U.S. artist Mike Leavitt made this set of action figures of famous painters, street artists, filmmakers and celebrated musicians. These heavily detailed, interactive sculptures (also known as “action figures” by many in the West) are sculpted with polymer clay and mixed media by Leavitt. 95% of the color is done by mixing pigmented clay. Hidden features are built into some of the figures to make them more interesting.
Seeing this unsafe line of baby products called “Na Zha” is shocking at first, but it’s just art, they’re not made with the purpose of you buying it for your child of course. “Na Zha” is a Chinese mythical creature with supernatural powers, and Shi Jinsong made the installations to show the clash of old Chinese culture and the modern world we life in today.
When food meets fashion it simply has to look tasty and amusing at the same time. The award-winning Italian photographer Fulvio Bonavia has made these tasteful creations for his latest book “A Matter of Taste”. Purses made out of raspberries, a belt of sardines, and chocolate earrings are just some of his eatable “haute couture” pieces.
To experience the art of Felice Varini is something out of the ordinary and rather spectacular. At first it all looks like geometric and abstract shapes dancing over different landscapes and buildings, but if you move in a certain direction you will notice that the shapes are starting to make sense and suddenly they will flatten into colorful 2D shapes. The Swiss artist has managed to use large areas and geometry to make abstract art that almost looks photoshopped and unreal.
Andrea Petrachi a.k.a. Himatic creates his robotic sculptures from things most of people simply throw away. Himatic see his work as a symbol of our out-of-control desire to buy things. At the same time, his work raise issues about the human desire to challenge nature through technology. [Read more...]