Category: Art

Monika Grzymala’s 3D Tape Drawing Explodes onto the Walls of Galerie Crone

Monika Grzymalas 3D Tape Drawing Explodes onto the Walls of Galerie Crone tape installation black and white

Monika Grzymalas 3D Tape Drawing Explodes onto the Walls of Galerie Crone tape installation black and white

Monika Grzymalas 3D Tape Drawing Explodes onto the Walls of Galerie Crone tape installation black and white

Monika Grzymalas 3D Tape Drawing Explodes onto the Walls of Galerie Crone tape installation black and white

Monika Grzymalas 3D Tape Drawing Explodes onto the Walls of Galerie Crone tape installation black and white

Monika Grzymalas 3D Tape Drawing Explodes onto the Walls of Galerie Crone tape installation black and white

Monika Grzymalas 3D Tape Drawing Explodes onto the Walls of Galerie Crone tape installation black and white

I’m not sure it’s possible to infuse black tape with more energy than Polish artist Monika Grzymala has accomplished with her piece Raumzeichnung, roughly “Drawing of a Room”. The three dimensional installation which seems to launch from columns in the basement of Galerie Crone was installed in 2012 and required 3.1 miles (that’s 5km) of stretched, cut, and criss-crossed tape. According to Ignant the artist begins her work from scratch in the gallery, working intuitively with tape to sketch out ideas as she conceives them until the work is done. You can see more of her tape drawings over on Co.Design.

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Extraordinarily Tiny Paintings of Istanbul by Hasan Kale

Extraordinarily Tiny Paintings of Istanbul by Hasan Kale painting miniature Istanbul insects

Extraordinarily Tiny Paintings of Istanbul by Hasan Kale painting miniature Istanbul insects

Extraordinarily Tiny Paintings of Istanbul by Hasan Kale painting miniature Istanbul insects

Extraordinarily Tiny Paintings of Istanbul by Hasan Kale painting miniature Istanbul insects

Extraordinarily Tiny Paintings of Istanbul by Hasan Kale painting miniature Istanbul insects

Extraordinarily Tiny Paintings of Istanbul by Hasan Kale painting miniature Istanbul insects

Extraordinarily Tiny Paintings of Istanbul by Hasan Kale painting miniature Istanbul insects

Extraordinarily Tiny Paintings of Istanbul by Hasan Kale painting miniature Istanbul insects

It would appear no object is too small for artist Hasan Kale to utilize as a canvas for his miniature paintings. The Turkish artist makes use of everything from fruit seeds to the wings of taxidermied insects as a backdrop for depictions of his native Istanbul. See much more here, and watch the videos above to see him work… love how he uses his finger as a palette. (via bhakta)

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Spray Painted Faces Merge in New Graffiti from iNO

Spray Painted Faces Merge in New Graffiti from iNO street art murals graffiti

Spray Painted Faces Merge in New Graffiti from iNO street art murals graffiti

This video featuring Athens-based graffiti writer iNO perfectly captures his ability to turn quick gestures with a spray can into something that almost looks as if it was produced with aid of a camera. Many of the artist’s interior and exterior works incorporate the idea of two faces or figures merging, either morphing into each other or growing outwardly. Watch the video above to see it all come together. (via colossal submissions)

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New Bicycle Chain Sculptures by Young-Deok Seo

New Bicycle Chain Sculptures by Young Deok Seo sculpture chains bicycles

New Bicycle Chain Sculptures by Young Deok Seo sculpture chains bicycles

New Bicycle Chain Sculptures by Young Deok Seo sculpture chains bicycles

New Bicycle Chain Sculptures by Young Deok Seo sculpture chains bicycles

New Bicycle Chain Sculptures by Young Deok Seo sculpture chains bicycles

New Bicycle Chain Sculptures by Young Deok Seo sculpture chains bicycles

New Bicycle Chain Sculptures by Young Deok Seo sculpture chains bicycles

New Bicycle Chain Sculptures by Young Deok Seo sculpture chains bicycles

New Bicycle Chain Sculptures by Young Deok Seo sculpture chains bicycles

Korean sculptor Young-Deok Seo has been busy since first appearing here back in 2011. The artist has continued working almost exclusively with welded chains reclaimed from bicycles and elsewhere. Seo most recently exhibited at SODA Gallery in Istanbul. A statement from that show:

