Bubble – Romain Laurent

French photographer Romain Laurent has just released a new set of photos called Something Real. It tells a story about an ordinary man walking the streets of New York with a large bubble around his head. Laurent is known for his interesting photo manipulations like his Tilt series. He’s the master of making life seem anything but ordinary. When I asked Laurent what his idea was behind this series, here is what he said: It’s a feeling. It illustrates a moment in someone’s life, when this person feels disconnected from the reality while being part of it, and suddenly wakes up. It is something undefined, a feeling that is hardly touchable or noticed by himself or others. It’s not sad or happy, it’s floating in between, it’s almost normal but slightly weird. But it is “Something Real”. Romain Laurent’s website

December 3, 2016

Artist Completes Gigantic Pen & Ink Drawing After 3.5 Years

From great pain often comes great artwork. Such is the case with Manabu Ikeda‘s monumental Rebirth, a 13′ x 10′ masterpiece that the artist toiled over for 3.5 years, working 10 hours a day. It’s Ikeda’s largest work to date and is the Japanese artist’s response to the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami that set off the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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December 2, 2016

Sexy French Farmers Pose for Shirtless 2017 Calendar

Last year, the holiday season was set ablaze by France’s Pompiers Sans Frontières (Firefighters Without Borders) and their sizzling, stripped-down calendar. Shot for a good cause by renowned Paris-based fashion photographer Fred Goudon, the risqué calendar proved to be a popular Christmas gift—both in France and abroad. In keeping with tradition, Goudon has photographed a new crop of au naturel pin-up models for his 2017 edition: French farmers.

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