Trompe-l’œil Window and Keyhole Illusions on the Streets of Istanbul by Pejac

Trompe-l’œil Window and Keyhole Illusions on the Streets of Istanbul by Pejac Spanish street artist Pejac  just stopped by Istanbul where he painted three new trompe-l’œil pieces in the district of Uskudar titled Lock, Poster and Shutters. Painted with brushes, acrylic paint, pencils and sandpaper the works are located very close together are intended to represent the “perception and illusion of freedom.” He mentions the literal translation of Trompe l’oeil from French as Read more [...]

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Surreal Collages by Eugenia Loli

Surreal Collages by Eugenia Loli Collage artist Eugenia Loli uses photography scanned from vintage magazines and science publications to create bizarre visual narratives that borrow from aspects of pop art, dada, and traditional surrealism. Loli’s background is almost as diverse as the imagery she employs, having been born in Greece and living in Germany and the UK before settling in California. She says on her blog: I’m Eugenia Loli. I’m a filmmaker and a modern vintage collage Read more [...]

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History under your feet, 3000 years of shoes

History under your feet, 3000 years of shoes This special exhibition is devoted to an everyday object that for millennia has served to protect the soles of men, women and children: the shoe. In collaboration with the Northampton Museums and Art Gallery in England, home to the world’s largest collection of historical shoes, this exhibition of over 220 pairs of shoes takes you on a journey through the footwear fashions of the last 3000 years. In addition to its purely protective function Read more [...]

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New Wooden Cityscapes Sculpted with a Bandsaw by James McNabb

New Wooden Cityscapes Sculpted with a Bandsaw by James McNabb Furniture-maker-turned-sculptor James McNabb  just opened a new exhibition of work titled Metros at Robert Fontaine Gallery in Miami. McNabb continues his exploration of architectural shapes using an improvised form of woodworking frequently described as “sketching with a bandsaw.” Without regard to the design or stability a true architect might utilize, he instead works with more abstract shapes cut from repurposed Read more [...]

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Benedetto Bufalino turns a French apartment into a tennis court

Benedetto Bufalino turns a French apartment into a tennis court for french artist benedetto bufalino, art is a playground for creative exchange. his latest participatory piece rethinks indoor tennis by placing it within the context of a habitable apartment, fitting a faux-grass expanse from floor board to fireplace. From now until october 31st, 2014, bufalino transforms interface gallery in Dijon, France into a functioning and fun sport court, where visitors are invited to pick up a racket and Read more [...]

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