BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 13: Actress Jennifer Lawrence, winner of Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) for "The Silver Linings Playbook," poses in the press room during the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 13, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 11: Actress Jennifer Lawrence poses in the press room during the 2012 People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 03: Actors Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson attend The Hunger Games U.S. Mall Tour Kick-Off at Westfield Century City on March 3, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Lionsgate)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 20: Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the Cinema Society & Calvin Klein Collection screening of "The Hunger Games" at SVA Theatre on March 20, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 09: Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2012 Installation Luncheon held at the Beverly Hills Hotel on August 9, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 07: Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends "The Place Beyond The Pines" premiere during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival at Princess of Wales Theatre on September 7, 2012 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 08: Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the "Silver Linings Playbook" premiere during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festiva at Roy Thomson Halll on September 8, 2012 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Terry Rice/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 09: Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the "Silver Linings Playbook" Photo Call during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival at TIFF Bell Lightbox on September 9, 2012 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the Screening Of The Weinstein Company's "Silver Linings Playbook" at The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on November 19, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09: (L-R) Actors Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson of Favorite Movie winner "The Hunger Games" pose in the press room at the 39th Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09: Actress Jennifer Lawrence poses for a portrait during the 39th Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for PCA)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 13: In this handout photo provided by NBCUniversal, Actress Jennifer Lawrence accepts the Best Actress award for Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical on stage during the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel International Ballroom on January 13, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)
arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California.
arrives at the 14th annual Hollywood Awards Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 25, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California.
arrives at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.
**HOLD FOR STORY BY DAVID GERMAIN**Actress Jennifer Lawrence poses for photos in West Hollywood, Calif., Monday, Oct. 25, 2010. Lawrence, who has Academy Awards buzz for a star-making performance in Sundance Film Festival prize winner "Winter's Bone," now is shooting her first big studio film _ an "X-Men" prequel in which she plays shape-shifting mutant Mystique. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
arrives at the 14th Annual Hollywood Awards Gala held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on October 25, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California.
arrives at the TNT/TBS broadcast of the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. 20823_003_CP_0207.JPG
poses for a portrait at the 83rd Academy Awards nominations luncheon held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.
Discover More Like This
Lady Gaga attends the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Anja Rubik attends the "Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2012 in New York City.
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 04: Carmen Electra at the Radio City Music Hall for the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards, NYC. 09/04/1997
385806 12: Toni Braxton poses backstage with her award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance at the 43rd annual Grammy Awards February 21, 2001 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Jennifer Lopez backstage at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, 2/23/00.
Bjork at the premiere for the film 'Dancer in the Dark' at the 53rd Cannes Film Festival, 5/17/00.
353424 09: Actress Cher attends the Academy Awards March 24, 1986 in Los Angeles, CA. Cher would later win the 1988 Best Actress Oscar for her role as Loretta Castorini in "Moonstruck."
Demi Moore at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California
LONDON - MARCH 09: Actress Elizabeth Hurley wears a Giani Versace dress to the premiere of 'Four Weddings and A Funeral' held in Leicester Square on March 09, 1994 in London, England.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 15: Model Erin Wasson arrives at the 13th Annual Warner Bros. And InStyle Golden Globe After Party held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Florence Welch attends the after party for the "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute exhibition on May 7, 2012 in New York City.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Karolina Kurkova attends the "Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2012 in New York City.
BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - NOVEMBER 06: Singer Lady Gaga receives the award for Best Female onstage during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2011 live show at the Odyssey Arena on November 6, 2011 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Singer Katy Perry arrives at The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 18: Lil' Kim attends the Lil' Kim "Return Of The Queen" Tour at Paradise Theater on May 18, 2012 in New York City.
Singer M.I.A. arrives at Spike TV's "Scream 2010" at The Greek Theatre on October 16, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Nicki Minaj arrives at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Pink poses backstage at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Singer Rihanna arrives at The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Sasha Gradiva arrives at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Discover More Like This
WHAT: Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan presents Pope John Paul II lying on his side clutching a large pastoral staff, felled by an errant meteorite.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Did you read the meteorite part of the description?
WHAT: A lovely watercolor by British comedian Robert Popper. Here's his caption: "I dun a painting of the Pope ('Goodbye Pope'): pic.twitter.com/bQm9Z45l."
WHY WE LOVE IT: We're just suckers for homemade pope paintings.
WHAT: This controversial Pope John Paul II statue by artist Oliviero Rainaldi stands in Rome.
WHY WE LOVE IT: It depicts the famed "Cadaver Synod," when controversial pope Formosus (891 to 896 AD) was posthumously tried and convicted of perjury.
Image: Jean-Paul Laurens (1838–1921), Le Pape Formose et Etienne VII - Concile cadavérique de 897 (Pope Formosus and Stephen VII - The "Cadaver Synod"), 1870, oil, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes (Wikimedia)
WHAT: A hilarious take on the pope courtesy of Italian artist Pep Marchegiani.
WHY WE LOVE IT: It's part of an entire series titled "Vatigun," which you can view here.
WHAT: A tribute to Pope John Paul II painted on a security gate in New York City. Artist James De La Vega, a graffiti artist with a degree from Cornell University, painted it on a Spanish Harlem storefront.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Who doesn't love some good papal street art design?
WHY WE LOVE IT: That is one sad pope, guys. (We do love the copious amount of rings he's rocking, though.)
Image: Raphael (1483–1520), Pope Julius II, 1511–1512, oil on panel, 63 × 40 cm (24.8 × 15.7 in), National Gallery
WHAT: The Vatican's newest official court artist Natalia Tsarkova poses next to a painting of Pope Benedict XVI on December 18, 2012 in her studio by Rome.
WHY WE LOVE IT: After Michelangelo and Raphael, the Vatican's latest official painter is something of an unusual choice -- an ebullient Russian woman with a pet owl.
Discover More Like This
In this ad for French clothing brand Camaïeu, a model wears a cozy sweatshirt and pajama shorts without incident. (Although, what's with the blurring near her belly button?). Scroll lower and you'll notice something a wee bit weird. Photoshop fail alert! What happened to her feet?
Victoria's Secret appears to have used its airbrushing powers to give a model a lift -- literally. To demonstrate the effectiveness of the Add 2 Cups Multi-Way Bra, part of the Bombshell collection, model Candice Swanepoel leans towards the camera and shows off her enhanced cleavage. But one side of her chest looks remarkably bigger than the other, as if the "Add 2 Cups" applied to one breast only.
This American Apparel ad is a study in Photoshop gone wrong. The image, ostensibly advertising the retailer's line of lace clothes, features a blonde girl cradling a horse's head that seems to be leading to nowhere.
Some Photoshop fails are subjective. Did the editor really chop off the model's arm? Or is that pose actually physically possible? But sometimes, the photo gods send us an airbrush misstep too obvious to be debated. This latest newsletter from Alloy is definitely a case of the latter.
Our friends over at PsDisasters tipped us off to the slightly off-kilter shot in the Gucci Resort 2013 ads. The fail in question has to do with poor Joan Smalls' leg-to-hip ratio. Her torso is twisted, but there's still something a little ... off about the way her legs are positioned. Does anyone else notice that her crotch doesn't match up to her body at all? That oversized snakeskin tote isn't hiding anything either.
This Kohl's ad take waist-whittling to a whole new, er, planet. Our friends at Photoshop Disasters spotted this flop -- and boy were they right. The shape these frocks seem designed to flatter definitely doesn't look human. The woman in the white dress has some sort of inverted triangle alien body -- or is that a Ken doll-like physique?
Our friends at PsDisasters tipped us off to this one, and it's definitely one for the books. To sell their "Jackie Cardigan" on their website, J. Crew featured a model in their typical prep-meets-hip gear. It only takes about half a second to notice that chunks of the model's inner thighs have been erased. Could this be a case of Photoshop streamlining gone wrong? Or is there some photo editor out there who thinks that the ideal pair of jeans creates the illusion of cratered body parts?
Jezebel pointed out that in the advertisements for Aguilera's Royal Desire fragrance, something appears a bit off. Aguilera's wrist bends weirdly, her knee has a seemingly misplaced indentation and her face and limbs look incredibly ... chiseled.
