We already talked about the artist Ben Frost with “Lucky Charms, packaging paintings by Ben Frost“. Here is today a new selection of his creations, in which the artist hijacks and plays with packaging of Viagra, antidepressants and other medications with twisted illustrations, including some famous characters from pop culture, such as Disney or Simpsons… Ben Frost has just finished his solo exhibition entitled “Know Your Product” at the Soze Gallery (Los Angeles).
With his series “American Asylums“, the photographer Jeremy Harris documents the abandoned psychiatric hospitals throughout the United States, exploring with beautiful urbex photographs the “moral architecture” of the 19th century… Some scary and creepy photographs depicting the conditions of life for patients at the time.
The adorable creations of Canadian illustrator Hyemi Jeong, based in Toronto, who is having fun with the small everyday objects with cute and creative illustrations… Some funny pictures in line with the Instagram creations of Alex Solis or Javier Pérez.
A selection of creations by the Spanish artist LIQEN, who oscillates between street art and illustration with a lot of talent.
The “Untitled” series created by Polish artists and designers Pawel Fabjanski and Zuza Slominska, who have been invited to invest the vacant rooms of the Lodz University during the summer to create ephemeral installations using only materials found on site… Images © Pawe?
A colorful installation created with over 1,700 cardboard packaging of products and brands from around the world.
“IKEA Instructions” or when the illustrator and graphic designer Ed Harrington proposes you to assemble yourself the iconic characters of horror movies and pop culture with the style of an IKEA manual… Have also a look at: “Movies explained as Ikea manuals“.
“Information is ammunition“, a beautiful campaign for freedom of expression and protection of journalists, created by the agency Juniper Park and organization CJFE (Canadian Journalists for Free Expression).
Week End Selection n°103: a selection of WTF, cosplay, retro, advertising, illustrations, pictures and so on, without context or explanation, gleaned from the endless meanders of the Internet… You can find all previous Week end Selections here.
Are you addicted to french fries and junk food? Here is the “Supersize Bed“, a bed created by the designer Cecilia Carey in collaboration with Harry Parr, with a headboard shaped like the iconic carton of french fries.
In their series “The World of The Last of Us“, inspired by the world of the video game, the two artist from New Zealand John Walters and Peter Baustdaeter have imagined what might look like the ruins of the famous places in a post apocalyptic universe, from Paris to Amsterdam via London or Rome… Ima
“Hong Kong Yesterday“, a beautiful series of street photography created by photographer Fan Ho, who has skillfully captured the unique atmosphere and lights of Hong Kong during the 50′s and 60′s.
“Littering says a lot about you“, a brilliant Canadian awareness campaign that uses the packaging thrown into the street or into the wild to create words like “Lazy”, “Dumb” or “Selfish”… A campaign created by Live Green Toronto.
The illustrations by Mexican artist Ricardo Solis, who imagines the creation of animals with soft and poetic images, mixing paint, pencil and ink, in which small characters are endeavoring to position the stripes of a zebra or the spots of a leopard… Images © Ricardo Solis / via
When Homer Simpson takes part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge…
We already talked about the creative street art and urban hijackings of the Spanish artist Pejac (The street art by Pejac).
“Laws of Motion” and “Fundamental Forces“, or the main principles of physics illustrated into beautiful minimalist posters created by the graphic designer Justin Van Genderen.
The stunning “Taser Photoshoot” series created by photographer Patrick Hall, who decided to electrocute his models with a taser, capturing their expressions at the exact moment of the electric discharge… Some pretty dynamic and explosive portraits!
The “Tattooed Disney Princesses” series of Italian illustrator Emmanuel Viola, who transports the famous Disney princesses into the world of tattoos… Between glam, gothic, hipster and pin-up !
The stunning series “By the silent line” of French photographer Pierre Folk, who documents since 2011 the remains of the famous abandoned train line in Paris: La Petite Ceinture.