satire

Oil Paintings by Paco Pomet Brighten Vintage Scenes with Satirical Elements in Color

 Art #humor #oil painting #painting #satire #social commentary #surreal February 10, 2022 Grace Ebert “A Prequel” (2021), oil on canvas, 100 x 150 centimeters. All images © Paco Pomet Succeeding his series of paintings titled Beginnings, Paco Pomet’s Endings applies a similarly satirical veil to his provocative and outlandish scenarios: a cleaved camper reveals …

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‘A Library of Misremembered Books’ Is a Witty, Illustrated Compendium of Mistaken Titles

 Illustration #books #humor #satire November 5, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Chronicle Books, shared with permission Marina Luz’s A Library of Misremembered Books is an ode to all of our favorite titles that we can’t quite recall: there’s the ’80’s high-school classic “Popular Girls Who Shoplift,” the one with the “Cat Possibly …

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‘Fake Food, Real Garbage’: A Satirical Store is Fully Stocked with Groceries Made Entirely of Plastic

 Art Food #installation #plastic #satire #stores July 7, 2021 Grace Ebert Photo by Tony Lewis. All images courtesy of UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance, shared with permission Wander into a new pop-up grocery store in Downtown Los Angeles, and you’ll find all of the typical options with an unusual twist: freezers stocked …

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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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