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Anish Kapoor And Arata Isozaki Partner On An Inflatable Mobile Concert Hall For Japan So far, 2011 hasn’t been Japan’s year. Between the wreckage caused by the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the island nation this March, not to mention the subsequent nuclear reactor meltdown in Fukushima, they’ve had more than their fair share of tragedies to contend with.
For his series titled "Pneu", Belgian artist Wim Delvoye created a series of decorative objects by hand-carving intricate patterns and floral motifs on used car tires. Through his manipulation of found objects, Delvoye transforms things that seem useful in everyday life into sculptural pieces that carry a different value from their original intended purpose. Delvoye calls his own approach to art ‘glocal’, referring to ‘local’ and ‘global’, which is his own ironical way of describing art. Find out more about Wim's work here . <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Preparing to enter the often brutally critical art world can be a tough journey. Art students need lots of support, practice and inspiration to make their time in art school the best preparation possible to take on a serious fine art career. While professors, other artists and students offer up a lot of that, books can also be an amazing place to get a little inspiration or insight into what it’s really like to work as an artist. Here are some of the novels we believe will be the best reads for young artists in training.
No computer used in the making of her collage; pure scissors, glue and a lot of patience. Intense work from this Glasgow based artist. We love it, and Jessica emailed her a few questions to get some insight into this talent whose works takes on avergage 25 hours to produce... She's also available for commissions.
TypeDrawing originally started with online project in Jan 2005. Since then, a number of users have made fun and arty drawings using this program. Also, TypeDrawing has been featured on various famous websites like theFWA, and won several awards such as from FlashForward.
Winston Wächter Fine Art is pleased to provide a full range of art consulting services. We offer guidance through the entire art selection process, from initial consultation to the final purchase and installation for both public and private collections. By utilizing our extensive network of resources, we are able to provide an excellent selection to meet our client’s budget, time frame and artistic sensibility.