#ART: “GIF-FITI” ANIMATED MURIALS BY INSA
Unlike most street art, INSA‘s murals weren’t made to be seen in person – they’re best viewed online.
That’s because the UK-based artist painstakingly paints, photographs and re-paints each of his works several times over in order to create these amazing animated GIF images.
#ART: THE REAL-LIFE MODELS BY FLORA BORSI
Nowadays almost every photographer use graphics software to complete the picture, like many painters used ‘original version’ in the past.
Some artists use pure imagination to paint their artworks, others may prefer to create art by using a real life model as reference for the anatomy. Hungarian artist Flora Borsi explores: what if these abstract models were real people? More after the jump:
#SPOTLIGHT: PHOTOGRAPHER GUSTAVO LOPEZ MANAS
Photographer and visual artist Gustavo Lopez Mañas has been making some waves around the creative blogosphere lately with his still and various motion photo-art series.
#ART: WIN A FREE ILLUSTRATION OF YOURSELF DONE BY RICARDO CIFUENTES!
After kindly being commissioned to illustrate WeTheUrban Editor-in-Chief, Willie Greene, for the sixth issue of WeTheUrban Magazine (view here), Colombian artist Ricardo Cifuentes is teaming up with us once again to offer one of our readers the rare opportunity to have a watercolor illustration of themselves done by the man himself!
HOW TO ENTER:
As simple as that! The winner will be randomly selected and contacted via Ask box on 5/5/2013. You must do each step to enter and you may only enter once. Good luck! :)
#DESIGN: HANGING CANVAS FURNITURE BY YOY
YOY Design Studio has come up with a concept for two-dimensional furniture, called he “Hanging Canvas Furniture.”
Canvas is a series of two-dimensional furniture pieces that can be displayed on the wall as works of art and, unexpectedly, can also be sat on like real furniture.
#ART: “FASHION FONT” BY YVETTE YANG
Paris-based korean designer, Yvette Yang, composes collage elements found from the constantly morphing fashion world and turns them into the alphabet.
She then repeats the collage project, called “Fashion Font”, twice a year for each new fashion season. It’s fun to see if you can pick out the trends from the latest season! More after the jump:
#ART: DIANE MEYER’S EMBROIDERED PHOTOGRAPHS
Diane Meyer’s “Time Spent That Might Otherwise Be Forgotten” project isn’t so much about what photography can do, but rather what photography can’t do.
By embroidering pixel patterns into sections of her photographs, Meyer’s work focuses on the inability of photography to truly preserve experience and personal history. More after the jump: