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David Gilliver Photography | Light Painting PDF Print E-mail
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Making use of abandoned WWII bunkers, brilliant photographer David Gilliver creates a phantasy world with a bag of light painting tricks and Channel Island of Guernsey as backdrop. With glow sticks attached to strings, he creates spheres of light, with flint tools we get to see  sparks fly and LED batons combined with a slow shutter speed weaves ribbons of lights into the scene.

 

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Marte Haverkamps's Shadow Objects PDF Print E-mail
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What happens when a design student has an obsession with shadows? “I found out that shadows do something no other product, human or animal can,” says Marte Haverkamp. “It easily follows floors, corners, products. It seems fluid as it moves smoothly over various surfaces. Like a scientist, Marte observed the life and times of the shadows of various objects, what you now see is what materialized.

 

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Arts & Craft | Crauchy09 Foul Stitching PDF Print E-mail
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We haven’t seen much in terms of embroidery over the last few years. Today we have with a craftswoman Crauchy09 who brings an irreverent sense of humor to this art. Look to see what she has to say with her needle and thread.

 

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Barbara Kruger @ L & M Arts Exhibition Recap PDF Print E-mail
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This past weekend represented the opening of artist Barbara Kruger’s latest exhibition at the L & M Arts. Taking place in her hometown of Los Angeles, the event was the first of its kind in over 10 years with several pieces of her signature style seen in the West Gallery, paired with a multi-channel video installation titled “The Globe Shrinks” from 2010 in the East Gallery. Kruger’s bold commentary on society has become highly influential, factoring into several key aspects of pop culture including the influence in Supreme’s now infamous box logo. The exhibition will run from now until July 19, 2011.

 

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Artistic Alphabet: Still-Life Photography of Life-Sized Letters PDF Print E-mail
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The ‘font’ itself is simple, and the process strangely circular – epic amounts of work are put into placing all of the pieces in three-dimensional space, all to set the stage for single photograph of what looks like a two-dimensional letter.

 

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Installation Art by Terence Koh PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Khalid "Bless" Bey | Editor in Chief   
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Installation art has recently become a favorite of mine. One of todays more progressive thinkers just so happens to be a installation performance artist. Born in Bejing, Canadian Artist Terence Koh, a.ka. The Asian Punk Boy has seen his popularity grow ever since his first major American museum show featured at the Whitney. A master of attracting attention, his performance installations have been known to include [1]“white chocolate, potato starch, white sugar, blinding white light and bodily fluids.”

 

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Jiri Gellers Sculptures PDF Print E-mail
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Both contemporary and classic, Jiri Geller Sculptures are a vivid depiction of color, imagination and courage. He bravely combines unconventional elements I find absolutely refreshing. A silversmith with a penchant for cartoonish sculptures living in Helsinki, Finland is easily one of my favorite visual artists. See and decide for yourself.

 

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Adam Neate 3D Paintings PDF Print E-mail
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Self-taught painter and renowned British ‘street’ artist Adam Neate has a new exhibition at Elms Lester Painting Rooms. With a very distinctive style, his ’3D’ paintings look like a modern remix of Dali, Bacon and Picasso. Neat’s used to give away his work to friends and donate it to charity shops, until he realized  the charity shops binned these offerings rather than selling them. After realizing this he started leaving them in the street instead, for any discerning passer-by to take. Over a 5-year period he left thousands of works all over London…

 

 

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