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It can be said that light is the source of all art.
A lot of people asked for more Conceptual stuff and here we have done it again. For those who are not sure what exactly is conceptual photography. Lets get W iki do the talking:
first image darth vader of 'star wars' from the 'horror vacui' series by federico chiesa all images courtesy the artist italian commercial photographer federico chiesa has developed a series picturing the aging horror stars from cult films of the 1970's and 1980's. with the assistance of carolina trotta for makeup, styling and special effects, villains from iconic films such as a 'nightmare on elm street', 'the shining', 'friday the 13th', 'star wars', and 'halloween' have been imagined in their old age. the collection entitled ' horror vacui ', latin for 'fear of empty space', pictures the once-feared characters, when first introduced on the big screen, now alone and lonely in the twilight of their lives. freddy krueger of 'nightmare on elm street' twins of 'the shining'
Hidden Narrations in Photograph-Manipulated Cityscapes Artist Xing Danwen’s work Urban Fictions portrays urban monotony, a quality that underlies life in so many cities around the world. These large scale photographs are of models that Xing built using digital prints.
Left: You’re a domineering mother, just called a bitch by your new daughter-in-law, telling her that, oh, she’s only just begun to experience what a bitch you can be. Center: You’re a vegan and a Buddhist, dragged to your first prizefight by your newish boyfriend, suddenly on your feet screaming, “Kill him! Kill him! ” Right: You’re an eight-year-old kid at the local swimmin’ quarry, bullied by your friends into climbing up to the highest diving cliff. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Creative studio Taylor James made these unbelievably realistic images that look like they're straight out of a science fiction movie! In the first set, a beautiful brunette sheds her old body similar to that of a snake. A dramatic, internal struggle takes place in the second series, while the third features beautiful women hatching from their shells.
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first image bob marley, part of the 'star' series of paper celebrity figures, by people too celebrity and historical figures find a second life in these paper miniatures by people too , the collaborative efforts of russian designers alexei lyapunov and lena ehrlich . using a range of knives, scissors, tweezers, and other tools on wire and a combination of construction and specialty papers, the team creates not only miniature furniture and figures but also entire sets for the pieces. their 'star' series represents famous musicians, from michael jackson to queen to elton john; 'tsar peter and tsarevitch alexey' depicts the happier early days of the famous russian rulers; and their 'office' and 'factory' series recreate scenes from the everyday working world. the beatles
first image 'potholes' by claudia ficca, davide luciano all images courtesy claudia ficca, davide luciano (above) 'baywatch' on almafi drive, los angeles image © claudia ficca, davide luciano 'potholes' by canadian creatives claudia ficca and davide luciano is a series of photographs depicting the concave cracks as functional tools in a collection of imaginative tableus in the city. captured within the backdrop of los angeles, montreal, and new york city, the set explores the urban flaw as a playground, creating a multitude of uses out of them including a swimming pool, an oil tank to fry doughnuts, a bath for pedicures, a giant plate of spaghetti, and more.
Wires transform these objects from inanimate to hilarious works of art. Little polish girl McDonalds as Sculpture Materials Yeah, this is where those come from Dancing Queens Englishbreakfast