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Contextually it’s pivotal, an artistic exploration of the metaphysical, developed in the digital; all rhymes aside, Los Angeles based artist Anthony Gargasz,’s new collection ‘Metallic Faces’ simply cannot be ignored for these three reasons. Fifteen years ago there was no such thing as ‘Photoshop art’. The thought that art could be generated on computers would have made traditionalists cringe. However, what Anthony has managed to achieve by using his background in digital design is breathtaking and its art in the finest sense of the word. His work is far more than simply ‘generated’, instead it’s an array of elaborate details carefully constructed, layer upon layer to create clean and unique imagery. Anthony follows the exact same artistic progression as somebody who paints, sculpts or draws yet the main point of difference is that his tools are a keyboard, mouse and drawing tablet. His work does what good art should do, it takes familiarity and makes you question it. Related:  Art

Robert Josiah Bingaman Découverte de Robert Josiah Bingaman, un artiste américain qui s’inspire des espaces de l’Ouest du pays pour créer des peintures envoutantes. S’attachant sur les lieux déserts la nuit, une sélection de ses oeuvres issues des séries « The Race » et « Nocturne » sont dans la suite. JR:Photographer showcases his 'Wrinkles of the City' project in Berlin Adahy Coup de coeur pour cet excellent projet réalisé par l’artiste Dorian Gourg. Issus du métissage de deux expériences marquantes survenues à la suite à de voyages, ces visuels aux multiples nuances de gris et aux trames sont très réussis. Plus d’images dans la suite de l’article. People Bucket Korean Artist Transforms Her Small Studio Into Dreamlike Worlds Without Photoshop EmailEmail Korean artist Jee Young Lee’s beautiful dreamscapes are living proof that you don’t need Photoshop or even a large studio space to create amazing surreal images. She creates all of these scenes by hand in a room that is only 3.6 x 4.1 x 2.4 meters and then inserts herself into the pictures. Some of these self portraits represent her own experiences, dreams and memories, while others represent traditional Korean folk tales and legends. Source:

Design with Food Voici la publication de ce livre sur le meilleurs présentations de nouriture. Une sorte d’inspiration culinaire avec 54 designers, artistes et architectes mettant en images les tendances visuelles des aliments. Un projet initié par le bureau d’études EIGA basé à Hambourg, et publié par NBVD. Friv Games Art as Therapy: Alain de Botton on the 7 Psychological Functions of Art by Maria Popova “Art holds out the promise of inner wholeness.” The question of what art is has occupied humanity since the dawn of recorded history. In Art as Therapy (public library), philosopher Alain de Botton — who has previously examined such diverse and provocative subjects as why work doesn’t work, what education and the arts can learn from religion, and how to think more about sex — teams up with art historian John Armstrong to examine art’s most intimate purpose: its ability to mediate our psychological shortcomings and assuage our anxieties about imperfection. Like other tools, art has the power to extend our capacities beyond those that nature has originally endowed us with. De Botton and Armstrong go on to outline the seven core psychological functions of art: What we’re worried about forgetting … tends to be quite particular. 'We don't just observe her, we get to know what is important about her.' But these worries, they argue, are misguided. 'What hope might look like.'

Artisme Collective S’inspirant du travail des références Banksy ou JR, voici ce collectif d’artistes réalisant des collages en s’exposant sur les murs des villes. Issu de l’école des Beaux arts de Caen, ce groupe Artisme présente des portraits et des regards sur ces hommes que plus personne ne regarde. Futility Closet Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish 105inShare Jump To Close Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. This is the world that exists in artist Simon Stålenhag's mind, and it's only accessible through his paintings. The artwork is impactful as a result of this juxtaposition between the harsh realities of life and the sci-fi technologies of our dreams. Simon Stålenhag used a Wacom tablet and pen to digitally paint the works below. Hint: Use the 's' and 'd' keys to navigate Read next: The Large Hadron Collider in pictures: using big technology to investigate tiny things Play Next: 'Ripple Dot Zero', the game designed by your favorite Swedish illustrator

Make Something Cool Every Day Le designer graphique Marius Roosendaal a eu l’excellente idée d’utiliser le concept Make Something Cool Every Day, en cherchant à proposer des compositions visuellement impactantes au quotidien. Cet artiste hollandais se présente dans une belle sélection d’images.