This looks amazing – Chinese artist Song Dong presents “Waste Not”, his “labrinthine” life-as-art installation that pays homage to the power of things. For 40 years, his mother stockpiled shoes to bottle caps, empty toothpaste tubes and birdcages all in their small house in Bejing. When her husband died unexpectedly, the stockpiling turned into more [...]
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Married authors and photographers James and Karla Murray’s book STORE FRONT “provides an irreplaceable window to the rich cultural experience of New York City as seen through its neighborhood shops.” It’s a New York that’s quickly disappearing, and provides such an intimate look at some of the places that sustained this very busy city. Via [...]
AJ Fosik’s updated take on folk art is both poppy and unpredictable. Plus, check out his amazing collection of vintage beer sweaters – originally how I found out about him.
Looks like I’m a little late to the party – but check out Kitsune Noir’s Desktop Wallpaper Project, a collection of pieces from emerging artists already formatted for your iPhone, PSP, and any desktop size. I think even folks with a PC could use these…very cool idea, and great way to check out new artists. [...]
Jeff Sonhouse’s combination of the fantastic as well as the traditional make for striking work. Preview a few of his past shows, we’re on standby for his next NYC appearance.
The work of Cara Osborn is a mix between the supremely surreal and the extremely life like. While her prints are available online, I don’t think the site does these detailed works justice. I saw her stuff at the Brooklyn Flea, Dumbo. Highly suggest you see them in person, really beautiful stuff.
“Our process of creating work involves synthesizing images to create visually visceral experiences, very similar to the way a DJ samples beats to create an audible experience.” Behold the work of the Brooklyn based art & design collective, Faile.
Highlighting new & established talent within the worlds of fine art and fashion, Nomenus Quarterly is released online and in limited print four times a year. Contributors often are those who crave a more intimate setting by which to display their works which have either never before been published or were created specifically for the [...]
The work if Riitta Ikonen is both surreal and hilarious. Her own words describe it best: “My work is concerned with the performance of images, through photography and costume design. Certain items, usually small and insignificant, excite me to the point where I have to wear them and then document that process. The super- garments [...]
The photography of Alejandra Laviada conjurs a sense of melencholy with it’s intense color and graphic composition. Her latest series of photosculpture features several abandoned objects, and makes you appreciate the design of the subject, as much as their dilapidated setting. The above is taken from her Typeologies series. Thanks to Cool Hunting for putting [...]