Auto Mechanics recreate Renaissance painters

Freddy Frabris has been working in the advertising industry for the last 16 years.   As such he is no stranger to shooting high performance cars for clients like BMW, Toyota and Ford.  But in his latest series he decided to create unusual versions of famous Renaissance paintings using Auto Mechanics.

anatomyIn the style of ’The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp’ (Rembrandt)

creationIn the style of ’The Last Supper’ (Leonardo da Vinci)

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A brilliant showcase of Madonna through the years

Hats off to Madonna – what a career.  I saw this video which I saw posted by a mega fan the other day.  No idea who did this but its a perfect mix and a great retrospective.

Nick Cave’s ‘Red Right Hand’ as a Dr. Seuss inspired book

Its hard to know where to start with this.  The song has always been evocative as it is but now Melbourne artist DrFaustusAU has taken it to the next level with his Dr. Seuss adaptation.

I’ve always loved this song and recently hearing it on the Peaky Blinders soundtrack brought all the memories back.  Please enjoy – stacks of green papers in his red right hand!

P.s I would have no problem reading this to children.  Is this why I don’t have them?

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Stage Left – Natasha Beattie

Natasha is a Tasmanian based photographer and writer.  This is some of her early work from the Personal Place series made in both Brisbane and Melbourne in the noughties.

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Elizabethan Superheroes

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“What if Superman was born in the sixteenth century?
And what if the Hulk was a Duke?
How might Van Eyck have portrayed Snow White?”

Sacha Goldberg

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Fallen Princesses – The real truth behind happily ever after.

Dina Goldstein created this series back in 2008, when after becoming a mother she saw how fascinated young girls were with the lives of the Disney princesses:

“I began to imagine Disney’s perfect Princesses juxtaposed with real issues that were affecting women around me, such as illness, addiction and self-image issues,” says Dina. “With limited funds, I began to assemble my series.” Make sure your kids don’t see these photos too early! Continue Reading →