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INTO THE FOLD

These folded artworks aren’t quite dog origami, but they come close.

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INTO THE FOLD

A professional collector of clippings, photographs, and discarded images, Dutch artist Ruth van Beek makes the old new again by cutting and folding pictures into completely new life forms. In her latest series, The Levitators, van Beek takes past photos of domestic dogs and folds them at just the right spot, obscuring the dogs’ legs and making them appear as flying balls of fluff. “I try  to bring these dogs back to life,  but instead of releasing them,  I restrain them again in a new  shape by changing their form, scale,  and colour,” she explains. You’ll be wrapping your head around these creatures for a while. Out now through RVB Books.


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You can buy The Levitators here.

Featured in Four&Sons, Issue Four.

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PACK OF DOGS

Have you ever imagined Amy Winehouse or Nick Cave as a Chihuahua, Neil Young as a Vizsla, or PJ Harvey as an Afghan hound? That’s exactly what San Francisco-based artist Michael Gillette has done through his unique illustration project, blending beloved, iconic music legends, both past and present, with their dog counterparts. Pack of Dogs, our first foray into book publishing, is a celebration of pup and pop culture for music and dog lovers alike.

MUTUAL ADMIRATION

London-based illustrator Ashley Percival creates colourful prints full of energy and charged with imagination. 

LET LOOSE

For his series ‘Compositions and Attitudes’ photographer Hosung Jang captures dogs’ unadulterated curiosity.

GLORIOUS BASTARDS

Built to battle with any and all elements—while looking wildly cool—Bastards is for design-loving humans and dogs with plenty of attitude. 

BLOSSOMING

Feeling camera shy? Try taking a leaf out of your pup’s book. In these lush images, Clemens Schneider captures dogs in full bloom.

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