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Tag: Art

Harrier and Jaguar Jets Crash into the Tate Britain

Harrier and Jaguar Jets Crash into the Tate Britain
Fiona Banner is an English artist, and her most spectacular pieces of art have to be these two jets she had installed in the Tate Britain modern art museum.

Last Minute: Death As an Art Form

Last Minute: Death As an Art Form
The fact is that we’re all going to die someday. Some pass on sooner, while others live to a ripe old age (sometimes wishing they were dead instead what with all the complications of old age.)

Todd McLellan’s Disassembly Breaks Retro Tech Down Into Its Tiniest Components

Todd McLellan’s Disassembly Breaks Retro Tech Down Into Its Tiniest Components
These photos are part of a series by Canadian photographer Todd McLellan. They showcase retro tech that’s been completely disassembled down to its individual parts.

Analog Animated GIF Player: Old School Gets Even Older

Analog Animated GIF Player: Old School Gets Even Older
Despite the fact that the technology is ancient by digital standards, animated GIFs seem to be enjoying a bit of a renaissance. But beyond the thousands of pages of animated GIFs turning up these days on tumblr, there’s now a device which lets you view these primitive animated artworks without the need for a computer at all.

Cool Animated GIF Art by Nicolas Sassoon: Back to the 80s

Cool Animated GIF Art by Nicolas Sassoon: Back to the 80s
You’ve probably seen the flurry of photos animated thanks to GIFs. It seems old school, but there’s a lot you can do with GIFs. Check out what Vancouver-based French artist Nicolas Sassoon does. Some of these are pretty cool.

M.C. Escher Relativity Papercraft: Relatively Difficult to Cut and Fold

M.C. Escher Relativity Papercraft: Relatively Difficult to Cut and Fold
I’ve always been amazed by the mind-bending illusions of artist M.C. Escher. His perplexing worlds definitely had more than a little bit to do with the thematic concepts and set designs in the equally awesome Inception.

World Map Made of Computer Components: Mother Earth Motherboards

World Map Made of Computer Components: Mother Earth Motherboards
We’ve seen a table, a chair, classic artworks, and even a toilet made from gadget guts. Here’s a nice installation that would go well with those items. Made by UK-based artist Susan Stockwell, this map of the world is made of computer components.

Depressed Superheroes Almost as Sad as Keanu

Depressed Superheroes Almost as Sad as Keanu
Grunge artist Lora Zombie puts a new spin on superheroes, showcasing how bad it can get even for the world’s finest. Her series of paintings of Depressed Superheroes are available as prints from Eyes on Walls.

QR Code Art Hides Secret Messages on Your Walls

QR Code Art Hides Secret Messages on Your Walls
If you want to give someone on your shopping list something geeky and somewhat artsy this year for the holidays, this QR Code Wall Art might be just the thing.

Tiger Skin Rug Made from 500,000 Cigarettes

Tiger Skin Rug Made from 500,000 Cigarettes
I’m not a fan of cigarettes, but I am a fan of cigarette art. Instead of lighting one up and slowly smoking your way to lung cancer, why not pile a couple hundred thousand of those nicotine sticks to form something that looks like, say, a tiger skin rug?

Vintage Superhero Posters: Paper Fights Back

Vintage Superhero Posters: Paper Fights Back
French illustrator Grégoire Guillemin created these retro posters as part of his series Exercises in Style, which remind me of the golden age of superheroes. Each poster is unique and the typography matches the overall tone of the art.

I Have a Dream… and it Involves 4,242 Rubik’s Cubes

I Have a Dream… and it Involves 4,242 Rubik’s Cubes
Designer Pete Fecteau spent much of 2010 creating this amazing Rubik’s Cube mosaic of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., comprised of 4,242 individual Rubik’s Cubes. The mosaic measures 18’6″ by 9’8″ and weighs about 1,000 pounds.

Steve Jobs Portrait Made Out of Apples: a Fitting Tribute

Steve Jobs Portrait Made Out of Apples: a Fitting Tribute
It may not be as minimalistic or wallpaper-friendly as that now (in)famous Apple silhouette logo, but this portrait of the late Steve Jobs is still a neat piece of work and a very appropriate one, since it’s made entirely out of apples.

Keep Calm Konami: Hard to Panic When You’ve Got 30 Lives

Keep Calm Konami: Hard to Panic When You’ve Got 30 Lives
Is this yet another take on one of the oldest and most played out memes? Yes it is. Does it matter? Not really. Besides, it’s not a simple Photoshop of the original poster. Dann Matthews did a fantastic job in this print.

Senseless Drawing Bot: Truth in Advertising

Senseless Drawing Bot: Truth in Advertising
With silly product names like “Wii”, “PSVita”, “Siri”, and “Xperia,” sometimes it’s nice to be able to look at the name of something, and then when you see it, you say “that’s exactly what I expected”. 

Beautiful Mess Chair for Those Who Appreciate a Little Chaos

Beautiful Mess Chair for Those Who Appreciate a Little Chaos
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That is, what someone might find beautiful or breathtaking might just look like junk to you, and vice versa. Some people find beauty in the smallest or grandest of things; in the neat and pristine or in the messy and chaotic.