Daniel Firman has created this amazing elephant structure that toys with surrealism. The sculptural installation titled Nasutamanus depicts an elephant once again performing a balancing act with its trunk, but this time the creature is featured from a rotated view.
Nasutamanus is part of a group exhibition called The Circus as a Parallel Universe currently showing Kunsthalle Wien in Vienna through September 2, 2012.
Originally an illustrator and designer, Peter Clark now uses a collection of various papers to form all kinds of patterned, textured artwork. Peter paints with paper, finding bits of treasure among other people's trash. He and his wife scour flea markets, garage sales, and even dumpsters for malleable media. Check out more of Peter’s work here (dogs aren’t his only subject) and check out his shop while you’re at it!
What an amazing campaign for the MASP Art School in São Paulo. DDB Brazil it shows the organs of Dali, Vincent Van Gogh and Picasso and dissected them to show their inside illustrated in the same style as their famous artworks.
Chinese designer Zhang Zhoujie paves the way of the future of furniture design in his Triangulation Series collection. The Triangulation Series which investigates the relationship between computer technologies and Wu Wei, one of the principles of Taoism. It means “lack of intervention”.Zhoujie’s designs maximize the potential of the materials used to construct them. Consisting of interconnected triangles, mathematical logic and strategic engineering or the premiss behind this series.
Based in Portland, Franklin uses glass tubes filled with ionised krypton in order to create the grow. The neon skeleton took more than 1,000 hours, over two years, to complete.
“An anatomical study of the human body considering the mind and body as one entity. Flameworked borosilicate glass, krypton, wood."
These might look like antique books, but they're actually salvaged bricks that have been painted to look like they belong in an old library. The faux literature is the brilliant work of Daryl Fitzgerald. Melbourne-based artist Daryl Fitzgerald has given the city’s old bricks a new lease of life by transforming them into antique books. According to Fitzgerald, “It whimsically invokes nostalgia for a time when libraries were cavernous worlds full of yellowing paper, silence and time.”
Intelligent particles, the size of dust grains, are programmed to fill nonexistent shapes (the mathematical problem of geometry packing). The "know" their relative position inside the imaginary form (i.e. distance from hull or center) and take on a color relative to it.
Melbourne based art director, Sonia Rentsch, has taken prop styling to new levels in a still-life series entitled “Dinner Etiquette". Rentsch, with the help of photographer Scott Newett, adds life and personality to inanimate objects. She adds life to simple objects to form representations of the diner’s attire: forks and knives are used as a tie, and a cup is perfect to be turned into a hat.
Maskull Lasserre carved a nearly perfect human skull from a thick stack of outdated computer manuals. Although the skull is commonly associated with death, the piece itself is not gruesome.
French artist Edouard Martinet transforms everyday objects found in flea-markets and car boot sales into works of art. Using junk material such as rusted kitchen pans, typewriter keys, car lights and other scrap metals. His collection contains sea creatures, birds, insects and each metal sculpture is highly detailed executed. Take a look!
The Jaguar E-type is not just a car. Over the years it became a legend, a piece of art. The E-Type 2012 Concept was developed by Laszlo Varga at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, and is a reinterpretation of the iconic Jaguar model, defined by Enzo Ferrari as “the most beautiful car ever made”. Laszlo Varga's project was to bring this icon back to the modern world.