Daily Design Inspiration is just that. A daily dose of eye candy to highlight artworks that we find for your viewing pleasure and inspiration. In the last edition we covered the world of Red Music Poster Prints. Today we are highlighting Hands. While hands are versatile physically, they are also quite versatile when portrayed artistically. [...]
Using only a scalpel Richard Galpin intricately scores and peels away the emulsion from the surface of his own photographs to produce a radical revision of the urban form. Here are some samples… Playing between abstraction and representation, the works draw their visual language from a variety of early 20th century movements such as Constructivism, and Vorticism…
Award winning Italian photographer Fulvio Bonavia started out as a graphic designer and illustrator working on film posters. With his sense of design and aesthetic, he produces these brilliant photographs in which unexpected objects come together to form fashion items. Bonavia works on the postproduction himself in order to fuse his style into every photographic [...]
Filmmakers Mark and Angela Walley follow photographer Sarah Sudhoff as she works on her series titled ‘At the Hour of Our Death’. In the series Sudhoff creates large-scale color photographs of stained fabrics from trauma scenes and discusses the invisibility of death in our culture. Death is an ugly thing. We try not to think [...]
SALLY MANN: THE FLESH AND THE SPIRIT EXHIBITION AT VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS This will be the first exhibition VMFA has ever presented of one of Virginia’s most celebrated contemporary artists, Sally Mann. The exhibition which opens November 13, 2010 and runs through January 23, 2011, focuses on the theme of the body and emphasizes [...]
Beginning in the late 1930s, Norman Rockwell adopted photography as a tool to bring his illustration ideas to life. Working as a director, Rockwell staged his photographs, orchestrating every detail. Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera at the Brooklyn Museum presents these photographs alongside his paintings, drawings, and related tear sheets to offer a look at the [...]
Photographer Carl Warner’s unique images utilize a very unique item. Upon first quick glance it’s not apparent, but wait, is that…a cabbage? Indeed it is. Warner uses foods from potatoes, cabbages, asparagus, fruits, to cheese to design these photographic foodscapes.