The 27 Best Breaking Bad Artworks Out There

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My eternal love for Breaking Bad has seeped into every part of my life. This is the final stage – blogging about Breaking Bad art.

I spend enough time on Reddit to know that there are some incredibly talented fans of the show. Each character depicted has so much emotion seeping out of them as we remember every tragic/insane event along the Walter White timeline to Heisenberg. And then whatever that guy from New Hampshire’s name is. Every work drawing from the power of the most intense show that’s ever existed, so that bright colors and sharp edges can get in your face, ASAC Schrader-style.

1. unknown

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2. Brian DeYoung‘s The Heisenbergs,” 2012

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3. Frank Tzeng‘s “Mr. White

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4. unknown

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5. Joshua Ariza’s “Mike

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6.  Mike Meth‘s “Gus”

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7. by Mike Thomas

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8. Sam Spratt‘s “Bitch”

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9. Scott Derby’s “Knock, Knock

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10. Dino Tomic’s “Walter White

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11. unknown

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12. Season 4, Episode 6: “Cornered,” by Redditor jlo2006

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13. by Tony Santiago

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14. Adam Spizak‘s “Breaking Bad – Walter White

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15. by sketchesnatched

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16. Dustin Parker’s “Walter White

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17. unknown

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18. Breaking Bad Prints by Mike Mitchell

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19. “Here Lies Heisenberg” by Glen Brogan

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20. “You Are A Blowfish” by Rich Pellegrino

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21. “Tio Salamanca” by Tom Whalen

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22. “All Hail The King” by Bee Johnson

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23. “Jesse Pinkman” by Rhys Cooper

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24. unknown

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25. “Mike Ehrmantraut” by Justin Spyres

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26. “Lily of the Valley” by Phantom City Creative

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27. “The Cooks” by Mike Mitchell

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Many of these works come from LA-based Gallery 1988’s August 2012 show, “The Breaking Bad Art Project.”

For more Breaking Bad, these GIFs should trip you out a little and there’s some incredible BB-inspired street art out there.

If you know any of the “unknowns” above, or if you know someone who’s made AMAZING Breaking Bad art, email me and I’ll add ’em to this post. 🙂

7 Contemporary Works About Duality

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Duality is defined as “the condition of consisting of two parts, elements or aspects.” We’ve all felt the pressure of two sides at war within us, even if it’s something as small as our lazy side overpowering our desire to go out. Everyone has a masculine aspect that works against our feminine side, and a peaceful part that contrasts the out-of-control Hulks within us.

The best thing about duality is its simplicity – it’s always one side against another and all the messy, complicated other versions of ourselves sort of fall by the wayside as the two true nemeses duke it out.

1. by Igor Morski

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2. ‘Nicola Twins’ by Alfonso Villagran, 2013

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3. by Thomas Fournier

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4. ‘Untitled,’ by Kyle Thompson and Nicholas Scarpinato, 2013

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5. ‘Split the Difference’ by Bryn De Kocks

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6. ‘Two bodies (Fall FW11 skin on skin)’ by Neil Barrett, 2011

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7. artist unknown, illustration found here

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10 Applicable Artworks About Hands

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Almost everything we do is done with our hands. We type, eat, lift and hold with a palm surrounded by four dextrous fingers and a very useful thumb. Hands mean action – when they’re at work, so are we. Here, artists show us hands detached from the bodies they belong to so that we see them as our hands, our mother’s and our brother’s hands. Things as basic as body parts bring us together, show us what we have in common. These artworks give our hands imagined abilities we’d never have considered, letting us for a moment feel attentive, skilled, connected, trapped and powerful all at once.

The 16th century German philosopher Immanuel Kant said, “The hand is the visible part of the brain.” These paintings and drawings and photographs let us see the outcome of what’s within.

1. Katarzyna

  Wolodkiewicz, Caress (2011)

[zl_mate_code name=”Orange Dynamic” label=”3″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”In a world of swirling brushstrokes, a single hand reaches down with fingers curled.

The hand carefully scratches a blue line against the orange, spreading its soft color deeper into a fire of orange and red.”]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: mydarkenedeyes.tumblr.com

 

 

2. Mary E. Bresciani, Radioactive

  (2013) 

[zl_mate_code name=”Green Dynamic” label=”4″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”Five fingers are laid out matter-of-factly before us in black and white.

We can see bones glowing underneath the skin because here we have x-Ray vision. “]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: unplu66ed.tumblr.com

 

 

3. Hong Sungchul, String

  Mirror (2009)

[zl_mate_code name=”Pink Dynamic” label=”1″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”In a photograph printed on elastic strings, two pairs of hands reach a cross the distance, grabbing wrists and doubling the bond by pulling gently, elegantly forward with the other hand. “]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: insolacion.tumblr.com

 

 

4. Shohei Otomo

[zl_mate_code name=”Blue Dynamic” label=”2″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”A hand that’s drawn in black and white makes the red elastic glow.

