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
Added by alice on November 30, 2010 at 8:30am —
St. Martin’s School of Art graduate Dianne Harris turned heads at the 2011 Kinetica Art Fair with her neon works: Caduceus, E=MConsciousness2 and Eternally Yours. She specializes in producing, constructing and photographing environments. The Kinetica Art Fair is a London exhibition dedicated to bringing kinetic, electronic and technological art to the public.
“My work,” says Harris, “aims… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on February 11, 2011 at 3:30pm —
We've seen all kinds of street art on theMET, including strange silhouette figures
, homeless cardboard cut-outs
, and… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 10, 2011 at 3:30pm —
After being featured in MOCA’s Art in the Streets
, street artist Shepard Fairey
traveled to Chicago last weekend for the Art Chicago Fair
Shepard's contribution to the people… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on May 9, 2011 at 1:30pm —
Whether you have a valentine or not, it's never too soon to start planning for that next special occasion when you'll need to pick out the perfect gift. If you have a friend who has a passion for art and design, what exactly do you get him or her? Today, we've picked out ten items that are almost guaranteed to be a sure fire hit. From incredible coffee table books to the…
Added by alice on January 26, 2012 at 8:00am —
These days, you don’t have to visit a museum to see inspiring works of art. The Internet has made appreciating artwork quick and easy, giving us an endless amount of eye-candy to enjoy. Finding what speaks to you is a whole new matter, sorting through all the different mediums like painting, sculpture, photography and installations is a huge undertaking in and of itself. That’s why,…
Added by alice on October 31, 2012 at 9:30am —
Where do you go to get your contemporary art fix? Today we've rounded up six of our favorite Tumblr blogs that we think you'll enjoy. Day and day out, the people behind these sites find the most groundbreaking, exciting or intriguing pieces of art that’s meant to rattle our senses or mess with our minds.
See the list over at… Continue
Added by alice on July 19, 2012 at 9:00am —
In today's tips for a connected lifestyle, we bring you the top six sites that celebrate a type of art we've all grown to love. Though street art has been around for ages, it's only been within the past decade or so that it's been thought of as a highly regarded form of art. British street artist Banky released Exit Through the Gift Shop
which scored an Oscar… Continue
Added by alice on October 12, 2011 at 8:30am —
A spectacular 3D piece by UK-based artist Scott Davidson that took him roughly 20 hours to create using CS4. The realism in this piece is quite remarkable...
Scott Davidson's deviantART
via chung… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 8, 2009 at 4:00pm —
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!
Added by Eugene on September 17, 2009 at 3:30pm —
I'm absolutely lovin' this new piece Banksy recently put up on his website! The hilarious stencil is strategically placed on a steamroller and features some dude getting severely flattened. What a great use of surrounding environment!!
Added by Eugene on September 26, 2009 at 1:00am —
Looks like our favorite tape master is back with another piece of 3D street art. This time he's in France for the Les Grandes Traversees festival
, which is curated by Mark Jenkins. The interactive design festival, which is on its last leg in Bordeaux, brings together a group of artists who use a… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 9, 2010 at 2:00pm —
Here's a cool collaborative piece by street artists Skount + Laguna, seen in Zaragoza, Spain. Particularly love the layers of colors toward the bottom of the piece.
Added by Eugene on August 6, 2010 at 10:00am —
I'm really diggin' this piece by Peruvian street artist Fabricio Medrano aka Faber. As far as I can tell, the work was completed on wood and cardboard. The beauty and rough nature of the piece is incredible...
via [… Continue
Added by Eugene on December 1, 2010 at 2:00pm —
Culver City ArtWalk - May 31, 2008 - Free!
On Saturday, May 31, 2008, Culver City presents their annual Artwalk which is a self-guided tour of over forty galleries open from 12pm to 6pm . This art extravaganza especially celebrates the Culver City Art District, a cluster of galleries exhibiting new and distinguished artists, which is located where Washington and La Cienega Boulevards intersect. Look forward to hearing some live… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 28, 2008 at 11:30am —
What would you think if you saw this on a building in your city? Would you think it was an advertisement or just a piece of art? Located at the Fubon Financial building in Taipei, Taiwan, this project, called "Field of Dreams," asks those who pass by to look up and rediscover the sky. "As the brilliantly multicolored flowers and bright colors appear on the horizon, people… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on September 8, 2010 at 11:00am —
Ready for some explosive art? Let San Diego-based artist Kelsey Brookes amaze you with his beautifully complicated pieces. With a background in microbiology, surf culture and folk art, Brookes creates prisms of raucous color, bold imagery and timeless motifs. “Each work is a microcosm of life itself, where smiley-faced characters and wild animals cavort with abstract forms and splices of color to form… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on June 21, 2011 at 1:00pm —
Japanese award winning artist Yuki Matsueda certainly knows how to think outside-of-the-box. His art, featuring everyday objects, look as though parts of them are attempting to break free! Egg yolk, puzzle pieces and the suits of playing cards are no match for the artist who retains ultimate control.
I enjoy how there's a sense of movement to each piece. While simple, Matsueda's… Continue
Added by Claire on November 1, 2011 at 2:23pm —
Here is a perfect example of how street art can really beautify a city. This bright and beautiful mural titled "ninia Kukul" was created by street artist Stinkfish. It was recently spotted in Bogota, Columbia.
Stinkfish's flickr… Continue
Added by Eugene on February 12, 2010 at 11:30am —
Street art and pop culture collide again! Street artist OaKoAk just put up this awesome, new piece he calls Angry Bird in the City
. If you're not familiar with OaKoAk's pop culture-inspired work, go here
Added by alice on April 18, 2011 at 1:00pm —