Posts Tagged ‘Sculpture’

Artist Explores the Ghosts of the Past

by Terrin Glasson October 9, 2015
   Anyone who has traveled to Europe is familiar with the haunting abandoned churches scattered across the continent. For years these churches have served as a tourist attractions and this eerie church, called the Church of Nine Ghosts, in the Czech Republic is no different.           Faced with potential structural failure […]

Odani Motohiko’s Disturbing Beauty

by Jenna Austinon July 29, 2015
Artist Odani Motohiko is a multimedia artist, whose passion lies in sculpture. His works are dualistic in nature, bringing out a sense of awe and disturbance in his viewers. Motohiko also seeks to have a futuristic approach to his art. While incorporating modern and traditional techniques to illustrate his visions of the future. Whether depicting […]

Antony Gormley’s Man vs. Cosmos

by Jenna Austinon July 23, 2015
    Since the 1960’s, English artist Antony Gormley has been observing and exploring how the human body interacts with nature and the space around it. Using a multitude of media, Gormley’s sculptures make room for new thoughts and actions to be born, while also question where man stands in relation to the immediate scenery […]

‘Repainting’ Starry Night—With Dominoes

by Ash M. Richteron July 21, 2015
      It takes a lot of patience to recreate a classic work of art. It takes even more patience if you’re re-creating that work of art in dominoes.     Youtube artist Flippycat spent 11 hours painstakingly arranging 7,000 dominoes to fall into the familiar patterns of “Starry Night.” Dubbed “Vincent Van DomiGogh-Starry […]

Living Sculpture: Johnson Tsang

by Jenna Austinon July 8, 2015
Johnson Tsang is a sculpture artist living and working out of Hong Kong. His work combines traditional techniques and surrealist imagination. He blends the two facets together in his ceramic and stainless steel works. The most recent of which feature cherubic babies with exaggerated expressions and metaphorical scenarios.   For more of Johnson Tsang’s work, […]

Unique Trophies by Frederique Morrel

by Jenna Austinon May 8, 2015
   Tapestries might not seem like the modern day technique for showcasing one’s talent, but for Parisian artists Frederique Morrel it’s the best way.    After the loss of a grandmother’s tapestry, the husband and wife team of Frederique Morrel realized what a timeless treasure tapestries can be. Digging through rummage sales they recovered other […]

The Ethereal Light of Dan Flavin

by Jenna Austinon April 15, 2015
    Dan Flavin was an American minimalist artist who began his career as a painter, but discarded that medium completely when he discovered fluorescent lights. From that discovery on the neon lights influenced him to experiment with the way that the the light influenced the space around it. Working in tandem with the architecture […]

Feast Your Eyes On Junk Food

by Ash M. Richteron April 11, 2015
   Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But appearances can be deceiving. Not everything that’s dished out is what it seems.    In the case of mysterious Instagram culinary artist and chef “Jacques la Merde,” —he’s not doling out high end haute cuisine. He’s cunningly displaying the absolute worst in junk and fast […]

The Longest Wood Carving on Record

by Jenna Austinon March 12, 2015
    Carved from a single tree trunk is a replica of the famous Chinese painting, “Along the River During the Qingming Festival’. The 40 foot long tree trunk was carved by artist Zheng Chunhui and took over four years to finish. The piece now has a place in the Guinness Book of Records for […]

‘Rising’ Star: Robert Van Embricqs

by Jenna Austinon February 23, 2015
Dutch designer Robert Van Embricqs designs for his Rising furniture line were inspired by nature, natural forms, and movement.With a minimalistic approach, each piece can return to its natural form to be stored or transported. Imagine being able to put up or take town a table and set of chairs at a moments notice. Van […]