Posts Tagged ‘art’

Planetary Anatomy

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Creative studio FOREAL, “a young design studio with a creative focus on illustration and art direction founded by Benjamin Simon and Dirk Schuster”, are responsible for this vivid series based on the physicality of planets called “Planetary Anatomy”. They are thrilled at the tiniest details, the most astounding colors and amazing compositions are their passion. 

Benjaman Kyle’s Million Dot Portrait

A Portrait Drawn by Hand with 2.1 Million Ink Dots to Aid Amnesiac Benjaman Kyle

Doctors once called him “Burger King John Doe” but that didn’t stick with the man found naked and covered in ant bites behind a Burger King in Richmond Hill, Georgia. He’s awaken in the hospital after being found, with no recollection of his name or anything of his past. Because he was found behind a […]

Starry Night Art Installation by Lee Eunyeol

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Korean artist and photographer Lee Eunyeol’s “Starry Night” light installations, recently on display at the Gana Art Space in Seoul, is a spectacle of cosmic proportions. These series of photos capture what appears to be a kind of grounded cosmos. As if living stars survive and adapt to nature after falling in pattern from the […]

Tower Studio: Twisted Artist Retreat Responds to Nature

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What does an artist need to work? In theory, both vivid inspiration (for an idea) as well as a clear head (for its execution). This remote dwelling addresses both of these needs at the same time. Saunders Architecture is in the process of constructing a series of such spaces – each with its own architectural character – […]

Painting Reality: Surprised Motorists Make Sudden Street Art

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Ingredients: 500 liters of brightly-colored, eco-friendly, wash-away water-based paint, one elevated location with video camera and a whole mess of (2000) cars just waiting at an intersection to be unwitting participants in creating a huge mural. Guerilla artists of IEPE dumped blue, yellow, purple and red along each major motorway crossing at a single (huge) central […]

Suspended Grass Figures Grow in Galleries

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The figures seem to float on air, hanging in unnatural positions, their limbs dangling. Made of a compacted growing medium, these sculptures by Mathilde Roussel are planted with grass seeds and allowed to transform over time, the grass sprouting and growing. The French artist’s ‘Lifes of Grass’ series is pictured here at the Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum […]

Craig Folds Five: Dollar Origami

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We all strive to turn our money into something. Origami artist Craig Sonnenfeld aka Craig Folds Five have managed to transform US dollar bills into a wild assortment of figures. From animals to flowers, cars and more, just using the ancient Japanese practice, the dollar bills take their incredible new forms. Check them out.

Peace Art Project Cambodia Twists Gun Metal into Furniture

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From swords to plowshares, as they say, or in this more contemporary case: from guns into tables and chairs (and bikes and sculptures). The Peace Art Project Cambodia (PAPC) was founded in October 2003, starting with “art students from the Royal University of Fine Arts (RUFA) focusing on 20 and 21 st century metal sculpture” who took their […]