All Blog Posts Tagged 'Art' (430)

‘Second Lives’ at the Museum of Arts and Design in NYC

This looks like an awesome show with a sense of humor. The artists in "Second Lives" are using old materials to create something new.

This chandelier made out of recycled eyeglasses by Stuart Haygarth is unbelievable, really beautiful...The entire review is…

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Added by Mary on September 26, 2008 at 1:35pm — 4 Comments

TarFest - Festival of Art, Film, Music & Run! - 10/3-10/5: Park La Brea

TarFest has been held annually since 2003 at the La Brea Tar Pits and the surrounding Museum Row in the historic Miracle Mile district of Los Angeles. The festival presents an opportunity for artists in LA to gain creative exposure in the geographical and cultural center of the city for the benefit of public enrichment. The four-day indoor/outdoor multi-venue… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 26, 2008 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - ART+CULTURE: "Strategic Synchronicity" by Futura - Pioneer of the American Urban Art Movement

Opening Reception September 19th, 7pm-9pm: Downtown LA

Presented by Krunk, Futura’s “Strategic Synchronicity” show will be his first ever LA solo exhibition and will be open to the public from September 19th through 21st from 11am-6pm, with a public reception on the 19th from 7pm-9pm. Leonard McGurr aka Futura is an internationally acclaimed graffiti… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 17, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

Three-Dimensional Paper Art - Carlo Giovani: São Paulo, Brazil

Carlo Giovani is a masterful paper engineer that comes to us from Brazil. I like how he is able to craft paper in a way that gives each of his unique characters a distinct personality.…

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

Chewing Gum Art by Maurizio Savini: Rome, Italy

I appreciate artists that think out of the box and use mediums nobody else would ever think of. Italian artist Maurizio Savini makes these amazing sculptures with pink chewing gum and fibreglass. According to Savini, "The synthetic fleshliness of the pink color, the obsessive square shape of the product unwrapped and ready to be shred to pieces by the power of… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 9, 2008 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

My Experience at the SF MOMA - A Refreshingly Interesting Museum

I like to frequent museums on occasion, but I usually find myself getting bored after the first twenty minutes upon arrival. That's why I was pleasantly surprised by the SF MOMA.

The SF MOMA is currently showcasing the work of Frida Kahlo, which runs through September 28th. There is something so real and… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 8, 2008 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

Modern Mosaic Art Using Corks, Nails, and Toothpicks by Saimir Strati: Albania

Saimir Strati is an Albanian artist who is regarded as one of the world's most well-known modern mosaic artists. He has used materials including nails, toothpicks, corks, sea glass, eggshells, compact discs, coffee beans, porcelain and mirror glass among other materials.



2008 - In Progress

On August 8, 2008 the artist began his most… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 29, 2008 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Gutter Art - The 6emeia Project: São Paulo, Brazil

"The 6emeia project was created and developed by the artists Anderson Augusto, also known as SÃO, and Leonardo Delafuente, also known as Delafuente. The duo live in the Barra Funda neighborhood of São Paulo where they began the project with the purpose of changing and transforming daily life.



The duo's objective is to modify the means within which we… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 26, 2008 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

The New York City Waterfalls: June 26 - October 13, 2008



This looks very cool and I can't wait to check it out in August when I am back in NYC. I happen to love waterfalls and fountains.



Link to the site (seems to be a little slow, very flash HEAVY):

http://www.nycwaterfalls.org (copy and paste—for some reason my links aren't showing up)





NY Times article &… Continue

Added by Mary on June 26, 2008 at 5:28pm — 1 Comment

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - ART+CULTURE

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 — 3 Comments

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