Wanting to poke fun at blogs promoting street fashion and trends, stylists Isla Bell Murray and Jessica Saia decided to come up with their own literal take on the term “street style”. They wrote, “If anything, the street is usually out of focus or is in the photo at some weird angle, not being stylish at all!” Thus, they embarked on an amusing mission to give recognition and street cred to trash bins, trees and even animal poo on the sidewalk in the photo series here.
French artist Léo Dorfner has created a collection of lovely mixed-media artworks, titled “Smoke Signals”. He transformed these empty Gitanes cigarette packs into canvases for his art pieces.
After an intensiv Worldcup 2014, there needed to be a good roundup. Zurich/Switzerland-based Artist Reto Huettenmoser did a great one.
Above the grit and noise of the street, downtown Los Angeles quietly provides some of the most amazing visual detail in its buildings and public art works. This is a selection of those buildings and public arts filmed across some 50 different locations in the immediate downtown area and the arts district. Continue reading “Downtown Los Angeles – L.A. Architecture and Streetart from Above” »
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Pamplona, Madrid artist Javier Laspiur has created Controllers, a nostalgic photo series that show his video game history through controllers. The dates shown on each poster represent the year that he first started playing the console or handheld device.
“I don’t really have a reason why I started doing those pictures. But I guess I was a little sick of everyone making pictures with their computers and wanted to see how far I can go without those technologies such as Photoshop. My works are all done with acrylic paints. They are all painted on skin directly and I don’t use computers or anything to change the picture afterwards.” – Chooo-San
Visual artist Kalen Hollomon is known as the “cut out king of New York”, due to his series of controversial yet creative collages. His work often features normal city life scenes, high fashion editorials and vintage advertisements juxtaposed with cut outs from old pornographic materials. Hollomon uses his iPhone to create and shoot most of his collages as he explores New York’s streets and subways.
Aside from being an amazing actor, Jeff Bridges is also a pretty damn good photographer. Since he was a kid, Bridges said he always had an interest in photography. Sadly as his acting career took off, Bridges’ photo hobby took a back seat. Seeing this, his wife Sharon gave him a camera as a belated wedding gift. From then on Bridges started carrying his camera around again. He even brought it with him on set when he was making films. In 1984 while filming “Starman” Bridges said he got the idea from a costar to make a photo book for the case and crew. Since then, he says, that at the end of every film he works on, he makes the cast and crew a small photo book as a token of appreciation.
Turf-Dancer Marquese Scott has teamed up once again with Poppin John to really blow minds with this incredible dubstep dance video. I would like to see x-rays of both these dudes to make sure they aren’t actually robots sent by an alien race to brainwash us through youtube.
From chaotic favelas to a packed Copacabana beach, and a hospital’s A&E department to an old peoples’ home, London-based photographer Jane Stockdale shows the football-obsessed masses at the World Cup 2014 in Brasil in her stunning series “Watching the World Cup” in a fantastically vivid light.
In her photo series ‘I Love Summer’, photographer Krista Long sent a group of people tumbling down a water slide. By shooting the exact moment when they emerged from the water slide, Long’s high-speed photos inadvertently captures the essence of summer: fun and carefree days of frolicking in the pool.
These paintings are pure trash… but only on the surface. Beneath their rough exterior is a precisely carved basswood sculpture, and only the paint on the surface provides the exacting trompe l’oeil vision of reality. Artist Tom Pfannerstill creates his unusual sculpture/paintings based on discarded objects he finds on his daily travels. Calling his finds a ‘gift from the street’, they act as a record of his movements and a commentary on our commercial/consumer driven society.
Miami/Florida-based Artist Michael Vasquez paints passionate figurative pieces of gang members and friends that are bigger than life. Vasquez figures are exaggerated via his powerful use of composition, color and textural brush strokes. The paintings are symbols of his search for balance in a world filled with conflict.
On a marvelous place like a piece of earthly paradise, at Cádiz, Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza has built the ‘House of the Infinite‘. At the very edge of the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, where the sea unites the new and the old continent, emerges a stone platform. Continue reading “House of the Infinite by Alberto Campo Baeza in Cádiz, Spain” »
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Robin Wight, a UK-based sculptor that works primarily with stainless steel wire, has mastered the creation of enchanting and dynamic fairy sculptures that seem to dance in or struggle against the wind.