Let’s face it, weird is the new cool. For all those odd balls out there, Happy Friday you wonderfully rare specimens. Let us take this long awaited Friday to give a salute (I tip my hat) to some of our favorite most unique and ingenious artists.

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Cindy Sherman is the queen of weird conceptual portraits. We love how she transforms herself into different personas while never compromising the WTF factor.

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Ah yes, Makoto Aida. How can we not acknowledge your amazingly sinister use of violent and sexual imagery as you so beautifully sugar coated it with the juvenile qualities of manga art.

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Tim Burton, yes fine we will give you cred because who else made “weird” acceptable to the masses but you? “I, myself, am strange and usual” -Lydia Deetz

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Vik Muniz, anyone who can make masterful pieces of art out of regular everyday shit is weird to me. #respect

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This shout out goes to the entire avant-garde art house film genre! #Sweetmovie