Bert Simons - Paper Portraits Mr.I.Opstelten Rozemarijn Lucassen Harry Hamelink Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee (click images for detail) For the better part of three decades multidisciplinary artist Guy Laramee has worked as a stage writer, director, composer, a fabricator of musical instruments, a singer, sculptor, painter and writer. Among his sculptural works are two incredible series of carved book landscapes and structures entitled Biblios and The Great Wall, where the dense pages of old books are excavated to reveal serene mountains, plateaus, and ancient structures. Of these works he says: So I carve landscapes out of books and I paint Romantic landscapes. Mountains of disused knowledge return to what they really are: mountains.
Galerie de Bellefeuille “Kevin Sonmor’s heroic, post-apocalyptic paintings [...] reference dark brooding abstract landscapes animated with tight, intensely coloured, realistically ordered still-lifes. Hints of survival and the hope of the unseen people are encoded in these enigmatic altar-like settings, covered with rich royal red tapestries and sumptuous blue velvets offering sanctuary for chalices and bright sacrificial flowers. Could this bounty of picked blossoms indicate man’s expectancy to still harvest nature for his own use? Sonmor’s apparent contradictions suggest a mysterious, otherworldly character of spirituality. “This is my view of reality.
erik’s recycled wine bottle torch this clever outdoor diy idea comes from erik anderson of gerardot & co.- a creative branding and design agency in indianapolis. erik was kind enough to share a fantastic project that turns an everyday bottle into a modern backyard tiki torch. i love the way these torches look and am dying to find a backyard to use these in- too bad the closest thing we have is a 2×2 foot fire escape. but for those of you with yards, i hope you’ll enjoy this project from erik. click here for more info on the project and click here to check out erik’s work at gerardot & co. thanks, erik! CLICK HERE for the full project instructions after the jump! [****Safety Note: This is for outdoor use only. Michał Dziekan 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.
Rouleaux: Anastassia Elias’ New Book of Toilet Paper Roll Sculptures If you’ve visited any art or design blog over the last few years you’ve almost certainly run into the artwork of Anastassia Elias who made waves in 2009/2010 with her wonderful back-lit paper dioramas inside of toilet paper tubes. Today she announced a new book titled Rouleaux containing photos of 67 original works spanning 2009-2012. You can pick it up over on Blurb for about $22. See many more from this series right here. Damien Hirst DAMIEN HIRST Isonicotinoyl Chloride, 2005 Household gloss on canvas 84 x 84 inches (213.4 x 213.4 cm) Damien Hirst Listed Exhibitions (81 Kb)Damien Hirst Bibliography (122 Kb) Damien Hirst was born in Bristol in 1965. He studied at Goldsmiths College in London and first came to public attention in 1988 when he conceived and curated "Freeze," an exhibition of his work and that of his friends and fellow students at Goldsmiths. In the near quarter century since that pivotal show, Hirst has become one of the most prominent artists of his generation.
Seven Cheap Ways To Crisp Up A Room Seven Cheap Ways To Crisp Up A Room Is it weird that John read my headline in passing and used it as an opportunity for a comedic performance? A few “room-crisping” suggestions from him? 1) Flambé it. 2) Put crunchy noodles on the floor. 3) Starch it. Funny guy. davidcopithorne 2013 Demo Reel Motion Graphics Seascapes 3D Geometric Photography Twisted Photography Photography Designs Daniele Del Nero - After Effects A series of architectural scale models constructed with black paper and covered with flour and a layer of mould to create the effect of old abandoned buildings. My purpose is to talk about the sense of time and destiny of the planet after the human species, through the sense of restlessness which abandoned buildings are able to communicate. Genoa-Zug Artist's Residence, Zug August 2012. installation views,
Watercolor Portraits Watercolor on Paper 9″ x 12″ Watercolor on Panel 8″ x 10″ Watercolor on Paper 8″ x 13″ In Memoriam: Helen Frankenthaler Helen Frankenthaler December 12, 1928 – December 27, 2011 I was saddened to learn of the death of abstract expressionist artist Helen Frankenthaler today at the age of 83. She was born into a wealthy Upper East Side family and worked steadily as an artist for more than 50 years. She was influenced by art critic Clement Greenberg, was married to another abstract painter Robert Motherwell, and studied with Hans Hoffmann but was certainly her own entity.