Instagram has replaced Tumblr as my favorite social network to find new artists. Take for instance my latest find, Kristin Farr. I instantly became enamored with the San Francisco based artist and Juxtapoz Magazine writer’s geometric inspired mixed media paintings. Take a closer look at some of my favorite pieces from Kristin below.
Following the recent ABSOLUT BLANK campaign, ABSOLUT announces the ABSOLUT VODKA BLANK EDITION, designed by German artist Mario Wagner. The limited edition bottle features Mario’s distinct graphic expression, and draws strongly from the artwork he did for the ABSOLUT BLANK initiative a few months ago. The space-inspired BLANK EDITION will be available in seven markets, starting this spring.
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Chris Riggs for Mayor, because killing them with color, always works more than kindness.
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WYSIWYG, is a site specific installation in Weimar, Germany created by visual artist Anthony Antonellis. In his previous Shapeshifters, the public paintings were slipped between the wall and the graffiti, in WYSIWYG the painting is slipped between the reflection and the reflected.
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What’s art to an architect? Better yet, is an architect an artist? Does the matter of functionality pose an obstacle for creativity or does it simplify the process by sculpting necessary guidelines? Can a craft so technically inclined coincide with the limitless imagination?
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Aakash Nihalani‘s street art work consists of mostly isometric rectangles and squares. The Brooklyn based artist selecticly places these graphics around New York to highlight the unexpected contours and elegant geometry of the city itself. For however brief, the artist is offering viewrs a chance to step into a different New York than they are used to seeing. This momentary escape from routine is needed. “People need to understand that how it is isn’t how it has to be,” the artist explains in his artist statement. Take a closer look at Aakash’s work below.
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Leo Eguiarte‘s work is like that of a grown-up child prodigy, someone who has sunken within the depths of his childhood fantasies and surrendered to its evolution. I envision him the type who doodled through class, overwhelmed by an equality of access to both left and right brain. More so than anything, his obscure portrayal of different life forms disclose him in this aspect.
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Anthony Zinonos is a collage artist and self-professed paper collector originally born in south africa. Now living in norwich, UK, Anthony has a degree in printmaking and photomedia from the Norwich School of art and design and is a member of the Wafa collective. According the artist, “he is addicted to collecting paper and loves coffee and rollershoes.” This is apparent in his collages which are snap shots, never heavy on design elements, but oozing in deep thought. His work is so bare it’s almost minimalism. Take a closer look at Anthony’s work below.
Continue reading Triangle Love: The Collage Work Of Anthony Zinonos