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These simplified classic artworks will warm any photoshoppers heart. In his series “Selected,” artist Mike Guppy has taken such iconic paintings as The Birth of Venus and the Mona Lisa, replacing their central figures with an animated gif outline resembling the selection tools ‘marching ants.’ His near seamless backgrounds easily trick the eye into believing the main character never existed, lending a distinct air of re-written history. See more of his digitally themed works at anothersight.com. [Read more...]
This amazing Dutch photographer says he’s passionate about landscapes, which are indeed, exquisite, but his human portraits hold a same sort of expectant presence–all of his images speak of a journey taken. Sander Koot’s series Back from the Future is a pairing of new portraits of the individual with an older picture of that person from years past. [Read more...]
It’s all about the Benjamins! If you had the chance to redesign the iconic hundred dollar bill, with no limitations, what would it look like? Make Your Franklin, an online community art project, challenges participents to re-imagine the bill using a high resolution image they provide. As you can see from these initial results, the designs range from clean euro-esq to dark Darth Vader inspiration. [Read more...]