Scanning images of crumpled aluminum foil, artist Pae White made this mind-bending main stage curtain for the Oslo Opera House. The digitized image was fed into a computer driven loom to weave the curtain, creating the illusion of a 3D surface.
Called “Metafoil,” it's a modern take on the centuries-old tradition of weaving, but with a digital twist. “Metafoil takes advantage of the… Continue
Added by alice on March 26, 2011 at 9:30am —
Thorsten Schmidtkord's “Head on Top” series reminds me of a real-life Mr Potato Head. The German artist switches up the facial features of his subjects - the top of their heads are found at the bottom, while the eyes and noses are left where you'd expect them to be. The mouths, however, are nowhere to be found. The images provoke quite a reaction - It's hard to decide… Continue
Added by Eugene on November 23, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Inspired by torn and creased images from comics and newspapers, Polish photographer Jan Kriwol created these Photoshopped images that are completely flawless. Even though my brain knows that they're fake, my eyes have trouble finding any imperfection. Kriwol has worked for a number of prestigious ad agencies, including DDB, Saatchi & Saatchi, and BBDO.…
Added by Eugene on October 10, 2010 at 11:00am —
To celebrate their 200th anniversary, Peugeot will be debuting a 100% electric roadster at this year's Paris Motor Show, which starts next week.
The EX1 is powered by two electric motors, one located at the front and another at the rear. Together, they squeeze out a fairly impressive 340bhp and provide a constant torque of 240Nm at the front and… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 22, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Peruvian street artist M. Sueño created this incredible wheat paste mural on the streets of Atlanta, Georgia. It appears as though Sueño really poured his heart and soul into the piece, as the central theme is his rich Peruvian culture.
Earlier this month, the city was transformed into an all-out open air gallery for more than 50 graffiti artists, hailing… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 27, 2010 at 3:30pm —
For the second year running, Sydney celebrates the approach of winter with Vivid Sydney, a festival of light, music, and ideas.
The main attraction of the festival, which is stealing everyone's breath away, is Laurie Anderson's "Lighting the Sails," a slideshow of vibrant images, projecting everything from hair, flowers, leopard-print patterns, fireworks, and…
Added by Eugene on June 11, 2010 at 2:00pm —
The more I look at Mi Ju's amazingly detailed work, the more I'm impressed by it. I just featured her in a post last week, but I stumbled upon some of her most recent works and they are truly mind-blowing.
To create her incredibly complex masterpieces, the 26-year-old uses…
Added by Eugene on April 26, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Banksy has been going to town in San Francisco, and added a total of six pieces around the city. Out of all of them, this one really stands out. The stencil features an American Indian holding up a "no trespassing" sign.…
Added by Eugene on April 26, 2010 at 9:30am —
Alex Griendling created this series of LOST-themed tarot cards. Each card features a character on the hit show along with a personality trait associated with them. Which one is your favorite?…
Added by Eugene on April 22, 2010 at 11:30am —
I'm really impressed by the artistry behind these show cards for David Choe's upcoming exhibit in Beverly Hills. Choe, a superstar in the pop-art circuit, hasn't had a solo show in Los Angeles for six long years.
"this summer In april 2010 I will have my first solo art show in…
Added by Eugene on February 17, 2010 at 9:30am —
Of all the pieces that Banksy recently put up in Utah, I especially love this one spotted outside downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. The clever stencil features a graffiti boy praying for forgiveness. "Forgive Us Our Trespassing," it states. As always, the whimsical way he plays with words and images is brilliant!…
Added by Eugene on January 22, 2010 at 1:00am —
When Wallpaper magazine approached London-based Moritz Waldemeyer to design an object under the topic "Home Disco," he blew everyone away with this awesome electro coffee-table. Featuring high fidelity speakers, an iPod dock, and a built-in haze machine, the coffee-table by day, turns into a futuristic dancing cage at night.…
Added by Eugene on January 6, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Vancouver's Olympic organizing committee unveiled the gold, silver, and bronze medals that will be distributed during the 2010 Winter Games. The medals, displayed last week, are the first in Olympic and Paralympic history to be made from discarded circuit boards and electronic waste. They are among the heaviest in Games history at about half a kilogram each.…
Added by Eugene on October 21, 2009 at 12:00pm —
How did fashion designer Bernhard Willhelm and creative duo Freudenthal & Verhagen come up with these brilliant ideas for this set? It's almost as if they effortlessly transport us to another world, one full of surreal oddities.
The originality and variety of these shots are highly impressive. Every image seems so realistic, even though we know that… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 20, 2009 at 11:30am —
London-based architecture firm ACME was recently awarded third prize in a competition to design a United Nations memorial. Initiated by the city of Chungju in South Korea, the selected memorial will rest in the city’s UN Peace Park.
Built as a metaphor for how the UN operates and functions, the memorial space is meant to “represent the nature of the…
Added by Eugene on October 19, 2009 at 1:00pm —
The meeting of the stone-age Flintstones and futuristic Jetsons is like a happy dream I never knew I had. Kenny Scharf's Barberadise
opens this weekend and features Hanna Barbera characters “amidst world annihilation”. The exhibition runs at the Honor Fraser Gallery in Los Angeles through October 31st, with the opening reception on September 12th from… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 11, 2009 at 12:30pm —
Glenn Jones. a graphic designer and illustrator from Auckland, New Zealand creates some of the funniest t-shirts I've ever seen. With a really distinct style, along with a clever sense of humor, he really makes you think for a second before laughing out loud.
Alice wrote… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 31, 2009 at 1:00pm —
I can't help but laugh when I look at Mentalgassi's street art installations in Berlin, Germany. Consisting of three core members, they go around wheatpasting faces on public installations, such as reclyling bins and tickets validators, thereby evoking emotion from those that pass by. Gotta love their sense of humor!…
Added by Eugene on April 29, 2009 at 3:00pm —
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Meese"- Daniel Elson
These awesome art pieces are a true tribute to those old school TV shows that we all grew up on and loved. They're all part of a group show called "Idiot Box" thrown by Gallery 1988. Collected here are some of my favorites from the exhibit that are sure to bring back some good memories.
"Saved by the Bell" Edition 5 - Ryan Hungerford
Added by Eugene on April 13, 2009 at 10:30am —
At first glance, these images look like someone simply photoshopped a photograph of these celebrities. The crazy thing is, that's not the case. These original images were created completely on a computer!
Digital painting is an emerging art form in which traditional painting techniques such as watercolor, oils, impasto, etc. are applied using digital tools by… Continue
Added by Eugene on January 29, 2009 at 2:00pm —