Caracas based illustrator, Laura Facci, challenged herself to create an alphabet using anatomical terminology. The result is a beautiful anatomical alphabet with artistic flare. Each letter, drawn in stunning detail, features quirky additions that make you want to explore each one. She released the print exclusively for Street Anatomy! 23.375 in… Read More »Human Anatomy Alphabet by Laura Facci – Exclusive Print Release
Anatomy in Art
Emilio Garcia never ceases to amaze me with his continuing iterations and mashups of his now iconic human brain sculptures. Emilio is happy to introduce to you the latest Brain Heart release. This edition is strictly limited to 20 pieces + 3 Artist Proofs, fully hand made. The Brain Heart Sculpture was… Read More »Emilio Garcia’s Graphite Brain Heart
Bucharest-based Art Director and Illustrator Raluca Bararu created these surreal “vivisections of cruelty.” With a fascination with monsters and the grotesque, she infuses each piece with weird visuals. Bacon and eggs? Eyeball ovary? There’s also quite a bit of Romanian intensity in the subtle and not-so-subtle images of torture. If you’re… Read More »Raluca Bararu’s Vivisections of Cruelty
Madrid based illustrator, Vero Navarro is a colored pencil master. She skillfully combines colored pencil with digital techniques. Her illustrations are delightful and clever as you can see in this piece titled, “Hipster Bones.” I especially enjoy the bone pattern shirt! To view more of Vero’s beautiful work, visit veronavarro.com.
Stunning piece by University of Johannesburg student Jamy van Zyl, created using ballpoint pen, marker and Washi. “My work explores cybernetic connectivity in the context of a white, male South African who desires nothing more than to be immersed in Japanese culture.” You can certainly see the Asian influences in the details… Read More »Jamy van Zyl’s Rebirth
Marcelo Schultz isn’t new to creating skulls out of sneaker parts. In his project titled “We Love Kicks,” Marcelo crafts skulls from leather, shoe laces, rubber and stitching. Nike then commissioned him to “Create a skull in a highly dimensional and dynamic way using footwear textures.” Of course, Marcelo blew this… Read More »Artist Marcelo Schultz Transforms Nike Sneaker into Skulls
Fascinated with the iconic representation of a house, designer Koen Wilde decided to carve it out of wood. He then sent out this tiny wooden house to artists all over the world and told them to do what they want with it. He calls the project Huisnr. Rotterdam-based illustrator, Ella Nitters… Read More »Home Is Where The Heart Is
Giselle Vitali, Barcelona-based medical artist and friend of Street Anatomy, continues to use anatomy as a basis for experimentation and manipulation. I’ve always enjoyed the way she draws muscle fibers, which she tends to focus on in most of her anatomical illustrations. Here she manipulates muscle in a variety of… Read More »Giselle Vitali’s Muscle Pattern Experiments
British photographer, Richard Sawdon Smith, uses his body as the subject in an ongoing theme titled, “Anatomical Man.” The anatomical tattoos on his skin are a reflection of the anatomical torso as an educational tool used to train physicians. In his recent series, titled “Behind the Face/The Face Corset,” the… Read More »The Anatomical Man Face Corset
Barcelona-based illustrator Sergi Brosa captures the detached and otherworldly feel of the effects of drugs on the body. Sergi is a comic artist with a great style. In this piece he decided to try an anatomical take on his work. You can view more of Sergi’s illustrations on Behance and Deviant ART!
“The story of a man who takes his skin off for his girlfriend, and why it probably wasn’t the best idea…” He Took His Skin Off For Me is an adaptation of an original short story by award-winning writer Maria Hummer. It is a story about the sacrifices we make for the person we love… Read More »He Took His Skin Off For Me Film Release
Tokyo based illustrator, Kazha Imura, places her naked body at the center of each delicate piece for this series titled, “Phrases”. They are dreamlike self portraits that you might not notice are half photograph, half illustration. Each piece exudes a tranquility and despair in stark black and white contrast. Kazha’s… Read More »Kazha Imura – Pools of Sorrow
A campaign against racism composited and digitally retouched by Ecuador-based digital compositor, David Vargas. We all pretty much look the same underneath—except for natural anatomical variations and anomalies, of course…
Texas based illustrator, Ken Tackett takes what looks to be a quick energetic sketch and turns it into a surprisingly tight vector. Throw in some bold colors and gritty texture and his final pieces take on a fun, if not morbid, personality. I especially enjoy the Stickman Anatomy up… Read More »Ken Tackett’s Quirky Anatomy
NastPlas, a creative duo based in Madrid, created this series of unraveling heads, titled “SINAIS.” NastPlas’s work combines digital art with abstract patterns, making each piece energetic and intriguing. They also infuse many of their pieces with scientific and anatomical imagery. Take a look through their prolific portfolio at nastplas.com and Behance!