“Monday’s Child” 2007, Digital Ultrachrome on Paper “Decent” 2008, Digital Ultrachrome on Paper “Silent Partner” 2009 “Ebb Tide” 2007, Digital Ultrachrome on Paper MEDIA ROOTS- I first discovered digital artist Ray Caesar’s whimsical imagery in Juxtapoz. His images are often of young women in bizarre, dreamlike settings. More so than not, his art pieces will have sexual squidlike … Read More
DESIGN OBSERVER– For the past three years, Francois Robert has spent hundreds of hours arranging the bones of a single human skeleton into a series of striking iconic shapes, creating a photographic series he calls “Stop the Violence.” The results are beautiful and haunting. To see more of Francois Robert’s photographic work including still life and portraits go … Read More
Music video for Plaid’s Itsu, directed by Pleix MEDIA ROOTS- This is a fascinating and bizarre video by the great, catchy electronic band Plaid. One can interpret the video as a haunting social commentary on corporate America’s greed and the product of capitalism. The meat industry is shown as a vile business whose constant growth begets incessant destruction and death.
To Every Seed His Own Body Detail from Carrion Call Still Life After Death (Fox) BIO– British artist Polly Morgan’s love for animals and desire to preserve them led her to learn taxidermy. Since then she has gravitated towards making still lives with the animals as subjects. Her intention has never been to mimic the natural habitats of animals, but … Read More