Hipster Art Formula

anthropomorphism + unnecessarily bright and/or unnatural colors + randomly dispersed meticulous detail + creatures oozing things that they should not be oozing= the ultimate formula for ensuring a hipster’s artistic delight.

Here’s some stuff I like that comes pretty damn close to that ideal. Click on the pictures for links to the artist’s sites

Alakazam!

blackfeast

This British guy’s art is actually based on a comic book, which you’ll see if you click on the site. He also sells sweet shirts and posters which I one day hope to buy.

Matt Furie

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The model for my above formula

Megan Whitmarsh

whitmarshCheck out her site for embroidered ghettoblasting yetis. There’s no going wrong with that kind of absurd juxtoposition. It’s just intrinsically tight.

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One Response to “Hipster Art Formula”

  1. Max Baroi Says:

    I met Megan Whitmore at one of her shows in Hollywood through a friend of hers. She’s really nice, and her work is really cool. The embroidery gives everything an interesting texture.

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