Famous Face Paintings

Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh

Photographer Andy Alcala puts his own unique twist on self-portraits with this mesmerizing series. Alcala uses his own face as a canvas, painting it with recognizable artwork by legendary greats such as Vincent van Gogh, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol. There’s even a Banksy! I love the originality in this series. Alcala's creative mind is certainly serving him well.


The Son of Man by Rene Magritte


Campbells Soup Can by Andy Warhol


The Scream by Edvard Munch


Composition II in Red Blue and Yellow by Piet Mondrian


Balloon Girl by Banksy


#6 (After "Untitled 1975?) by Jasper Johns


One: No. 31 by Jackson Pollock


Trans Flux by Kenneth Noland


No. 14 by Mark Rothko

Andy Alcala’s flickr
via [Ignant]



January 16, 2017

Powerful Portraits Capture the History and Masculinity of Mongolian Wrestling

“Like going to war.” This is how one of the wrestlers in photographer Ken Hermann and art director Gem Fletcher‘s project Bökh, describes Mongolian wrestling. Shot in the grasslands of Inner Mongolia, the resulting portraits and short film pay respect to this ancient tradition. It’s a tradition that is still very much alive in the nomadic communities that account for 30% of the country’s population.

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January 16, 2017

Life-Saving Poster Uses Lemons to Illustrate Different Signs of Breast Cancer

At first glance, the bright and colorful Know Your Lemons poster may not appear to be dealing with an issue of life or death. A closer look, however, reveals the severity of the situation at hand. Created by the Worldwide Breast Cancer organization, the clever image uses manipulated photos of lemons to illustrate the tell-tale physical signs of breast cancer.

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