This design is sort of a delightful tangle of subject and form. It is fine art, pop culture, fine art commenting on pop culture in a retro, futuristic, and contemporary way. It takes into account 20th century printing, late century diy poster design, and the...
Most Art Nouveau designs merely borrow the motifs. This design is significant in that the composition subtly challenges religion in the context of art history.
Rabbits as a symbol haven’t really gotten their due in recent years; it’s been a long time since “Watership Down” and Peter Rabbit were made or were culturally relevant.
Generally when a work is purported to be deep you can assume whatever’s said is somewhat disingenuous in that it is more likely to be justification for the asking price rather than an essential part of the composition.
To work with a cliche generally means that an artist is either exceedingly confident or ignorant. In our times of bathos to risk the sincerity and shorthand of hearts and eyes is to risk one’s reputation
The fusion of religious imagery is tricky because one always runs the risk of incurring the crystal/ hemp/ patchouli oil stigma of new age naiveté with the introduction of one to many symbols.
The interesting thing about images like “Elven Archer” is that they allow the viewer to Plumb the depth of their pop culture knowledge for influences.
There’s a lot going on in this piece, and it’s a testament to the skill and creative intuition of the artist that everything seems to come together at both the macro and micro levels within this work.
The Image possess a bold simplicity like the monochromatic works of Frank Stella, but with the addition of representation form.
Stylistically this image feels both retro and modern in its use of shapes and cell shading that almost in a way that suggests cutouts and papercraft.
It maintains a traditional collage look which is refreshing in how out of fashion it is- within the world of fashion.
It’s hard to find a design that’s both dark and post-modern.
The main question is whether or not the lines of this image are suppose to represent embroidery or Neon
Some images work as a narrative, some play upon the viewer’s associations, the work of GDBee is, by and large, tonal.
The image works because there’s actually an interesting idea and therefore a reason behind the mashup.
This image is over the top in the best possible way and manages to contain without blunting the effect of its darker elements.
If one sees an image and decides that it could potentially serve as the vanguard for an expansive IPO why not take note?
Very few designs can work upon any color background and of those that do almost all of them will have to be black and white. The fact that this image has as much color as it does and still pulls this off is astonishing.
In the same way the embroidery tattoo trend of a couple of years back caught peoples attention this image’s idiosyncratic use, or illusion of material on an unsuited canvas is captivating.
It speaks to Dada and even suggests some of the principals of bauhaus in the simple geometry the photograph itself captures.
Can this please exist in reality and it does really needs to. If a bear, a lion, and a tiger, can be besties why not a tortoise and a sloth?
The synthesis here of Hollywood Glamour via a photo of Lauren Becall, and the deployment of Body Horror is inspired.
Satanic imagery is interesting in that young adults may like it, but it has that association with the angsty goth phase that most of them would have seen or experienced in their early teens…
Packaging and character design are two criminally under appreciated forms of art…