The 38-year-old graced the latest ad campaign for Rimmel looking a little ... well, flat. Kate's wearing matte foundation in the ad, so it's understandable that she would look somewhat less shiny. But, aside from her signature wide-set eyes and a small semblance of her cheekbones, we can't seem to find the lively Kate we know and love (even without a stitch of makeup).
When Kristen Stewart (awkwardly) posed on the cover of Glamour's November issue, she too fell victim to the photoshop madness. The potentially cute photo is ruined by a strange choice to cut off half of her arm (which somehow disappears into her leg).
Not only did Ann Taylor take a few inches off of a model's waist, the brand's website accidentally revealed the "before" shot, thanks to a tech glitch. The "before" is on the left, and Ann's "improved" version is on the right.
In this jarring Ann Taylor LOFT photo of Linen Twill Shorts, the model appears to have a thumb emerge directly out of her arm, above the wrist.
Model Angela Linvdall posed for the March cover of Vogue Mexico looking every beauty but also, very elongated. Her neck and jawline seemed to have been smoothed and stretched out or she's a modern-day Stretch Armstrong.
Bloomingdales turned a perfectly innocent model into a mutant, giving her the pointiest, most elongated elbow we've ever seen.
The leg bone is not connected to the hip bone. Period. And for more, check out a dozen or so airbrushed Angel fails.
By now, we're used to seeing models' bodies whittled down -- but how about reverse retouching? Like, making someone appear heavier than she is? That's what happened with Kamilla Wladyka who was Photoshopped to look healthier. For the cover of Healthy magazine.
And On And On. This model loves Suave's Mango Mandarin body wash so much that she hasn't realized she's an amputee.
We don't think the lady model's legs make any sense in Dolce & Gabbana's ad for light blue, although, somehow, 47 percent of you thought everything looked just peachy.
We still don't know what this was about but it seems more relevant than ever. Did Wills dye his hair just for the Hello cover shoot? Or was someone playing around with the color and contrast in everyone's favorite retouching program?
Here's an interesting spin: model Irina Shayk claims GQ Spain Photoshopped the underwear right off of her and that she never posed in the buff. She's taking the Spanish glossy to court over the pics.
"New Zealand's Next Top Model" came under fire for having a 16-year-old contestant pose topless, with only mud smeared across her naked breasts and then posted an unedited picture from the shoot online. The solution? A spray of Photoshopped steam covering up the girl's chest.
While Anne Hathaway looked stunning on British GQ's February 2010 issue, something's not quite right with her ultra-smooth armpit...
Another Ann Taylor photoshop fail...this time, they took out their airbrushing anger by amputating this poor model's arm!
We're not sure why someone would change Hilary Rhoda's already perfect and sky-high cheekbones to begin with-- but that didn't stop Numero Tokyo from engaging in this photoshop fail. The model's razor-sharp cheekbones were given a little too much tapering...yikes!
Some were shocked at Kate Middleton's frail frame in her Alexander McQueen gown on her wedding day. But a Grazia magazine retoucher decided to take it up a notch by airbrushing her already tiny waist, to look just like a life-size Barbie's instead. It seems that Grazia has tried to trick us into thinking the Duchess has the worlds smallest waist.
It's hard to even tell that this Maybelline ad features the one-and-only Christy Turlington, who is so airbrushed that she's basically unrecognizable. While the supermodel has always been known for her flawless complexion, her skin is so overly retouched that it bares more resemblance to a 3D animation than Christy herself.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this caption identified the makeup brand incorrectly.
Louis Vuitton's fall 2010 campaign featuring models Christy Turlington, Karen Elson and Natalia Vodianova is so aesthetically pleasing to look at, that it's hard to notice this photoshop mystery. But if you look closely in the mirror, you'll see a random reflexion in the mirror that doesn't match up with the actual scene going on.
Grace are as pretty as can be in this September 2011 Vogue spread. But unfortunately, Lila Grace and her poor fingers are the victims in this photoshop disaster.
Kim Kardashian has always embraced her curvy figure--but the original and untouched photo that Complex.com accidentally posted of a thinner Kim says otherwise.