Added by Marica on February 12, 2011 at 6:00am —
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 —
Our all-time favorite contemporary artist Audrey Kawasaki has created yet another amazing piece, this time for a group exhibit called "Suggestivism" that's going on now. Located at Cal State University's cutting-edge museum arm, Grand Central Art Center, the exhibition is curated by writer and artist Nathan Spoor. The show explores and documents contemporary artists in the modern art… Continue
Added by alice on February 10, 2011 at 2:00pm —
Street artist ROA recently went on a tear in Mexico, after being invited by Gonzalo Alvarez of Mamutt Arte. "I love to integrate the native animals of the country I visit," he says, referring to the armadillo, buzzards, raccoon, anteater, and fighting cock he gave his hosts in Mexico City, and a tiny town in the north called Jamaica. Part naturalist and part social activist, ROA shines his… Continue
Added by Eugene on February 9, 2011 at 11:00am —
Added by Kevin Chung on February 4, 2011 at 9:30pm —
Janne Parviainen is an artist from Finland who's photographs show us the art of light painting
. Creepy skeletons come alive, finding a new lease on life.
These haunting photographs are the result of combining light with darkness. Each photograph tells a different story, like moments in time brought to life by the… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on February 4, 2011 at 3:00pm —
Michael Page's enigmatic imagery is rendered in a rich color palette of swirling and flowing shapes that create dynamic movement. Painting with oil and acrylic on panel, the San Francisco-based artist creates otherworldly realms that are vaguely familiar in their resemblance to our shared reality, but are ultimately their own cosmic manifestation.
Through his body of work, the… Continue
Added by Eugene on February 4, 2011 at 11:30am —
Talented animator, designer, director and producer Lynne Naylor works in the “pop surrealism” scene. Her award-winning illustrations have been featured in successful animated TV and film projects, such as The Ren and Stimpy Show
, Powerpuff Girls
and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends
. Naylor also completed conceptual designs for DreamWorks and Sony Pictures… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on February 2, 2011 at 12:30pm —
Now on view at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo is Motohiko Odani's hauntingly beautiful sculptures. His unique style has won this artist acclaim both in Japan and abroad, and in 2003 he was selected as one of the artists to represent Japan at the Venice Biennale.
"Right now I have this strong Futurist interest in how to capture the concepts of movement and transformation, dynamism and… Continue
Added by alice on February 1, 2011 at 11:30am —
While we can all appreciate today's digital art movement, there's something about watercolor paintings that strikes a chord within us, making us yearn for simpler times. Poland-based artist Grzegorz Wróbel is an architectural designer and artist who paints both traditional and modern architecture in his stunning street scenes. Love how he paints shadows and light and how he brings into focus… Continue
Added by alice on January 30, 2011 at 8:00am —
Varlose, Denmark-based freelance architectural and landscape photographer Kim Holtermand takes photos that make you appreciate life's still moments. There's an underlining moodiness to his work - you can almost feel the heavy fog surrounding the buildings or weaving through the trees. His attention to color, composition, lines and angles doesn't go unnoticed. In fact, it should come as no surprise… Continue
Added by alice on January 30, 2011 at 7:00am —
Here at theMET, we're all about shining light on creative ideas. It's one of the many reasons why I love my job. On a daily basis, I get to explore the web, finding everything from unbelievable teenage talent
Added by alice on January 29, 2011 at 9:30am —
Artist Will Ryman
just debuted a site-specific art installation called "The Roses" that consists of 38 rose blossoms as high as 25 feet plus 20 individual sculptures of scattered rose petals! (Coolest part? 6 of the 20 scattered petals have been comfort tested to double as lawn chairs.) Covering 10 blocks of Park Avenue in New York… Continue
Added by alice on January 29, 2011 at 8:00am —
Added by Kevin Chung on January 27, 2011 at 7:00pm —
Hey everyone! Here are two of my latest drawings: an Italian track / fixed gear rider and a rude Argentinian taxi driver. Hope you like them!
Juan Weiss'… Continue
Added by Juan Weiss on January 27, 2011 at 12:30pm —
Not many people have fled from North Korean and lived to talk about it. Song Byeok not only survived, he went one step further, painting funny images of North Korea's "Great Leader" Kim Jong Il. The dictator is seen wearing his trademark sunglasses, but has Marilyn Monroe's body, and is pushing down his white dress in an updraft.
Satirical paintings like this would have gotten… Continue
Added by Eugene on January 27, 2011 at 10:00am —
It should come as no surprise that designer John Galliano was inspired by a '40s and '50s illustrator for Dior's Spring 2011 haute couture collection. Legendary fashion illustrator René Gruau was one of the best known and favorite artists of the haute couture world back in those decades. His artwork is recognized in some of Paris and Italy's most prestigious art museums including the Louvre in Paris.… Continue
Added by alice on January 27, 2011 at 9:00am —
UK-based street artist Phlegm
has been putting up some awesome works lately. As usual, many of his larger-than-life characters originate from his comics.
"I love to get run down urban spaces and factories and play with the space," says Phlegm. "It’s such an immediate way to get… Continue
Added by Eugene on January 27, 2011 at 9:00am —
Brooklyn-based artist KAWS recently teamed up with the Standard Hotel to release some limited edition filament light bulbs. 1,000 sets of 3 bulbs - red, purple and green filaments are adorned with KAWS signature XX mark and are available right now. Talk about a recognizable brand.
“Just changing a small thing, like a filament, can turn a light bulb from a standard everyday thing to… Continue
Added by alice on January 24, 2011 at 12:00pm —
Added by Marica on January 22, 2011 at 5:30pm —