Artist Illustrates the Most Perfect Explanation of Privilege We’ve Ever Seen

By artfido / January 31, 2017 / 3 Comments

New Zealand artist and illustrator Toby Morris has created a comic strip which can teach us an important lesson: that not everyone has the same opportunities in life. This is a short story about two people born into completely different families, whose members play contrasting roles in their children’s lives. We think it’s well worth reading. What do you think? ’There is no such thing as a “self-made man”. […]

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Artists From Around the World Illustrate Their Feelings on the New Administration

By artfido / January 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

It happened. The inauguration has come and gone and Donald Trump has taken over from Barack Obama as the President of the United States of America. The world has responded with their well wishes, support, protests, tweets and predictions as to how big Trump’s inauguration audience was. Artists have also given their varied opinions, in […]

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Trump Tweets Photo of Himself Writing His Inauguration Speech. The Internet’s Response is Priceless

By artfido / January 20, 2017 / 2 Comments

Love him, hate him, or be completely indifferent about him, Donald Trump is everywhere right now. So when he tweeted a posed photograph of himself writing the inauguration speech he will give when he is sworn is as the 45th President of the United States of America on Friday, the interwebs did what the interwebs does. […]

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Stunning Ballet Dancers Make Mexico City Their Stage in Photo Series

By artfido / December 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

At the start of his presidential election campaign, Donald Trump insisted that “when Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best.” Those words, along with many other comments about the people of Mexico and minorities around the world, have shocked many. Inspired by these words, New York-based photographer Omar Robles embarked on a 13-day excursion to Mexico City in […]

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White House Photographer Reveals His Favourite Photos Of Barack Obama

By artfido / November 15, 2016 / 4 Comments

The election has been run and won, and like it or love it, America has a new president in Donald Trump. Barack Obama will serve his last day in office on January 20, 2017, after taking the reins from George W. Bush in 2009. During his eight years of presidency, The White House’s photographer Pete […]

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It’s a Halloween Donald Trumpkin!

By artfido / October 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Jeanette Paras of Dublin, Ohio, is known locally for her elaborate Halloween pumpkin decorations. In 2013, she used paint, wigs, felt, and a sprig of holly to create a Christmas-themed tableau starring Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty and singer Miley Cyrus. In 2012, a 334-pound squash became “Naughty Prince Harry.” But little has prepared Ohio—nay, the world— for this year’s hyper-topical […]

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