New York-based artist Alison Moritsugu’s log paintings are so meta your head might explode. The wood used in her log series are collected from the areas depicted on the landscapes she paints on them. The salvaged logs have all also fallen naturally and contribute to a larger environmental statement about our idealized and mistaken beliefs that the wilderness will always be there. More images below!
Wonderful portrait of artist, Geoff McFetridge, by Dress Code. The short video gives great insight into how McFetridge approaches his own work as well as a peek into some of the preparation that went into his current show, “It Looks Like it Says” (on view at Joshua Liner Gallery until October 10th). Watch the full video below!
Amazing series featuring intricately braided cornrows by painter, So Yoon Lym. Born in South Korea and raised in Kenya, Uganda, and the United States, Lym spent her formative years studying under exiled Korean artist, Ung No Lee. See more images from “The Dreamtime” below!
If you’re having a bad day today, just be glad you aren’t this kid. At an art exhibition in Taipei called “Face of Leonardo: Images of a Genius”, a 12-year-old Taiwanese boy tripped and fell into a 350-year-old oil painting by Paolo Porpora, putting his hand right through the artwork. The painting called “Flowers” is valued at $1.5 million. (source)
Hopefully the gallery staff have some duct tape! Photos of the damage below!