How does anyone look at electrical tape and think ‘I want to carve topographical landscapes out of it‘? It blows our mind. Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki is this mindblower who has also crafted elaborate architectural sculptures out of thin thread. It looks as crazy as it sounds.
I don’t remember where I first saw David Benjamin Ferry’s images, maybe at Dashwood Books, an amazing bookstore on Bond St in London. His artwork is incredibly vivid and captivating, somewhere between childhood fantasy and adult visions of ecstasy.
These are images from the series, The Rock Lake Kids, by photographer Armin Adams. The series has been compiled over the summers of 2010 and 2011 at Malibu Rock Lake, California. The Rock Lake Kids portrays the youth in a hardly-changing environment where smartphones are still without reception and the only real change comes with the patterns on the swimsuits.
Section 2 of this new-ish New York park will be opening to the public this month. If the first expanse of this park, which is housed on reclaimed elevated train tracks that were originally constructed in the 1930′s, is any indication, this will continue to be one of the City’s most interesting and unique settings.
These images are part of a collaborative project with architectural historian, Zachary Violette, documenting the subversion of the picturesque ideal in the contemporary suburb: the way in which people’s attempt at making a certain kind of landscape for themselves, has ended up destroying the environment they wanted to create.
I go to the sea where the land disappears, and the clouds stack up, and the elements fight for supremacy. Although I work in a variety of media, these pieces are more lightly done using acrylic or watercolor paints, with some pen and ink.
The Land of Giants is a vision from Choi+Shine Architects to transform mundane electrical pylons into statues on the Icelandic landscape. These amazing designs could be created by making only small alterations to existing pylon design.