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Hungarian Banknote Concept Designed by Barbara Bernát

For her MA degree project at the University of West Hungary, Budapest-based graphic designer Barbara Bernát devised this lovely concept for the Hungarian euro. The project involved five denominations of increasing scale, each made with a set of copperplate etchings; animals of increasing size on the front and related plants on the back. The kicker […]

Zarathustra, the Photobomber Red Cat

Russian artist, Svetlana Petrova‘s mother passed away, leaving behind her beloved orange cat, Zarathustra. Svetlana took in her mother’s feline companion and as she worked through her loss and grief, she begin inserting Zarathustra into classical paintings. Soon after, it became a full on project that led to these amazing works of art that give […]

Tale You Lose | How coins become work of art

Would you choose one cent over another? Well maybe if it was one of Andre Levy ’s colourful hand-painted coins you would. This Brazilian artist transforms dull coin sculptures into colourful familiar faces from pop culture, taking them from lifeless items to vibrant one-in-a-million artworks. From Spiderman to Einstein, through Disney Characters, Harry Potter, Where is Waldo, […]