Emilie Steele is a multidisciplinary artist based in Stockholm, Sweden, who creates handcrafted posable art dolls. Each dollâ€™s body is first sculpted in clay, then silicone molds are made, and the pieces are cast in resin. Steele also makes all the clothes, wigs, and accessories by hand. These are far from your ordinary dolls, notable […]
The oil paintings of Mexican artist Jose Luis Lopez Galvan are guaranteed to make you look twiceâ€”once for shock, and the second time to soak in the potent symbolism. Combining the bizarre eroticism of Hieronymus Bosch with Cassius Marcellus Coolidgeâ€™s low-brow critique of class issues, Galvan inserts his own contemporary styleÂ to produce a new breed […]
INTI is a street artist from Valparaiso, Chile, who paints large-scale murals on buildings around the world. From France to Delhi to Santiago, INTI brings his South American roots to life in colorful portraits that represent the overlapping histories of Chilean arts and culture, the Incas, capitalism, and Christianity. Embodying these complex systems of tradition […]
Iggy Pop and Amy Winehouse are common choices for caricaturists. Iggy because of his aged faceâ€”a wrinkle worth a great rock and roll story. And Winehouse who always looked like she was high on something… But she deserves a break now (RIP), let her music live on. The portraits shown here were digitally painted by […]
Although Robert Pattinson has been included in this list, most illustrators tend to choose celebrities who have more wrinkles, or a big nose, or just facial personality that isnâ€™t too symmetric and pretty. An example of this is literary Noble Prize winnerÂ Jose Saramago (who I met once at a book signing) whose face works wonders […]
Gerardo Feldsteinâ€™s three-dimensional caricatures are quite intriguing! He sculpts a man wearing all black clothing who has massive hands and feet like The Hulk. Although this bald man isnâ€™t Bruce Banner, he does have similar strength which allows him to hold up a wall, or knock someone out if he wanted to. Photos Â© Gerardo […]
Iâ€™m enjoying Stanley Chowâ€™s clean illustration style (especially the David Lynch portrait).
The photo-manipulated caricatures of Rodney Pike.
The comical and highly expressive caricatures of Anthony Geoffroy.
Fantastic portrait illustrations by Vincenzo. See also: “Me and My Big Head!”