humor

An Absurd Mockumentary Follows a Disheveled Robot that Mooches Off His Ornery Creator

 Amazing #humor #robots #science fiction #short film #video August 26, 2021 Grace Ebert  Brian and Charles are just like any other roommates. They enjoy bedroom dance parties and competitive games of Scrabble, pull dated clothes from each others’ closets, and even argue over whose food is whose—Charles is notorious for sneaking bites of …

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‘A Great British Spraycation’: New Works by Banksy Cheekily Interpret Summer Vacation

 Art #humor #murals #public art #street art August 16, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Banksy In what’s dubbed A Great British Spraycation, ten new artworks by Banksy (previously) recently popped up across coastal towns in England in witty interpretations of quintessential summertime fun. A short film posted to Instagram shows the anonymous …

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Clever Paper Cutouts by Paperboyo Transform Architecture and Landmarks into Amusing Scenes

 Craft Photography #architecture #cities #collage #humor #paper #silhouettes August 4, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Paperboyo, shared with permission Rich McCor (aka Paperboyo) has a way of imagining the potential for quirkiness and whimsy in existing architecture. Using tourist attractions, landmarks, and urban settings as his backdrops, the Brighton-based artist and photographer (previously) …

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Precise Compositions by Daniel Rueda and Anna Devís Turn Architecture into Playful Portraits

 Photography #architecture #humor #portraits July 22, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Daniel Rueda and Anna Devís, shared with permission Valencia-based duo Anna Devís and Daniel Rueda (previously) add a playful twist to mundane settings and architectural backdrops. Whether flaring a skirt into a wide, cheesy grin, posing to prop up a facade’s stripes, or …

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David Shrigley Designs a Collection of Phone Cases and Tech Accessories with His Signature Witty Illustrations

 Art Design Illustration #humor #satire #technology May 14, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Casetify David Shrigley’s famously dry sense of humor and satirical quips grace a new collection of phone cases and other accessories. The British artist (previously) is collaborating with Casetify on a forthcoming line—it includes a dozen iPhone cases, plus …

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Candid Murals by Street Artist Escif Cleverly Respond to Political Issues and Current Events

 Art #humor #murals #public art #site-specific #street art May 13, 2021 Grace Ebert “Espoire” in Lozzi, France. All images © Escif, shared with permission Street artist Escif (previously) utilizes muted color palettes and straightforward motifs to convert walls around his home city of Valencia and other locations throughout Europe into perceptive ruminations on capitalism, …

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Delightful Characters Spring to Life in Hand-Cranked Wooden Automata by Kazuaki Harada

 Art Design #automata #humor #kinetic sculpture #toys #video #wood May 12, 2021 Grace Ebert Japanese woodworker Kazuaki Harada (previously) has spent the last few years designing these playful automata that activate with a simple hand-crank. Watch miners work in tandem, a figure cackle with unparalleled enthusiasm, and the devil aggressively play the fiddle, and …

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New Perspective-Bending Collages by Lola Dupré Distort and Reconfigure Pets and Portraits

 Art Photography #animals #architecture #collage #humor #surreal March 19, 2021 Grace Ebert “Cleo” (2020), 8.2 x 11.6 inches. All images © Lola Dupré, shared with permission Glasgow-based artist Lola Dupré (previously) continues her practice of slicing and rearranging photographs and art historical works into cleverly surreal collages. Her newest manipulations include a blockheaded Léon …

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