Try Harder, 2012
2 x 4, digital print, 8’h x 4’w x 3’d
Half the air in a given space (various incarnations), 1999-2013
balloons, Multiple parts, each balloon 16 in. diameter; overall dimensions variable
art should not be taken so terribly seriously.
work no. 201, ‘half the air in a given space’
translates this normally invisible measurement of air
into a tangible form.
it is a room filled with balloons which contain exactly
half of the air that was calculated to fit inside that room.
visitors wade through a sea of latex gliding slowly to avoid
popping the work. it is unpredictably playful.
white acrylic and projection, 120 x 180 x 70 cm
Taylor Holland - Fra[mes]: Adoration of the Magi
"Antique frames are filled with their own content using custom molds built from digital processes."
Are you sick of art history’s obsession with the gentle beauty of a female muse? Enough of these beautiful women with coy glances, flowing locks and milky soft skin — we’re ready for the men.
Nir Arieli's portrait series “Men” places men in traditionally feminine spaces and postures, illuminating the human characteristics that have, over time, become decidedly feminine traits. The following male muses are making us wish men felt free to explore their feminine sides more often. Behold, 11 reasons men should get in touch with a softer self.
this photoset gives me the vapors
i held my shit together until the cherry blosson guy omg
This is so great! These are really beautiful! Oh man.
If you like these, can I really strongly recommend the music video for The Knife - A Tooth For An Eye to you? It does a really similar thing but in a very different way.
Follow up from our post last week featuring Autumn, the art and design blog Colossal asked to see all four volumes and posted about them today. These are scientific books on the seasons by Robert Mudie from 1837 and were donated by Charlotte Smith. See it in the catalog: http://infohawk.uiowa.edu/F/?func=find-b&find_code=SYS&local_base=UIOWA&request=002786455.
Bird Flipbook Machines by Juan Fontanive
Red Building in Forest, Hale County, Alabama, 1973-1984, Chromogenic dye coupler print, archival pigment print, c-print, various dimensions
Red Building in Forest, Hale County, Alabama, 1984-1985, Balsa and basswood, plywood, tempera, paper, and red soil, 12 3/4 x 23 x 21 inches
Nude with Shadow (solarized), 1927
solarized gelatin silver print, 11¼ x 9in. (29 x 23.3cm.)
this slaps you in the face with reality
Spill 1-15, 2010
15 C-Prints, 42 x 28 cm each
Photographer Francois Brunelle has been working on an amazing project; searching for people who look strikingly similar but have no relation to each other. These are some of this incredible finds.
JESUS CHRIST I THOUGHT THEY WERE ALL TWINS