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Tom Deininger creates stunning art from trash

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By Catalina Viejo in New Art on Tuesday 6 September 2011

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.

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Beautiful bird paintings by Joshua Durant

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By Catalina Viejo in New Art on Tuesday 23 August 2011

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.

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Lorenzo Duran makes beautiful art on leaves

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By Catalina Viejo in New Art on Tuesday 16 August 2011

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.

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Between The Folds: a remarkable film about origami

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By Catalina Viejo in New Film on Tuesday 16 August 2011

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 […]

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