Aug 31, 2009
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Aug 31, 2009
These photos belong to French photographer Estelle Hanania.
When I look at these, I feel like there is a sort of serious freshness to them. Is it just me, or...? Check out the rest here
Aug 28, 2009
is a San Francisco-based artist working in photography, video, sculpture, installation, and currently, Jell-O
. Hickok received her Masters in Fine Arts from Mills College in Oakland, California. She earned a BFA and BA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Hickok lived and worked in Boston for over ten years before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area.
" I create glowing, jellied scale models of urban sites, transforming ordinary physical surroundings into something unexpected and ephemeral. Lit from below, the molded shapes of the city blur into a jewel-like mosaic of luminous color and volume. The gelatinous material also evokes uncanny parallels with the geological uncertainties of San Franciscoâ€™s landscape. While the translucent beauty of the compositions first seduces the viewer, their fragility quickly becomes a metaphor for the transitory nature of human artifacts.
Aug 28, 2009
' Will Barras
was born near Birmingham in 1973. He moved to Bristol at the age of 18 to pursue a degree in graphic design and gradually branched out into illustration, which led to his involvement as a key member of the Scrawl Collective, with whom he still participates in shows and large-scale mural painting. In 2002, Barras moved to London, where, when not travelling the world to live painting, solo, and group exhibitions, he works as a director at animation company Bermuda Shorts. In 2007 alone, Barras participated in shows in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Brussels, Edinburgh, Mayrhofen, Oslo, Copenhagen, Bratislava, Cologne, Budapest, Warsaw, New York, and London, before closing out the year at Art Basel, Miami. 2008 was a major year for Barras, including a Scrawl Collective show in Los Angeles, participation at the Scope Art Fair in New York, and successful solo exhibitions at StolenSpace Gallery in London and Carmichael Gallery in Los Angeles. ' (via Carmichael Gallery