We truly hope you can find a place in your heart for forgiveness as we feel quite bad that we haven’t posted anything during the last days, and we’d like to apologize. Unfortunately we’ve been dealing with hosting problems, lack of time, stress, and preparation for a couple of kick-ass activities of which we’ll be writing about during the next couple weeks. Meanwhile, enjoy this animated gif by Rene Abythe conveniently titled A Wait for Ever.
Posted on 16 January 2010, 14:41, by Stefan, under Arte.
Through his unique approach of composing painterly images, Neo Rauch has managed to revolutionize contemporary German painting, unlike anybody else in his generation. His paintings draw from various influences including social realism and surrealism, although he’d probably be the first one to say it isn’t so… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on 15 January 2010, 1:20, by Stefan, under Arte.
Although Michael DeLucia’s work hit the blogosphere a couple months back, I felt the need to blog about his amazing sculptural works as to give him a warm place in our amazing archives. His work is so fresh it hurts my eyes.
Posted on 12 January 2010, 1:33, by Stefan, under Arte, Photo, Web.
We grew out of Andreas Gursky a couple months back, after we received an email from a copyright protection company that works for him, in which they kindly and subtly threatened to sue. That’s precisely why we savored this piece by Florian Freier as much as we did. In it, he uses Google Earth to recreate a large scale photograph taken by Gursky in Bahrain, which he later printed himself… I wish there was a free high res download of it so that EVERYONE could print their own Gursky without the fear of being threatened by the dog artist and his posse.
Yet, in any case, you can check out the “making of” video here:
Posted on 12 January 2010, 0:22, by Stefan, under Arte, Street.
It’s hard to look at point of view works like these by Roma-based Mimmo Rubino and not think of the great Felice Varini. Yet, as long as the basic principle is executed on point, the overall effect will continue to feel freshhhh.