Lean With It: photos by Paul Octavious

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 26 March 2014

This is one unique photo series! Chicago-based photographer and designer Paul Octavious created these conceptual photographs of figures “following the angle of windswept trees”. Pretty neat, right? Now I’m not sure if any Photoshop is involved, but if not, Octavious’ subjects might’ve endured a few grazed knees after falling over trying to get in line […]

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Conceptual art about finding home by Nicole Crock

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By Catherine Moore in New Art on Tuesday 25 June 2013

Nicole Crock is near the top of my ‘how is this person not famous yet?’ list (but she’s getting there!) A conceptual artist working out of Columbus, Ohio, Crock’s work plays on the concept of what home is, where it is, and how we find it. Working with a variety of materials and styles reminiscent […]

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Art made from shoelaces by Frederico Uribe

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Friday 18 May 2012

In our everyday life, we just use our shoe laces to tie our shoes up. Aren’t we suckers? Miami-based artist Frederico Uribe creates conceptual art out of shoe laces, influences by the history and tradition of classical art. Conjuring emotions of pain and guilt, we can never look at shoe laces the same way again.

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Taiyo Kimura

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Thursday 28 July 2011

It’s refreshing to see a conceptual artist such as Taiyo Kimura that is hilarious, sophomoric, and borderline insane rather than uptight and overly academic.

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