Today I am longing for spring, summer, or any season, that cause flowers to bloom. Created by Montreal, Quebec-based photographer Michelle Karpman and artist Aviva Artzy, these photos transport me to that imaginary place. The images are actually the superimposed shots of two photos – taken from different seasons of the year, or different . . . → Read More: Dreamy double-exposure photographs by Amamak
At the right moment, a bird soaring high in the sky is a sight to behold. London-based artist Claire Brewster comes close to re-creating that feeling of awe, but instead of gazing up for birds, you’re looking at one of her marvelous flying creatures cut from a cartographic canvas. Brewster pins her cut-outs directly . . . → Read More: Claire Brewster cuts birds from old maps
I know that San Luis Obispo is off the beaten track for most people but if you do happen to be in the neighborhood you should check out the show by Geoff McFetridge at the Cal Poly University Art Gallery. An influential graphic designer McFetridge has designed work which have appeared on Patagonia clothing, . . . → Read More: Geoff McFetridge at the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo University Art Gallery
The phenom artist David Choe recently hit the pavement to participate in the Terminal Kings project in Denver, CO. As part of the Denver International Airport’s Art & Culture program, Choe – along with DVS-1 and Joseph To – painted three massive 8’ tall 100’ long murals. Wish I could see them in person!
. . . → Read More: David Choe makes street art in Denver
Time is Nothing // Around The World Time Lapse from Kien Lam on Vimeo.
Who hasn’t dreamed of ditching their day job? Last year Kien Lam made the plunge. The San Francisco-based photographer said goodbye to his boss, packed his bags and spent a year traveling and documenting the world. Bounding . . . → Read More: “Time is nothing” a 5 minute long time-lapse film showing 17 countries by Kien Lam
The ad campaign by Legas Delaney for Plant for the Planet reminds me that spring is around the corner! To portray the ability of plants to absorb CO2, the designers carved illustrations into leaves. Wonderful!
To see more amazing leaf cut-outs, check out Lorenzo Duran’s work.
. . . → Read More: Cut leaf illustrations for “Plant for the Planet”
The colorful work of Los Angeles based artist Dion Johnson was a hit at last year’s PULSE Art Fair for reasons that are obvious. The bright drips of color melt into each other as deliciously as cheese melts on top of a grilled burger. Passing over sixty inches in either width or height, the . . . → Read More: Dion Johnson shows his colors
"Abstract Landscapes" at the Misho Gallery
Art Openings Thursday, January 26
Event: Days to Come – a group exhibition curated by Crystal Townsend, Opening Reception When: Thursday, January 26, 2012 At 06:00 Where: 5 Claude Lane Gallery 5 Claude Lane @ Sutter, San Francisco CA
Friday, January 27
Event: Slap in the Face – . . . → Read More: San Francisco Area Event Picks for January 26 – February 1, 2012
“Broken Faces” is a personal art project started by Tokyo-based illustrator and collage artist Takahiro Kimura. Since 1991, Kimura has been creating mixed-media portraits using collage to intentionally distort the facial features and head proportions as a means of conveying the “complicated nature of the human spirit.” This artist has an uncanny ability to capture the . . . → Read More: “Broken Faces” by Takahiro Kimura
Which places in the world most inspire people to take out their cameras? Check out the Google Map app called Sightsmap, an interactive heatmap that shows the most photographed locations in the world. It is powered by data from Panoramio, a location-based photo sharing site. The dark and the blue areas have a few . . . → Read More: Where in the world are people snapping their photos?