American artist, Michael Murphy is doing some hard hitting work that resonates.
See the evolving genius of futurist Iris van Herpen and her poetic, futurist designs – The collection is entitled, “Seijaku” or finding calm amidst chaos.
Artists fuse sculpture and painting to transform the artform into new boundaries with surreal effects. Hyperrealistic Sculptures Blur the Line Between Clay and Flesh | The Creators Project http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/hyperrealistic-body-sculptures
The TED conference happening this week in Vancouver has not only notable speakers but innovative artwork like that of Janet Echelman. Her”Skies Painted with Unnumbered Sparks” is monumental in size and purported to be one of the biggest sculptures ever. It spans 227 x 145 x 53 m, suspended between a 24-story skyscraper and theContinue reading “Janet Echelman Aerial Sculpture: TED Conference Vancouver”
Working in a particularly unusual void between sculpture and millinery, Maiko Takeda explores new volumes and innovative, spontaneous spins on everyday inspirations. With a BA honours in jewellry from St. Martins and a masters in millinery from the Royal College of Art, she has also worked with the phenomenal Stephen Jones, Phillip Treacy, Erickson BeamonContinue reading “Logic + Geometry + Space = Maiko Takeda”
Using the fluctuations of musical vibrations from pieces like ‘Swan Lake’ to alter the form of crystals blends two disparate elements into one uniquely special event. The work of Yoshioka can be seen at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. An innovative process that documentsts the relation between nature, science and human sensitivity. See more:Continue reading “The Poetic Power of Tokujin Yoshioka”
Showing us new aspects of light by displaying it via surfaces and space that reflect it, Soo Sunny Park’s abstract work is based on an interwoven series of 37 metal and glass sculptures in one gently twisting movement of ephemeral beauty. Watch some of the process below. For more, check out: Soo Sunny Park. SooContinue reading “Unwoven Light: Soo Sunny Park”
The artist says it best: “Since childhood, I have been curious about and amused by mistaken impressions of reality presented as part of my visual experiences. One of my earliest recollections, on a car trip, was my perception of the wet, slick highway ahead that turned out to be an illusion, a mirage. The revelationContinue reading “Tom Eckert: Sculptor”
This californian artist has just received a grant from the Long Beach Arts Council to create a piece of public art in downtown Long Beach. The piece will be part of the Mobile Arts Program, and will be a piece of installation art created to be viewed through large windows in a downtown space. TheContinue reading “Big is More: David DiMichele, Artist”
Maskull Lasserre was born 1978 in Calgary, Alberta. He spent his early childhood in South Africa and later returned to Canada. He studied visual art and philosophy at Mount Allision University (Sackville, NB), and sculpture at Concordia University (Montreal, QC). He now lives and works in Montreal,QC. Lasserre’s drawings and sculptures explore the unexpected potentialContinue reading “Dark Hand: Maskull Lasserre, Sculptor”
Remarkable wire sculptures from the winner of Worldwide alternative/innovative art award and many others just too numerous to mention. See more at: WIRELADY.COM
Taking the craft corner aesthetic to paramount heights, Mexico born artist, Gabriel Dawe explores the boundaries between fashion and architecture and also reinterprets the role of machismo within fabric arts in his new series, PLEXIS. After living in Montreal, Canada for 7 years, he moved to Dallas, Texas, where he obtained his MFA at theContinue reading “Highly Strung: Gabriel Dawe”
Like a blind spot, I have overlooked one of my favorite artists,Grayson Perry (or more affectionately,Clare). His is a world of wild artistic syntax and blindingly good art. In London he transforms the craft of ceramics, sculpture and tapestry into otherworldly dialogues with himself and the modern consumer world. He’s so good, I just wantContinue reading “Cut From a Different Cloth: Grayson Perry”
Gregory Euclide is an American contemporary artist and teacher who currently lives and works outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has recently collaborated with Bon Iver for album and singles covers and possesses a distinct gallery of work. I find his sculpture (or relief work as he calls it) particularly unique. See plenty more at: GregoryContinue reading “A Dream Within a Dream: Gregory Euclide”