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From the reader #26

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Footage of Renoir and Monet painting

Renoir painting at home

I’d no idea the two impressionists were filmed. Interesting glimpses of past masters at work.

Change your perspective

Yes No sculpture

This YES/NO sculpture by Markus Raetz (2003) made me think.

Perpetual black water whirlpool

Anish Kapoor Descension

In its state of flux and motion, Descension confronts us with a perpetual force and a downward pull into an unknowable interior.

The craft of neon sign-making

Neon skull

A master in his craft, Mike Heist is responsible for the bending of some of Portland’s most iconic neon signage.

From the reader #23

Pejac Line

Pejac. My kind of artist.

Food art pairings

Pantone lemon lime

“Instantly I thought of how people pair food together, and that was that. Pantone pairings.”

Artfully visualising our humanity

Flight Patterns Atlanta

A few projects that reflect on our lives and our systems.

The Wallery

The Wallery

The Wallery is a place where international and emerging artists think outside the frame.

From the reader #15

Lego New York

Lego New York, by 3D artist JR Schmidt.

From the reader #14

Vincent Kohler wood cuts

Artist Vincent Kohler shows the different pieces of wood that are cut from a log.

The Rhein-Herne slinky

Rhein-Herne canal footbridge

If only every footbridge was as creative as the one over Germany’s Rhein-Herne canal.

Boa Mistura: Luz nas Vielas

Boa Mistura graffiti

From graffiti and mural painting, to graphic design and illustration, Boa Mistura want to give the world its colour back. 5 heads, 10 hands, just one heart.

Banksy on advertising

Banksy out of stock

“Asking for permission is like asking to keep a rock someone just threw at your head.”

From the reader #8

Dark Side of the Doritos

I love this Food Stuff Flickr set.

From the reader #7

Land art

Land art. Worth a look.

From the reader #6

Specsavers lettering

How lettering is made for public display.

Moses bridge at Fort de Roovere

Sunken foot bridge

Great. Love it. But I can’t help wondering how often this happens.

The King of Legoland

Another World video game

Two minutes rammed full of childhood memories.

Focus on art: Dalton Ghetti

Dalton Ghetti pencils

The intricate magic of pencil lead sculptor Dalton Ghetti.

some prints

Velvet Underground poster

Get yourself a free A2 print by Stockport-based Graphic Nothing.

Exit Through The Gift Shop

Banksy Palestine Chairs

I don’t care much for the majority of street art, but there are some pieces that just capture the imagination, with Banksy an inspiration to many.

Focus on art: Sipho Mabona

Sipho Mabona origami

Sipho Mabona was commissioned to create the origami models for this stunning five-minute video.

The alphabet, but not as we know it…

alphabet light writing

The alphabet in light writing, found on Nir Tober’s Flickr page.

Escher in LEGO

Escher LEGO

Andrew Lipson merges LEGO skills with works of art.

Light drawing and light writing

Light drawing by Lichtfaktor

Light-drawing and light-writing is getting a fair bit of attention lately.

Focus on art: Dan Havel, Dean Ruck

tunnel house 1

Dan Havel and Dean Ruck altered two buildings in the Montrose neighbourhood of Houston, Texas.

Focus on art: Octavio Ocampo

Family of birds

When it comes to fine art, it takes more than a simple still life to really capture my attention.

Focus on art: Julian Beever

Pavement chalk drawing

Artists make their money in a variety of different ways, and I can’t think of any more interesting than these anamorphic pavement (or sidewalk) chalk drawings.

The Graffiti Project on Kelburn Castle

The Graffiti Project

Do you think it brightens the surroundings or spoils the history?