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Brad Downey is an American street artist. He uses film, sculpture, painting and drawing to reflect on concepts about the establishment versus the audience. Downey currently lives in Berlin. (source: wikipedia.org)
Michael Murphy’s sophisticated conceptual approach to artistic creation is evident in his constant search for new and innovative methods with which to execute his works. Fascinated with light, color, tone and shape, the artist strives to challenge the boundaries between the second and third dimensions with optical illusions, where portraiture plays an important role. The artist’s wire portrait of President Barack Obama received critical acclaim and was featured in TIME magazine’s December 2008 issue.
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French artist Elise Morin and architect Clémence Eliard hand-sewed together 65,000 old CDs to create an enormous 500-squere meter undulating landscape, so-called ‘Waste Landscape’ which overtakes the ‘Halle D’aubervilliers’ of Paris’s centquatre. Website: elise-morin.com
It’s rather hip for modern artists to skip traditional art media and forgo stuffy art galleries for empty factories and abandoned industrial spaces to showcase their art, but not a lot of them can pull off what French visual artist Baptiste Debombourg did.
In his installation Aggravure, Baptiste spent 75 hours creating the image of falling Phaeton* on a wall in a very, very unusual manner
These are essentially line drawings done with wire. Visit the official website for more
My wire sculptures tell stories of simple human moments: a woman adjusting her hair, a face gazing from behind tightly wrapped arms, a mother gently cradling her baby. The honest, unguarded moments are the ones that I find to be the most beautiful.
Takeshi Kawano’s sculpture of melting animals are a great commentary on global warming. more info about the artist can be found here
Carnovskyis a Milan based artist/designer duo comprised of Francesco Rugi and Silvia Quintanilla. They create surfaces that mutate and interact with different chromatic stimulus. The RGB technique consists of three overlapping primary colour images, the result of which is an intricate multilayered print. Placing a red, green or blue colored filter (a light or a transparent material) reveals one of the three levels.