All through the 1980s, a disgruntled Department of Defense analyst adorned his daily desk calendar with all sorts of illustrations and commentary on the news . The majority of the entries focus on domestic politics and international affairs, providing (with the exception of 1988) a day-by-day view of the Reagan Administration and the waning years of the Cold War.
If you’re having a dreary day, the work of Milan-based art director Stefano Fraone could well put an end to this. The self-professed “visual guy between minimal and baroque” creates pop culture-inspired graphic designs, showcased on his Instagram account @_dotpigeon, that will not only inspire you, but also crack you up.
With The Burger Friday, the artist Gabriel Nardelli Araujo (previously featured) offers a very offbeat spin-off to his excellent series The Canvas Project. Accustomed to inserting Renaissance paintings into our reality, he now enjoys offering piles of burgers and fries to the characters of classical painting, bringing a large dose of saturated fats and junk food to the masterpieces of art history.