Stunning Vintage Photos Of Pets Wearing Gas Masks During The World War I

More than eight million horses, mules and donkeys and a million dogs died in World War I. Everyone knows the enormous human cost of the conflict, but it is easy to forget the fates of the million of animals that supported the war on all sides. Animals were important companions and workers to the soldiers at the front, and like their human compatriots they needed protection from the perils of chemical warfare. Continue reading »

Fantastic Photographs Of Native Americans In Ceremonial Masks, 1905-1915

Haschogan (House God) – The Yebichai Hunchback. Photograph shows a Navajo man, half-length, seated, facing front, wearing a ceremonial mask with feathers and with fir or spruce branches forming a wreath around the shoulders.

Edward Curtis’ epic portraits of Native Americans are a joy. And so too are his pictures of North America’s indigenous peoples dressed in ceremonial masks. Continue reading »

Artist Liz Sexton Turns Little Animals Into Human Scale

Anthropocentrism is the philosophy that man is the center of the world. It is this theory that Liz Sexton fights through her hybrid creatures. Continue reading »

Fabulously Disconcerting Anthropomorphic Human Faces Baked Into Top Crusts Of Handmade Pot Pies

Horror artist Ashley Newman of “It Came From Under My Bed” has created a fabulously disconcerting series of pot pies with realistic, anthropomorphic faces that have a variety of expressions baked right into their top crusts. These pies and other fascinating handmade objects are available for purchase through Newman’s Etsy Store and business is booming. Continue reading »

Vintage Photos Of People Wearing Masks During The 1918 Influenza Pandemic, One Of The Deadliest Natural Disasters In Human History

At the close of WWI, an estimated 50 million people died from the Spanish flu. Masks were the uninfected’s main line of defense. Continue reading »

How-To Survive A Deadly Global Virus: Visual Guide Wth A Style & Twist

“How-To Survive A Deadly Global Virus” is a project by Max Siedentopf, a Namibian-German visual artist, and inspired by masks found on social media during the Corona Virus outbreak where people shared photos of alternative solutions to the conventional air mask. Continue reading »

Scared Of Coronavirus, Chinese People Have Started Putting Masks On Their Pets


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According to the live map that tracks the spread of coronavirus (#2019-nCoV), there are thousands people currently infected with the virus. There have also been over 200 deaths after people contracted the virus which causes such symptoms as fever, cough and shortness of breath and conditions varying from people being mildly sick to people being severely ill and dying. Continue reading »

This Russian Guy Left Uni To Make Superhero Masks That Wowed Hollywood

More like works of art than ordinary props, 24-year-old designer Aydar Migranov’s masks have already been used by Jason Momoa, Tom Holland, and other actors. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Nastya Pilepchuk Creates Otherworldly Fashion Masks

Anastasia Pilepchuk is a fashion designer and a painter from Moscow. She presented her first collection in 2018 and is currently working on a book of her drawings to be published by Circadian Press. Anastasia is a co-founder of Areola Magazine and Areola Models agency and one half of the DJ duo Maiden Obey. Continue reading »

These Super Realistic Custom-Made Pet Replica Masks Are A Sweet Spot Between Cute And Frightening

We have no doubt that you love your pet to the moon and back, and that a life without that pooch and/or kitty would be joyless and too difficult to bear. Arguably, the best companionship providers, they will never let loneliness knock on your door. And so, having established how vital and imposing pets are on our lives, wouldn’t you agree that they also deserve a proper gift for everything they do? Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Creates The Most Realistic-Looking Wearable Animal Heads You’ve Ever Seen

Whether you’re a passionate furry or just someone who appreciates cool headgear, you’re most likely going to love the incredibly realistic wearable heads made by Japanese modeler Kamonohashizokei (Platypus Modeling). Continue reading »

Norwegian Artist Damselfrau Creates Otherworldly Masks From Recycled Materials

Damselfrau is the myserious London-based artist creating masks that look like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Originally from Norway, the artist also known as Magnhild Kennedy is interested in the power and rituals behind disguise – and how they can be used to play with our identity and sense of place. Continue reading »

Russian Couple Pose For Wedding Photos Wearing Gas Masks

Most brides are keen to look their best on their big day — but this lovestruck couple took their matrimonial garb to a new extreme in Russia. The couple, Daria and Roman Kazak, added gas masks to the more traditional wedding outfits before posing for a number of shots around the Chelyabinsk, a big industrial city in Russia. Continue reading »

“Dolls And Masks”: The Wildly Strange Family Album Photos Of Ralph Eugene Meatyard

Photographer Ralph Eugene Meatyard, who was born in Normal, Illinois, in 1925 and died of cancer in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1972, worked his entire adult life as an optician, making lenses for glasses. Though he took and developed thousands of pictures, only a sampling of his work has been published. Continue reading »

These Funny Surgical Masks Will Help Children To Live Better The Hospital

Beyond the illness, the hospital may be a traumatic experience. To help children playing down these difficult situations, designer Jyo John Mulloor has created The Care Mask, a series of funny surgical masks that turn doctors, surgeons, parents and kids into offbeat characters and animals! Continue reading »