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(5) Facebook. Miniature Castles Emerge from Burled Wood in Carved Kinetic Sculptures by Uli Kirchler. Graphically Designed Ceramic Vessels Form Zoetrope Animations When Spun on a Pottery Wheel. Going to the store. 46-Foot-Tall Minotaur Roams the Streets of Toulouse. 14 Incredible Kinetic Sculptures that are Poetry in Motion click 2x. The sculpting world was once one of marble and still life.

14 Incredible Kinetic Sculptures that are Poetry in Motion click 2x

It was a place where movement was impossible, and thus often a dead place where immobile representations stood like mausoleums. Then came the world of kinetic sculpting, where motion and movement were as much a part of pieces as were the sculptures themselves. Change was intentionally built into these modern designs, giving them life and a level of interactivity that’s something more than mechanical, and allows the dynamic environment to turn the sculpture into more than the sum of its parts. In a celebration of dynamism, we’ve found 14 of the most astounding kinetic sculptures ever devised by human hands.

Sisyphus from Lego by Jason Allemann Rather than admire from afar, we’re going to kick off with a kinetic sculpture that you can make yourself. About Face by Anthony Howe Anthony Howe is a combination of artist and engineering mastermind. Kinetic Sculpture, From Duchamp to Anthony Howe 2 clicks. Art that contains movement perceivable by the viewer or that relies on motion for its effect—this is the definition of kinetic art.

Kinetic Sculpture, From Duchamp to Anthony Howe 2 clicks

While the definition explains the practical notion, it doesn't emphasize the hypnotic capabilities of the artform. And though it comprises any medium, it's actually kinetic sculpture that most comes to mind when thinking of the genre. So where did kinetic sculpture get its start? Believe it or not, the earliest traces are owed to Impressionists like Monet and Degas who tried to express human movement in their paintings. Anthony Howe's Otherworldly Kinetic Sculptures. Theo Jansen creates new creatures. Colibri motion sculpture.

Sue Austin Underwater Wheelchair - the director's cut. Surreal Animated Photos and Artworks by Nicolas Monterrat. Intel sends hundreds of drones over L.A. to celebrate the home release of Wonder Woman. Spellbinding animated gifs by james r. eads and the glitch. Sep 23, 2016 spellbinding series of animated gifs seemingly suck you into your screen two artists — one painter and one animator — have collaborated on a series of digital gif works that seem to suck viewers into their computer screens. colorful and vibrant illustrations by james r. eads have been brought to life chris mcdaniel, known as ‘the glitch.’ these looped sequences see van gogh-like strokes swirl and coil into seemingly living, breathing compositions, expressing vivid motifs soured from the sky, stars, universe and beyond. art by james r. eads, motion by the glitch the collaboration between james r. eads and the glitch sees static paintings brought to life, digitally morphing into hypnotizing on-screen graphics. endlessly looping in a continual cycle, the colorful compositions seem like portals to a fictional and fantasy-inducing universe. nina azzarello I designboom.

spellbinding animated gifs by james r. eads and the glitch

The Washington Ballet’s hardest dance moves, dissected (VIDEO) The Washington Ballet's hardest dance moves PostTV goes behind the scenes at the Washington Ballet to get six professional dancers to show off the most difficult moves in their repertoire.

The Washington Ballet’s hardest dance moves, dissected (VIDEO)

Giant puppets made by Royal de Luxe- click on title gif. Kinetic Sculpture Timelapse / Build UP LLC. The Canvas (Extra JPEG version) [r/place] Loving Vincent Animated Film Features 62,450 Hand-Painted Frames. The animated film Loving Vincent is one that’s nearly six years in the making.

