These paper-cut birds and insects, by UK artist Claire Brewster are just gorgeous.
Some very strong fashion photography by Dutch photographer Gilbert Francois.
Via Gilbert Francois.
This stunning image, taken by Arctic photographer Bjorn Jorgensen, of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) was taken just a few days ago in Norway.
Anatol Knotek is a self-titled ‘visual poet’, who focuses on conceptual art and typography. Here is a selection of his portraits which are drawn using the written word. He uses permanent marker on canvas to ‘write’ the artwork, making the text denser in areas requiring darker shades and adopting a larger, sparse script elsewhere. It can take him up to two weeks to complete each picture.
Via Visual Poetry.
It’s not often that I would consider posting a music video, but this one is particularly well done.
Thomas Devaux works with black and white images to create eerie, disjointed images, which are often of figures and portraits. I think they are very archaic and ethereal.
Some unique and interesting use of double-exposure and colour by Brazilian photographer Marcelo Gomes.
Via Marcelo Gomes.
These Megaphone iPhone/iPod speakers by Italian product designers EN&IS are awesome, so much more interesting than most drab speakers out there!
Dutch fashion magazine Blend is seven years old, and to celebrate they’ve released a cool cover playing on the theme of ‘seven years’ (the smashing of a mirror).
I know nothing of the meaning of this piece of work, except to say it’s very beautfiul! Produced by visual poet Scott Helmes, using collage techniques (as far as I can depict, it seems to be typography from Interview, but that is just a guess.
Via Visual Poetry.
Displaying at the International Center of Photography in New York until May 6th, ‘Magnum Contact Sheets’ is a fascinating exhibition revealing how Magnum photographers have captured and edited their best shots from the 1930s to the present.
The new issue of Interview features Katy Perry on the cover of the March ’12 edition – a beautiful image, Katy looks completely unrecognisable from her usual sugary-pop persona. Absolutely gorgeous – looking forward to seeing more from the shoot.