Polish illustrator, artist, and co-owner of Morski Studio Graficzne Igor Morski creates surreal images imbued with hidden meaning. He graduated with honors from the Interior Architecture and Industrial Design Faculty at the State Higher School of Fine Art in Poznań, and worked for public broadcasting in the 80s and 90s, before finally pursuing a career in press illustration. Morski opened his own studio in 1995.


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"Sometimes I used to use popular symbols, such as Pinocchio’s long nose," Morski told Bored Panda. "However, most frequently I have tried to think up my own symbols. For example, [my piece] “creative archaeology” is about the commercialisation of archaeology. There, I depict a halved human head filled with the sand with a stylised figure of Indiana Jones, the archaeologist, at the top. The symbolism becomes clear. On the one hand, you have the head filled with the sand, on the other, the figure digging in it."

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NadineMorris-Wieringa 11 months ago

I was a single parent myself for a while. This illustrates the situation perfectly! I had to row against my ex while having the added weight of the children.

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RrezeOsmani 11 months ago

some man just want to watch the world burn

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TinyDynamine 11 months ago

The words on there are the days of the week in case you were wondering.

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JessicaRudd 11 months ago

Or a boy growing into society's definition of what a man is supposed to be. What our definition of masculinity has evolved into.

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AuburnSkies 11 months ago

That moment when you realize you're using a phone to look at this...

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JuliaCandalisa 11 months ago

We are made of Earth. When we die we will return to the earth. But, in the meantime, life is a beautiful dance.

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AnneHopkinson 11 months ago

We put so many thoughts and feelings into little compartments, putting off dealing with them.....

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JennBurns 11 months ago

Big brother is watching...

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DeeGee 11 months ago

We say in Poland that "someone is making water out of your brain", when you are manipulated.

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AllanAllsopp 11 months ago

We all grow in different directions.

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WendyBarnhart 11 months ago

The foundation of society is eroding.

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SabrinaFairchild 11 months ago

Under the cloak of aging lies beauty and wisdom

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SallyHart 11 months ago

Our thoughts are manipulated

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RaeannWiley 11 months ago

Only in nature can you grow

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IlincaNe 11 months ago

I believe that the circle with the man "traped" inside is the routine we have each day. But only the human. The birds appear to be free at all times...and the difference between them is just...sad

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AndrewBlikken 11 months ago

I see a child controlling his elder self. The moon is a terrific allegory for the lens of fantasy through which we viewed adulthood.

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JuliaCandalisa 11 months ago

Inside: i am still a young girl, wishing to fly away. To escape. Why were birds born with wings, and not I?

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