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It's been a while now since dolls firmly left the territory of adorable and great and started to creep us out. Films like Chucky and The Twilight Zone: Living Doll definitely played a role, as did any footage you may have ever seen of an avid doll collector describing their darlings. It seems, then, that artist Scott Radke has tapped right into that dark side of the doll with his series of handmade marionettes. All saggy of face and with the kind of eyes to beat you at a stare-down contest every time, his little creations conjure up Tim Burton-esque stories of bittersweet horror. And yes, he might be looking to make ones that move on screen too. Magazine | Arts | london Magazine | Arts | london
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This is kind of flying all over the internet right now, but I couldn’t resist sharing. Artist Rashad Alakbarov from Azerbaijan uses suspended translucent objects and other found materials to create light and shadow paintings on walls. The jaw-dropping light painting above, made with an array of colored airplanes is currently on view at the Fly to Baku exhibition at De Pury Gallery in London through January 29th. (via art wednesday, fasels suppe) Rashad Alakbarov Paints with Shadows and Light Rashad Alakbarov Paints with Shadows and Light
The Diagram Queen The Diagram Queen Works by Korean artist Minjeong An (born 1981) Update / Anatomy of a post: Researching another Korean artist, I stumbled upon a thumbnail of Minjeong An's work in a Korean gallery's archived 2008-ish exhibit. The Diagram Queen
image Courtesy of Brendan Lee Tang We are proud to introduce you the fanTANGstic cocktail of Irish artist Brendan Lee Tang: in a glass pour some generous doses of Asian ceramic culture, western pop icons, blinding colors, manga aesthetics, kitsch references and, last but not least, a huge amount of craziness and creativity and you will finally enter Brendan’s magical world. Brendan Tang was born in Dublin, Ireland, of Trinidadian parents and is a naturalized citizen of Canada. The hybrid sculptures of Brendan Lee Tang The hybrid sculptures of Brendan Lee Tang
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Unique Steampunk Insects Unique Steampunk Insects Since the late 1990′s style steampunk is becoming more and more popular, and not only in the literature. Various modern utilitarian objects have been modded by enthusiasts into a pseudo-Victorian mechanical “steampunk” style. And often this stylization gives very unexpected results. Like, for example, art works of american sculptor Mike Libby.
Kim Yong Soo Kim Yong Soo I was delighted to stumble onto the work of Korean artist Kim Yong Soo whose artwork, at first glance, takes on the somewhat familiar appearance of traditional Japanese paintings of cherry tree bossoms. Closer inspection reveals a textured assemblage of semi-conductors, speaker wires, and acrylic cement, used to form the delicate tree branches, flowers, and ominous humanoid figures that bring an unexpectedly dark presence to these otherwise serene paintings.
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Beyond Drawing: Creative Colored Pencil Art & Sculpture & Dornob - StumbleUpon From a very first look at these wonderfully detailed colored pencil sculptures by Jennifer Maestre, it should come as no surprise that her artwork was initially inspired by spiny sea urchins – beautiful be dangerous to the touch. For each sculpture, Jennifer hacks apart hundreds of colored pencils, cores them perpendicular to their length and turns them into beads, essentially, which she then meticulously stitches back together and slowly shapes into solid sculptures. Though her beginnings were with creatures of the water, Jennifer quickly expanded her subject matter to cover other organic objects – from plants and flowers to house pets and more abstract animals. While some of her work has a planned form from the very beginning, other pieces morph and shift as they take shape into something completely unplanned but nonetheless compelling. Beyond Drawing: Creative Colored Pencil Art & Sculpture & Dornob - StumbleUpon
Sculptures Popping Out of Paintings - My Modern Metropolis - StumbleUpon Oh, to have been in Tokyo in June! Shintaro Ohata just finished up a solo exhibition at the Yukari Art Contemprary in Tokyo, Japan. This Hiroshima, Japan-born artist is known for his ability to show us everyday life in a cinematic way. He captures light in his paintings, showering the world, as we know it, with carefully placed strokes of it. "Every ordinary scenery in our daily lives, such as the rising sun, the beauty of a sunset or a glittering road paved with asphalt on a rainy night, becomes something irreplaceable if we think we wouldn’t be able to see them anymore," he told Yukari gallery. "I am creating works to capture lights in our everyday life and record them in the painting.” Sculptures Popping Out of Paintings - My Modern Metropolis - StumbleUpon
Illustrator and character designer Michal Dziekan was born and raised in small town in south-western Poland. He moved to city Wroclaw where he attended Architecture on University of Technology. After three years he left school and moved to Warsaw to work in post production studio Platige Image as a concept artist and matte painter. He stayed in Platige Image from 2007 to 2011, where working on animated commercials and films he got opportunity to gain experience in such fields as vfx compositing, motion graphics animation, animation direction and directing. During that time he was developing as an illustrator and character designer. At the beginning of 2011 he moved to the creative studio Ars Thanea but half year later he decided to star working as a freelancer. Michał Dziekan - StumbleUpon Michał Dziekan - StumbleUpon
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Tōhoku Japanese Earthquake Sculpture | Luke Jerram This sculpture was made to contemplate the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan. To create the sculpture a seismogram of the earthquake, was rotated using computer aided design and then printed in 3 dimensions using rapid prototyping technology. The artwork measures 30cm x 20cm and represents 9 minutes of the earthquake. The sculpture will be presented at the Jerwood Space in London for a show called Terra. Exploring how data is read and can be represented and interpreted, the artwork is one of a series of data visualization sculptures Jerram has recently created. Exhibitions Tōhoku Japanese Earthquake Sculpture | Luke Jerram
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