running with the seagulls, originally uploaded by eschipul. One of my favorite Galveston photos, taken by Ed Schipul, a friend here in Houston. Happy New Year from the Texas Gulf Coast, dear readers!
Visions of weathering the Texas gulf coast abound in this artwork, and the encaustic medium adds extra drama. Check out more amazing new work by Mona Marshall here.
An exhibit of James Turrell's work has opened at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg Museum in Germany.
Every artist finds ways to recreate the world that we know and present it back to us anew. Portugese artist Antonio Jorge Gonçalves sketches people on subways. His site Subway Life is an interesting excursion, and you don't need correct change.
Burning Man, that is. A recent post on Matador Nights features photographs of some cool art installations from the annual desert festival. Click here to see more.
Today the dudes at Holy Taco have selected their 25 coolest Banksy graffiti masterpieces. Which is your favorite?
Something from London… I read about this show on the Wooster Collective blog. Artists Al and Tim are making the transition from public space to gallery space this week. Read more about it here.
Takashi Murakami’s next solo show opens in Paris on October 19. Could be a happy time. title = Cosmic Flowers
In Paris, even the graffiti is swell! This simple dandelion by Ludo seems so perfect for this wall. With one deep breath…. [from Wooster Collective, of course]
A new exhibit by Sungkuen Lee is being show in Milan at the Triennale Museum. Trip to Italy, anyone? [via designboom]
In the beginning, it was graffiti. Then, light graffiti. But now, with the work of Light Art Performance Photography of Bremen, Germany, light graffiti has evolved into something new. Jan Wöllert and Jörg Miedza create these scenes and photograph them. Read the whole story in the Daily Mail. The LAPP site is incredible. Here… Continue reading Light Graffiti – The Third Dimension
Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman has a beautiful dream, and he believes it will become the bicycle of the future. Made of carbon fiber, it will even have a battery that will assist you when going up a steep hill, as well as puncture-proof, self-inflating tires.For now it is just a concept, but time will tell.… Continue reading The Sweet Future of Bicycles
Banksy–lately he's everyone's favorite graffiti artist. I must admit, I love him too.
Today I got to see the Leonardo Drew exhibit at the Blaffer Gallery on the UH campus. The exhibit combines grids (I love grids), wild texture, found objects, and obsessive detail–all painted over with a coat of rust. Yes, rust. Leonardo Drew is definitely an artist to watch out for. [Photos are borrowed from the… Continue reading Leonardo Drew: “Existed” at the Blaffer Gallery
The rebirth of Pop Art via Rachel Hecker is a lot more personal. Or is it? These photos are of Rachel's show at Texas Gallery earlier this summer.