This is really creative and intelligent way to use something that most of us treat as garbage this days. London artist Nick Gentry uses floppy disks and other outdated media formats to produce good art. Just think of all informations that are integrated in each of this portraits.
‘Now there are no priests or philosophers left, artists are the most important people in the world’. This quote describes very well one of the most inspiring painters for me. Gerhard Richter is an unpredictable, spiritual and confident painter who creates a practical religion from his art.
You find it difficult to write your artist statement? Don’t worry, there are a lot of examples and templates on the web that help you to summarize your creativity in few sentences. But don’t risk it with the kind of honesty in this excellent video by Charlotte Young.
‘This life is a hospital where every patient is possessed with the desire to change beds’. This is the intro from Charles Baudelaire’s poem Anywhere Out of this World, which is the title I used for my last exhibition. A permanent quest for happines that always exists somewhere else is the idea that guided me through the ten new paintings I did for this project.
I was in a flea market a few days ago and bought this wonderful book edited in 1969. with lots of funny and beautiful illustrations by Jacques Carelman that represent creative inventions that are usless in the form of life we are living now.
Beautiful, dark, atmospheric, claustrophobic, poetic, strong. These are just some of the words that can’t completely describe this short but memorable animation by Cristobal Leon and Nina Wehrle.