Installations in the tradition of Dutch landscape painting but also of living and one minute sculptures, Levi van Veluw has created a landscape photo series and a new video.
“…Levi van Veluw will showcase his latest series ‘Landscapes’. This 4-piece series reinterprets the traditional landscape painting, removing plots of grass, clusters of trees, babbling brooks from their intimate 2 dimensional formats and transposing them onto the 3 dimensional contours of his own face. Thus a fresh twist is given to the obsession inherent in the romantic landscape of recreating the world and simultaneously being part of it. The romantic landscape and self-portrait genres are combined as a means of re-examination…”
Levi van Veluw’s web site (with a better quality video)
- Art: Da Vinci’s Last Supper available online
- Art: Gummi Bear sculptures by YaYa Chou
- Art: Underground artist Banksy gives away hi-res images of his work for free
- Street life: Cardboard house paintings from Japan
If you always wanted to see the painting “The Last Supper” – one of Leonard da Vinci’s masterpieces – but never had time to go to Italy or you did not get through the queue at Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, you now have the possibility to please your art desires online.
Since last night (site is sometimes not reachable) the Italian group “HAL9000″ has a giga-pixel version of the painting online
We love Gummi Bears – in all colors. So we got really interested when we saw some images of YaYa Chou’s work. YaYa Chou is an artist from Taiwan who lives in L.A. and her work ranges from sculptures to animations. And she has created a set of sculptures she calls the “Gummi Bear Series” – objects made from the famous food item…
UK underground artist Banksy who created quite an uproar with his exhibition in L.A. last autumn, has put up a series of high resolution images of his work for download from “his web site”. Banksy, who’s painting are selling for above USD 100,000 lately, seems to have gotten fed up with all those selling pirated prints of his work on eBay. Looks like pirates don’t like to get pirated themselves…
Japanese web site Cardboard-House-Painting has a set of galleries online with photographs of cardboard shelter paintings from people who lived on the street in Japan’s homeless city that was created around the Shinjuku Underground station’s in the mid-1990s. …Hundreds of cardboard houses grew up in the underground passageways of the west exit. On each of [...]