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Illustration

Christina Empedocles

March 7, 2011

Christopher Jobson

New work from Christina Empedocles who was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Empedocle eventually graduated from Oberlin College to become a geologist in San Francisco and then got an MFA in painting from California College of the Arts in 2008.

By folding and cutting images, using sculpture, painting and collage, she records personal moments and impressions, enhanced by the ephemera of everyday. Her work is the result of hours of looking – contrasting the nostalgic fantasy of idealized memory and the intense focus of the realistic image.

See more of her work at David B. Smith Gallery.

 

 



Art Design

Moneygami by Hasegawa Yosuke

February 16, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Right on the heels of last weeks moneygami post, this great work from artist Hasegawa Yosuke who folds assorted currency into little hat-wearing figures, and apparently if you have an iPhone, yeah, there’s an app for this complete with folding instructions. (via green chair press)

 

 



Art

Alex Dipple: Dots and Full Stops

February 7, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Artist Alex Dipple meticulously cuts periods, full stops, stars and asterisks from newspapers—frequently just a few millimeters wide—to create these elaborate textured collages. More on Behance.

 

 



Art

Map Collages by Matthew Cusik

December 13, 2010

Christopher Jobson

I am totally in awe of the detailed map collage work of Dallas, Texas artist Matthew Cusik.

Defacements are obsessively crafted amalgamations of word and image in the tradition of altered books and concrete poetry. The re-contextualization of image, word, and number creates a new storyline that is often in the spirit of a prankster student who has marked up a textbook with irreverent and provocative commentary.

His large-scale Bible work, Passages, is also something to behold. (via green chair press

 

 



Art Photography

Photographic Rearrangements from Lola Dupré

November 16, 2010

Christopher Jobson

New work from Lola Dupré. Lola physically reconstructs new images from existing photographs using nothing but scissors, glue and more patience than you can shake a stick at.

 

 



Art Photography

The Exquisite Skizzomat

November 2, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Interesting photo collages from Berlin-based Marie Luise Emmermann. I love this kind of derivative work. See lots more at her blog Skizzomat. (via changethought)

 

 

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