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Manga Style Disney Princesses

September 2nd, 2015

Disney princesses as Manga characters by Chihiro Howe. More Disney princesses as Manga characters here.

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“The Eye” – A Beautiful Mural by Street Artist Cece on the Beach of Siouville-Hague // France

September 2nd, 2015

The basic idea was to revitalize an abandoned place full of history: a world war 2 blockhaus, collapsed, almost lying on its side. At first it was about to humanize this place with some poetry : before, the eye of the soldiers …

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Funny Collages featuring Famous Characters from Classical Paintings by Barry Kite

September 2nd, 2015

Butchering the masters of painting and photography for the past 30+ years, insane Petaluma/now Daytona Beach artist Barry Kite has created hundreds of postmodern parodies geared for the sophisticated art collector. Read more

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Popular Brand Logos Recreated with American and Chinese Bills by Visual Artist Dai Dai Tran

September 1st, 2015

Dai Dai Tran is visual artist based in Paris. He uses American and Chinese bills to create paper artwork. He revisits logos of famous brand, like Supreme or Apple. He gathers two currencies to show the fact that many firms …

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Beautiful Artworks by Karin Miller

My work is a visual play between beauty and tragedy, rhythm and interruption – searching for a sense of order in the overwhelming chaos of life. Two main metaphors I use are those of disguise and pattern. Apart from the obvious masks, I play games of hide and seek with the viewer. Issues are veiled; in the discovery of detail, deceit is revealed and absurdly inverted. My art deals with the typically South African ability to laugh at ourselves, and consequently, to play and take risk. Playfulness is seen in the variety of patterns. The first layer of observation reveals simple decorativeness, but closer looking introduces the heroes who are the personalities that are either super good or super bad. In this lie the acidic hero or smug tyrant and bedfellow of the sad footman. Celebrities and political figures form, in a broader sense, the wallpaper background of our lives. In masking a sense of defeat and despair, all is structured in order, attempting to create sanity and in this, beauty is given the trump card. Beauty affirms our sense of comfort, which is visualized by balance and symmetry and presents us with a sense of warm reassurance. However, my works simultaneously seek out comfort’s opposite side of uneasiness and thus creates tension – as a result a sting is revealed. My cloned icons are cyber creatures that are comfortable with their awkward antics. The play on sexuality and it’s striving towards physical perfection becomes not only seduction in the realm of personal politics but the mask of all our devious underhanded games. At times my characters exchange humble gifts, and in a way, I feel the stab at our bizarre world is the console I give myself.

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Michael Dachstein

Inspiration junkie :)