Pinar's Blog Posts Tagged 'tape' (4)

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…


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…


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

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…


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.…


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


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