13.07.15 by Jeff

Pow! Wow! Long Beach Recap

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In June, a handful of artists from around the world descended on California for Pow! Wow! Long Beach. I took a few photos of the artists in action, and Brandon Shigeta documented the finished walls. Have a look below.

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12.07.15 by Staff

Tomás Saraceno’s Air-Balloon Made out of Thousands of Plastic Bags

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“Becoming Aerosolar” by Argentinian artist, Tomás Saraceno, is currently on view at the 21er Haus art museum in Vienna through August 30th. The installation is basically a giant plastic bag made up of thousands of recycled plastic bags that floats into the sky, air-balloon style, when heated by the sun. Like much of Saraceno’s work, this piece draws attention to human ingenuity as well as our ability to impact the environment and atmosphere that surrounds us. More images below!

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10.07.15 by Zach Tutor

Artist Spotlight: Jennybird Alcantara

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Lovely anthropomorphic paintings by Jennybird Alcantara that encompass a beautiful dream world full of surprises.  You can see more of the wonderful work below.

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09.07.15 by Kimi Hamada

Artist Spotlight: Mike Lee

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More great stuff by New York-based artist Mike Lee! Lee’s latest series is on display at Giant Robot’s GR gallery in Los Angeles until July 25th. Images below.

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09.07.15 by Jeff

Tokujin Yoshioka’s Tornado: 2 Million Straws

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Tokujin Yoshioka’s first solo-exhibition in Kyushu features “Tornado”, an installation created using more than 2 million transparent straws, which sprawls across the entire gallery enveloping his other works. See more images below!

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09.07.15 by Staff

Jeff McMillan: Prigus

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Here’s an entertaining series of drawings and paintings by artist Jeff McMillan in honour of the first professional Prigus Sport League. The works depict the origins of the Prigus game, as well as the players, equipment, and memorabilia. The little twist is that the sport doesn’t actually exist. More images below.

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08.07.15 by Staff

Mark McCloud: “Take It Acid Is”

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“Take It Acid Is” is on display at FIFTY24SF Gallery this month. The show features the largest collection of acid blotter paper in the world, all created or obtained by artist Mark McCloud over a 50 year period. More images below!
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08.07.15 by Kimi Hamada

Philip Ob Rey’s “V” HS Project

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Iceland-based multimedia artist, Philip Ob Rey, uses discarded VHS tapes to create haunting creatures that wander frozen landscapes. See more images from Ob Rey’s “V” HS Project below.

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