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1. A young woman who enjoys writing about art, design, and photography.
Who is Pinar?
I'm a New York native, born and raised in Brooklyn. After being accepted into the Center for Arts Education's Career Development Program in high school, I thought I would pursue a career in film. Despite being encouraged to ditch college and move to LA, I chose to earn my bachelor's degree in Film and Media studies in New York and explore my creative options. Having worked in film, television, theater, and publishing, I've racked up quite a list of things I like. Creativity is a MUST.
Kaikoura, New Zealand-based sculptor Ben Foster creates modern, inorganic renderings of animals that boast a geometric design. Each sculpture in his portfolio, whether it be a seal balancing an invisible ball, a horse standing in place, or a dog howling at the moon, blurs the lines between the real and abstract. They also each incite spectators to shift their positions to get the…
Posted on February 23, 2014 at 11:28am — 1 Comment
Reidsville, North Carolina-based artist Brad Spencer works with bricks to produce eye-catching, figurative sculptures. Each piece of work in the sculptor's growing collection is an intriguing look at a common medium used in an unconventional way. The fact that bricks are typically an architectural material whose visual shapes rarely extend beyond anything more than a boxy wall…Continue
Posted on February 22, 2014 at 9:45am — 2 Comments
Posted on February 21, 2014 at 11:00am
Artist Pat Acton of Matchstick Marvels has constructed a massive model of Minas Tirith, the fictional city within the world of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, with 420,000 matchsticks. The Iowa native, who has been working with matchsticks since he graduated from college back in 1977, uses techniques acquired through experience with the material of choice to assemble…
Posted on February 21, 2014 at 10:00am