Upon visiting the Bodies Exhibition, New York based CGI artist and Digital Illustrator, Joon Lee had a revelatory experience. “All the intricate details of nervous and circulatory systems, mysterious organic shapes of muscles & organs, surprisingly vulnerable and fragile looking bones. I witnessed the unfathomable beauty that couldn’t be explained with… Read More »The Anatomy of CG TOKI
As an MFA student at the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, Wes Valdez is focusing on the concept of death and the ways humans cope with loss through burial practices, memento mori, and the sublime. Glass is his medium, death is his focus, and urban decay is his color inspiration.… Read More »Wes Valdez – I Am Only Dead to the Living
As an art director at my previous job at a pharmaceutical advertising agency, I had the great opportunity to work with and use the incredible talent of Hybrid Medical Animation. They recently developed a shading system that achieves a realistic representation of radiological imaging. Here they show us the skeleton… Read More »Hybrid Medical Animation’s X-Ray of a Body Doing Yoga
Inspired by the intense hunger caused during dissection in the anatomy lab, medical student Sean Mutchnick drew these cross-sections of a forearm represented as pieces of sushi. I have to say the idea is wonderful and I can definitely relate to the feeling. I remember feeling strange for visualizing what type… Read More »Gross Anatomy Sushi
Controversial street artist Kidult is known for his use of a fire-extinguisher as a tool for tagging buildings. His manifesto is against commercialization and consumerism, targeting big luxury brands like Chanel and Marc Jacobs. The Exstinctor is a dark sculpture of what he calls his tool of mass destruction—creating as… Read More »The EXSTINCTOR Sculpture by Kidult
Italian artist Francesco Albano uses a combination of materials such as wax, latex and polyester to sculpt bodies that appear deflated and flaccid. Many reviews of his work focus on the grotesque malformations of the bodies. The sculptures play on our natural discomfort when bodies don’t look the way they’re… Read More »Francesco Albano’s Deflating Human Sculptures
Valentine’s Day is sneaking up on all of us and we here at Street Anatomy have put together a list of anatomically unique presents for the special someone in your life! 1. Love Factory Letter Press Print $30 From the creators of the famous You Are Here letterpress print comes the Love Factory!… Read More »Saying I Love You Takes Guts – Valentine’s Day Gifts 2014
Norwegian graphic designer/illustrator, Daniel Brokstad created this fantastic medical illustrative type set that he says is “playful and fun for an otherwise serious setting.” It certainly is! Each letterform is so creative, well thought out, and can easily stand on their own. Daniel is a talented young designer who is… Read More »Daniel Brokstad’s Medic Type
I can barely keep up with the prolific work of Madrid based illustrator Alfonso Elola. His latest work called Corporeal Scenes is an epic triptych of sensual females engulfed in crowds of skeletal and musculoskeletal forms. The pieces are surreal, almost religious in tone and the lighting is absolutely gorgeous. View more… Read More »Alfonso Elola’s Corporeal Scenes
BRAINADE! is the explosive new release by our lovely friend, Emilio Garcia, the Barcelona-based artist and designer responsible for the Jumping Brain, Skull Brain, and many more brain inspired products. BRAINADE! the Brain Grenade by Emilio Garcia 3.5” resin figure Hand made in Spain Limited edition of only 100pcs Follow Emilio… Read More »BRAINADE! The Brain Grenade by Emilio Garcia
Italian illustrator/designer Alessandro Pautasso is known for his energetic style of abstract geometric shapes in vivid colors. While most of his pieces are portraits, Alessandro’s style applied to anatomy is just awesome. The first poster was created for the Milan Bicycle Film Festival 2013 and the second for Greenpeace’s “Save… Read More »Alessandro Pautasso’s Energetic Anatomy
Influenced by graffiti, street art, mangas and cordel (Brazilian black and white zines illustrated with woodcuts), artist Rei Quinto shows us his fun interpretive take on anatomy. I love the style and his interesting cuts. View more of Rei Quinto’s work at reiquinto.tumblr.com!
“I could stare into the face of a skull for hours, for example, and always see new things.” – Hedi Xandt I admire the range of work by Hamburg-based communication designer and conceptual artist Hedi Xandt. His combination of design, concept, and execution is extremely impressive and gives his work… Read More »Hedi Xandt’s Dark Emotions
Wanting to visually represent the idea of protection through medical treatment and preventative measures, Nuremberg based creative studio Viaframe created this series of organs encased in beautiful white synthetic armor.
It’s that time of year again to desperately find a unique present for someone that seemingly has everything. How do you know if you should get someone an anatomically themed present? Do they have a human body and aren’t grossed out by innards? Then they’re sure to enjoy an anatomically… Read More »Anatomical Holiday Gift List 2013