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.
Russian photographer Olga Barantseva imagines a wondrous world through her fairytale photography.
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.
In 2016, Flora Borsi captivated us with Animeyed. In the ongoing series of stunning self-portraits, the Hungarian artist cleverly pairs her visage with various animals.
Self-taught artist Katie Marks crafts ceramic coffee mugs that transcend their practical use and double as sculptural works of art.