Adam Lister’s 8-bit Paintings

“The simplistic beauty of the “8-bit” work that emerged from the first days of digital are what inspire the artwork and paintings of Adam Lister. They capture the essence of the digital age, representing familiar images of culture and art in a format that is nostalgic and beautiful in its limitations. Lister’s collection of 8-bit-inspired portraits, reproductions and original works have been met with critical acclaim and tremendous excitement from collectors.”

Source: 8bits3dimensions.com


“Batman and Robin”, 7×10 inches watercolor


“Man of Steel”, 6×8 inches watercolor


“The Son of Man”, 5.5×7 inches watercolor


“American Gothic”, 7×8 inches watercolor

Under the Red Dress Project

Beth Whaang

Beth Whaanga’s series of photos called Under the Red Dress show the changes to her body caused by cancer. Photograph: Nadia Masot.

“How radical and provocative is an honest image of a woman’s body?
Beth Whaanga, a mother of four from Brisbane, Australia, is finding out after posting images on Facebook of her body following surgery for breast cancer late last year. Taken by Nadia Masot, the pictures are brilliantly direct, documenting Whaanga’s ongoing hair loss, total bilateral mastectomy, navel reconstruction and hysterectomy scar. Whaanga lost more than 100 friends on Facebook after posting the pictures – and then they went viral. A registered nurse, she describes herself as a “breast cancer preventer”, and hopes to make people more aware of the physical changes that might signal a problem.”

Source: The Guardian

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See also: The Scar Project