Today we take a look at famed German abstractionist, Gerhard Richter, stunning contemporary works.
Tara Donovan transforms everyday objects into captivating works of art. Seen here is straws, tar paper, Styrofoam cups, buttons, and fishing wire.
Saw her work in Copenhagen.. amazing.
IRWIN, IRWIN Live, 1996/1998 exhibitions in Atlanta and Warsaw
IRWIN Live consists of paintings from the “Was ist Kunst” series installed on the ceiling with the Irwin members suspended below them so as to appear standing as spectators in front of their paintings.
After the opening the “live” members are replaced with replicas, wich remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition. (via)
Monet Monet Monet
People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it’s simply necessary to love.
The necessary words of Monet. Look and simply love.
Street artist and French photographer JR was commissioned by the French government to plaster photos of ordinary people throughout the Panthéon, so they may “enter the temple devoted to illustrious men” like Voltaire, Rousseau, Victor Hugo and Émile Zola. For the final installation, JR installed 4,160 anonymous faces on the scaffolding on the exterior of the landmark, and within the mausoleum itself.
For more: Inside Out installment
Florian Mermin (b. 1991, Longjumeau, France) - 1: Les Heures Anxieuses (The Anxious Hours), 2011 Acrylic Paints on Plaster 2: Don, 2009 Plaster, Acrylic Paints 3: Past, 2012 Wood, Shoes, Table, Flour 4,5: Do Not Forget Close The House, 2012 Brown Wax 6: Start, 2011 Matches, Cardboard, Glue 7,8: Short Scale, 2013 Gypsum, Plaster of Paris Bandages 9: Midnight, 2013 Wood, Plaster, Ceramics, Fake Nails, Acrylic Paints 10: Autopsie, (Video Still), 2014
I am very happy that floral/patterned pants are not just being marketed towards women.
Floral pants for everyone always.
I feel that art has something to do with the achievement of stillness in the midst of chaos. A stillness which characterizes prayer, too, and the eye of the storm. I think that art has something to do with an arrest of attention in the midst of distraction.
Saul Bellow (via likeafieldmouse)
We love when clever art takes itself to the streets and gets the people thinking!