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December 21, 2011 § 1 Comment
Sleeveface: the new trend. A new form of art created by extending the art cover of a vinyl record outside of its confined frame in order to create a new frame. The best examples of 2001 have been compiled in Sleeveface website. Here is our pick:
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August 29, 2011 § 1 Comment
A basic rule: first destroy, then create. That’s what Lucas Simões at least did in his series of portraits “Desretratos” by reconstructing already deconstructed faces. He cut out photographs of people in different shapes and re-arrange them back together in different places.
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July 14, 2011 § 1 Comment
Rene Descartes, a pop idol and Charles Darwin, the rock star. That’s how graphic designer Simon Bent decided to re-popularise some of the greatest scientists in history. In his series of illustrations Science vs. Delirium, he renders these iconic figures in the kinds of psychedelic patterns and colors, just like in 1960s acid-rock posters.
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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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April 19, 2011 § 3 Comments
If you were a writer and you were about to make your self-portrait, how would you draw yourself? Would you choose to depict an extract from your literary work perhaps? Artist and author John Sokol creates drawings of literary figures, whose outline of the face is crafted from the very words of their own works.
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April 12, 2011 § 2 Comments
One of the most beautiful scenes in the motion picture history restructured. In words. Juan Osborne used the lyrics of the’ Singing in the Rain’ song to outline Gene Kelly’s figure of in his memorable dance. Juan Osborne creates mostly portraits of directors, writers, actors, politicians by choosing very carefully the words to incorporate in each of his subjects. He has even used over 200,000 words for just one piece.
If it is too blurry to view it, just get some distance and it will appear clear. Check out some of his amazing portraits in his personal blog.