Portrait of the artist: Bill Viola, video artist

Portrait of the artist: Bill Viola, video artist ‘I fell into a lake aged six and saw the most beautiful world. My work is about getting back there’ Story via the Guardian  Why have you always been drawn to video? I came of age at the end of the 1960s, just when video was also coming into the world. Companies such as Sony and Panasonic were starting to market it and we artists immediately knew how it could be used. It was a rare time of collaboration rather than competition: every Read more […]

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RAW turns downtown Montreal into an interactive kaleidoscope

RAW turns downtown Montreal into an interactive kaleidoscope RAW have designed Prismatica, a public art installation in Montreal, Canada, that is made from 50 pivoting prisms. The installation will be on display until February 1st, 2015. Comprised of 50 pivoting prisms, each more than two meters tall, Prismatica is one of two installations selected by the juries of the fifth annual Luminothérapie competition and will be on display until February 1st, 2015. With their contribution, RAW becomes Read more […]

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Max Zorn interview on Design Boom

Max Zorn interview on Design Boom   DB: please can you tell us a bit about your background and what you do for a living? MZ: I make art with packing tape, the same kind you might use on boxes when you’re sending a package in the mail or moving home. it may sound weird to start my resume with a sentence like that, but that’s what I do for a living. yet, it was a coincidence that I ended up as an artist at all. it all started with the idea to use street lamps as an urban gallery for street Read more […]

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Choi Xooang and the Nightmarish Human Sculptures

Choi Xooang and the Nightmarish Human Sculptures Korean artist Choi Xooang creates sculptures that you’d see in your nightmares. The grotesque artworks are made out of resin and shocking in the brutal ways that they manipulate the human body. Severed limbs, skin corsets, and people-made backpacks are all featured in these pale, hyperreal mutant characters. Although they feature exquisite craftsmanship (the life-like details are stunning), it’s hard to get away from subject matter. Galerie Read more […]

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Porcelain Animals By Ukrainian Artist Duo Anya Stasenko And Slava Leontyev

Porcelain Animals By Ukrainian Artist Duo Anya Stasenko And Slava Leontyev Ukrainian artists Anya Stasenko and Slava Leontyev create wonderful little porcelain animals that seem to come from a strange fantasy world. The creative duo sculpts and paints over porcelain sculptures that range between 4 and 40 centimeters of height. The artists don‘t consider themselves ceramists, as they chose the medium only because it’s easier to handle than glass or metal. However, it seems that they Read more […]

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