All Blog Posts Tagged 'pop' (29)

Adorable Japanese-Inspired Pop Art by Tom Lewis

Today we have fallen in love with the adorable Japanese-inspired art by Tom Lewis. His mixed media paintings are the result of combining both traditional tools, like pencil, acrylic paint, aerosol and marker pens, with modern digital software. Instantly recognizable, his style is the blend of ancient mythology and Asian-style art with a splash of contemporary street art…

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Added by alice on September 26, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Whimsical Installations Introduce Korean Pop Art to London

For the 2012 summer festival "All Eyes On Korea" at the Korean Cultural Centre UK, some of the best Korean art is being showcased at various venues across London. Artist Choi Jeong Hwa has created two larger than life outdoor installations called Time After Time and Life-Life where he asked volunteers to help him cover up 16, dull gray pillars…

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Added by alice on July 31, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Retro Superhero Pop Art by Des Taylor

Today I ran across the stunning work of Des Taylor, a Hertfordshire, England-based artist who says he has "a passion for comic book and Pop Art fused with an obsession for retro film and 50's pin up girls." Look closely and you'll notice that he purposely selects what's in and out of focus, giving his pieces almost a cinematic feel. Also, famous female characters…

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Added by alice on March 2, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Pop Culture Locations Turned Illustrations

The Simpsons - Moe's Tavern

If you've ever wanted to see an artist's interpretation of famous TV locations, look no further than Tim Doyle's new works for Spoke Art Gallery. Called "Unreal Estate," it's places that we all know and love, even though they only exist in our pop culture memory. As Doyle says, "'Some of us have been going to these places for decades -…

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Added by alice on January 31, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Cute Pop Culture Art Prints

Star Wars



Hong Kong-based mother and designer, under the name Loopz, has created these cute vector art prints that are an ode to pop culture. Featuring princesses, superheroes, and even Star Wars characters, they're so fantastically fun, you'll want to buy them as sets to hang up in your office or baby's…

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Added by alice on January 18, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Pop Art Portraits



Albert Einstein. Andy Warhol. Woody Allen. Frida Kahlo. Though countless portraits of them have been made before, never have we seen them quite like this. Spanish realist artist Mario Soria recently reached out to us to tell us about his paintings of icons where he mixes hyperrealism, pop art and surrealism. While the person in the portrait is always in black and white, he adds a dash of something…

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Added by alice on November 23, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Pop Culture Matches

Dracula



Who knew you could have so much fun with matches? After finding our post on pop culture cash, New Jersey-born and raised artist Mike Bell reached out to us to tell us about a similar project he'd thought we'd enjoy.



Bell memorializes some of our most well-known celebrities or… Continue

Added by alice on September 8, 2011 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Socio-Political Pop Art (7 pieces)



New York-based artist Kevin Bourgeois takes photo-realism to new heights with his socio-political pop art. His work asks the viewer to take in the crazy signs and symbols to find the deeper meaning.



From his website: "An underlying theme of contrast defines the essence of Bourgeois’ exhaustively detailed drawings. The polarities of the sentimental and the cerebral, science and… Continue

Added by Visnja V on March 24, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Relentlessly Cheerful Art by James Hance



James Hance is an incredibly talented character artist and painter. His art features a wide range of Stars Wars, Muppets, celebrity and pop culture references.

Here's an excerpt from his website explaining his three distinct styles:"James appears to have three styles of painting, extremely expressive…

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Added by Kevin Chung on August 26, 2010 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Creative Ad: Ambi Pur "Pink Flowers Room Spray" (4 pics)

Aren't these fantastic? What a creative way to not only pretty up the place, but attract consumers with this colourful flower-power get up. Created by Jacques Pense for Sara Lee Household & Body Care Germany., this is perfect for public restrooms and toilets(But I personally would like to have one in my home so I could surprise my guests. Haha!)

The added surprise element here, is that it allow the 'flowers' to pop out whenever one opens… Continue

Added by Amy Wong on March 30, 2010 at 1:02am — 5 Comments

It's Raining Ring Pops (4 pics)



A sweet installation just went up at the Standard Hotel, New York. Artist Julia Chiang has created a site-specific installation where All For You is spelled out with Ring Pop candy along the wall of the shop. Julia's known for taking your old childhood candy and turning them into…

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Added by alice on February 16, 2010 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

15 Photorealistic Paintings That Pop!



What is it about photorealistic paintings that we just can't get enough of? Maybe it's the way it tricks us into believing that it's actually a photo until we find out it's not. Or maybe it's the way we come to appreciate the simple beauty of everyday objects. Whatever the case, here's a set of photorealistic paintings that will blow you away with their beautiful pops…

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Added by alice on February 10, 2010 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

Pop Art: Springfield Still Life

Threadless and Tate Modern recently collaborated for the Pop Life T-shirt Design Challenge. The contest, which ran for the month of October, challenged young artists to define what "Pop" meant to them. They were asked to create a T-shirt design inspired by… Continue

Added by alice on November 20, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

From Political to Pop, Cache's Chickens Rock! (15 total)

Flava Flave!



Can chickens be cute and still carry a political message? Check out the work of Cache and you might think so. Street artist Cache painted his first chicken in 2003, near downtown LA. "The chicken thing started as a joke," he says, "but once I started reading and exploring the socioeconomic spiral, I figured there's a way to open people's minds. Carlos Castaneda wrote…

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Added by alice on October 5, 2009 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Pop Art by Andy Awesome (10 Sets)

Super Mario Bros

Take art back down to its most basic form and you'll find something like this from Andy Awesome. The coolest part of his art is that he takes you on a walk down memory lane. Who doesn't remember blowing in their Nintendo cartridges trying to get Super Mario Bros to play?



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Added by alice on September 12, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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Added by kimo easterwood on May 22, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Japanese Pop Art! - Ippei Gyobu (17 Total)



Ippei Gyobu is a Japanese pop artist who's known for his clean lines and vibrant colors. His long-legged, doe-eyed characters are both sassy and sweet, they have a sexiness about them that's almost taboo. Gyobu has collaborated with several large companies like Adidas, Dr. Pepper, Microsoft (for Zune) and Sony - his work transcends racial lines, appealing to a global…

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Added by alice on May 1, 2009 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Robyn is White Hot in "Cobrastyle"



I'm completely enamored with Robyn and her Jackson Pollack style music video for "Cobrastyle,"

View the HQ music video on YouTube



The video was directed by the incredible Rankin & Chris.

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Added by PANDA JU on April 28, 2009 at 3:49am — No Comments

Doh! The Simpsons' Stamps are Coming!

Mark the date! On April 9th, "The Simpsons" stamps will be unveiled. The U.S. Postal Service will immortalize and celebrate the the longest-running primetime comedy's 20th anniversary this year with stamps that include Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie.



The 44-cent first-class mail stamps, designed by Simpsons creator and executive producer Matt Groening,… Continue

Added by alice on April 1, 2009 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Breathing New Life Into Old Books (13 Photos)

Uplift



American artist and photographer Thomas Allen brings old books back to life by the use of his x-acto knife, his camera and his wild sense of imagination. He carefully cuts people and things from old paperback books and then photographs them to create mesmerizing three dimensional…

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Added by alice on March 13, 2009 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

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