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Sculptures Popping Out of Paintings

Sculptures Popping Out of Paintings
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.” More than that, this artist has a unique style. Straight from the Yukari gallery, here's a sample of his stellar work. ' Photos courtesy of Yukari Art Contemporary.

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Jellyfish-like Bowls Photos: Gülnur Özdağlar Plastic bottles -- that environmental bane of a disposable, modern society -- can be both an abundant form of pollution in waterways and oceans, as well as a materials source for mind-boggling art. In the skillful hands of Turkish architect and upcycling designer Gülnur Özdağlar the unremarkable PET plastic bottle is transformed into gorgeously diaphanous and functional objects like bowls and jewelry. Using simple tools like a candle, scissors and a soldering iron, Özdağlar upcycles bottles into a bewildering range of ephemeral accessories that under the light, look like fantastical, tentacled sea creatures or little undersea treasures.

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Shakespeare Insult Kit Shakespeare Insult Kit Since 1996, the origin of this kit was listed as anonymous. It came to me on a piece of paper in the 90's with no attribution, and I thought it would make a cool web page. Though I searched for the origin, I could never find it. Japanese Dance Team Illuminates the Floor In TRON Suit Japanese dance crew , Wrecking Crew Orchestra got talent, Rock the floor in TRON-suit routine that is sure to make your day wow. This viral dance video shows you how LED lights with innovative control can amaze an audience. The song feature in the background is "Arena (2010 film)" from the Grammy Award-nominated soundtrack, "Tron: Legacy,". It also features music from award winning DJ/producer, David Guetta, French electro house duo, Justice, Italian DJ/producers, Crookers and English dubstep DJ/producer, Flux Pavilion. This eight-man dance team is able to control light, perform tricks and choreography without ever missing a beat. The wireless suits are controlled and the routine includes a mix of stop-motion animation, ripple effects and that leave that audience in wowing moment.

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