Loving Vincent Animated Film Features 62,450 Hand-Painted Frames

If that seems excessive, just wait until you find how it’s made. The movie, which examines the life of post-Impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh, uses hand-painted canvases to bring its action to life. It takes 12 oil paintings just to create one second of footage! Are you itching to see how it looks? You’re in luck. Beyoncé, at Coachella, celebrated historically black colleges. Series of robots and "new forms of life" using Theo Jansen mechanism - Blender Bullet SmallLuxGPU. PAUL FRIEDLANDER. Brilliant is this man who is a physicist and light sculptor.


And his name is Paul Friedlander. Not only does the man have degrees in physics and maths, Friedlander is a professor at Cambridge (at the same department as Stephen Hawking!!) , he’s also an cosmologist and interstellar prolusion expert (Google it). But we actually like him for his light-art. Professor Friedlander’s kinetic light-art isn’t something new. What we like most about Paul is not necessarily his amazing kinetic light sculptures, but also his views on how the art-world can be so backwards. Read more on Professor Friedlander in this interesting piece by Things Worth Describing. Kinetic Rain - World's largest kinetic art sculpture @ Changi Airport Terminal 1. Moving artwork: the kinetic sculptures of Peter Jansen - Telegraph. Best compilation of Kinetic masterpieces by Anthony Howe.

Kinetic Rain Sculpture(full display) Singapore - World's Largest Moving Sculpture. Kinetic Art at the Mechanical Art & Design Museum. Moving Illusions. MIT Museum's Kinetic Art exhibition. The MIT Museum in Cambridge has a new exhibit featuring kinetic art called "5000 Moving Parts.

MIT Museum's Kinetic Art exhibition

" It features large-scale works of sculptures and machinery by contemporary artists such as Arthur Ganson, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Anne Lilly, and John Douglas Powers. The art will be on display until November 2014. In the following cinemagraphs of selected pieces, artists and the show's curator, explain their thought process behind creating each one and provide insight into kinetic art. Electro-Magnetic I, No. 13 “[Takis] has persistently been interested in the idea of invisible forces, and this sculpture is an example of that kind of force.” - Laura Knott, guest curator Haliades “[It’s] capturing that notion of the sirens, that there’s something beautiful and seductive, but perhaps a little bit menacing at the same time.” - John Douglas Powers, artist Breathe “I’ve always been interested in movement and gesture. To Conjugate Ialu. Rafael Lozano-Hemmer - Project "Pulse Spiral"

PAPER SCULPTURES (Chinese paper sculptures stretch imaginations in New York) Blue Ball Machine. Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures. Pentagonal Wave. Wind harp recorded on a beach. The Sun Altered Cube: A solar powered kinetic installation by Michael Jantzen. The painted steel Sun Altered Cube is a large solar powered kinetic art installation designed by Michael Jantzen to be placed into a public park.

The Sun Altered Cube: A solar powered kinetic installation by Michael Jantzen

Water Experiment No. 33 Automata Video. A Basket That's a Wiggling Work of Kinetic Art [Video] The incredible thing about Bidum is that it's a basket, and it swings, shimmies, and shakes like some sort of cross between a Slinky and a giant Koosh Ball.

A Basket That's a Wiggling Work of Kinetic Art [Video]

The more incredible thing is that it's a basket, and we're actually excited about it. Once you see the videos, though, you'll get what all the fuss is about. Watch: Industrial designer Laetitia Florin produced Bidum for her graduate thesis at the École Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne, in Switzerland. She got it to bounce by sheathing cotton over thin spring-steel strips. What you actually do with the basket is up to you. Well, that's good. [Images courtesy of Laetitia Florin] Tom Shannon's gravity-defying sculpture.

May 2015. Here is a segment on the Morris Museum that was broadcast by WMBC-TV in the New York City & northern New Jersey area last weekend.

May 2015

The first two-thirds of the video is on the mechanical music instruments, and the rest is about the automata. Not only do we get to see and hear some of these wonderful machines, but we also get some valuable commentary from the both the Conservator and Curators of the collection. Ever wonder why so many of the old automata feature monkeys dressed up in fancy cloths? Black liquid magnetic sculpture.