On this day in 1862, the Mexican army defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla. To commemorate, we all enjoy this day, the 5th of May, with large amounts of tequila. Cheers to a happy one.
From the architecture firm, J. Mayer. H. Architects, comes the project ‘Sonnenhof’ consisting of four new offices and apartment buildings, extending over multiple allotments in the Jena, Germany’s historical centre.
Maud Durland is an award-winning Portland, Oregon watercolorist who captures her motifs in a figurative and contemporary style. She is known for her calming renderings of landscapes and she also paints a variety of other subjects. Light and shadow are essential components in her paintings.
ICELAND ART FESTIVAL STAGED BY POLISH GALLERIES
This summer Poland’s commercial galleries Raster and Foksal Foundation will stage a one-off arts festival in Iceland. “Villa Reykjavík” will take place in the capital from July 9 through 31, 2010, bringing together 13 galleries from across Europe. The festival is an extension of the “Villa Warsaw” event staged in Poland in 2006.
Daily Design Inspiration is just that. A daily dose of eye candy to highlight artworks that we find for your viewing pleasure and inspiration. Today we are highlighting ‘Mondrian’.
Mondrian is named after Piet Mondrian, the Dutch painter. He evolved a non-representational form which he termed Neo-Plasticism founded in 1917. This consisted of white ground, upon which was painted a grid of vertical and horizontal black lines and the three primary colors. Here are some interpretations of the Mondrian style…
Fractal Mondrian by IDeviant
Joe Thompson, a Merritt Island (Florida) sculptor, utilized recycled objects to create his fine art pieces.
Thompson had several installations at the Melbourne Airport, the Planetarium at Cocoa Beach and has won several awards, including First Place for ‘Preparing to Shrug’, at the Phillips Gallery Big Arts Center, Sanibel, Florida. Here are some of his peices…
Life size sculpture of Atlas in his classical pose, is made from over 435 wrenches and the world is made from 42 computer key boards, cell phones, and Blackberry’s.