February 12, 2018
artists kehinde wiley and amy sherald were selected to paint president obama and mrs. obama, respectively.
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October 14, 2017
using 4D-ray, photoshop, and illustrator software, picasso’s abstract characters are transformed into 3D animations.
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June 8, 2017
art, JR, portraits, public art
thousands of people have joined forces to paste their images along the famous ‘lungomare partenope’ street.
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May 27, 2017
art, portraits, readers, video
‘one millimeter’ intends to motivate viewers to look beyond skin color, ethnic background, and gender.
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May 26, 2017
art, Federico Babina, portraits, video
35 illustrations describe the styles, personalities and essential features of creative forces like frida kahlo, keith haring, and pablo picasso.
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March 16, 2017
art, portraits, rone, video
the artist, best known for his large scale portraits of women, realized his latest series of work on the walls of a paper mill’s dilapidated machine rooms.
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January 27, 2017
ai weiwei, art, food art, hong yi (red), portraits
the piece is inspired by weiwei’s quote: the seed is a household object but at the same time it is a revolutionary symbol.
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December 21, 2016
art, portraits, readers, video
called ‘photographing north korea’, the project is an examination of the process behind the cultural engagement between international artists and local north koreans.
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November 2, 2016
over the last two years, rone has scoured melbourne in search of ‘hidden beauty’, finding uninhabited places and spaces in total disrepair.
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October 31, 2016
art, portraits, tattoo art and design, video
the poignant project demonstrates two conflicting yet compelling visions of ex-gang members’ true identity.
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September 30, 2016
art, portraits, street art
the trio of colossal portraits represent different types of personalities, and are drawn from the site’s history as a border town with a former indian territory.
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September 14, 2016
art, hair art and design, portraits
winners were judged on how the facial frock best enhanced their overall appearance, style, and personality.
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August 11, 2016
art, portraits, rio olympics
portraits of competitors adorn the roof gardens of the seven-storey, marble-clad school building on ipanema beach.
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August 10, 2016
the images form an unexpected collision of time periods and chronological inconsistencies.
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June 13, 2016
art, portraits, video
‘I am portraits’ uses cloud computing, real-time machine learning services, and custom generative computer code to creative figurative interpretations of individuals participating in the project.
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April 29, 2016
art, body art, portraits
as a low budget tribute to old-school special effects from movies like ‘videodrome’ and ‘rubber johnny’, the porto-based artist mixes hand-sculpted play-doh with digital photographs to create strange and surreal portraits of himself, his family and his friends.
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April 8, 2016
as an exploration of the synergy between analogue and digital media, the moscow-based photographer has realized a series of surreal portraits that blends the physical and virtual worlds.
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February 3, 2016
art, body art, portraits
the bubble soap beards and mustaches intend to illustrate how fragile manliness can be in today’s society.
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January 21, 2016
animals in art, art, flora borsi, portraits
for each composition, borsi matches her hairstyle, makeup, and eye color to match the characteristics of each animal, dying her hair orange to mimic the hue of a goldfish and painting her face snow white to match the texture of a dove.
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January 19, 2016
carved into pagodas, confucian mausolea, buddhist temples and other traditional asian structures, the faces of china’s famous rockstars appear as majestic mountain and cliffs rising from the seas.
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October 22, 2015
art, flora borsi, portraits
the surrealist stance borsi takes with each image for the series ‘stockify’ sees duplicate eyes, distorted bone structure and liquefied lips.
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September 3, 2015
art, food art, portraits
flour meets the frame as it surrounds a male and female model, coming to life through their slight movement and direct sunlight.
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July 16, 2015
art, galleries, portraits
tobias gutmann built the papua new guinea edition of ‘face-o-mat’ using natural materials found in the wilderness, with the help of the local community.
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June 24, 2015
shimoni continues the ‘hipstory’ series with the addition of seven world and cultural leaders, both contemporary and historical.
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June 23, 2015
art, comics, portraits
sacha goldberger’s recent addition to the ‘super flemish’ series sees the figures featured not as individuals, but rather as ‘families’ of fictional characters.
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