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Environmental Sculpture

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From South Korean Artist Myeongbeom Kim

Myeongbeom Kim creates installations that deal with nature and are at once natural and unnatural. With the occaisonal man-made pieces colliding with natural elements he concots surreal dreamlike spaces. Myeongbeom Kim received his MFA in sculpture from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago in 2008 after studying environmental sculpture at University of Seoul, South Korea. He often......read more

Geoff McFetridge: While You Were Steeping

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LA artist shows what can be done while waiting for tea

Bombarded as we are with thousands of advertising images in a day, it's always refreshing to see stuff that stands out. Like this short for Bigelow Tea, for example, which features multidisciplinary artist Geoff McFetridge [previously] painting a picture while he waits for his tea to steep. The piece is the first in a series called While You Were Steeping, asking "what can be created, imagined,......read more

Natural Skateboarding by Monsieur Plant

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French artist crafts a skate deck in tree bark

Paris artist Christophe Guinet (aka Monsieur Plant) has been obsessed with vegetation since an early age. Today, that passion for plants drives his art practice, which typically makes use of living materials like trees, grasses, flowers and seeds. In this work, dubbed "Natural Skateboarding," he combines  his other obsessions -- skating and urban culture -- to create a 32" skate deck from a......read more

The Gap by Ira Glass

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Artist Daniel Sax turns Ira Glass's words on creativity into a moving visual illustration

In 2009, This American Life host Ira Glass made a powerful statement about creativity. Referring to his own experiences as a writer, the NPR personality highlighted the idea that when creative people begin their careers, there is a gap between their good taste and their ability to create worthwhile work. Only by sticking with it can that gap be closed.  Now, artist Daniel Sax has......read more

Young Galaxy "Hard To Tell"

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Pretty hand-painted animation by artist Carine Khalife

Moody Montreal indie pop act Young Galaxy have shared a new video for "Hard To Tell," the latest single off of their 2013 LP, Ultramarine. The band enlisted friend and artist Carine Khalifé (who worked with the band previously on their "Blown Minded" video) to create a storybook animation using painted brushstrokes. The animation feautures a parade of animals marching through the forest in......read more

Artist Edition Yoga Mats by Grey Area

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Brooklyn design group collaborates with emerging artists to make printed yoga mats $90.00

The art object aficionados at Grey Area work with artists to offer works that exist outside the traditional gallery experience. The New York outfit's latest project is Grey Area Yoga, which launched at Art Basel in Miami Beach with a line of artist edition yoga mats. Whether it's Daniel Arsham's "Square Out of the Moon" print or Andrew Kuo's cat in cobra pose, the art mats have enough variety to......read more

Fantastical Landscapes by Melissa Loop

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A Midwestern artist conjures exotic worlds in paint

Minneapolis-based painter Melissa Loop borrows from and subverts Romantic ideas about landscape art in these stunning, fantastical works that speak to the artificality of imagined paradises. The hyper-colored canvases present exotic locations as if conjured from some dystopian dream, complete with haphazard drips, neon spray paint and jumbled digitized shapes. From the artist: By using the......read more

Jim Vecchi: Markings

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Photographer discovers artistic patterns at his feet in SF's Sunset District

It's always cool when images reveal the beauty in the everyday, the things we may otherwise overlook going about our daily business. Jim Vecchi does just that with Markings, a series of photos that uncover the shapes, patterns and colors of sidewalks and driveways in San Francisco's Sunset District. The photos are just one part of a three-part series Vecchi calls The Sunset Trilogy. In his......read more

Dance Movements Become Digital Sculptures

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CCTV idents use 3D graphics to turn body motion into artistic patterns

This transfixing series of short clips for China's CCTV Documentary Channel makes other TV station identifications (idents) seem, well, crappy. A collaborative effort between Taiwan studio JL Design and Lithuanian digital production studio Korb, the idents show people creating seemingly 3D structures as they move. Dubbed "motion sculptures," the works are based on four themes and represent four......read more

Watch Bryan Nash Gill in Action

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Months before his unexpected passing, videographer Philip Leaman captured the 'Woodcuts' artist at his Connectitut studio

Bryan Nash Gill's art star was on the rise when he passed away suddenly in May at his Connecticut studio. Bryan's large scale relief prints, which he made using crosscut portions of reclaimed wood, reveal the sublime natural history locked away within arboreal rings. This video, produced seven months before his untimely passing, is a poignant and moving portrait of a great artist whose work......read more

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