Art

Van Persie Header…in Subbuteo Form

Terry Lee reproduces football moments in extraordinary Subbuteo figures. He’s already been busy recording the opening games of the 2014 World Cup.

Richard Swarbrick World Cup Goals

“And What a Great Goal That Was” A simply stunning animation of some of the greatest World Cup goals by the supremely talented Richard Swarbrick @RikkiLeaks

F#ck FIFA, Brazil’s Graffiti Messages

We’re unlikely to see marches on the same scale as last year’s Confederations Cup though violent demonstrations have been increasing in Brazil in recent weeks. But a more peaceful form of protest is still as noticeable – and perhaps just as powerful – throughout the World Cup host nation brought about by Brazil’s graffiti artists.

Graffiti Artists Os Gêmeos’ Brazil Team Plane

Brazilian graffiti artists Os Gêmeos were commissioned to spray paint the national team’s airplane for use during the World Cup. Using 1200 cans, the twin brothers converted the plane that will carry Neymar and co. into a flying piece of art.

Osvaldo Casanova’s Great Moments

Italian artist Osvaldo Casanova produces stunning illustrations under the banner Great Moments in Football History depicting the celebrations, shocks, and controversies from Roger Milla, to Eric Cantona, to Zinedine Zidane.

LACMA Presents “Fútbol: The Beautiful Game”

An artist who duped Brazilians into thinking their side had lost 17-0 to Mexico is among those featured in a new exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, “Fútbol: The Beautiful Game.” The documentary Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait is a central piece in the exhibition of works by up to thirty artists – among them Andy Warhol’s depiction of Pelé.

Ronaldo Ballon d’Or Flipbook

He’s given us the superb Ronaldinho and Messi flipbooks as well as a previous Ronaldo version. Now we’ve a special Ballon d’Or dedication to Cristiano by the artist Etoilec1.