Charles Saatchi, Chapman Brothers Two Minute Portraits by Damien Florebert Cuypers. These were done at the Frieze Art Fair for Nowness. | via It’s Nice That Hans Ulrich Obrist (one of my personal heroes), Tracey Emin John Baldessari, Jeff Koons
This an amazing experiment by Iori Tomita, where animals are turned clear, and then their bones and cartilage are selectively dyed to expose what’s under the surface. Wish they were still living. | via Geekologie
Crushin hard on Eda Akaltun‘s collage work right now. | via Nobrow
Animaris Umerus walking – June ’09 from Strandbeest on Vimeo. Theo Jansen makes skeleton animals out of recycled plastic bottles, a bicycle pump and plastic tubes that thrive on wind so they don’t have to eat. He wants to put the animals out in herds on beaches so they can live their lives to the [...]
Let’s be honest: there’s no shortage of fashion-magazine-collage art out there. It’s practically a genre in itself. But somehow, Vanessa Lamounier is able to make me look at things in a whole new way with her ugly, fractured, prismatic renderings of skinny blondes and naked girls in knee-highs. Check out her Flickr for more. | [...]
Artist Josef Kristofoletti was recently commissioned to paint a mural on the structure containing the ATLAS particle accelerator near Geneva, Switzerland. What did he paint? The THING ITSELF. I don’t get it, but hey — it’s science, and I LIKE IT!
2012 Hanji Project New York, Hanji Metamorphoses is a celebration of a unique Korean process that utilizes the bark of the mulberry tree and the mucilage of the Hibiscus to create unique paper and textiles beloved by scribes, craftspeople and designers alike. Events displaying the many artistic uses of the material will be held June [...]
I don’t know much about artist/designer/printmaker Nathaniel Russell. I just stumbled onto his blog from a facebook link and found these flyers. They look like a sketchbook/self-motivated thing, but you can see more of his personal work on his site.
These fashionable paintings by Guim Tió of Barcelona make me smile. | via The Fox is Black
Artlog / The Armory Week Guide. Having spent this past December at Art Basel Miami, we can fully admit we’re art fair snobs and addicts. The Armory Week grouping of fairs and shows is never a disappointment, so much art crammed into 4 days, forcing us out of our comfortable winter cocoons and out into [...]
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