Oh Sweet Childhood Memories – Virginie Maillard (9 Total)


There’s a sweetness to each of Virginie Maillard’s pieces. A French computer artist from Burgundy, Virginie has that rare ability of evoking childhood memories. Whether it’s the thrill of riding a bike for the first time or the comforting feeling of always having a friend, through stuffed animals, each experience is as special as the next. What I enjoy most about her work is that she shows children in a contemplative state, perhaps sad or distraught over the day’s events, but strong and resilient enough to carry on.

Virginie Maillard



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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