Posts Tagged ‘artist’

ARTIST TRANSFORMS PUBLIC AMENTIES INTO COLORFUL SCULPTURES

ARTIST TRANSFORMS PUBLIC AMENTIES INTO COLORFUL SCULPTURES

Madrid-based artist Marlon de Azambuja has turned everyday public amenities into eye-catching, colorful urban sculptures using only duct tape. The street-art series entitled ‘Potencial Escultórico’ or ‘Sculptural Potential’ in English, is an exploration of the potential of public elements to become works of art with a “special focus on architectural, spatial and urbanistic issues”. Check out THE SOURCE


A WOMAN AGES, DIES, DECAY IN WONDROUS VIDEO

A WOMAN AGES, DIES, DECAY IN WONDROUS VIDEO

Multimedia artist Emma Allen, who is skilled in special effects make-up, created a wonderful video called ‘Ruby’ which shows the metamorphosis of a woman. Check out THE SOURCE


LOVE AND SECURITY

LOVE AND SECURITY

People do the strangest things, for example, everything that makes up this video. Grown men run around in high security train stations and use extinguishers to hose each other down next to the trains, naked.  To top it off, they made their own song to accompany the video! It may be one of the weirdest […]


JAKARTA: DAVID GUETTA LIVE

JAKARTA: DAVID GUETTA LIVE

Not a huge fan of David Guetta, but if you are, you’ll be thrilled to know that he’s popping by in Jakarta (and Singapore) to say hello. Again. Random trivia: Did you you know that, as seen in Coachella in 2010, most of David Guetta’s fans are middle-aged Mexican ladies? Ergo, if your lineage doesn’t […]


ARTIST HOMES: BARRY MCGEE AND CLARE ROJAS

ARTIST HOMES: BARRY MCGEE AND CLARE ROJAS

How many surfboards can you have in one household??? It is obviously and understatement now to say the Barry McGee loves to surf. Don’t we all love the laidback kind of artist? I want this home for myself! Check out THE SOURCE.


5 YEAR-OLD ARTIST: POLLOCK REINCARNATE?

5 YEAR-OLD ARTIST: POLLOCK REINCARNATE?

Ladies and gentlemen, my kid from another lifetime. This is a film highlighting the abstract child painter, Aelita Andre, at work in her studio. Aelita Andre: A Secret Universe / a solo exhibition at Agora Gallery is scheduled from June 12th to July 3rd, 2012. Check out THE SOURCE.


FRAZETTA: PAINTING WITH FIRE

FRAZETTA: PAINTING WITH FIRE

For over 50 years, Frank Frazetta dominated the art world with his images of fierce warriors, helpless princesses, and fantastical creatures set in the most lavish landscapes. His impact upon the worlds of fantasy art and film was unparalleled, and it can be seen to this day in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. Amazingly, […]


KUSAMA: PRINCESS OF POLKA DOTS

KUSAMA: PRINCESS OF POLKA DOTS

Our in-progress feature documentary is focused on Yayoi Kusama’s impact on the 60s NY art world, when she rivaled pop legend Andy Warhol for press attention. Now 79, Kusama is considered Japan’s greatest living artist. In America many of her contributions remain misunderstood and forgotten. It is our objective to change that!


THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF JOSE GONZALEZ

With a combination of video diary, surveillance camera, concert and tour footage as well as animations the filmmakers Mikel Cee Karlsson and Fredrik Egerstrand have followed one of Swedens most interesting artists José González. The film was shot over a three year period on location in Sweden, Japan, Singapore, United States, South Africa, England, Chile […]


NOOKA X SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS BY DALEK

NOOKA X SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS BY DALEK

Fashion design brand, Nooka Inc. has banded together with Nickelodeon to create the second series of SpongeBob inspired timepieces. James Marshall, American artist better known as Dalek, collaborated with Nooka and SpongeBob to design the graphics for these limited edition watches. The collection will include two Zub Zot 38mm watches with graphics and colors inspired […]


CIGARETTE ASH CITY

CIGARETTE ASH CITY

If you saw this image of a cigarette from far away, you’d probably think there was nothing special about it. Look a little bit closer, however, and you’ll be blown away by the amount of detail that went into creating Cigarette Ash City. Yang Yongliang is a young artist from Shanghai who studied traditional Chinese art […]


BANKSY’S IDENTITY FOR AUCTION

BANKSY'S IDENTITY FOR AUCTION

In a time when most are witnessing the slow erosion of their private lives at the whim of hyper-efficient, data-hungry web software, world-renowned street artist Banksy has remained an implacable enigma. But is it perhaps possible — even slightly — that the untouchable graffiti-spraying master of anonymity is also at risk of being dragged out […]


BARRY MCGEE

BARRY MCGEE

A beautiful video of Barry McGee in Brazil this past year. Watch the video below! Barry McGee – TRANSFER SP Brasil from Antonio de Paula Ternura on Vimeo. source


NEW BANKSY

NEW BANKSY

Here’s the latest Banksy, as shared by the artist. source


JR WRINKLES SHANGHAI

JR WRINKLES SHANGHAI

Artist JR has covered the walls of Shanghai as part of “The Wrinkles of the City” exhibition, literally. We spotted one up high today, which was kind of cool. And he won the 2011 TED prize, which is even cooler. More here.