We’ve seen the work of Malaysian artist/architect “Red” Hong Yi before (here), but we had to revisit her work again because it’s just so good. This time, in keeping with her penchant for food-related art, Hong Yi created a portrait of international action star Jackie Chan’s face from chopsticks… 64,000 chopsticks to be exact. Suspended…

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Prepare to have your mind blown as we dive into a sea of celebrity mashups. German digital artist and Photoshop whiz simply known as Gesichtermix is a master of photo manipulation. We’re not talking Franken-celebrities here. His careful attention to detail, and keen eye for creating very believable composites of two highly recognizable faces is…

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In honor of the fashionable social media practice of late, we are going to dip our toes in the “Throwback Thursday” pool…. Famed portrait photographer Philippe Halsman had a way with people, which certainly helped him build a body of iconic photography work. His conceptual approach to a medium that had been, up until then,…

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Celebrity portraiture is a fascinating niche. We love seeing another side of these familiar (and often admired) individuals. Chicago-based photographer Sandro Miller had something else in mind when he recently collaborated with acclaimed actor John Malkovich. Rather than capturing the essence of Malkovich himself (which Miller has done in the past), the project Malkovich, Malkovich,…

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In this celebrity-obsessed culture we live in, we are inundated with celebrity images at every turn. So when one makes you look twice, that’s really saying something. Italian-born photographer Maurizio Galimberti does just that with his mosaic-style grids composed, of all things, Polaroids. The series, “Celebrity Works”, is a fresh take on celebrity photography, and…

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French artist Patrice Murciano has perfected a “pop grunge”look that seems to be so prevalent in Photoshop work today. Difference is, he does it all by hand with acrylic paints.. and with amazing results. Murciano has a playful sense of color, style and composition. His primary subjects are female figures, but with this series he…

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