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Earlier in the year I visited the Nasher Museum of art at Duke University. The museum was solid but one piece in particular truly stood out. It was an enormous self portrait sculpture than was hung up high so it was glaring down at you. As our eyes met, I knew it was love. Hot, angry, giant faced-love. What I love most about Ron’s work isn’t the incredible level of attention to detail, but rather the way in which his work plays with size.
Home » featured , Inspiring Artists , Inspiring Projects 26 October 2010 615 Comments Sometimes an artist creates something so beautifully simple that it takes your breath away…. literally. (hack line – couldn’t help it) Artist Jason de Caires Taylor creates life-size cement sculptures of people and submerges them into the waters of South America. As time passes the sculptures become part of the underwater landscape and slowly become artificial reefs ripe with marine life.
Using multiple layers of clear glass, Canada based David Spriggs and Chinese born Xia Xiaowan , transform flat artwork into 3D sculptures. Viewers are treated to different shifting perspectives of the works based on where they stand in the art space. Spriggs work revolves around powerful explosive imagery, often resembling storms, cosmic blasts or firework like explosions.
A.I.D.A (Attention, Interest, Desire, Action; also AIDA ) is the well-known acronym that can guide a designer when creating advertisements. In this case, I will be looking at 10 fantastic poster designs and determining how they conform to the AIDA principle. Like this type of article? Why not subscribe for Free via RSS or Email Here’s what the AIDA acronym stands for: A → Attention (also, Attraction, Awareness or Allure): Attract the attention of the target audience (viewer of the poster design in this case).
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Angelo, Embroidery on print photo © Maurizio Anzeri >> As long as something creates a reaction it’s alive << says Maurizio Anzeri , the Italian born artist from the city of Loano. Known for his series of eerie portraits or photo-sculptures, a term used by himself to describe his portraits, Maurizio ’s work will be presented this month at the Baltic ( 25 June - 11 October 2011 ) and will mark his first solo show in a major UK institution.
Okay municipalities of the world, pay attention. For a third consecutive year the city of Kaunas, Lithuania approached artist Jolanta Šmidtienė to assist with their annual holiday decorating. Recognizing the city’s somewhat dire financial state the artist challenged herself to build something that wouldn’t rely on any administrative funds set aside for the event.
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