Love Ben’s color combinations. See more of his work here. [via Who Killed Bambi] Thanks again to Heather for the link, she’s going to become an official Street Anatomy contributor pretty soon!
Anatomy in Art
Can’t say that I’ve ever heard of Boys Noize before, but I do love the disco skull on the cover of their album, Oi Oi Oi. Very Damien Hirst, sans the million dollar price tag. [Thanks to Katie Hovany for the link!]
[via FFFFound!] _____________________________________________________________________ UPDATE Also via FFFFound! Thanks to Heather for the pic.
Industrial designer, Paul Julius Martus, designed these one-of-a-kind hand tools. Wouldn’t want to mess with that mallet!
Anatomy meets LEGO in Nathan Sawaya’s latest piece entitled, Heartfelt. I had seen Nathan’s work before when he was a guest on the Colbert Report and I secretly hoped that he would do an anatomical piece out of LEGOs. So imagine my excitement when one of my readers sent… Read More »LEGO my Heart
The creator of Skull-A-Day, Noah Scalin, has one simple objective—to make a skull out of anything he can find, everyday for a year. Noah literally uses any material to make images of skulls, like the fantastic skull made out of dog fur above. He also takes submissions from his readers… Read More »Noah Scalin’s 365 Skulls…and counting
Christopher Huet is considered to be a master at photo retouching. He’s used by all the top ad agencies in the world and there’s no doubt you’ve seen his work in ads for anything from Adidas to Guinness. Huet says of his work, My purpose is to make people forget… Read More »Christopher Huet: Retouching into Beauty
Heather Tompkins is a talented filmaker, illustrator, and designer. She’s got a very fun and creative website that’s definitely worth taking a look through (it’s all hand drawn!). It looks like her focus is on filmmaking, but her illustrations are excellent. Her line work is loose and expressive, making her… Read More »The Anatomical Posters of Heather Tompkins
Interesting article in the New York Magazine entitled, “You Walk Wrong,” on how we’re all taking an evolutionary step backward by wearing shoes. Last year, researchers at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, published a study titled “Shod Versus Unshod: The Emergence of Forefoot Pathology in Modern… Read More »The Most Anatomically Correct Shoes Ever Made for your Feet
I’ve received an enormous response so far to the new Anatomical Street Art Gallery. It’s even been featured on one of my favorite blogs, the Wooster Collective, which houses a collection of the best street art from around the world. I’ve also received numerous submissions from my readers. I’m happy… Read More »Freshly Submitted Anatomical Street Art
Talk about random. Madonna’s new music video for her latest release titled “4 Minutes,” is a montage of her and Justin Timberlake dancing, crawling over cars, and skipping through grocery store aisles. But what caught my attention were the 4 seconds showing the anatomical cross section of a couple kissing.… Read More »Anatomy of Kissing in Madonna’s New Music Video
That’s how many cigarette packs artist Chris Jordan used to make his latest work, “Skull with Cigarette.” It’s also equal to the number of Americans who die from cigarette smoking every 6 months. This piece is part of Jordan’s photographic series entitled Running the Numbers: an American Self-Portrait visually examines… Read More »200,000 Packs of Cigarettes
Even teddy bears have skeletal anatomy that is just as cute. Wool sculptor, Stephanie Metz, created these soft felty skeletons. Her interest lies in, A pseudo-scientific study of the morphology of skulls: the form and structures that differentiate one breed from another and give a sense of the story of… Read More »Teddy Skulls, Morbidly Cute?
The Australia Post released this stamp in early February to coincide with Australian Organ Donor Awareness Week. Australia has one of the lowest organ donation rates in the developed world and it is hoped that this beautifully designed stamp will help raise awareness of organ and tissue donation. The stamp… Read More »Australia’s new organ and tissue donation stamp
These skeletal pieces of cassette tape were created by Brian Dettmer, an American contemporary artist known for his ability to transform everyday media into works of art. He made this life size skeleton by simply heating and molding old cassette tapes. Some of the lucky artists to be transformed include,… Read More »Putting Cassette Tapes to Anatomical Use