Category "Art"

LUCID STEAD | ART INSTALLATION IN THE CALIFORNIAN DESERT

The combination of a light installation / an artistic intervention and the California High Desert is certainly one to attract attention because deserts are not usually popular choices with artists when it comes to exhibiting their work. That, of course, does not apply to California-based artist Philip K. Smith III who has recently finished a …

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MODERN TECHNOLOGY PREDICTS DEAD CELEBRITY AGE PROGRESSION

In this youth-obsessed world, aging is a rather unwelcoming occurrence. Still, at certain point in our lives, each and every one of us has been itching to know what we would look like in 30 or 50 years time. How about celebrities or legendary musicians who died at a very young age? Did you ever …

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‘Faces of Century’ by Jan Langer – GIFs Showing the Power of Aging

Czech news webiste Aktuálně.cz has published a set of comparative photos made by Czech photographer Jan Langer for his project „Faces of Century“ in an effort to poignantly illustrate the dramatic effects of aging. The photographs depict people in the prime of their youth (mainly in their 20s and 30s) and sets them off against …

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Rainbow Stairs in Istanbul by Huseyin Cetinel

The civil activism in Turkey is taking on a new, artistically colourful dimension. Although, street demonstrations are still very much “the weapon of choice” in this Islamic country (remember the recent protests against the development project at historical Gezi Park in Istanbul), a 64-year-old retired engineer from Turkey by the name of Huseyin Cetinel inadvertently …

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‘It’s Good To be Here’ by Candy Chang

Remember Candy Chang’s „Before I die, I want to __________“ interactive wall mural that she made as a tribute to a loved one she lost, and which we featured not so long ago on our website? Candy is at it again! This time around, she has another self-explanatory and so brilliantly simple public art project …

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Ablak a Multra a ‘Window to the Past’ in Budapest’s History

Kerenyi Zoltan is a Hungarian architect from Budapest who came up with an astonishing idea of combining old and new Budapest in an ongoing series of photos in a project called Ablak a multra, or a Window to the past. The idea is simply brilliant. By merging old photos of Budapest with the new ones, …

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LAND ART INSTALLATIONS | BY CORNELIA KONRADS

Nature has a way of inspiring people, but if you are Germany-based painter, designer and sculptor called Cornelia Konrads, you are so taken by it that you fully incorporate it in your gravity-defying artwork called Land Art Installations. Konrads’ stunning installations blend perfectly with the surrounding environment that it appears as if they are effortlessly …

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Flychelangelo – Dead Flies Art by Magnus Muhr

Using dead creatures as an artistic expression is nothing new – British artist Damien Hirst used half a dead calf suspended in formaldehyde as a sculpture for which he even won the Turner Prize in 1995. So, when Swedish photographer Magnus Muhr, who also creates under a tongue-in-cheek pseudonym Flychelangelo, decided to make art out …

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