Posts Tagged ‘art’

U-Ram Choe’s Breathing Sculpture (Video)

U-Ram Choe’s Breathing Sculpture (Video)

Korean artist U-Ram Choe created a fascinating kinetic seal-like sculpture that appears to be breathing. Guardian of the Hole (Custos Cavum in Latin) is the name of the piece, and it is currently on display at the Asia Society Museum in New York City through December 31, 2011.

Van Gogh’s Starry Night Pumpkin by MoMa (Photo)

Van Gogh’s Starry Night Pumpkin by MoMa (Photo)

Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night was carved into an amazing Halloween pumpkin by the MoMa (The Museum of Modern Art).

Nathan Sawaya, Amazing Lego Artist (Video)

Nathan Sawaya, Amazing Lego Artist (Video)

Nathan Sawaya, a former lawyer who gave up his lucrative profession to become one of only a handful of LEGO artists in the world, has more than 1.5 million colored bricks in his New York art studio and spends 12 – 14 hours a day working on his sculptures.

Sand Sculptures: Wonders of the World in Bogota (Picture Gallery)

Sand Sculptures: Wonders of the World in Bogota (Picture Gallery)

An exhibition of giant sand sculptures, featuring replicas of world’s greatest sights opened in Bogota, Colombia. The world’s best sand artists have worked for months to recreate the Great Wall of China, the Egyptian pyramids, the Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal and many more.

Stallion Hairpiece by Brock Davis (Photo)

Stallion Hairpiece by Brock Davis (Photo)

Artist Brock Davis designed this redheaded stallion hairpiece for Esquire’s Grooming Spectacular: The Ramifications of a bold new haircut – coming out in the October 2011 issue. The awesome hair-do was then created by his friend Amy Meyer.

Cayce Zavaglia’s Embroidered Portraits (Picture Gallery)

Cayce Zavaglia’s Embroidered Portraits (Picture Gallery)

Artist Cayce Zavaglia creates truly amazing embroidered portraits. Her impossibly layered artworks look more like paintings than something made with a needle and a thread.

Meet Leandro Granato, Artist Who Paints With His Eye! (Video)

Meet Leandro Granato, Artist Who Paints With His Eye! (Video)

How about that? Leandro Granato, an artist from Buenos Aries, paints using only his eye as a paintbrush. First he puts the paint into his nose, next he forces the paint up through his eye and finally he squirts it onto a canvas.

Bottle Cap Self-Portrait by Mary Ellen Croteau (Picture Gallery)

Bottle Cap Self-Portrait by Mary Ellen Croteau (Picture Gallery)

Artist Mary Ellen Croteau made this amazing self-portrait out of recycled plastic bottle caps. Notice how she used sets of nested plastic bottle caps to achieve a much deeper color palette than otherwise possible.

Stellar by Ignacio Torres: Trippy Animated 3D GIFs (Gallery)

Stellar by Ignacio Torres: Trippy Animated 3D GIFs (Gallery)

Artist Ignacio Torres created his newest project entitled ‘Stellar’, a collection of magical 3D GIFs, inspired by the theory that humans are made from the cosmic matter from a star’s death…

GÄSTE 2011: European Vegetable Carving Competition (Picture Gallery)

GÄSTE 2011: European Vegetable Carving Competition (Picture Gallery)

During the annual GÄSTE trade fair for the restaurant, hotel and catering business in Leipzig, Germany, the vegetable carving elite gathered for the first European competition of its craft.