Posts tagged art
Posts tagged art
How to recycle washed-up slippers into toys.
Hommage to Japan, by Fabienne Verdier
French Painter Fabienne Verdier
Peter Gronquist was born in Portland, Oregon in 1979. Growing up in a creative family, he began drawing and painting at a very early age. This led to obsessive artmaking throughout his childhood that continues today. After highschool, Peter attended the School of Visual Arts for two years, then finished his BFA at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2001. Peter currently resides in Oakland California and tries to paint every day.
Malaysian Coffee stain artist Hong Yi, makes portrait of Jay Chou in 12 hours.
(Source: Laughing Squid)
An art student in the UK did this piece for her final. A wedding dress completely made out of divorce papers.
WE INTERRUPT THE MIGHTY MONTH OF MARVEL TO BRING YOU:
Chrono Jigga produced by 2 Mello
Image by Jake Wyatt. You’re welcome.
When Sandy Patangay left her home country of India to come to the United States, she never dreamed that she’d one day be able to bring something so special from her native culture to eager New York City consumers. After having completed her masters and begun working on Wall Street, she turned her sights away from the corporate world and began to channel her true passion - henna design - into a project that has become incredibly successful in an incredibly small amount of time. Transmuting traditional henna designs onto a whole new medium, Sandy creates beautiful cakes, cookies, and macaroons that have earned critical praise from some of the most renowned culinary experts. Thinking back on her decision to take this step in establishing her own business, she says:
So many times, I asked myself, whether this was a stupid move — walking away from a secure job to sell cakes. But now I can see I didn’t waste a single day. While I loved what I was doing on Wall Street, there’s only so much you can do to climb the corporate ladder. And how many people actually end up being the CEO? But when you follow your passion, the possibilities are endless.
Check out her website here.
Unity by Bohyun Yoon
Materials: silicon rubber, wire, steel, spotlight
Shimmering DVD Display by Daniel Canogar
It was inevitable that the DVD would one day become archaic storage technology (think about telling your great-clonekids that instead of brain-to-brain lasers we used to have watch spinning discs that wouldn’t play properly if the wind changed direction), but even more inevitably that we’d find artistic uses for the approximately eleventy-eight trillion (according to a very scientific number I just made up) discs still lying about. Daniel created this contemplative shrine to rapidly aging information with the contents of each disc displayed back onto it, a meditative glimpse into the binary mind of entertainment. Check out the very cool video of the installation in action below:
Light After Death: Mihoko Ogaki’s ‘Milky Way’ Figures Project Stars from Within
In her ongoing series of figurative sculptures titled Milky Ways, artist Mihoko Ogaki explores ideas of life, death, and rebirth. The dead or dying human forms are constructed from Fibre-reinforced plastic and embedded with bright LEDs that when lit project fields of light resembling stars in the surrounding space. You can see many more installation views over on her website. (via mori yu gallery)