Chris Jordan is an artist based in Seattle, Washington who is best known for his large scale works depicting consumerism in the United States.
Jordan was born to artist parents. He attended law school "for all the wrong reasons" and spent ten years working as a lawyer thereafter, while spending all his free time and money on photography. After ten years of practicing law, he quit to become a photographer full-time.
Barbie Dolls, 2008
Depicts 32,000 Barbies, equal to the number of elective breast augmentation surgeries performed monthly in the US in 2006.
Depicts 29,569 handguns, equal to the number of gun-related deaths in the US in 2004.
Skull With Cigarette, 2007 [based on a painting by Van Gogh]
Depicts 200,000 packs of cigarettes, equal to the number of Americans who die from cigarette smoking every six months.
8 x 25 feet in five panels
Depicts 83,000 Abu Ghraib prisoner photographs, equal to the number of people who have been arrested and held at US-run detention facilities with no trial or other due process of law, during the Bush Administration's war on terror.
Plastic Bottles, 2007
Depicts two million plastic beverage bottles, the number used in the US every five minutes.
Cans Seurat, 2007
Depicts 106,000 aluminum cans, the number used in the US every thirty seconds.
More Of his Work...
Many of his works are created from photographs of garbage, a serendipitous technique which started when he visited an industrial yard to look at patterns of color and order.
Jordan's shows have included In Katrina’s Wake: Portraits of Loss from an Unnatural Disaster, Intolerable Beauty: Portraits of American Mass Consumption and Running The Numbers, graphical depictions of statistics from American consumer society...
Chris Jordan at Greener Gadgets:
Chris Jordan at Von Lintel Gallery - June 14, 2007
The 200 Orgasms Per Day Woman
SARAH Carmen, 24, says the Permanent Sexual Arousal Syndrome that she suffers from can cause her to have orgasm at any time of day.
Fat Man on the Beach
Damn, he can not stand up! I know ill be UP With those two Babes...
There is Something In Here i can See it!
:) Totally Crazy Demotivational Posters from TotalVerueckt PicDump!
Naked Therapist Strips Down For Troubled Patients
A freelance computer programmer, White says she decided to perform online strip-therapy after she was left uninspired by the theories she learned as an undergraduate psychology student.
People and Their Avatars
As it usually consumes quite a bit of time in computer games, there seems to be really enough people who have so much homoerotic tendencies that they can stare for hours at a man's ass ...
Woman Laughs as Seal
:) Damn, this is awesome! Just look at her...
Recently in an Interview
The Nutty Kautz seems to have personality disorder! ;)
What is Wrong With These Pictures
Take a look :)