Famous photographs recreated with Play-Doh and photographed again

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I recently happened upon the work of Eleanor Macnair, who has been re-creating famous photographs in Play-Doh for the past few years. Part of her drive in making these artworks is to make art historical images more accessible to the general public, and the use of Play-Doh helps demystify the art and make it feel […]

Hipstory: imagining U.S. Presidents as hipsters

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I recently happened upon the work of artist Amit Shimoni and his series titled “Hipstory,” in which he imagines figures from history (including U.S. Presidents, among others) as “hipsters.” I liked these 4 Presidents, so I wanted to share them here. Clockwise, from top left: John F. Kennedy (with a Johnny Depp look), Donald Trump […]

Hieronymus Bosch: The Garden of Earthly Delights, brought to life

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I happened upon this video for the band “Odonis Odonis” which takes Hieronymus Bosch’s masterpiece “The Garden of Earthly Delights” and brings it to life via animation. I can’t find specific information on who did the animation, but the video was directed by Lee Stringle for Odonis Odonis, an industrial punk combo out of Toronto. […]