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Color your room with a rainbow spinkler by Edwin Deen

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If I hadn’t already painted my bedroom, I’d consider using Edwin Deen‘s rainbow sprinkler contraption instead of ordinary brushed wall paint. Taking an ordinary garden sprinkler, Deen attaches small containers with liquid paint to each head. When the Netherlands-based artist screws in a hose and turns on the tap, color streams shoot out splashing . . . → Read More: Color your room with a rainbow spinkler by Edwin Deen

July 2012 wrap-up

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The most popular posts from July 2012 —-

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1. New York based artist Ran Hwang uses buttons and pins to form large sculptural murals. The intriguing quality of the work lies in details like how the buttons are still able to move once pinned to the wall. According to Hwang, . . . → Read More: July 2012 wrap-up

June 2012 wrap-up

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The most popular posts from June 2012 —-

1. Singaporean artist Izziyana Suhaimi embroiders over her own pencil and watercolor drawings to create these intriguing pieces. Read more about it here.

2. Underwater portrait photography by Jacob Sutton.

3. Toshiko Horiuchi-MacAdam crochets a playground in Japan.

4. Sculptures of animals from paper and copper . . . → Read More: June 2012 wrap-up

May 2012 wrap-up

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The most popular posts from May 2012, were (starting from the top left in clockwise order) …

1. Figurative paper sculptures made from Chinese honeycomb decorations/toys by Li Hongbo.

2. Layered landscapes by Brooks Shane Salzwedel.

3. “(POP) culture” tak.es 1500 used soda bottles filled with colored water to create a parking canopy

4. . . . → Read More: May 2012 wrap-up

April 2012 wrap-up

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The most popular posts from last month, April 2012, were (starting from the top left in clockwise order) … macro photographs of dew soaked flowers, portrait paintings by Francoise Nielly, a figurative sculpture composed of willow branches, paintings of old money, and newly released vintage photos of New York City now available online.

. . . → Read More: April 2012 wrap-up

“Art in the Era of the Internet” short documentary from PBS Arts: Off Book

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The Internet is dramatically changing the way we fund, share and make art. PBS Arts: Off Book has created another short segment called “Art in the Era of the Internet” which discusses how three Internet phenomena—Kickstarter, Creative Commons, and the Creators Project—are influencing the art world. This episode features:

Yancey Strickler, Co-Founder of Kickstarter Lawrence . . . → Read More: “Art in the Era of the Internet” short documentary from PBS Arts: Off Book

March 2012 wrap-up

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The most popular posts from last month, March 2012, were (starting from the top left in clockwise order) … Sand paintings along the California coast, the “Wonder Club” show by Sickboy at White Walls, an installation of 2000 suspended tennis balls, and Pantone-colored desserts tarts.

. . . → Read More: March 2012 wrap-up

Cinemetrics, or fingerprints, of movies

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For a graduation project at the Royal Academy of Arts (KABK), Den Haag, Netherlands-based designer Frederic Brodbeck developed a novel mechanism for capturing visual information from movies. In cinemetrics, data from a movie – like color, motion and speech – is extracted, processed and visualized into unique fingerprints.

From Brodbeck’s report:

Since motion pictures . . . → Read More: Cinemetrics, or fingerprints, of movies

February 2012 wrap-up

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The most popular posts from last month (February 2012) featured… “Calamity” paintings by Mary Iverson at the Shooting Gallery in San Francisco, the Red Ball Project which everyone would like to see in their neighborhood, photographs of abandoned cars which were adopted by nature, and the amazing feather sculptures of Kate MccGwire.

. . . → Read More: February 2012 wrap-up

“City of Samba” a tilt shift photographic capture of the 2011 Rio de Janeiro Carnaval Party by Keith Loutit and Jarbas Agnelli

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The City of Samba from Jarbas Agnelli on Vimeo.

This video looks like scenes from an elaborate miniaturized festival, but it is from real life – beginning with a panoramic view of the city (including a helicopter rescue from the sea) and then, as night falls, Carnaval 2011 in Rio de Janeiro . . . → Read More: “City of Samba” a tilt shift photographic capture of the 2011 Rio de Janeiro Carnaval Party by Keith Loutit and Jarbas Agnelli