By using old paper waste like junk mail, old calendars, photos, postcards, etc, Sandhi Schimmel Gold is creating some amazing mosaic portraits. They have an up-to-date look with a nice splash of fresh colors. It almost looks like really expensive art that you want to buy for decorating your living room. As you can see the figures on the mosaics are mostly women that he has found from different advertising.
“Creative genius” and “most influential pop culture artist of our time” is just a few ways to describe Olly Moss. He is showing his talent in his first solo exhibition called Paper Cuts. The incredible art pieces are actually paper silhouettes of famous pop cultural characters like the Joker, Bruce Willis from Die Hard, Boba Fett and Pinocchio among many others.
Reality may bite, but that bite may not be as big as you expected. We are constantly bombarded by television ads for fast food chains that leave us with mouths watering and eyes wide. The promise of hot, tasty food in large quantities is a hard temptation to turn down. Sadly, the truth behind that delicious image usually doesn’t live up to the hype. [Read more...]
Talk about major creepiness – Israeli artist Ronit Baranga is gaining a name for herself by creating some truly bizarre tableware (such as plates and cups with fingers and mouths). While this disturbing dinnerware may cause some people to lose their appetites, the artist herself says that she wants people to feel something when we see her art work. She doesn’t care what we feel, just that we feel anything.
An Interview with the Artist Himself
I’ve looked at your website, and at your little corner of Gawker. Your chalk art fascinates me. You use a temporary medium to capture a temporary state – the shadows that fall in the evening and at night. What made you think of starting this project, and what was the first thing you decided to capture that way? [Read more...]