For SNAP! Magazine’s 15th issue, contributors were given the opportunity to explore the idea of Embellishment. An endlessly broad subject, the issue looks at everything from accessories and adornments like tattoos and jewelry, to embellishment in painting, photo and sculpture, to manipulation of the intangible, like memory.
Each day on my walk to work, I pass geometric street art of birds constructed from colorful squares and triangles. After watching this video, I now know which artist is responsible for the striking lines and bold patterns. Influenced by his experience in street art and graphic design, Taj Alexander describes the process behind his [...]
The Strange Man with the Odd Face populates the scored fantasy world of biblio-art that is Animal Bookscapes. Eff Pan’s sketches convey an ideal mixture of creepy and cute, but when combined with carved books and lovingly collected plastic toy-friends, his characters are taken to a new level. An original song accompanies each book sculpture [...]