Seo Young Deok’s work aims to reflect the disease-like contamination we experience caused by materials in our society, he hopes to reveal the amount of suffering it places on the modern-day human. To express this, he utilized metal chains to create the modern man. Chains were made by our civilization and created through mass production, yet it is also just one accessory, one part in a massive piece of machinery. He considered each part of the chain a human cell and used the chains to create a human figure. Thus, this being’s form has been created in contamination by materials in our current world.

You can follow more of his work over on Facebook. (via my modern met)

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Artist Jason Hackenwerth Unveils Massive New Balloon Sculpture at Edinburgh International Science Festival

Artist Jason Hackenwerth Unveils Massive New Balloon Sculpture at Edinburgh International Science Festival sculpture balloons

Artist Jason Hackenwerth Unveils Massive New Balloon Sculpture at Edinburgh International Science Festival sculpture balloons

Artist Jason Hackenwerth Unveils Massive New Balloon Sculpture at Edinburgh International Science Festival sculpture balloons

Artist Jason Hackenwerth Unveils Massive New Balloon Sculpture at Edinburgh International Science Festival sculpture balloons

Artist Jason Hackenwerth Unveils Massive New Balloon Sculpture at Edinburgh International Science Festival sculpture balloons

New York artist Jason Hackenwerth, known for his organic and biological forms made from latex balloons, just unveiled his latest work at the Edinburgh International Science Festival in the Grand Gallery of the National Museum of Scotland. Titled Pisces the sculpture is the artist’s interpretation of the legend of Aphrodite and Eros: in Greek mythology, Aphrodite, the Goddess of love and her son, Eros, escaped the fearsome monster Typhon by transforming into a tightly woven spiral of two fish, a figure which later became a constellation called Pisces. The spiraling form is made from 10,000 balloons which took three staff members nearly six days to blow up, after which Hackenwerth and his assistant Leah Blair wove carefully into this three dimensional structure. Pisces will be up through April 14th, 2013 and you can see much more of it on Flickr.

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Suspended Horses Made of Wool Thread Dipped in Tar and Latex by Sandrine Pelletier

Suspended Horses Made of Wool Thread Dipped in Tar and Latex by Sandrine Pelletier textiles latex horses

Suspended Horses Made of Wool Thread Dipped in Tar and Latex by Sandrine Pelletier textiles latex horses

Suspended Horses Made of Wool Thread Dipped in Tar and Latex by Sandrine Pelletier textiles latex horses

Suspended Horses Made of Wool Thread Dipped in Tar and Latex by Sandrine Pelletier textiles latex horses

Suspended Horses Made of Wool Thread Dipped in Tar and Latex by Sandrine Pelletier textiles latex horses

Suspended Horses Made of Wool Thread Dipped in Tar and Latex by Sandrine Pelletier textiles latex horses

GoodBye Horses is a 2009 installation by artist Sandrine Pelletier at galerie Rosa Turetsky. The three galloping horses were created using suspended wool coated in black latex and tar, resulting in a stark contrast between the chaotic lines of the figures against the white gallery walls. From some angles the horses are unrecognizable, but even when brought into focus appear to be haphazard, almost violent illustrations. See much more on her website.

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Amazing Kinetic Sculptures by Bob Potts

Amazing Kinetic Sculptures by Bob Potts kinetic sculpture gifs

Amazing Kinetic Sculptures by Bob Potts kinetic sculpture gifs

Amazing Kinetic Sculptures by Bob Potts kinetic sculpture gifs

Kinetic sculptor Bob Potts creates beautiful kinetic sculptures that mimic the motions of flight and the oars of boats. Despite their intricacy the pieces are surprisingly minimal, Potts seems to use only the essential components needed to convey each motion without much ornamentation or flourish. There is very little information online about the artist, however blogger Daniel Busby managed to get a brief interview with the 70-year-old artist last year. If you liked this, also check the work of Dukno Yoon . (via devid sketchbook)

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