I created this series of prints inspired by 70s wallpaper. The use of geometric forms that create patters has interested me as a pathway to an experience both transcendental and emotive. The series, Systems, hovers between minimalism, abstraction, geometry, stasis and dynamism, while its visual energy of sensuous, buoyant hues makes an instant impact with a vivid sense of spatial illusion. Why the 70s? Because without them, I wouldn’t be here playing with colours.
Legendary artist Chris Burden (he had himself shot with a .22 caliber by his friend as an art project when he was young) will blow you away with his latest installation of a city. It takes an entire room on the ground floor of the contemporary pavilion at the LACMA in Los Angeles and is showing right […]
Multicolor makeup! Why stick with boring stuff girls. Pantone and Sephora get together to give you all the color shading in the world. Checkout the 23×43 feet giant Pantone color fans (equipped with a fully functioning mechanized door that fans out) in New York (see photos below). Now that’s good pop-up.
For all you kids of the 80s, check out iArcade. Plug in your ipad and play Streetfighter until you get carpal tunnel. Also compatible with 100 Atari classics, including Asteroids, Centipede, and Battlezone, if you wanna go all retro jJust download the apps). $90 on Amazon.
Take ‘em boring books off the bookshelf! Artist Miler Lagos’s book igloo is gravity defying. Just don’t pull out the wrong book. The Colombian artist arranged the books in a neat dome to explore the dynamics between nature, culture, and material possessions. The structure uses nothing more than carefully aligned books.
This is an amazing poster campaign for a book exchange initiative in Colombia. Each poster features a subtle mesh up: Snow White/Sherlock Holmes, Harry Potter/Troy, Little Red Riding Hood/Moby Dick. The headline reads “come with a story and leave with another’. Brilliant! Take a minute to see all the details.