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FREITAG Limited Art Edition 2009

The Contemporary Art of Art Recycling. The furiously Limited Art Edition of FREITAG bags is made from banners of the world’s most sizzling Contemporary Art Museums. Beautiful!

[Design-Fetish via The Magenta… Continue

Added by Yasmine Zalek on July 25, 2009 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Does Art Have a Legitimate Place in the Digital World?

Ten days ago, an important panel discussion took place called "Does art have a legitimate place in the digital world?" On the panel were two artists, an art collector and the Culture Editor from the Guardian.

Outset, an organization dedicated to supporting new art, put on the event and Marc Sands, Director of Audiences and Media at Tate, led the discussion. Listen to this highlights video to hear about how digital technologies are shaking up the art… Continue

Added by alice on March 24, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Beautifully Embroidered Silk Paintings by Art of Silk

Art of Silk produces beautiful silk embroidery art whose subjects range from fine art paintings and scenic landscapes to animal and floral portraits. Aside from producing traditional embroidery, though, the company has developed new methods of reproducing the intricate art. Founder Christopher Leung tells us, "We've combined this 2500-year-old art form with modern…


Added by Pinar on December 10, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Urban Street Art - Bugs Bunny's Fantasy

No, this isn't from Toon Town in Disneyland. This creative street installation was found on the streets of Antwerp, Belgium! I love how they used the tree as the carrot top!

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Added by Eugene on September 17, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

LACDA Digital Art Competition - Deadline 6/30

Do you have an impeccable eye for digital photography, art, video, or new media? If so, the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art is hosting a juried competition where the top 40 winners from all over the world will have the privilege of having their work shown at the LACDA gallery on August 14-16. Juror Howard Fox, Curator of Contemporary Art, LACMA, will attend the opening reception of the widely promoted exhibition. The registration fee is $30 and the… Continue

Added by Eugene on May 31, 2008 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Environment

Can Art Inspire Conservation? Can Conservation Inspire Art?

Coming to San Diego in the middle of August, the Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Planet exhibit sheds light on these questions by some of the world’s leading contemporary artists who explored eight UNESCO-designated World Heritage sites around the globe and who created artwork to investigate the… Continue

Added by alice on July 8, 2008 at 6:45am — No Comments

Lost Painting By Alex Pardee

Inspired by the television show Lost this painting by Alex Pardee features the character John Locke who has just killed a genetically altered shark with his bare hands. This piece is one of sixteen produced by artists including Carlos Ramos, Scott Campbell, Nemo and many more. All you lucky LA people will be able to see them all at LOST Underground Art Project, an art show at Gallery1988:LA.…


Added by Kevin on December 16, 2009 at 11:04pm — 7 Comments

Trash as Art and 15 MORE Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped (Click Pic)

A fun set of pictures for this Friday. Click pic for more or check out… Continue

Added by alice on November 21, 2008 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Clever New Street Art Shows Bruce Lee in Action

Though he walked up and down the same street every single day, French street artist OakOak didn't quite know what was missing from a particular spot on the wall...until now. In his latest piece, he paints Bruce Lee flying through the air, kicking a broken piece of metal as if his incredible force had bent it. Located in the town where OakOak comes from, Saint Etienne (eastern central France),…


Added by alice on March 27, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Best Ever: Street Art/Painting

Best Ever is a collaboration between UK artists Neil Edward and Hadley Newman. Newman and Edward both have backgrounds in graffiti but now work on walls and canvases, creating their unique art that they describe as “anatomical mathematical realism” or “disturbed painterly realism.” Inspirations include t”he uglier things in life – disease, death, symmetry, the exact size of everything, cycles, maths, science, mental disorders, the fragility of the…


Added by Wendy Campbell on April 30, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

20 Fantastic and Funny Examples of Game of Thrones Fan Art

Jon Snow

We finally did it! After seeing so much great fan art come out for the epic fantasy drama Game of Thrones, we felt it was time to put together the ultimate collection. These 20 pieces were chosen because they're either gorgeously made or incredibly funny. To date, 30 episodes of the television drama have been shown,…


Added by alice on July 28, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Breathtaking Bird Sculptures Made of Paper or Polymer

Beijing-born Bijian Fan creates breathtaking bird sculptures made with paper or polymer. As a child, Fan learned origami, or the art of paper folding, from his grandmother. He earned his BS and MS degrees in Mathematics as well as a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering but somehow found his way back towards art later in life. When he emigrated to the United States from China, art became…


Added by alice on April 2, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Negative Courtain

This was in a contemporary art fair... I´d love to see light trough it...

Added by Daniela on May 26, 2009 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Fashion Meets Digital Art (11 pieces)

Raphael Vicenzi is a talented illustrator from Brussels, Belgium. He mixes distinctive yet complementary elements of high fashion, street art and graffiti into his digital artwork. Typography is also tied into the pieces, not just for style, but to also make a bold statement.…


Added by Kevin Chung on February 22, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Intricate Street Art Murals

This intricate pair of monochrome murals were painted by Paris-based street artist Skio. The level of detail is so amazing, it's hard to believe that the murals were created on a wall, instead of a notebook with a ballpoint pen. There isn't too much information out there about Skio right now, but we'll definitely keep a close eye on him to see what he comes up with next.…


Added by Eugene on August 5, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

New Non-Photoshopped Body Art by Chooo-san

Can you believe that these body modifications are created without using any digital editing software? They are the painted works of a Japanese artist known simply as Chooo-san. We first came across the unusually realistic body art of the 19-year-old Musashino Art University student this past…


Added by Pinar on October 18, 2012 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Graffiti Vs. Art

Interesting article the U.K. paper Telegraph about the city of Bristol's plans to let it's citizens vote on whether to keep or remove graffiti. The idea is that people can go online and vote to keep the graffiti if they like it. Bristol is home to the street artist Banksy whose exhibit at the Bristol Museum has attracted over a quarter of… Continue

Added by Kevin on September 1, 2009 at 10:16pm — 2 Comments

The Five Main Differences Between Art and Design

If you've ever been curious about what the difference is between art and design, check out what Web Designer Depot has to say. I'm a huge fan of both art and design myself and this article really helped me figure out what the difference is between the… Continue

Added by alice on September 22, 2009 at 2:43pm — 3 Comments

Amazingly Complex Ant Hills Cast as Aluminum Sculptures

It's rare to see what an actual ant nest looks like underneath the surface of the earth. Anthill Art is an amazing process that captures that magnificent mystery in sculpture form. To create each piece, the anonymous American artist pours molten aluminum into the entrance of an ant hill, filling the tunnels and chambers with the boiling liquid. Once the liquid cools and solidifies, the piece is very carefully…


Added by katie hosmer on December 16, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

It's Raining Eggs! (7 pics)

To be effective, art doesn't always have to send a serious message. Sometimes the silliest projects can have a huge effect, especially when it puts a smile on your face.

With "Art Eggcident," Dutch artist Henk Hofstra demonstrates what it would look like if God threw giant eggs down… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 21, 2010 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

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