There is arguably no style of art more eclectic, thought-provoking, and inspiring than surrealism. Since its rise, nearly a century ago, the art form that puts peculiarities and uncommon juxtapositions on the forefront has expanded to various forms of art including paintings, illustrations, sculptures, and photography. It has even branched out into the realm of street and pop art,…
Australian artist Jun Gil Park has the unique talent of carving drawings into bananas! He allows the natural oxidation of the scraped skin to bring the image out. What an incredibly creative way of making food art!
Could a sculpture containing 100 fish in formaldehyde actually be considered a work of art? You bet. Created by Damien Hirst in 1993, the cabinet called "Where Will It End" was just sold for $2.8 million on a preview day at FIAC (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain), France's biggest art fair. Crazy.
Looks like the Oceanside Museum of Art in San Diego, is jumping on the pop surrealist/lowbrow bandwagon. Jeez, who would have thought that this once completely underground art form would become so critically acclaimed? In any case, Lowbrow Art: Pop Surrealism in San Diego will feature art by Scott Saw (work above), Mary Fleener, Charles Glaubitz, Pamela Jaeger, Tim McCormick, Scrojo, Jason Sherry, Jen… Continue
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 —
Los Angeles is abuzzbuzzin' this afternoon, as ART LA 2009 kicks off tonight, Thursday, January 22nd. As an internationally acclaimed art-world event that has become one of the most significant annual cultural events in greater LA - thought this little event may of interest to a few of you art fans out there.
ART LA 2009 presents 60 of the top international and Los Angeles-based… Continue
A pair of giant robotic spiders designed and built by French performance art group La Machine have come to Yokohama to take part in the upcoming Expo Y150. Beautiful work that really takes art to the streets. More info here.
Absolutely gorgeous photos have surfaced of Miranda Kerr nude. We've always felt that the body is the highest form of art and nowhere is this more apparent than in this photo set. She's absolutely stunning.…
Tons of amazing artists are adding work to this listing. The only stipulation is that you must be willing to donate 100% of the proceeds from the sale of your work to Haiti. Spread the word! Check out more art, contribute, and purchase here.…
The artist known simply as Amose was born in 1979 and currently lives and works in Lille, France. Amose works in various mediums including illustration, traditional painting, spray painting, and screen printing. To see more, visit Daily Art Fixx.
If you're up for celebrating art in an unconventional place, may I suggest you make your way to Chicago on August 7th? There you can join other art enthusiasts aboard the eight-car "L" train for an experience you won't forget. Art on Track is a mobile art experience that will take you around Chicago in a loop. The event is put on by SALVO NFP, a Chicago organization… Continue
Added by alice on July 11, 2010 at 6:00am —
Combining yarn and stencils in his latest installation, HOT + TEA takes street art to a crazy and cool new level. Mysteriously, not much is known about these pieces except that they're shot by Minneapolis, Minnesota-based photographer Thomas Dunning and that a timelapse will soon be released. Also, the one above took six hours to install.…
We've been asked a few times if My Modern Met will be covering Art Basel this year. Though we'd love to check out all of the amazing art, due to time constraints, we're skipping it this year. One reason why I'd personally love to go is to see Friends With You's outdoor installation called Rainbow City.… Continue