Posts Tagged ‘ artist ’

dirt chronicles: part 2

December 29, 2010

we can’t really talk about dirt and art without mentioning the land artists of the 60s and 70s. walter de maria is often put into this category, utilizing the great expanses of land in the west for his infamous work, the lightning field (which we visited this summer, i’ll write more about that soon)....
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magical mystery tour

December 27, 2010

woah woah woah! jake sent me the link to these incredible drawings by louise despont! they remind me of a mix of emma kunz‘s magical mathematical drawings & gijs frieling‘s folky floral shapes. louise uses graphite, colored pencil, & watercolors on antique paper to create her mystical, geometric drawings. many of the following were...
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and that’s a fact!

November 19, 2010

data visualization seems to be getting pretty popular and insane these days. the time of simple bar charts and pie graphs has been replaced with fireworks explosions depicting carbon output and complicated webs of red vs. blue states. nathalie miebach‘s sculpture work is an impressive example of how numbers and data can be transformed...
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stripey

September 1, 2010

stripes. flag banners. rainbows. massive public installation. i’ve been obsessing over all of these things lately, so daniel buren’s work is really resonating right now.
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window shopping

August 27, 2010

storefronts are always so interesting in other countries; how people display things and make products attractive to the public. check these fresh ideas from european communist storefronts! making a little go a long way, for sure. all photos taken by david hlynsky between 1986 and 1990 behind the iron curtain.
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penduluminations

August 26, 2010

courtney and i are working on graphics for some BIG THINGS and she sent me to find more about emma kunz – swiss healer and artist! emma used her telepathic inclinations and a pendulum to create her geometric drawings and to help cure patients in the 1940s. she also discovered the healing stone, AION...
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