Archive for the 'Art' Category

Street Art: Graffiti stencils from Helsinki

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A brilliant stencil spotted in Helsinki, Finland.

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Art: The way things go

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One of the best known pieces of contemporary Swiss art or better the objects used to make the Art Film “The way things go” (Der Lauf der Dinge) by Peter Fischli and David Weiss is up for sale at Christie’s Zurich.

It’s a good reminder to watch this master piece again that has been copied or ideas used from it quite a few times, most prominently within Honda’s outstanding Cog commercial.

There is a trailer online (link below) and a DVD with the film is available in…

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Animation: Metamorphosis

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From Glenn Marshall’s (artist) description:
“Metamorphosis is programmed entirely in Processing, it’s the follow up to my Music is Math video. I developed my ‘zeno’ animation system a bit more to allow for nebulous additive blending as well as a few other things. The music is by Boards of Canada again – the track ‘Corsair’ from the Geogaddi album. ”

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Street-Art: Seeder

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A very interesting approach to street art seen in Lithuania. The artist Morfai is using a farmer statue – an image popular in many former communist countries – more precisely the shadow silhouette of the statue and adds to the wall on which the shadow is projected.

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Music: Wild Beasts – Brave Bulging Buoyant

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An outstanding music video playing with a visual technique called the “Droste Effect” which is well known from M.C. Escher’s graphical work…

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Art: Levi van Veluw – Landscape

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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…

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