Since the crisis in Japan began, creative communities around the world have done their part to do what they can. As a lot of artists or freelancers we know are living on a shoe-string budget, it can often be difficult finding a way you can contribute to causes, even when you feel so strongly about [...]
Proofs of Concept is the web portfolio of Megan May Daalder, a talented artist and a dear friend. I love the way the info is (dis)organized on this site, and her work is always funny and thought-provoking.
Yes. That is a real person. Alexa Meade. Seriously.
Revelatory digi-collage-paintings by Alex Fischer. So lush… | via Triangulation
Cindy Sherman created this series of photos wearing clothes from Balenciaga back in 2008. The photos are set up to comment on the never ending supply of party photos in magazines and websites, showing aging socialites, party girls and boys, and the fashionably disdainful. This series was lesser known than some of her other collaborations [...]
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.
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!
I really like something about “Views from the Internet,” by Penelope Umbrico. This was conceived and displayed for the New York Photography Festival in 2008. So pretty. From her site: “Views from the Internet” (2006 ongoing) is a project that investigates the views through windows on home improvement Internet sites. The windows in these places [...]
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. | [...]
Canadian artist An Te Liu has been working with architecture and the theme of “place” for quite some time. This piece, Title Deed (2009), addresses the current housing crisis in a clever way. | via The Daily Mail
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