Melbourne based artist Ollie Lucas plays with our human tendency towards pareidolia (a word I didn’t know till now either!) “Pareidolia” is the psychological phenomenon of interpreting known sounds/images from random sounds/images. For example, seeing animals in the clouds or a face on a burnt slice of toast.
Using large recycled cable spools, Lucas paints . . . → Read More: Ollie Lucas paints abstract patterns on recycled cable spools
Work by Os Gemeos in Boston. Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yououghttabeinpictures/
The past two weeks a slew of amazing street has sprung up. Here are some of my favorite pieces from Boston, New York, Italy and Spain by Os Gemeos, ROA, Sam3, Faith47 and Erica il Cane, respectively
1. To celebrate the start of the Os . . . → Read More: Recent street art by Os Gemeos, ROA, Sam3, Faith47 and Erica il Cane
In the series entitled Relief, Japanese artist Yuko Nishimura twists, pleats and folds a singe sheet of paper to form a geometrical mandala. Using origami-based folding techniques and a special type of Japanese paper known as kyokushi, Nishimura creates intricate swirling pleats which resemble a sculptural relief. On her website, the artist writes, “A . . . → Read More: Yuko Nishimura folds single sheets of paper into complex geometrical mandalas