Although our project produced spectacular results within the Philadelphia community, Stream of Dreams produced something even greater: a meme-quality photo. I encourage all readers to take this AMAZING photo and with it develop their own meme. The sky’s the limit when it comes to this pic! Original Photo: Example Meme:
Don’t Wash Your Car
Russian artist and illustrator, Nikita Golubev takes an interesting approach on handling dirty vehicles. Instead of simply writing “Wash Me” as do many people, Golubev creates spectacular works of art in the dirt/dust.
This Art is Bananas!
Artist Stephan Brusche is known for using an interesting medium for his art: bananas. Using deconstructed bananas and their peels, Brusche is able to recreate some of the world’s most notable works, including da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” and Michelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam.”
When Dust Bunnies Come Alive
Pennsylvania-based artist Suzanne Proulx sees so much more in the small pieces of dust found behind couches and in the back of the closet. For years Ms. Proulx has used the dust she found to create unique self-portraits and, more recently, to sculpt the animals for which they are named. Commissioned by Febreze Air Purifiers…
Director and animator Kirsten Lapore, known for her stop-motion animation on shows such as Adventure Time and Yo Gabba Gabba, has released a new stop-motioned animated short film titled “Hi Stranger.” This film features a doughy protagonist who monologues about how much they enjoy spending time with the viewer. Its commentary is supplanted with striking visual environments…
A Divider Bringing People Together
On March 25th, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be organizing a recreation of Brazilian artist Lygia Pape’s Divisor (Divider). The original performance was held in the streets of Rio in 1968 and the recreation will coincide with the opening of Lygia Pape: A Multitude of Forms at the Met Breuer.
In Danish, there is a word “hygge” which acknowledges an experience (whether alone or with others, at home or not) as cozy, comfortable, and special. Photographs that capture this experience have recently become popular on social media such as Instagram and Twitter, as users try to capture the moments that feel special to them.
The Sistine Chapel with Fresh Eyes
Using new high definition photography practices, the Sistine Chapel has recently been photographed like never before. Viewers of these photographs can now see every centimeter with such clarity, it is described as being next to the magnificent paintings.
While browsing the internet the other day, I came across an article about psychologist Douglas Amorim and the unique inspiration for his psychology. As many other artists use what is around them to influence their work, Amorim chose to create representations of the mental issues faced by his patients. Each image represents a disorder or condition, ranging from…
The Devine Calvin Klein
Raf Simons, in partnership with Calvin Klein, showcased his new fall collection at the 2017 New York fashion week. This ready-to-wear collection featured visually striking pieces inspired by American culture. Such references include those to brightly colored band uniforms, Wall Street suits, sheriff jackets, men’s and women’s parkas, and metal-tipped cowboy boots. Most intriguing, however, was the…
Art of Building
The Chartered Institute’s Art of Building digital photography competition sought to discover some of the most visually striking photographs of the built environment. The winner of the 2016 competition was Norwegian photographer Roman Robroek with his photo of the Kelenfold Power Station in Budapest. He describes his artistic journey mainly consisting of abandoned, decaying buildings. However,…
Eating with Your Eyes
The Cauldron Ice Cream parlor in Santa Ana, California has been serving edible liquid nitrogen ice cream flowers for over two years now. The recent addition of “puffle cones,” a type of eggy waffle cone first popularized in Hong Kong, however, has made these confectionery masterpieces a viral sensation on Instagram. What’s most unique about…