Angela Sofo Reader

Angela Sofo

  • 19 Articles Written
  • 0 Comments left

Photo-realism by Polish artist Adam Martinakis

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in New Art on Tuesday 2 July 2013

Polish-born, digital/visual artist Adam Martinakis explores the concept of universal human experience, combining aspects of photorealism and surrealism through his computer-generated artworks. Almost all of his work has a sort of futuristic anxiety, a ‘mixture of post-fantasy futurism and abstract symbolism’, as he says. Martinakis is interested in the common feelings and situations that we […]

Read more

Le Nid: a concept bar in Nantes designed by artist Jean Jullien

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in Cool Travel on Tuesday 2 July 2013

Le Nid is a bar in Nantes, France, which sits at the top of a 144 metre building called Tour de Bretagne and overlooks the city and its surrounds. Inside this bar, a 40 metre long bird rests. His eyes opensand close regularly as he falls asleep and wakes up. You can even order a […]

Read more

How private is your Facebook account? A ‘mind reader’ reveals all

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in Video on Monday 1 July 2013

Everyone of us has a social network account, but what really happens to our ‘private’ profile and to what we post everyday? A Belgium spot suggests to be careful about what we reveal on our Facebook Wall. In this video, you see Dave, a gifted clairvoyant, who finds out specific financial information about random people […]

Read more

Giant celebrity portraits composed of humans

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in New Art on Monday 1 July 2013

Look carefully at these images: are you seeing something different from other famous iconic portraits? Well, yes. They are made with people. Californian photographer/artist Craig Alan recreates celebrity’s photographs using aerial photography and lots of people.

Read more (1 comment)

Vespalogy: an animated retrospective of the Vespa

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in Video on Monday 1 July 2013

The Vespa scooter has been around since the mid 1940s, just after the end of World War II, and was created as a result of the global conflict of the time. Since then, Vespa has become not just a simple scooter but a true cult object. This animation is a wonderful tribute to Vespas. French […]

Read more

Art made from cream cheese, mascarpone and butter

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in New Art on Wednesday 12 June 2013

Jim Victor and his wife Marie Pelton are a creative duo who work together on a number of impressive cream cheese, mascarpone and butter-based projects. The couple create brilliant sculptures by using clay modeling tools that they make from wood to model the butter. They also work with chocolate, fruits and vegetables to realize three-dimensional […]

Read more

Ornate hand paintings of fairytales by Svetlana Kosolova

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in New Art on Tuesday 11 June 2013

When I found these pictures I thought ‘stunning’, then I looked at my hands and I thought, ‘they are so sadly … clean’. Svetlana Kosolova, Russian musician and painter, probably would know how make my hands more ‘cheerful’. She uses her own hand as her canvas as she paints charming little scenes inspired by fairytales. The […]

Read more

What the French do with eggs

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in New Art on Tuesday 11 June 2013

Have you ever thought to create art with your eggs on your fridge? Maybe over Easter time. But Christel Assante works on egg shell carvings every day. Born and raised in France, she grew up with no artistic education but she really liked to draw a lot and one day she got into egg art. […]

Read more

Fantasy art photography by Luis Beltrán

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in New Photography on Monday 10 June 2013

Luis Beltrán could make my dreams come true. A Spanish photographer and storyteller, he uses photography to set his mind free from daily thoughts and he dedicates his work ‘to those who daydream, who live in fantasy worlds and don’t want to wake up’. Through his pictures, Luis Beltrán talks about loneliness and mystery, suspended […]

Read more

Xiaonan Sun draws a tribute to Shawshank Redemption using both hands

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in Video on Friday 7 June 2013

Xiaonan Sun recently posted a unique video of him drawing a tribute to Shawshank Redemption, one of his favorite movies. But what really makes it amazing is that he did this work with both hands at the same time. Using only pencils and erasers, this self-taught artist creates truly fantastic drawings.

Read more

3D street art of faces by Parisian artist Gregos

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in New Art on Friday 7 June 2013

If you’re walking the streets of Paris, you might notice some faces emerging from the walls around the town. They are sort of self-portraits made by the street artist Gregos, who grew up in the northern suburbs of Paris. During the late 90s, he started experimenting with sculpting and molding techniques. In the Montmartre district, where […]

Read more

Silhouette art by Nacho Ormachea

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in New Art on Friday 7 June 2013

Paris-based graphic designer and artist Nacho Ormaechea contrasts photos by filling the silhouette of ordinary people in urban settings with a dissonant image or illustration, often taken from nature. With his pictures, he tells charming stories that can be interpreted by the viewer and induce moments of introspection. Solitude and reflection are important to Ormachea: […]

Read more

Street art by Italian artist Kenny Random

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in New Art on Thursday 6 June 2013

His face is a mystery, but Kenny Random (aka Andrea Coppo) is a famous Italian street artist from Padova. He used to work during the night, hidden in the dark shadows of the streets, and his work primarily centers around a silhouette of a man and his cat painted in black. Lately, Random has also […]

Read more

Electronically luminescent sculptures by Airan Kang

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in New Art on Thursday 6 June 2013

This is a really illuminated approach to art, a brilliantly novel idea created by South Korean artist, Airan Kang. Bright Books are ‘electronically luminescent sculptures cast from transparent synthetic resin’ and were made for her Luminous Words series. To realize this work, Kang traveled around the world to visit and photograph numerous bookstores and libraries in order to then recreate each environment in digitized versions. 

Read more

Surreal images made from elaborate sets by Sandy Skoglund

Angela Sofo Reader Find

By Angela Sofo in New Art on Friday 17 May 2013

What would you do if you woke up and your whole bedroom has become an aquarium? And what would you think if, while you’re watching a movie with your partner, you suddenly found yourself surrounded by squirrels? Decades before Photoshop was available, American photographer and installation artist Sandy Skoglund started creating surreal images by building […]

Read more

close

Like us on Facebook

Don't show this again - I already like Lost At E Minor