Artist Adam Lister creates awesome watercolor paintings of iconic pop culture figures using rudimentary block shapes. The most meta of his images has to be the watercolor of Bob Ross – though I’m having a hard time making out any happy little trees.
A lot of people grew up with LEGO. From putting sports cars together to building entire cities, minifigs and big imaginations took center stage during play time.
Tapping into this, artist Dan Shearn has created this fun gallery featuring some of the most iconic characters and movie personalities from the eighties, done up in LEGO minifig style.
Some people build starships with LEGO, others build houses or recreate classic movie moments. Christian Cantrell has his own unique take – borrowing from popular culture and creating humorous scenes using LEGO bricks. Some of these scenes are downright brilliant, cute and funny.
Proving that geeks can drop dough like a rock star or rapper, this Monday someone bought a copy of the first issue of Action Comics – in which Superman made his first appearance – for $1,000,000 (USD).
I love Lady Gaga. A lot. Don’t believe me? Check out my Last.fm page. That’s right; by my iTunes’ count I’ve played her tracks four hundred and fourteen times. The closest runner-up? Minus the Bear, at 133 plays.
These amazing pop culture art works feature familiar movie and TV characters hand-sculpted from reclaimed metal.
The guys over at Art From Steel create over 450 different creatures out of recycled steel, ranging from Wall-E to the Terminator to Gundam and everyone in between.
Have you ever seen those headless paintings or headless cardboard figures in parks or zoos or movie theaters? The ones where you can place your head where the head of the thing should be, such that you look exactly what an idiot would look like?
What happens when the world’s most popular media players meet the art world? You get some awesomely great images mashing up some familiar scenes with iPhones and iPods.
Photographer and digital artist Travis Hammond takes iconic photos and seamlessly integrates images of iPods and iPhones to create some really wonderful scenes.