After Jeff Koons in 2008 and Xavier Veilhan in 2009 the Château de Versailles invites world famous Japanese artist Takashi Murakami to make his mark in 2010. Murakami wanted to create a bridge between the symbolic occidental classic art and the most contemporary art, a “bridge between past and future”. Here is in exclusivity, the [...]
The first time I stumbled on the “Misunderstood Buildings” collages by Emy Eckert, I was a little confused by what kind of building or houses these were. Only when I looked closer I noticed they were actually collages! Eckert works with pictures form architecture books and
Korean artist Kwangho Lee‘s most recent work was creating the new cactus and landscape series. Lee has experimented with various techniques such as scratching, rubbing of the paintbrush, and tapping on the canvas whilst enlarging the subject to its extreme to make the cactus seem like a type of abstraction.
Paint on found porcelain or acrylic and mix-media collages on found canvas is the work of American artist Chad Wys . Although some may think this is not really art, since he’s just diverting and adding his personal touch to existing artwork, his ‘Brutalized Delights’ series is
Stefan Strumbel exaggerates the traditional cuckoo clock with elements of urban art and pop art. Five years ago he decided to stop painting graffiti and concentrated on his art. Mostly known for his clocks he also works on all types of wooden masks and typical catholic crucifixes.
Another great discovery through Trendland’s Submit site – the realistic paintings of Anna Halldin-Maule. These beautiful and provocateur photo-realistic oil on canvas paintings are based on photographs Anna has taken.
Ribbonesia’ is the art project which artist and illustrator Baku Maeda has been working on. As an artist, ‘BAKU’ has been using brush and pen as extension of his hands and imagination. In the last couple of years, he found more interest in 3 dimensional and sculptural way of expression by using ribbon and other [...]
I discovered the great Simon Wald-Lasowski’s “Flower Flend” series in Dutch fashion/art magazine, Blend. A visual and colorful floral study that Simon shot in a beautiful way. Looking through his portfolio and discover some other great visual series.
“I’m interested in those very everyday attempts to produce meaning.” say Damián Ortega. He creates amazing suspended , like his Cosmic Thing (2002), a gray Beetle, suspended suspended from the gallery’s ceiling by high-test aircraft cables. Ortega has meticulously disassembled the car, evidently taking the
“Clare Stephenson’s sculpture and drawings sit comfortably between craft, Pop, DIY and a taste for the nasty side of French culture. She makes art the way cranks build models, with scrupulous attention to detail and a respect for
This is the work of British artist Anthony James, who graduated (with honors) form Central St Martins. I personally think James’s work is deeply inspired by Damien Hirst, that is particularly what I thought when I saw this piece: KO is a sculpture of a wrecked Ferrari 355 Spider, birch and fluorescent lights created in [...]
The two things women love the most : Shoes and Flowers (and bags). NY based French photographer Michel Tcherevkoff had a revelation when he saw a photograph of a leaf he had shot for a client, turned upside down on his table and thought it looked just like a shoe. He scanned the image, added [...]