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22 Feb 14:03

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in-love-with-my-bed:

mikeywaves:

How Wood is Cut

I feel great comfort now.

this explians so much

07 Feb 23:31

Naef Spiel, Kurt Naef 1957

by admin

Naef Spiel está diseñado por Kurt Naef en el año 1957. Naef es un prolífico diseñador de juguetes de madera. El Naef Spiel y el resto de los juegos que realiza están planteados como elementos combinables para llegar por suma a formas más complejas. Cada una de las piezas del Naef Spiel tiene ocho “dientes” en ángulo, que permiten una unión sencilla para formar construcciones escalonadas, como puentes y torres…Las piezas están realizadas con procedimientos manuales que permiten un control riguroso ya que necesitan  gran precisión para así jugar adecuadamente. Cada una de las piezas tiene una variedad limitada de colores.
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Kurt Naef – Der Spielzeugmacher / The Toymaker

04 Feb 18:00

Gianluca Traina Uses Distorted Photos To Create Woven Pixelated Busts

by Sara Barnes

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Artist Gianluca Traina’s series titled Portrait 360 combines photography and sculpture to create alluring, mysterious objects. Mannequin-esque heads are covered in distorted, mosaic-looking squares that are simultaneously recognizable humans yet pixelated and indiscernible. To craft these works, Traina first shoots photos of anonymous subjects and focuses on their faces. He then uses a warp and weft technique to weave the 2D-images into 3D paper busts.

In the blurred surface photos, you can tell where the skin ends and the hair begins, as well as where features like the eyes and nose are. But, those things don’t always match up with the attributes of a bust. Eyes are on the back of the head and hair covers the nose and mouth. There’s no front or back anymore, and instead there’s a constant play between photographed surface and the sculpted one. (Via Hi Fructose)

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31 Jan 21:45

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red-lipstick:

Jacques Callot (French, 1592-1635, Nancy, France) - Detail from The Temptation of St Anthony, 1630    Etchings

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Legitimately still one of my favorite details from any piece of art. Fucking beautiful.

*poot*

24 Jan 06:31

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20 Jan 19:58

When someone buys me a shot that I really didn't want

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22 Dec 16:13

When my friend doesn't finish their meal

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20 Dec 01:47

Getting too old for this…



Getting too old for this…

21 Dec 13:36

Atlanktikwall battery, Vigsø, Denmark



Atlanktikwall battery, Vigsø, Denmark

21 Dec 19:05

gjennyg: Fernand Léger Holly leaf on red background 1928



gjennyg:

Fernand Léger
Holly leaf on red background
1928

17 Dec 02:34

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09 Dec 19:23

windwrinkle: 19th century Indian Dhurrie rug, with mirrored...



windwrinkle:

19th century Indian Dhurrie rug, with mirrored symmetrical animal design.

23 Nov 03:25

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14 Nov 17:55

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12 Nov 15:09

Playgrounds Titles 2014

by Valentin

Pour son cru 2014, le Playground Digital Arts Festival a fait appel au studio d’animation londonien Bif, pour réaliser la video d’ouverture de l’évènement. La video laisse paraître une ville futuriste dont la matière se déforme et s’étire à l’infini. Belle prouesse de réalisation digitale à découvrir en vidéo.

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27 Oct 13:24

Geometrical Sand Sculpture by Calvin Seibert

by sergeyursu

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Sculptor Calvin Seibert decided to create something different from traditional sand castle sculpture and created an original series of geometrical sand castles.

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03 Nov 23:55

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04 Nov 15:00

Artist Makes Ceramic Vessels By Detonating Explosives

by Kelly Richman

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Though made of clay and designed as functioning vessels, the  ceramic vessels created by Prague-based artist and designer Adam Železný are anything but ordinary.  Using an innovative method of controlled detonation, Železný sends shockwaves into small refractory containers holding masses of clay to create unique works of art. Appropriately titled “The Blast,” this series of works offers an unconventional approach to a familiar art form— “a kind of punk analogy to an industrial porcelain production.” 

Based on complex tests and intricate measures, Železný’s system of charges results in one-of-a-kind bowls spanning various shapes and sizes.  While each bowl is undoubtedly a work of art in and of itself, to the artist, it is not the finished product that is key but, rather, the process itself.

In order to capture this fascinating method of production, Železný has documented the entire process in a video.  Depicting the artist’s “alternative methods of ceramic shaping,” the short video shows Železný himself as he sets off the explosions and subsequently creates the sculptures. While the video also briefly depicts the project’s initial set up and final, tangible results, its focus remains on the process—which is, ultimately, presented as a work of art.

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07 Nov 19:00

Harry Roseman Makes Rigid Plywood Look As Though It’s Fabric

by Sara Barnes

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Artist Harry Roseman takes the ubiquitous material known as plywood and with careful cuts and placement, creates the illusion that this rigid material is pliable. The large pieces include “folds” that make them look as though they are textiles. Roseman uses a single piece of wood and mismatches its grain to break up the visual monotony; it fools us into think that there’s a back and a front to this “fabric.” The rigidity is reminiscent of a plastic camping tarp, but it’s still impressive at how, with relatively few cuts, the pieces are believeable as something other than what they’re made of.

These sort of observations and overall sentiment is part of what Roseman is trying to achieve in his sculptures, writing:

The subjects of my work are the bend of a curve, the conjunction of edges, the turn of a fold, the weight and nature of objects, the conjunction of idea and object, the way an idea sits in an object and next to an object and the way surface can obscure and also reveal. One of my aims is to close the distance between thinking, looking and making, to the point where it is hard to tell the difference.

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07 Nov 19:50

Aftermath of the inundation of the Wieringmeer in April 1945.









Aftermath of the inundation of the Wieringmeer in April 1945.

07 Nov 20:46

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04 Nov 18:42

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27 Oct 20:31

Fire and Ice, 1994 Eric Staller



Fire and Ice, 1994

Eric Staller

02 Nov 10:33

urbain: Marinus Boezem, De Groene Kathedraal, Flevoland,...

30 Oct 19:13

Michael DeLucia - BOOOOOOOM! - CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

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28 Oct 23:07

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23 Oct 14:27

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21 Oct 09:40

rudygodinez: Jungjin Lee, Two Photographs from the Series...





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Jungjin Lee, Two Photographs from the Series “Unnamed Road”, (2010-2012)

20 Oct 16:12

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12 Sep 07:42

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