine how much more impact the past could have if you took a trip to a place like Paris or Berlin and realized you were standing in Adolf Hitler’s shadow.

The four Know Where You Stand photographs — which won the Cannes Lion Award for best brand campaign — are simply stunning. A reminder how dramatically the world can change even when the landmarks stay the same. Continue reading »

Artist Humorously Illustrates the Events of His Flight That Every Traveler Can Relate To

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Renowned New York Times illustrator Christoph Niemann recently took a transatlantic flight from New York City to Berlin (with a layover in London), and documented the journey in his sketchbook. The trek itself was typical for your average flight of this distance, but this is precisely what makes his work so enjoyable and humorous to read. Niemann perfectly captures the frustration, boredom, and routine that comes from sitting on a plane for over 12 hours. Continue reading »

“Estuaire” and “Le voyage a Nantes” Art Events

"Estuaire" and "Le voyage a Nantes" Art Events

People walk along a beach in Saint-Brevin-les-Pins, western France, next to the Chinese Huang Yong Ping’s work, “Serpent d’ocean” (Ocean snake), one of the nine works of the art event “Estuaire” (estuary of the Loire river). “Estuaire” and “Le voyage a Nantes” (A journey to Nantes), two contemporary art events, the first along the estuary, the second in forty stages which runs along 8.5 km in Nantes’ streets, take place from June 15 to August 19. Continue reading »