This Model Really Is A Heifer. Jean Baptiste-Mondino’s Cow Photos For A Oh La Vache!

On display at The Milk Factory is a series of black and white photos by fashion photographer Jean Baptiste-Mondino of a Holstein Cow named Hermione donning hats designed by a UK milliner. (more…)

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Photo District News’ 30 New and Emerging Photographers To Watch In 2012.

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above photo by Lauren Hermele, one of PDN’s 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch

Each year, the respected photography publication, Photo District News, chooses 30 up and coming photographers to showcase. (more…)

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Imaginative Architecture. The Fiction Series by Photographer Filip Dujardin.

Fiction series by photographer filip dijardinabove: one of Filip Dujardin’s architecture composite photographs

Fast Company ran a post the other day on their Co.Design site, inspired by the terrific design blog, Dezeen. (more…)

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LaChapelle’s Earth Laughs In Flowers. The Photographer’s Take on Baroque Still Lives.

David LaChappelle The Earth Laughs In Flowers
above: Lovers (detail) by David LaChapelle

In this new series of ten works photographer David LaChapelle, best known for his wild and elaborate fashion photography, he explores the vanity of life and beauty. With titles such as “Springtime”, “Late Summer”, “Early Fall” and “Deathless Winter” the works refer to the four seasons and allude to the life cycle: from birth to death. A contemporary take on the still life paintings of Flemish and Italian masters, these ornate florals contain references to present day culture and humanity, such as cigarette butts, Barbies, junk food, toys and telephones. (more…)

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Lego Wars: Pop Culture Meets Luxury Brands In Chromogenic Prints by Dale May.

Dale Mays Lego Wars
V3PO Louis Vuitton by Dale May

Photographer Dale May‘s LEGO WARS at the Samuel Owen Gallery are a collection of photo that combine popular culture with commercial imagery and luxury brands. LEGO Star Wars minifigs juxtaposed against Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Tory Burch logos – even set against the famous Tiffany Robin’s Egg Blue, are produced as chromogenic prints and face mounted to archival acrylic backed with aluminum. (more…)

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