Salt of the Earth – Biodegradable Installations by Yamamoto Motoi

By on September 22, 2012, in Concept Art

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Yamamoto Motoi’s salty installations were first inspired by the death of his sister from complications due to brain cancer. It was his way o keep her memory alive. At first, he created a three-dimensional brain as a tribute to his sister’s condition. Later he explored the myriad ways he could shape and manipulate salt. All his installations are entirely handmade and any flaws or imperfections are left intact. After several weeks on display, the salt is gathered and poured back into the sea.

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aMAZEme – Book Maze by Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo

By on September 20, 2012, in Concept Art

amazeme 1 aMAZEme – Book Maze by Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo

aMAZEme is a book maze set up especially for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Its design was conceptualized by Brazilian artists Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo. The maze recreates the fingerprint of writer Jorge Luis Borges. It took over fifty volunteers five days and nights to set up this incredible maze which stands up to 2.5 meters high and spans 500 square metres. The 250,000 books they used were borrowed from Oxfam and will be returned after the exhibit.

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Cyborgs and Monsters – Body Art by Chooo-San

By on September 14, 2012, in Concept Art

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Chooo-San is a Japanese student whose creativity kinda makes the hairs on my arms stand on end. Her work makes digitally manipulated images look a lot more fake than they usually do. This 19-year old artist can turn herself into a cyborg or the stuff of nightmares with a few strokes of acrylic paint. What began as doodling has ended up into an incredibly promising career.

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Classic Portraits by Silent Justice

By on September 13, 2012, in Concept Art

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Silent Justice is the nom de guerre of a mysterious Peruvian artist who specializes in classical portraiture. His work is highly lauded by a lot of netizens. He describes himself as an artist and student in his deviantART account. His sketch portraits all reminds the viewer of the works of the great masters of yore.

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Zebra + Art + Railings = Impressive Street Art by Zebrating

By on September 8, 2012, in Concept Art

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Zebrating loosely translated means “making the zebra”. This dynamic duo has graced a lot of railings around Mannheim, Germany with their incredibly detailed street art. Difficult as it is to make a painting on a flat surface, Zebrating raised the bar by putting their artwork on railings which can only be fully appreciated when viewed from the correct angle. Some of their work are also popping up in Berlin and Stuttgart.

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Wild Imaginings – Photo Montages by Patrick Desmet

By on September 7, 2012, in Concept Art

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Patrick Desmet is anart photographer from Belgium, Kortrijk. He started messing around photographs in 1995 and found he couldn’t stop. Patrick’s trademark is his wacky and surreal montages of imaginary landscapes, with oddly proportioned people thrown in here and there. He said: “Creating a montage has always been one of my favorite creative outlets. I hope you have as much fun looking at my work as I’ve had creating it!”.

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Iconic Sports Collage by Jens Ullrich

By on September 6, 2012, in Concept Art

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Jens Ullrich is a Berlin-based artist. His large-scale, sports-oriented collages came out just in time for the 2012 London Olympics. They fuse together iconic moments in sports with elegant Grecian sculptures. The old-meets-new images are cunningly put together. They might not entirely be perfectly joined at times but the dramatic combination of motionless stone merged with dynamic images has an immediate and powerful effect on the viewer.

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Classic Street Art by Andrea Michaelsson and Ilia Mayer

By on September 1, 2012, in Concept Art

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Andrea Michaelsson & Ilia Mayer is the pair behind the street artist BTOY. This Barcelona-based duo has been inflicting their art on several walls, buildings, and vehicles. Both artists were born and raised in Barcelona, Spain. They started their project back in 2002, and they haven’t looked back since. The quality of their art has led the dynamic team to exhibit their work various art galleries. their currently showing off their work in the Stencil Bastards exhibition at Starkart, Zurich.

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A Flood of Knowledge – Installations by Alicia Martin

By on August 28, 2012, in Concept Art , Sculpture

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Alicia Martinis an up-and-coming Spanish artist whose book-based installations are becoming more and more popular in the web. One of her more recent works feature a cascade of books coming out of a second-story window and almost, but not quite, flooding the ground outside. Other works include: a giant book doughnut, books trying to burst out from a crack on the floor, and still more books trying to escape from the other side of the wall.

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Water Works by Ioana Vanessa B.

By on August 27, 2012, in Concept Art

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Awesome water experiments, by Ioana Vanessa B.
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