Pin It Patrice Letarnec is a French art director and photographer who took the phrase “head over heels” a little bit too seriously. A quick glance at his photos might make one think that he was using headless models. It isn’t until you take a closer second look that you realized that his models are […]
Pin It While other artists use pigments to paint, Nicolas Rivals uses light. His work isn’t exactly a painting as it is an photo captured through long exposure then flipped to create a sort of Rorschach image made of light. Nicolas has another series of light paintings featuring a bright circle of light floating in […]
Pin It Joseph Ford is the artist behind these creative mash-ups that seamlessly combines aerial photography with textiles. The series was inspired by Joseph’s recent trip to Mauritius, Morocco, and Sicily where he spent his time flying around in a helicopter taking aerial shots of the terrain below. According to one website: “The combination of […]
Pin It Jessica Lichtenstein uses the female form to explore deeper themes of power, fetishism, and objectification in an ironic way. The irony lies in the fact that her work embodies the very paradox she is trying to explore. According to one website, Jessica’s work challenges the viewer to: “question whether these hyper-sexualized women are […]
Pin It “Evolution” is an extraordinary series of photographs by Patrick Gries. It was created in collaboration with the National Museum of Natural History. It’s a collection of over three hundred black and white photos of fully articulated skeletons. The stark images are made more striking by their life-like poses. The animals are posed as […]
Pin It Denis Peterson is one of the pioneers of photorealism in New York. He’s also acknowledged as the founder of Hyperrealism – an artistic segment quite similar to photorealism. Think of it as photorealism on steroids. The difference between the two lies in the work’s color, depth of field, and composition. While photorealism focuses […]
Pin It Charles Leval is a French street artist whose art is starting to crop up in some of the most unexpected places. Levalet, as he is known in the artistic circles, likes to use props in some of his work. The props are usually the only spots of color to be found in his […]
Pin It Jean-Yves Lemoigne is the go-to guy if you want fun and clever ads that will stick in your consumer’s minds for a long time. His list of clients include some of the biggest industry names. Lemoigne’s clients include: Axe, Volkswagen, Saatchi&Saatchi, Oldspice, Hewlett-Packard, Audi, Citroen, Visa, and many more. He worked as an […]
Pin It Franck Bohbot was born in France in 1980. He grew up in a musically-inclined family and he even took up drums and played in a band until his 20s. Franck has a [articular interest in the relationship that people have with architecture which led him to create his series “Respect the Architect”. In […]
Pin It Anastassia Ellias is a Paris-based illustrator and sculptor who unleashed her creativity on helpless toilet paper rolls. Recently, she assembles 67 pf her finest works and turned the whole collection into a book entitled “Rouleaux”. Anastassia created the earth-friendly dioramas by carefully cutting-out the scenes from brown paper and sticking them inside the […]
Pin It Nicolas Delort strives to tell stories both big and small through his intricate and evocative, black and white illustrations. He started doodling as a hobby during high school, but the hobby turned into a full-blown passion when he reached college. He built up a portfolio, got into some art classes, and never looked […]
Pin It Benoit Paille loves to experiment a lot of different and creative ways of capturing light, color, and detail. He said: “I am above all else constantly experimenting with my immediate environment, both social and natural. To put it more accurately, my work focuses on questioning the limits imposed by humanity.” In his portraits, […]
Pin It Sonia Rentsch is an Australian designer and stylist. One of her more recent compositions feature a variety of handguns made entirely out of dried plants. The series was made for the latest January Biannual. Sonia has a degree in Industrial Design from MIT, Australia. Her clients include the Suddeutche Zeitung (Germany), L’oréal Melbourne, […]
Pin It Florent Tanet was hoping to give people a reprieve from the dreariness of winter with his series “A Colorful Winter”. His series features precision-cut fruits and vegetables cleverly arranged to give the viewer a startling contrast. What’s amazing and amusing about his work is the painstaking care he took to make sure that the pieces of fruit […]
Pin It Jean-Paul Loyer is a Paris-based photographer who specializes in child photography. Jean-Paul had no formal training and what he knows of photography, he taught himself. He must be a pretty good teacher since the quality of his work rivals those of professionals. His series “Campagnes enfant Jack n’a qu’un Oeil” is a poignant […]
Pin It Write a Bike is a a conceptual project which seeks to combine typography, bicycles, and graphic design. Juri Zaech, the artist behind Write a Bike creatively manipulated the bike frame to spell out words, mostly people’s names. These bikes are clearly not meant for the road but this sort of outside-the-box thinking is […]
Pin It Christian Guémy is a Paris-based street artist who has been featured in Pondly once before. It looks like he has a fine new crop of artwork dotting the streets of Paris. His alias C215 is creatively incorporated into each work, rendered as a cube into an inconspicuous corner. He nay describe himself as […]
Pin It Julien Palast is a photographer based in Paris, France. In his series “Skin Deep”, beautifully proportioned people appear to be engulfed by brightly colored rubber-like substance. It’s a tight fit as the people appear to be completely naked.
Pin It M-City is a project by Polish freelance graphic artist Mariusz Waras. The murals are placed in strategic urban areas all over the globe. Warsaw, Gdańsk, Berlin, Paris, Budapest, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Bolzano, London, Prague and the U.S. are just some of the places that are home to m-city’s work. Some of […]
Pin It The Millau Viaduct is one of the most impressive civil engineering feats of our time and hold the record of highest bridge in the world with 245m, or 19m higher than the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Spanning almost 2.5km across the River Tarn in the South of France, The Millau Viaduct is also […]
Pin It Jacques Bodin is a French hyperrealist painter who lives and works in Paris. Active actor of the new hyperrealist movement, he has been in numerous gallery shows and his work has been featured in many books.
Pin It Oleg Dou is living in Moscow, Russia. He said he was not only a photographer but rather an artist-photographer. He was awarded several times and had his work exposed in many big cities like Paris or Los Angeles. His portraits show people dehumanized, and make us feel ill at ease. But, there is […]
Pin It Hana Davies was born in Melbourne, Australia but is currently living in Paris, France. Associating Polaroids, she creates new pictures like someone who is solving puzzles. It results in beautiful collages, full of sensuality and with a charming atmosphere.
Pin It Working in portraiture, painting freehand, using only spray paint and without the aid of brushes London artist David Walker has developed a signature multi-layered style. Over recent years David has shown work in Berlin, Hong Kong, LA, Lisbon, London, New York and Paris amongst others and his paintings have been shown alongside the […]
Pin It Michelangelo Di Battista is a fashion photographer and currently lives and works between London, Paris and New York working on numerous fashion and advertising assignments.