The Art of the No. 10

[VIDEO PICK: Art] Talented artists will be on display in London this spring in an impressive collection of illustrations, photos and animation celebrating all things soccer.

More and more skilled artists have taken to interpreting the beautiful game in their medium of choice, and the results are eye opening.

Various images and videos have been released from an upcoming exhibition entitled “Fantasista – The Art of the Number 10,” which has generated considerable buzz.

The Guardian offers excellent presentation with 19 images of many prominent players and coaches. While more information about the show can be found at its official website.

Richard Swarbrick is the animator behind today’s beautiful interpretation of El Clasico. The artist is a part of the exhibition and the creative genius behind the brand new Adidas commercial honoring Lionel Messi’s most recent Ballon d’Or.

For years we’ve been told that soccer is art, and it appears art looks to be returning the favor ...

1 comment about "The Art of the No. 10".
  1. Valerie Metzler, January 9, 2013 at 10:46 a.m.

    Beautiful!

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