All Blog Posts Tagged 'artists' (28)

Great.ly: Calling All Makers - Artists, Designers and Photographers



A brand new venture is in the works that I'm excited to be a part of - it's called Great.ly. At launch, 50 tastemakers will be debuting their own curated shop, working with the makers of the world in selling their products. That's where you come in. If you're a maker - an artist, a photographer, or a…

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Added by alice on April 16, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Champagne Ruinart's Cutting-Edge Collaboration with Artist Georgia Russell

Ruinart, the world's oldest champagne house that's been producing champagne since 1729, has collaborated with artist Georgia Russell to create two cutting-edge, contemporary works, a gorgeous white ornament wrap and a grandiose sculpture made of cut paper. The…

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Added by alice on April 4, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

6 Groundbreaking Artists Who Look at the World from a Unique Perspective

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As we've seen in photography, it takes a good…

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Added by alice on March 31, 2014 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

7 Magical Examples of Artists Creating Illusions



Since the beginning of time, artists have been using illusions to make us believe we’re looking at one thing when we’re actually looking at something completely different. In these modern times, we’ve seen illusions pop up in everything from street art to sculptures, and with the rise of the Internet, we’ve witnessed stunning illusions all around the world. Today, we’ve brought…

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Added by alice on September 17, 2013 at 7:27am — No Comments

6 Talented Artists Creating Magnificent Miniature Worlds



Throughout the years, we've seen tons of artists who create whimsical adventures in a miniature-sized world. Using everyday materials as well as toy props, these artists transport us into another world, sometimes even making us questions what is real and what is fake. Today, we've rounded up six of the most talented artists who are equally skilled at setting up…

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Added by alice on August 20, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

10 Cutting-Edge Artists of the 21st Century

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Added by alice on June 11, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

7 Most Useful Tools for Modern Artists and Photographers



In these modern times, creative professionals have at their disposable a near endless amount of tools. From the gear they create on, such as a laptop or a camera, to the social networking sites they share on, it’s now more important than ever to cut through all the clamor and find out which tools you really need. For today’s post, we went straight to four reliable…

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Added by alice on February 26, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Gorgeous New Oil and Gold Leaf Painting by Brad Kunkle

New York City-based Brad Kunkle, the artist who deftly combines oil and actual gold leaves into his paintings, recently showed two new works at the Los Angeles Art Show. One of them, called Over the Ocean, will simply take your breath away. Made of oil and gold leaf on linen, it features a beautiful woman being magically lifted into the…

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Added by alice on February 8, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Top 10 Breakthrough Artists in 2012

Exactly a year ago today, we went through our archives and pulled out our Top 10 Breakthrough Artists in 2011. From Paige Bradley and her magnificently cracked sculpture to Brian Dettmer and his masterfully carved books, these artists blew us away not just with…

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Added by alice on December 16, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Stunning 3D Popsicle Stick Portrait and Anamorphic Heart

Artist Michael Murphy, who's best known for his incredible multi-layered sculptures - has created a very cool portrait of American artist Chuck Close with a…

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Added by alice on September 8, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Top 10 Breakthrough Artists in 2011



The dictionary defines a breakthrough as any significant or sudden advance, development, achievement, or increase. (Yes, that sounds about right.) In listing this year's top breakthrough artists of the year, we not thought about their incredibly creative artistic achievements, we turned to our reports to see which posts all of you loved or appreciated the most. From…

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Added by alice on December 16, 2011 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Top 10 Sites to Find New and Exciting Artists



Where do you go to find artists you connect with? We've rounded up 10 sites that do a spectacular job at featuring some of the most exciting artists today. This time we've even included ourselves in the bunch! Find that list over at Intel's… Continue

Added by alice on October 31, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Jessica Joslin: Sculpture



Born in 1971 in Boston, MA, Jessica Joslin grew up collecting flies off the windowsill to look at under her microscope. Ever since, she has been enchanted with collecting a magpie’s array of remnants from the natural world. The collection gradually grew to include obsolete bits of antique mechanical mechanisms, hardware and other oddball artifacts. In 1992, she began building the first beasts of this menagerie, using objects sent in a care… Continue

Added by Wendy Campbell on April 17, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Stacey Rozich - Illustration



Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, Stacey Rozich studied Illustration at California College of Arts in San Francisco. Her work varies from bold folk art in watercolor and gouache, to simple pen and ink line drawings that is pattern and textile inspired. Featured in her work are tribal animal masks, witch doctors, optical designs and delicately brushed beasts. To see more visit my blog -… Continue

Added by Wendy Campbell on April 10, 2010 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Catching Some Waves

One of our very favorite artists, James Jean, has just released this beautiful art print called Waves II. Quite lovely, isn't it?



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Added by alice on February 8, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

10 Outstandingly Clever Artists

Though we feature a lot of artists here on theMET, there are only a few who we believe are unbelievably clever and witty. From Terry Border, who makes everyday objects come alive, to Vincent Bousserez, who photographs the secret lives of little people, these artists create worlds we never knew existed. Through thought-provoking scenes and pop-culture references, these… Continue

Added by alice on December 17, 2009 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

From Political to Pop, Cache's Chickens Rock! (15 total)

Flava Flave!



Can chickens be cute and still carry a political message? Check out the work of Cache and you might think so. Street artist Cache painted his first chicken in 2003, near downtown LA. "The chicken thing started as a joke," he says, "but once I started reading and exploring the socioeconomic spiral, I figured there's a way to open people's minds. Carlos Castaneda wrote…

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Added by alice on October 5, 2009 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Win a Chance to Showcase Your Art in Times Square, NYC

Our friends over at Babelgum Metropolis just told us about a cool contest they're putting on. They're looking for the globe’s best and edgiest artists for the world’s biggest art show. Winners will have their work shown on giant advertising screens in Times Square and will win cash prizes.



The grand prize winner will receive $20,000, a dedicated artist… Continue

Added by alice on September 11, 2009 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

10 Photographers With the Craziest Sets and Costumes

Photo by Simon Procter

Step into the world of one of these photographers and you may never want to return (well, everyone but Ruvan Afanador and Eugenio Recuenco). What each of these photographers possess is a talent so deep that they can whip together a whimsical wonderland most of us could never imagine. Bordering on theatrical, these photos have everything from… Continue

Added by alice on September 4, 2009 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Said Why Eggs? - 26 Alphabets by 26 Artists

Said Why Eggs? Alphabet



These pieces were part of an exhibition titled Said Why Eggs? at the East End Arts Club in London. It showcases 26 alphabets by 26 different artists. Check out the prints here.

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Said Why Eggs? Alphabet



Said Why Eggs? Alphabet



Said Why Eggs? Alphabet



Said Why Eggs? Alphabet

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Added by Kevin Chung on May 23, 2009 at 10:38pm — 1 Comment

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