Ghost in the machine: Incredible images use cassette tape to create must-see likenesses of stars from film and musicIris5 An artist that was inspired by the sight of audio cassettes laying on top of a canvas has produced stunning images of musicians and film stars by using spools of the format’s tape. Erika Simmons’ ingenious series of works titled ‘Ghost in the Machine’ is more than a collection of pretty pictures, though. The self-taught artist says that the illustrations examine thoughts around the development of 'thinking' computer systems. The Georgia resident said: “I started using the cassettes and film to explore the idea of arranging data to find meaning – ‘the ghost in the machine’.
Posted Feb 07, 2011 Up and down Detroit’s streets, buildings stand abandoned and in ruin. French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre set out to document the decline of an American city. Their book “ The Ruins of Detroit “, a document of decaying buildings frozen in time, was published in December 2010.
Découvrez les oeuvres de l’artiste espagnol Pedro Campos , qui ne sont pas des photographies mais bien des peintures à l’huile. Spectaculaire ! Son site Articles liés
There can never be too much preparation for an emergency, and inventor Zhou Miaorong came up with a great addition to a five story building in Shanghai, China that will allow occupants to escape quickly. While swirling slides have been seen more often in residential spaces, this particular slide is for a serious purpose. According to…
Marta Penter is a painter originally hailing from Porto Alegre, Brazil. Penter uses watercolor and oil paints to create her detailed works of art in her new series where she sheds “new light to man and his world, rescuing the feeling of intimacy which has been lost in a globalized and immediate world.” http://martapenter.com.br Posted in: Featured , Fine Art , Illustration & Art , Painting Tags: art blog , canvas , empty kingdom , Fine Art , Marta Penter , oil , Painting , watercolor <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Along with some magnificent dreams, Jacek Yerka finds inspiration for his masterful paintings from his childhood memories: the places, remembered feelings and smells of 1950′s Poland . He studied fine art and graphic design before becoming a full time artist in 1980… and we’re glad he did. His paintings will take you through incredible worlds of imagination, bending reality in captivating and clever ways fit to inspire a novel or film. See many more examples of his find paintings at yerkaland.com . See Also ENDEARING MONSTER DRAWINGS POP FROM THE SCREEN