Tagged: fine art

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Brilliant Currency Collages By Mark Wagner

“The dollar bill is ostensibly the most successful publication ever printed.” – Mark Wagner The moment I saw this post on Elusive Muse – especially the video – I knew I would love the...

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Experience And Memory: Al Wildey [Q&A]

A big part of my childhood was spent looking out the window of a car, particularly in the summertime. Most weekends between June and September, we would load up the bed of my dad’s 1974 Ford pickup...

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Perfectly Imperfect: Rod Penner

On first glance, you might mistake the work of Rod Penner for Stephen Shore or Gregory Crewdson, were it not for one remarkable distinction – Penner’s images are paintings, not photographs. Penner’s hyperrealistic paintings capture the mundane and...

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Tone: A Mesmerizing Short About Paint

I already think that painting looks pretty cool at arm’s distance, but I had no idea how much cooler it could look up close – and I mean up really close. In Tone, filmmaker Trent...

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Colourant: Floto + Warner

In addition to their fantastic editorial and commercial work for clients like Volkswagen, Canon and AT&T, the photography duo of Floto + Warner have been getting quite a bit of notice recently for a stunning series of...

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Shifting Landscapes: Zaria Forman

If you’re like me, you probably did your fair share of finger painting when you were a kid. My mom used to tell me how she would pick me up from school and I...

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A Meticulous Album: Vic Muniz

We have featured the fantastic work of artist Vic Muniz before (here and here) and whether he is creating portraits from drizzles of chocolate syrup,  meticulously placed scraps of magazines or mountainous piles of...

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Figuratively Speaking: Jeremy Mann

There seems to be a growing trend towards hyperrealism in art, and while I have great respect for the technical ability required to do it well (such as here, here and here), I find often that it’s somewhat...

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Textus: Seung Hoon Park

Berenice Abbott once said “Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself.” Despite the fact that digital is where mainstream photography...

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Trading Paint For Polygons: Zsolt Ekho Farkas

On first glance you may be tempted to think that the image above is that of a painting, specifically the 19th-century painting, Budavár Visszavétele by Benczúr Gyula. However, what you are actually looking at is a remarkably...

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Five For Friday #95

“Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.” – C. JoyBell C. Denver-based photographer and art director Suzanne Heintz was fed up...