art inspired by pop culture

Ugly Christmas Sweater Face Masks!

ugly christmas sweater face masks

It’s beginning to look a lot like a Covid Christmas. With US cases rising dramatically in a third wave, we aren’t yet able to gather round the yule log or sing Christmas carols, for fear of breathing on one another. Instead along with mittens, earmuffs and other winter wear, we will be donning face masks. So here are a few that ought to get you – or those looking at you- into the holiday spirit. (more…)

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The Art of Engineering series from Mattel Creations

Mattel Creations Art of Engineering Series

Mattel Creations celebrates 75 years of Art and Engineering by showing you the art and science that goes into each and every one of their iconic toys. To kick it all off, they’ve launched the limited-edition Art of Engineering collection, designed to give you a clear look, literally, at what goes into making some of their most legendary products. (more…)

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Animated Pop Culture Collages by Ertan Atay

Animated Collages by Ertan Atay

Turkish artist Ertan Atay began his career as a graphic designer, then segued into art direction and photography before becoming the in-house Creative Director for Turkey’s MinT Production company from 2007-2013 after which he opened his own creative agency. Having followed Instagram closely for both his job and his own interests, he had begun collecting imagery that appealed to him and in his downtime started making fun collages and collage videos on his own Instagram account, garnering several followers. (more…)

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Feminist and Anti-Trump Art That’s As Fun As It Is Furious.

Feminist and Anti-Trump Art That’s As Fun As It Is Furious.
Krog street tunnel mural in Atlanta by Liz Haywood

Trump is gross liz haywood

Like us, Atlanta-based artist and designer Liz Haywood hates Donald Trump. That’s how we found her… we saw a painting of hers shared on Instagram by who else but @wefuckinghateDonaldTrump and simply had to see more. We’re so glad we did because Liz’s original paintings and prints, many of which feature feminist messaging aimed at Trump, are infused with energy and fun. (more…)

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The FTS Paintings by Pulpbrother Couldn’t Be More Timely. (UPDATED with More!)

FTS paintings by pulpbrother

Depressed from the daily headlines, suffering from cabin-fever, worn out from arguing with those who have opposing political views or just plain tired of defending your personal PPE preferences? Artist Javier Mayoral aka Pulpbrother knows exactly how you feel and immortalizes that feeling in a series of small and hilarious paintings that sell out damn fast. (more…)

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