Art

Just in Time: Xavier Antin’s chain-linked printers

January 12, 2011

Christopher Jobson

London-based artist Xavier Antin devised this beautifully orchestrated printing process to create his book “Just in Time, or A Short History of Production”. While I don’t think the paper was physically fed through all four printers at once, each printer was responsible for a color plate starting with an 1880 stencil duplicator printing magenta and ending with 1976 inkjet printer for yellow. (via beautiful decay)

 

 



Art Photography

Kevin Van Aelst

January 11, 2011

Christopher Jobson

The work of Connecticut-based artist Kevin Van Aelst.

 

 



Art

The Luminous Earth Grid

January 11, 2011

Christopher Jobson

The Luminous Earth Grid was a 1993 installation by artist Stuart Williams erected 50 miles north of San Francisco.

Luminous Earth Grid, an array of 1,680 energy-efficient fluorescent lamps, swept over 10 acres of undulating landscape, 50 miles north of San Francisco. Said the artist, “I see the project as a poetic statement on the potential harmony between technology and nature.” Over a five year period, Williams launched a rigorous fund raising campaign throughout Northern California, and raised nearly half a million dollars to realize the massive project. It was widely acclaimed by critics around the globe and drew tens of thousands of visitors.

I would have loved to see this firsthand. (via behance)

 

 



Design

Stitching Postcards

January 11, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Dig these Stitching Postcards by designers Leihener, Seng, Valder for Köln-based distributor Details. Available over at Uncommon Goods. (via cool hunting)

 

 



Art

Astrid de la Chapelle

January 11, 2011

Christopher Jobson

The work of French art director and designer Astrid de la Chapelle. (via booooooom)

 

 



Food History Photography

Rice Krispyhenge

January 10, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Artist Brock Davis (of Boba’s invoice fame) snapped this photo of Rice Krispyhenge prior to it being eaten by ravenous sun worshipers. Now a print over at Society6.

 

 



Illustration

Lee Price

January 10, 2011

Christopher Jobson



Realist oil painter Lee Price (maybe nsfw) primarily paints self-portraits of herself from an overhead vantage point, primarily in bathrooms while eating junk food. Colossal approved. (via yewknee)

 

 

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