A giant sea made from 65,000 old CDs

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By Nini Baseema in New Art on Monday 8 August 2011

The idea of taking a product that is no longer in use and turning it into some sort of art is not new. We’ve seen floppy disks used for paintings, vintage textiles becoming soft toy art, among other projects. Here, two French artists — Elise Morin and architect Clémence Eliard — used 65,000 old CDs, hand-sewed them together, then laid them out on inflatable mounds to create a sea of discs. The art exhibit is currently on show in Paris.

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James and Tom Pitilli

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Wednesday 30 June 2010

Brothers James and Tom Pitilli share a blog to show off their illustration work. It’s interesting to see their different styles side-by-side – James (based in Ashevill, NC) has a looser, more pop/psychedelic style whereas Tom (Based in Brooklyn) favors a comic book feel.

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