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April 27, 2017

What If Iconic Art History Subjects Were Young Modern People in the City

The collision of art history and pop culture comes alive in the digital collage of Shusaku Takaoka. As a graphic designer, the Japanese creative uses his keen photo manipulation skills to take some of the world’s most iconic paintings and fuse them with the gritty urban environment. Using famous faces like Mona Lisa, Van Gogh, and Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, Takaoka merges them onto bodies sporting the latest fashions.

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April 26, 2017

Anamorphic Sculptures Come to Life in Cylindrical Reflections

For years, we've been fascinated by the surreal sculptures of Jonty Hurwitz. Now, the South African artist is back with a new series of anamorphic pieces. Like his earlier creations, his more recent models creatively reveal themselves through tactical reflections. Hurtwitz's series of warped sculptures features myriad materials. Some are made of metals, like bronze or copper. Others inventively employ plaster and even oil paint.

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