one mans pRon is another man WTF
Wednesday, 7 December 2022

Following plagiarism allegations: Jeff Dieschburg wins case in 1st instance against Jingna Zhang

quote [ US-based photographer Jingna Zhang sued the Luxembourgish artist, alleging that he had plagiarised one of her photographs.

According to the newspaper Luxemburger Wort, judges at the Luxembourgish court found that the original photograph did not meet the criteria to fall under Luxembourgish or European copyright law.

The photographer's lawyer told Wort that Zhang is 99% certain to appeal the decision. She must also pay legal fees after losing in court. ]

This Jeff dude from Luxemburg won an art contest for the painting in the thumbnail (left), but he did not disclose that he copied/mirrored it from Jingna Zhang's photo (right).

It's not the only instance. Other artists have their art also stolen as well by Jeff.

[SFW] [art] [+4]
[by damnit@7:59pmGMT] [4 comments]


quote [ Zimoun is a Swiss artist, composer and musician who's most known for his sound sculptures, sound architectures and installation art that combine raw, industrial materials with mechanical elements. ]

If it's been posted before, I couldn't find it. Here's a compilation video and an old interview.
[SFW] [art] [+3]
[by slaytanik@9:28amGMT] [6 comments]

Tuesday, 29 November 2022

Heck by Zander Cannon

quote [ "Heck is one of the most interesting and soul-plumbing graphic novels of 2013... an emotional roller-coaster. It leaves the reader with the distinct impression of having been on our own harrowing journey into the darkest aspects of ourselves, into the things we hardly dare admit." -- Bleeding Cool ]

Going to hell to find ?yeah what exactly? Bizarre and gloomy and unexpectedly warm.
[SFW] [art] [+3 Underrated]
[by Paracetamol@4:17pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 19 November 2022

Interview: Dan Abnett and INJ Culbard (Brink, 2000 AD)

quote [ True Detective was a useful shorthand, as was Outland:Outland for the lo-fi reality we were trying to achieve, True Detective for the sense of dropping right in without heavy exposition and just unfolding as we went, through tight, uncompromised character and dialogue. Our idea was to try and make the setting ?real? (despite its obvious SF unreality) and then thread in a disturbing sense of something other. ]

Great comic with great leads and many bizarre turn of events. I'd call it psychedelic noir or something.
[SFW] [art] [+3 Good]
[by Paracetamol@9:04pmGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 15 November 2022

Proust?s Pinks

quote [ For vast stretches of la recherche du temps perdu, there is scarcely a page unadorned by vibrant colour. To commemorate the centenary of Marcel Proust?s death, Christopher Prendergast celebrates his use of pink, how its tone shifts from innocence to themes of sexual need, before finally fading out to grey at the novel?s close. ]

I'm dreaming of a pink world
[SFW] [art] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:34amGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 12 November 2022

each visit to the page deteriorates the main image

quote [ Every 400 visitors a reset button appears on the bottom, which can be used to restore the image back to its original quality. ]

JPEGs are lossy, resaving the image for each visitor increases the glitch. (thumb is after visitor count 19711)
[SFW] [art] [+6 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@8:12pmGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 9 November 2022

The Enduring Urban Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles

quote [ Imagine literally stumbling across a colorful tile in the road with some version of the bizarre inscription ?Toynbee idea in movie 2001 resurrect dead on planet Jupiter.? ]

Where the sidewalks are paved with helpful ideas
[SFW] [art] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 20 October 2022

The Comet Book ('Kometenbuch') a 16th Century Album of Stylised Comets and Meteors

quote [ ?Your wolves have more wit than your maester,? the wildling woman said. ?They know truths the grey man has forgotten.? The way she said it made him shiver, and when he asked what the comet meant, she answered, ?Blood and fire, boy, and nothing sweet.? ]

Waiting for the comet? waiting
[SFW] [art] [+1 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:24amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 16 October 2022


quote [ ku?! (speak koosh!) is a comic art publisher from Latvia founded in Riga in 2007. It is most well known for its signature pocket-sized anthologies and its mini-ku?! series, both made by skilled Latvian and international artists, each issue centering around a certain theme. The aims of ku?! are to popularize comics in a country where this medium is practically non-existent and to promote Latvian comics abroad. ]

Great publisher if you're into quality zines.
[SFW] [art] [+1 Informative]
[by Paracetamol@7:46pmGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 4 October 2022

Fifty years and $500m: the happy business of the smiley symbol

quote [ The smiley face has been co-opted by ravers, artists and fashion for decades. So how does the company that owns it keep it relevant? ]

Yes I'm happy ? Manage my cookies
[SFW] [art]
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