Jim Benton, one of the world’s greatest cartoonists, has created a series of public service announcements (PSAs) that ‘give back’ (if giving back means being snarky and hilarious). Benton makes sure to remind us to talk to our kids about smoking (and ‘like how pipes are a bit pretentious’), that seat belts save lives (‘one way is by choking bears’), and to fight global warming (by turning on the air conditioner and opening the windows).
It’s probably a good thing the Internet wasn’t around during the American Frontier days. And it’s probably a good thing Internet slang dies out (it does, right?), because Shawn Huckins has made these paintings look too funny. The American __tier is a statement on both society today and 19th century America, with large white letters […]
By Dilsey in New Art on Sunday 5 January 2014
We’ve seen anime in all shapes and forms – from cosplayers to the extreme individuals who undergo plastic surgery to resemble their favourite heroes. But Hittomii, a Japanese-artist, draws anime on toast. Cocoa powder, green tea powder and turmeric powder are just some of the ingredients used to create these awesome masterpieces.
According to the Pokedex, there are 18 Pokemon element types. Some of these are fire, water, electric, ice, psychic, ghost, dragon, and so on. But for Jacob Carter, there are only two: grass and rock. He uses leaves and rocks – and a bit of pen art – to create Natural Pokemon. So far, he’s […]
The good folks of Comics Should Be Good put out a Twitter survey asking their readers which Muppets should be mashed-up with which classic superheroes. And the results were fantastic. I personally loved the idea of Animal being morphed into Wolverine. It’s so fitting!
Do you have trouble making yourself appreciate classic art? Then these photoshopped paintings of modern celebrities are a great way to slowly ease yourself into something more classy. Wether we’ll admit it or not, most of us enjoy a good gossip magazine. So why not convince yourself that classic art is just as entertaining. Flip through […]
You can’t change the past. Or can you? Photoshop wizard Flóra Borsi has been doing for a while. Using humour and quick wit, the 19 year-old Hungarian artist puts a spin on famous black and white photographs. What would happen if Elvis Presley’s fans all had cell phones at his concerts? Well, take a look at Borsi […]
Occupy This Chair, on display last year at the Armory Show in New York. Practical, clear, simple, revolutionary. I like his stuff. Sebastian Errazuriz was featured on Lost At E Minor a while back, but that was before these signs/chairs. What ever happened to Occupy, anyway? Occupy this blog.
Ok, you’ve heard of Dark Vader, Chewie, C3P0, Luke, Leia, Yoda, and Boba Fett. You’ve seen the fan art. You know their heroic deeds, mishaps, and heartbreaks. Those characters are the famous ones. But come on guys, there’s two sides to every story! What about all those other characters not important enough to have cool […]
Giant office supplies add to an office space atmosphere, creating a playground rather then a space for corporate duldrums to wander aimlessly. This was originally created to separate the four sections of a London office so buyers could see each one differently. But I rather see it as a chance to feel as if we shrank. Fun!
This is what happens when you give an artist the finger. Sadly, I have no clue who the originator behind this brilliant finger art is. If you happen to have an idea, please let us know.