Art

Bahar Yurukoglu

These wonderfully vibrant creations by Bahar Yurukoglu , titled Plexiberg, and Waterfall are actually video projections combined with reflective plexiglass to produce a juicy rectilinear display of color.  It’s wonderfully abstract but also digestible, using fundamental building blocks such as color and light to generate a new perspective.  They are accompanied by the sound of …

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Seascapes by Hiroshi Sugimoto

“Seascapes” by Hiroshi Sugimoto may appear at first glance as monochromatic paint on canvas, but they are actually a photographic series by the famed Japanese artist.  The photographs are on gelatin silver prints.  They remind us of Mark Rothko’s meditative acrylic paintings, and in fact were presented in an exhibition at Pace, London side by …

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Christian Herdeg

For nearly 40 years Zurich based artist Christian Herdeg has spearheaded the medium of light art in a search for an aesthetic function beyond mere impression.  He trained to be a professional cinematographer and lighting technician before he turned to the visual arts.  In the late 70’s he began working with light to showcase vibrant …

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Desmond Paul Henry

British artist Desmond Paul Henry (1921-2004) is regarded as a pioneer of computer art.  He constructed a total of three mechanical drawing machines (in 1960, ’63, and ’67) by repurposing components from analog bomb-sight computers.  A fourth and fifth machine was produced in 1984 and 2002 from a mechanical pendulum design.  None of the machines …

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_playGnd by Nick Briz

Chicago-based new media artist Nick Briz is interested in working with present-day technology while critically examining its multifacetedness.  As an educator and organizer, he believes there is a lot to “celebrate and criticize about the digital ecosystem we’re all living in” and are becoming increasingly dependent on. He doesn’t just work with technology but uses …

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Katsumi Hayakawa

Amazing paper art from Japanese Artist Katsumi Hayakawa.  Katsumi has been featured by us before, including some of his acrylic paintings. Katsumi was born in 1970 and has been actively exhibiting his art since as early as 1990. He received his BFA from Nihon University College of Arists in Tokyo, and his MFA from the …

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Christoph Gielen

German-born artist Christoph Gielen is an aerial video and photography specialist whose art is deeply invested in the politics of land use and all its ramifications from the social to the environmental.  He lives and works in New York and has photographed several American cities from a bird’s eye view.  The photographs showcase the geometry …

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Katharine Harvey

Katharine Harvey is a brilliant artist known for her work on elements as reflections, such as on water or storefronts.  This recent work strives to depict electricity and give it a strong visual presence.  The work is on acrylic and as such gives a deep and rich perspective, similar to her previous work as it …

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4 Monkeys by Ali Hossaini

“4Monkeys” is the work of Ali Hossaini (Philosopher),  Yuri Stefanishin (software design) and Patrick Oropeza (composer). It is meant to be a representation of a concept of the “Universal Library”, an imaginary creation of Jorge Luis Borges.  Such a library would hold all knowledge, however mundane, of the universe.  Whatever could be imagined, either in …

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Ken Isaacs

“How To Build Your Own Living Structures” is a manual created by architect Ken Isaacs in 1974.  It provides instructions on building everything from furniture to houses, and even basic vehicles, using commonly available tools and materials.  It’s an DIY, off-gridder, or even preppers dream, and certainly ahead of its time. This quote sums up …

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Jessica Eaton

Jessica Eaton Think these are digital photos skewed within Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator? Think again… Jessica uses brilliant techniques that are analog based, NOT digital. Some of the types of film based techniques include multiple exposures, in-camera masking, color separation filters, and dark slides. She uses 4×5 film sheets, and adeptly manipulates those basic properties …

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