The rubber band is stretched around the thumb from pinky to index finger, locked and loaded with the potential energy to snap.”]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: insolacion.tumblr.com

 

 

5. Truls Espedal, The

   Return (2010)

[zl_mate_code name=”Orange Dynamic” label=”3″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”A tiny bird is coming in for a landing on an outstretched finger.

The hand emerges from the center of the canvas’ dark bottom, its palm in the exact middle of a green-brown background.”]

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6. Corinne Reid 

[zl_mate_code name=”Blue Dynamic” label=”2″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”This hand extends from the bottom in the same way, but it’s joined by a scratchy vine of black and grey that surrounds it and the pencil it holds.

Does the creepy vine carry the words for the pencil to write or prohibit them?”]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: insolacion.tumblr.com 

 

 

7. Daniel Grzeszkiewicz,

  I’m Back

[zl_mate_code name=”Green Dynamic” label=”4″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”A hand breaks through a wall, dramatically pulling itself through the hole it made.

The wall drips black and the hand is hunched forward like it’s on the prowl for more wall to break.”]

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8. artist unknown

[zl_mate_code name=”Pink Dynamic” label=”1″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”Two pink hands melt in a sea of turquoise.

One is just fingers but the other is cut off at the wrist, stretching up to avoid the fate of becoming liquified pink.”]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: cmd-zeta.tumblr.com

 

 

9. Bethany LeAnne, Creating

  Disasters

[zl_mate_code name=”Orange Dynamic” label=”3″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”Two hands cup a lightening bolt that springs from a tiny glowing cloud.

There’s real power here, or at least a deep desire for it – a need to feel able to do more.”]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: unplu66ed.tumblr.com

 

 

10. Oriol Angrill Jordà, Hand by

   Hands (2007)

[zl_mate_code name=”Blue Dynamic” label=”2″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”A hand has hands for fingers.

Five different hands move and stretch from the same palm, like we’re looking into multiple dimensions of expression.”]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: insolacion.tumblr.com

 

 

 

 

6 Cautionary Artworks About Consuming Technology

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The other night I started perusing new apps on my iPhone, and then I looked up and an hour had gone by. I don’t know how technology does it, but it’s so useful and sleek I can’t help myself. “Yes I would like organize my passwords!” “Live tv on my phone all the time? Have to have it.”

Technology is really spoiling us, and we tricked ourselves into thinking we deserve it because somewhere out there someone’s father invented it for us. Which is why it’s such a paradox that nostalgia is so in now – we probably couldn’t survive one hour without our little tethers to the universe in our smart phones, but somehow we pine for the 90s and love tv shows like Mad Men and movies like Django.

I think it’s because we’re worried about preserving the time before technology for those who won’t remember it. I’m 21 and I barely remember it, so my kids probably won’t even know what it’s like to have a car that won’t talk or maybe drive itself even. Do you think we’ll still teach our kids to drive, and will they teach theirs? Probably not, and that blows my mind.

Below you’ll find six artworks that visualize this bond that’s forming between people and our technology. They warn of dependency, surrounding us with screens and transforming us into them in amazing ways.

 

1. Ernst Caramelle, Video

  Landscapes (1974) 

 

[zl_mate_code name=”Orange Dynamic” label=”3″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”Even in 1974, television was inside our heads and here a man sits with his head behind one, his face shining through the screen.”]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: polychronidis.tumblr.com

 

2. Kelley McMorris, Deeper

  Understanding

 

[zl_mate_code name=”Pink Dynamic” label=”1″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”A white ghost hand emerges from each screen, enveloping the girl whose fingers interlace with the hand in her laptop.”]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: noimnotluckyimblessedyes.tumblr.com

See more from this artist on her website.

 

 

3. David Schermann, Computer

  Head

 

[zl_mate_code name=”Blue Dynamic” label=”2″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”In a warm outdoor scene a man looks up toward the light, with an old computer monitor instead of a head.”]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: Deviant Art

 

 

4. Jacques-Armand Cardon,

   Untitled

 

[zl_mate_code name=”Orange Dynamic” label=”3″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”The sphere-headed man can’t follow suit as he stands before a square hole in the wall.”]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: workman.tumblr.com

 

 

5. Brian DeYoung, Insomnia

 

[zl_mate_code name=”Pink Dynamic” label=”1″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”A woman with a plug on the back of her head sits crisscross on her bed, but the outlet on her pillow isn’t three-pronged.”]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: anytimealways.tumblr.com

 

 

6. artist unknown 

 

[zl_mate_code name=”Green Dynamic” label=”4″ count=”1″ who=”div” text=”Two giant fingers violently push a monitor through an empty-eyed open head and the mouth is vomiting brains.”]

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[/zl_mate_code] Source: bjorklund1.tumblr.com

If you know who created #5 & #6, please email me! Googling descriptions got me nowhere…