Here’s Ai Weiwei’s Bang installation incorporating 886 antique wooden stools for the 2013 Venice Art Biennale. Link here.
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Work by the talented Sarah Maycock- illustrator, artist, designer based in South East England.
” My paintings (as of late) are about nostalgia. I was born in 1981 and I have a soft spot for the art, music, and culture to come out of that decade. I love the sound of analogue synthesizers and the look of hand made art. I’m interested in the parallels between nostalgia felt for [...]
Erik J. Sommer is a a New York City based contemporary artist specializing in mixed media creations.
Start your rainy days off sunny side up with this handy poncho! Bright yellow egg yolk on a white poncho keeps you dry when sudden rainstorms hit. You’ll brighten everyone’s grey days when you’re sporting this funny egg! Folds up for mega portability. Plastic. One size fits most. 39″ long. Buy here.
All the figures appearing in Korean artist KwangHo Shin‘s works are individuals and self-portraits. ‘The spirit he wanted to inspire the figures with is that of a distorted hero’s or another character unidentifiable with eyes. Majority of specific people are the figures whom he depicts. He distorts a figure trying not to transform the mind [...]
” For me, I find clay to be the most versatile material and it is well suited to the expression of my ideas. I consider my sculptures to be a canvas for my paintings. All the plastic, graphic and painting elements of a piece function as complementary parts of the work.” – Sergei Isupov
” My artistic practice has been characterized by large-scale installations and the appropriation of mass-produced and consumer objects. I employ techniques and strategies that are characteristic of Sculpture, Installation and Process Art. I employ everyday objects to enquire into the nature of how we relate to material objects in an era dominated by mass-production, standardization [...]
Take a minute or two and check out Dasha Pliska‘s drawings. She’s a very talented artist based in Odessa, Ukraine.
The world of Justine Otto (born 1974) is inhabited by girls, women and animals. The painterly handwriting is merciless, the iciness brutal. Even when the landscape is turning green, the temperature remains at the freezing level. The pictures’ intrinsic metallic appearance alters the protagonists into beings for whom nothing, absolutely nothing is foreign. They locate [...]
I have painted with coffee (previously blogged)…now let’s paint with ice cream! It’s messy but definitely fun and mouthwatering. More of my work here.
Artist Philipp Weber tells the stories that move him, using a hyperrealist style. Realism, pop, composition and an attempt to find an inner truth determine the artist’s approach, which places women at the heart of his cyclical works. Like Mel Ramos, Philipp Weber depicts the artificiality and the clichés of the fashion and advertising world. [...]
This tennis court business card by Anonio Correa created for Denia Salu Tennis Academy, is handed folded in half and, when opened, becomes a tennis court. Cool!
Hiro Kurata was born in Osaka Japan, and grew up in Tokyo and Chicago. His main focus is in creating surrealistic moment through his paintings,using motif of sports and chairs. Destruction and strength of the baseball bat, stability and gentleness of the armrest chair. “Calm days make me sleep and wild days are too chaotic. [...]