Artist Illustrates the Most Perfect Explanation of Privilege We’ve Ever Seen

By artfido / January 31, 2017 / 3 Comments

New Zealand artist and illustrator Toby Morris has created a comic strip which can teach us an important lesson: that not everyone has the same opportunities in life. This is a short story about two people born into completely different families, whose members play contrasting roles in their children’s lives. We think it’s well worth reading. What do you think? ’There is no such thing as a “self-made man”. […]

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Artists From Around the World Illustrate Their Feelings on the New Administration

By artfido / January 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

It happened. The inauguration has come and gone and Donald Trump has taken over from Barack Obama as the President of the United States of America. The world has responded with their well wishes, support, protests, tweets and predictions as to how big Trump’s inauguration audience was. Artists have also given their varied opinions, in […]

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Trump Tweets Photo of Himself Writing His Inauguration Speech. The Internet’s Response is Priceless

By artfido / January 20, 2017 / 2 Comments

Love him, hate him, or be completely indifferent about him, Donald Trump is everywhere right now. So when he tweeted a posed photograph of himself writing the inauguration speech he will give when he is sworn is as the 45th President of the United States of America on Friday, the interwebs did what the interwebs does. […]

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White House Photographer Reveals His Favourite Photos Of Barack Obama

By artfido / November 15, 2016 / 4 Comments

The election has been run and won, and like it or love it, America has a new president in Donald Trump. Barack Obama will serve his last day in office on January 20, 2017, after taking the reins from George W. Bush in 2009. During his eight years of presidency, The White House’s photographer Pete […]

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LUSHSUX Continues to Cause Controversy With Politically Charged Street Art

By artfido / August 3, 2016 / 1 Comment

Lushsux’s own tumblr account says it all: “Graffiti’s Number 1 arsehole”. Whether this statement is true or not is up for debate, but one thing’s for sure – he’s done a pretty good job recently at getting the world’s attention with some particularly controversial street art. Some big art accounts have helped spread Lush’s politically-charged […]

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Photographer Captures the Diverse Range of Body Types of Olympic Athletes

By artfido / December 8, 2015 / 3 Comments

As we’re well aware, women and men come in all shapes and sizes. This saying has never been so apparent than in New York photographer Howard Schatz’s latest series of photographs, which documents the amazing diversity of body types of USA Olympic athletes. Short and tall, muscular and slim, big and small – almost all body […]

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It’s a Halloween Donald Trumpkin!

By artfido / October 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Jeanette Paras of Dublin, Ohio, is known locally for her elaborate Halloween pumpkin decorations. In 2013, she used paint, wigs, felt, and a sprig of holly to create a Christmas-themed tableau starring Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty and singer Miley Cyrus. In 2012, a 334-pound squash became “Naughty Prince Harry.” But little has prepared Ohio—nay, the world— for this year’s hyper-topical […]

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This is What a USD$95 Million Penthouse Looks Like, 1,369 Ft Above New York

By artfido / September 2, 2015 / 2 Comments

Think property in your city is expensive? Spare a thought for New Yorkers, where property prices are in a world of their own. The ever-changing and iconic New York City skyline can probably be called a celebrity all its own. 432 Park Avenue is the address of a new 1,396-foot skyscraper that brings yet another extraordinary change […]

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“American Beauty” Standards Redefined With Women of All Types

By artfido / July 24, 2015 / 16 Comments

It’s a scene etched in many a movie goers mind – actress Mena Suvari rolling around in a room full of rose petals in Kevin Spacey’s “American Beauty” dream. Photographer Carey Fruth has made her own interpretation of this scene with her “American Beauty” image series.  In it, women of all shapes and sizes  which shows women […]

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This Is What School Lunches Look Like Around The World

By artfido / February 18, 2015 / 2 Comments

About 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria school lunches every day. As a nation with a childhood obesity epidemic, Sweetgreen – an organization that seeks to battle childhood obesity and promote healthy eating habits for children—decided to take a look at what these kids actually have for lunch at school. The organization also takes a look […]

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