Pinar's Blog Posts Tagged '"' (6)

Geometric Human Sculpture Represents Order Out of Chaos

The Architect is an intriguing sculpture by English artist Jilly Sutton that blends the head of a person with geometric shapes. The peaceful, slumbering face is accompanied by a frenzy of three-dimensional blocks, adding an abstract element to the otherwise figurative sculpture. The eye-catching structure, originally constructed out of square soft wood timbers that had been…

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Added by Pinar on October 15, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

My Modern Shop Spotlight #11 - Superheroes by Andy Awesome



With so much creativity generated everyday, we've had the fortune of sharing countless works of art here on My Modern Met. Now, we're also pleased to offer prints and canvases featuring the work of many of today's finest contemporary artists through My Modern Shop. As part of our ongoing series of…

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Added by Pinar on May 1, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Multi-Layered Landscape Photos Redefine Perspective



Representing a three-dimensional structure on a two-dimensional platform can make a figure fall flat. Vancouver-based photography technician Jason Gowans found this same principle to be true of vast landscapes trying to be captured within photographs. The essence and expansive beauty of the earth is lost on a medium without physical depth. As a result of his contemplative dilemma, Gowans…

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

Psychedelic Vortex Formed with Thousands of CDs

A lot of artists use unconventional materials to construct their visionary pieces but there's something about the shimmering surface of a CD whose twinkle in the light draws the eye. That's part of the reason why sculptor Leticia Bajuyo works almost exclusively with the nearly…

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Added by Pinar on October 15, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Eye-Popping Colors Captured at Utah's Holi



Once a year, the Holi Festival of Colors, celebrating the arrival of a new season, takes place around the world. Crowds of people playfully pelt each other with vibrant paints, adding a wildly colorful hue to the environment. San Francisco-based photographer Thomas Hawk caught some amazing photographs of this year's celebration at Spanish Fork, Utah.

The series of…

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Added by Pinar on August 5, 2012 at 10:08am — 2 Comments

Layered Landscapes Made of Graphite, Tape, and Resin

LA-based mixed media artist Brooks Shane Salzwedel assembles beautiful natural landscapes, often featuring some form of majestic architecture like bridges and oil drilling towers. The artist primarily works with graphite, tape, and resin to produce these layered images, giving each one a three-dimensional feel. The separation that defines the difference between foreground and background…

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Added by Pinar on May 13, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

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