We've written about Muniz before; he is a Brazilian sculptor, photographer and painter. He currently divides his time between Sao Paulo and New York City. These pieces are C-Prints. they have a painterly quality to them.
See more at vikmuniz.net.
Putman is a Seattle-based artist who creates fake animals using NON-animal based materials. He creates the impression of wounded, overstuffed toys but they also have a realistic quality to them. You can see more at robbputnam-art.com.