Lucie Birant is a Paris-based illustrator who combines photorealistic drawings with splashes of paint. Found here. Previous similar posts.
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An amazing amount of work went into this production from Altitude Films. Release date October 30, 2017. From the BBC: One hundred painters came together from all over the world to make this animated film about Vincent van Gogh. After shooting the scenes as a live action film with Saoirse Ronan, Chris O’Dowd and Phillip […]
adidas Oktoberfest: From PKSF: Germany, home of the annual beer festival Oktoberfest, is now welcoming footwear that’s specifically designed for the rigorous and fun-filled event. Adidas has launched München: beer-repellent footwear that will keep spills and stains at bay. The München shoes were designed with tradition and protection in mind. The sneaker sports full grain leather for […]
From The Guardian: Liu Yongbiao had talked of plans for book about killer author who evades capture but police say he is now a suspect in multiple decades-old murders In the introduction to his novel The Guilty Secret, Chinese writer Liu Yongbiao revealed he had already started work on a follow-up he hoped would prove […]
From The Guardian: The Pantone Color Institute has announced a new shade of purple in honor of Prince. The new hue has been dubbed Love Symbol #2, after the singer’s logo and custom-made Yamaha purple piano. Throughout Prince’s career, he became indelibly associated with the color, from his album and 1984 film, Purple Rain, […]
Photographer Freddy Fabris had always wanted to pay homage to the Renaissance masters with his photos in some way, but he wasn’t sure how until he stumbled upon an auto-mechanic shop in the Midwest. This led to a brilliant series of funny portraits with auto mechanics. Via Sad and Useless. Link to Fabris Photography. Thanks B.C. Farbo.
From CNN: Don’t be surprised if there is a sign one day on a small California town that reads “Welcome to Nipton: A Place to Get Stoned.” The entire town of 120 acres was purchased Thursday by American Green Inc., a marijuana focused technology and growing firm based in Arizona. The reported price tag: about $ […]
It’s possible to look at Pablo Picasso’s many formal experiments and periodic shifts of style as a kind of self-portraiture, an exercise in shifting consciousness and trying on of new aesthetic identities. The Spanish modernist made a career of sweeping dramatic gestures, announcements to the world that he was going to be a different kind […]
A nice collection of work by Irish photographer Muiris F. Moynihan. Judging by some of portraits it must span nearly 40 years . From his website: While I’ve never lost my interest in the Arts – I’ve been lucky enough to shoot portraits of many of Ireland’s most prominent painters, one of which now hangs […]
From: Coconuts.co Olive Yang, the crossdressing royal-turned-warlord, whose CIA-supplied army consolidated opium trade routes in the Golden Triangle in the 1950s, had tabloid-fodder romances, and later in life served as a government peace broker with Kokang rebels, died on Thursday. She was 90. She died after a brief coma in Muse, a city on […]
Photos courtesy of Warren Photographic UK-based image library Warren Photographic may specialize in pet photography, however, what they truly stand out for is finding animal brothers from other mothers! Cats and bunnies, guinea pigs and also dogs – they all seem related in their adorable image gallery. “It was my mum that came up with the […]