Temporary forms of sand crafting

Posted on | January 30, 2014

Citizens of San Francisco, California might have come across the art of Andres Amador already. Andres doesn’t paint or sculpt, he prefers a medium that is temporary but absolutely beautiful: a sandy beach at low tide.

He spends hours creating these intricate masterpieces, knowing that the tide will soon come in and wash away his work forever.

   

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Stiching Metal Objects

Posted on | January 30, 2014

Lithuanian artist Severija Incirauskaite-Kriauneviciene has put a unique twist on embroidery by using metal objects as her medium. Items such as spoons, shovels, buckets, plates, rusty tin cans and even cars are ornately cross-stitched with traditional and often humorous patterns, emphasizing the contrast between the density of metal and the tenuity of the embroidery.

 

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David LaChapelle shoots campaign for Swedish Sock Manufacturer

Posted on | November 7, 2013

A joyfully colorful campaign was recently shot by one of my favorite photographers. David LaChapelle was invited by Swedish Sock Manufacturer Happy Socks to create the following campaign – and displayed in one of the dozens of pop-up stores currently opening worldwide:

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For more campaign visuals, go to: http://www.davidlachapelle.com/series/happy/

 

 

 

 

Christo in Germany

Posted on | November 3, 2013

Christo and his late life-partner Jeanne-Claude are the artists of fantastical large-scale installations. The pair draped a 400-meter curtain across a valley in the Rocky Mountains, surrounded 11 Miami islands in bright pink tutus, and dotted Central Park with over 7,500 shimmering orange gates. With “Big Air Package”, a massive inflated air balloon, Christo is once again pushing limits of space and environment. It is Christo’s first project since Jeanne-Claude passed away in 2009.

Christo’s website claims that the installation is the “largest ever inflated envelope without a skeleton” at 90 meters high and 50 meters in diameter. The structure stands inside a former …

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ONE MET. In unexpected places.

Posted on | April 24, 2013

“The Met is a place to explore. Across the world and across time, our collections are a passport to our past, and key to understanding our present and future. Travel has inspired great artists for centuries; Discover where the Met will take you today.” Yep, that message speaks to me. Even the image they advertise it with, is attractive.

But THIS …

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