All Blog Posts Tagged 'tape' (10)

Conducting Energy of a Space with Sliced Black Masking Tape



New York-based Korean artist Sun K. Kwak masterfully redefines a space with her spectacular tape installations. Primarily working with ordinary black masking tape, the artist manages to produce a fluid stream of color that looks like a painting by applying the adhesive strips directly to the walls and floors of a venue and tearing away at it, piece by piece. Each site-specific installation…

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Added by Pinar on April 25, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Intricate Miniature Tape, Thread, and Toothbrush Sculptures

Japanese visual artist Takahiro Iwasaki manipulates common objects, transforming them into intricately designed sculptures. From carving into rolls of tape and carefully assembling the loose threads from towels and socks to architecturally constructing the bristles from…

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Added by Pinar on February 25, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Cute and Creative Cassette Tape Art



Paris, France-based artist Benoit Jammes wrote to us to tell us about his cute and creative series involving cassette tapes. Before compact discs (or CDs) took over the market in the early 90s, cassettes were all the rage, dominating the way we listened to music throughout the 70s and the 80s. As an homage to those long gone decades, Jammes has created a lighthearted series that shows what…

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Added by alice on December 7, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

New Masking Tape Illusions by Aakash



It's amazing how many illusions one can create with just some colored masking tape! New York-based street artist Aakash Nihalani is back with some fresh new work that has his models climbing, stepping and lifting themselves out of imaginary objects. These are the results of his collaboration with photographer Noah Kalina and model Lyle Lodwick in Nature Walk and photographer Mark…

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Added by alice on June 1, 2012 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Awesome Scotch Tape Sculptures 2012

This contest proves that you can create art with materials sitting right on your desk! Using 15 rolls of Scotch packaging tape, Jake Longenecker nabbed first place in The Scotch Off the Roll Tape Sculpture Contest, sponsored by 3M. Called "Free Fallin," it depicts a WWII era paratrooper in mid drop. Longenecker beat out more than 100 entries to take home the $5,000…

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Added by alice on May 12, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Mark Jenkins' Urban Sculptures Shock Rome



Global street artist Mark Jenkins is renowned for his expertise in simulating human figures out of your average roll of tape. The installation artist's latest sculpture displays that feature the human form can be found across the public urban spaces of Rome, Italy. In preparation for…

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Added by Pinar on March 15, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Redefining a Space with Colorful Tape

Brooklyn-based artist Rebecca Ward uses electrical tape with vinyl adhesives to create visually exciting installations. Her site-specific geometric creations work as an extension to its surrounding architecture. The tape artist redefines the space she's working in with her evenly spaced parallel and interweaving stretches of bright lines that form three-dimensional shapes.…

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Added by Pinar on February 2, 2012 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

MP3 Cassette Tape



"There are a million different mp3 players on the market. We know – we counted them all. It took a whole weekend and we kept losing our place. It was rubbish. Point is, there are lots of mp3 players available, and while they all have their own individual design shtick, they do the exact same thing. Until now."

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Added by Visnja V on July 6, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Cool New Home Wallpaper for DIY Room Decor



More like peal-away borders than traditional wallpaper per say, this idea lets home owners blend the best of stylish professional design with unique, personal and artistic decorative touches. So easy a kid could do it.



This is a bit like wallpapering in reverse. Sound complex? The concept is simple: add the peal-away paper elements to a selected wall surface, decorate with paint on the in-between spaces and pull back the sticky tape-like…

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Added by Yasmine Zalek on March 16, 2010 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

Buff Diss is the Master of Masking Tape (12 pieces)



With the city as his canvas, Melbourne based Buff Diss uses masking tape to create amazing graffiti art. He purposely decided to stop using spray paint a few years back, and instead now uses masking tape as his sole medium. More than just the designs, I love how much thought he puts into finding the perfect place for his pieces. That extra thought elevates his work…

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Added by alice on October 23, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

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