June 20, 2011 § 2 Comments
Art made not by crayons, but of crayons. Artist Christian Faur uses more than one hundred thousand hand cast crayons of varying colors and shades to create amazing photorealistic landscapes and figurative images.
Christian Faur creates a ‘new art form that uniquely balances the qualities of both photography and sculpture’ by placing these individual “pixels” of wax into specific locations inside of wooden frames. Simply wonderful!
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March 21, 2011 § 3 Comments
Which one is stronger? A word or an image?
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March 17, 2011 § 3 Comments
The artist’s attempt to exist and shape himself. A continuous struggle.
Alejandro Maestre Gasteazi covered his friend, Julián Cánovas with mud from head to toe and photographed him at various stages. Later, through the use of Photoshop, he started revealing different parts of his subject’s body, making him appear like a floating sculpture.
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March 8, 2011 § 4 Comments
Collecting data from the Development Research Center on Migration, Globalization and Poverty, artist Samuel Granados has created a geographical map made of Lego bricks that shows emigration and immigration data between American countries. With each LEGO piece representing 10,000 immigrants, these migration maps reveal the topography as it evolves across North America.
March 6, 2011 § 2 Comments
Paintings that have a magazine-like glossy look? Why not?
UK based artist Alessandro Botto is a self-taught painter, whose work explores ‘movement through the analysis of balance, velocity and the hierarchy of elements within a composition’.
It’s not fashion, it’s definitively art.
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March 3, 2011 § 1 Comment
What are your wildest dreams? What is your deepest existential wish? Now it is time to express it. And in public view.
Candy Chang turned one side of an abandoned house in her neighborhood in New Orleans into a giant chalkboard where residents could fill in the blank by expressing what they would want to do before they die.
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February 27, 2011 § 2 Comments
Have you ever thought that some of the sounds that you hear in a movie, such as the galloping of a horse, or the sounds of swords, are not actually real, but often created during production? Gary Hecker is a “Foley artist“, someone who specializes in creating everyday sounds for movies.
Right in time for the Oscars.
via Open Culture