Fine Art

the new wheel

More than 5,000 years after the invention of the wheel, Dutch artist Theo Jansen gives us a new wheel, and one that can walk on sand. Anyone that has tried to ride their bicycle on the beach knows the basic…

jansen, the new da vinci?

Born from the Russian constructivism, Art that allies ingeniously advanced technology and engineering, kinetic art adopted motion as its driving force to differentiate itself.? ? Strictly powered by wind, a motor or anyone, we flirt with the realm of science-fiction!…

The iron fist of Berlin

As Berlin explodes into a hot spot for contemporary art, The Biennial, which opened in early April, takes the opposite tack. Its title, “When Things Cast No Shadow,” suggests that “the visitor should look at the work itself, not the…

leave me alone

Research says the average person receives anywhere from 3,000 to 5,000 advertisements a day. We’re bombarded with it everywhere we go. The messages are from companies, stating a fact like how desirable their product is, and why you want it.…

One Sheet

I recently stumbled upon this collection of paper sculptures all made from cutting, scoring, and folding only a single sheet of paper, and I thought this stuff was simply too amazing not to be shared with the world. These pieces…

Artists At War

A New Web-Based Project Launches that Probes Creative Discontent — we thought this was worth mentioning. According to their site, “Artists At War asks artists to respond to the larger world and to reflect on their personal relationships to the…

Freeze for the ART of it..

Imagine this. Busy life, hustle – bustle. All of a sudden 207 people frooze. That’s just what happened today at Grand Central Station in New York. “Frozen Grand Central” is a brilliant new mission by Improv Everywhere where 207 agents…