Category Archives: Arts

“Decline and Fall,” An Exclusive Online-Only Exhibition

Francesca Gavin curates her (and Artsy’s) first-ever online exhibition, exploring the weight of history on contemporary art and including for-sale works by Amy Bessone, Oliver Laric, Sara VanDerBeek, and more. “These artists are forging new approaches to art and aesthetic language through the fragmentary, the found, and the forgotten,” says Gavin. On view March 26–April 16, 2014.

See Show Here

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Anthony Howe’s Otherworldly Kinetic Sculptures

Anthony Howe’s massive kinetic wind sculptures resemble alien creatures. Step inside Howe’s studio to learn how the awe-inspiring works are created, what makes a good wind sculpture and why Howe believes it’s important for his work to emulate human feeling.

To learn more: http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/bl…

 

 

Fabian Oefner: Psychedelic science

Swiss artist and photographer Fabian Oefner is on a mission to make eye-catching art from everyday science. In this charming talk, he shows off some recent psychedelic images, including photographs of crystals as they interact with soundwaves. And, in a live demo, he shows what really happens when you mix paint with magnetic liquid–or when you set fire to whiskey.

Alexa Meade: Your body is my canvas

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Alexa Meade takes an innovative approach to art. Not for her a life of sketching and stretching canvases. Instead, she selects a topic and then paints it–literally. She covers everything in a scene–people, chairs, food, you name it–in a mask of paint that mimics what’s below it. In this eye-opening talk Meade shows off photographs of some of the more outlandish results, and shares a new project involving people, paint and milk.

Making Music with the Brooklyn Bridge | The Human Harp

Individuals find innovative ways to create art with their bodies and the surrounding landscape.

Artist Di Mainstone has plans to transform New York’s Brooklyn Bridge with the Human Harp, an instrumental sculpture that allows pedestrians to physically ‘play’ the bridge.

The body-centric Harp is a collaborative project supported by Queen Mary University of London, which Mainstone hopes to realize at the Brooklyn Bridge’s reopening in 2014. Human Harp connects the human body to the instrument-like architecture of existing structures and enables pedestrians and dancers to interact in the translation of journey into musical composition.

For more info: http://www.humanharp.org/

Transforming the Park Avenue Tunnel with Light and Sound | Voice Tunnel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmRnL…

Architecture Student Converts School Bus Into Cozy Home

Over the course of 15 weeks, Butitta transformed the standard issue vehicle into a sleek and modern home. Equipped with all the necessary conveniences including two beds, a small kitchen and a bathroom, the converted school bus could rival any recreational vehicle in functionality—but it’s truly one-of-a-kind on all other counts. Once he’d given his final presentation, Butitta and some friends embarked on a 5,000-mile road trip to test it out. According to his website, Hank Bought a Bus, the group is about halfway through, and based on their photos, the bus is a screaming success. [Home Designing]

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Full Article – Here
Follow along at http://www.hankboughtabus.com

The Making of “Just For Hits” | Richard Dawkins & Marshmallow Laser Feast

Father of the meme, Professor Richard Dawkins, hosted the 2013 Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase in Cannes. Find out how the hallucinatory visuals, directed by Marshmallow Laser Feast, came to life in our exclusive behind-the-scenes video.

Watch our documentary on Marshmallow Laser Feast:

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