Chinese artist Zhang Xiangxi has find an awesome way to re-purpose old tv’s into dioramas of what some of his old rooms used to look like – his workspace in Guangzhou, the workers’ dormitory he once lived in, his parent’s sitting room and even the interior of a train carriage. The artist says, “I like ..read more..
Fear Expanded, by artists Ryan Everson and Jason Garcia, the idea of fear seems to vanish into a soothing and peaceful landscape. At first I didn’t even notice the giant mirrored letters sitting in the middle of the open field, however up close you can see the word FEAR created out of mdf and mirrors ..read more..
Lithuanian photographer Tadao Cern recreated the famous portrait of Vincent Van Gogh in photography (with a random stranger). The resemblance is striking! Watch video comparison of the two below. From the artist: Revealing The Truth: Long long time ago a stranger asked me to make his portrait… So I did. I sent him the image and I never ..read more..
So how cool are these images? These Fata Morgana’esque looking pictures are the amazing works of photographer Mark Dorf. In Axiom & Simulation, photographer Mark Dorf examines how humans interpret and explore our physical surroundings, through scientific and digital imagery. These interpretations may manifest in the form of mathematical or scientific abstract calculations. With these additions, we may lose ..read more..
The A47 mobile library is operated by Fundación Alumnos47, an organization dedicated to encouraging learning centered on the arts & contemporary visual culture in Mexico city. The library carries over 1,200 books & other bits of print matter by or about contemporary artists around the Mexican capital’s neighborhoods. Genius.
This month, Color Jam, Chicago’s largest-ever public installation has been revealed. Color Jam is composed with over 76,000 square feet of colored vinyl, covering various surfaces, like the roads, the crosswalks and buildings, at the intersection of State and Adams. Multimedia artist Jessica Stockholder is behind this fun installation which is a three-dimensional homage to the ..read more..
Cat Jumping Over a Piano Bench, 1938 This collection of historical photo experiments by Harold Edgerton, assembled by Alec Shao, is a nice reminder that creative experimentation with new technology has a long and vibrant tradition. Edgerton developed this style of photography using the stroboscope, which you might know as the strobe light. Before it became a mainstay ..read more..
As part of an effort to refurbish the 31 year old Terminal 1 at Singapore’s Changi Airport, ART+COM were commissioned to build an art installation at the Departure Hall. The mesmerizing display, titled “Kinetic Rain”, is made up of 608 aluminum rain drops which are suspended in mid air using thin steel ropes with a ..read more..