Somebody recently told me that Tom Deininger sends out a few assistants every week onto the streets to collect as much ‘trash’ as possible. I’m not surprised. Deininger creates enormous portraits and landscapes by using just objects. You would never guess how much the pieces protrude from the main panels. The videos on his website showing his process are a must see.
Joshua Durant offers are a real breath of fresh air when it comes to bird paintings. His paintings present an expressionistic series of birds in which they appear to be exploding or dispersing into space and capture beautifully the birds’ momentum and liberation of energy.
Spanish artist Lorenzo Duran makes beautiful art on leaves. I have seen a lot of stencils and cut-out art on paper, but Duran’s works on leaves are on a whole different level.
I’ve watched this documentary several times and never get tired of it. It came out last year, but if you have not had the pleasure to experience it, go ahead and look for it. Not only are the origami sculpture pieces shown jaw dropping, but I am mesmerized with Erik Demaine’s theory in which the [...]