The Vader Project

May 17, 2010

This winter, The Vader Project launches the final chapter of its four-year art odyssey. The iconic collection features 100 Darth Vader Helmets re-imagined by today’s most notable artists. Completing its epic world tour, The Vader Project returns to Los Angeles in June for a special ten-day exhibition in Hollywood as a preview to the upcoming Freeman’s Auction in Philadelphia.

The Freeman’s Auction will take place July 10, 2010 at Freeman’s Auction House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania preceded by a 5-day exhibition there July 5-9.

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2010 FIFA World Cup : Official Art Poster Edition

May 14, 2010

Artists in this 17 work portfolio include South Africans William Kentridge , Marlene Dumas and Kay Hassan.

Limited Edition of 2010 high-quality inkjet prints of each of the 17 works on Watercolor Radiant White Art Paper, approx. 67 x 97cm (39 x 27.5“).

Each print comes with a 2010 FIFA World Cup South AfricaTM Certificate of Authenticity, numbered from 1/2010 to 2010/2010, signed by the artist (replica), with FIFA Hologram. If you’re interested in one these posters, then go here and buy one or a few.  Ridiculous that they have to be ordered  and shipped in from Germany if you ask me.

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I Spy With My Little Eye

May 12, 2010

35-year-old Liu Bolin, from Shandong, China, manages to camouflage himself in any surroundings, no matter how difficult they might be.

Liu works on a single photo for up to 10 hours at a time, to make sure he gets it just right, but he achieves the right effect: sometimes passers-by don’t even realize he is there until he moves.

The talented Liu Bolin says his art is a protest against the actions of the Government, who shut down his art studio in 2005 . It’s about not fitting into modern society. Despite problems with Chinese authorities, Liu’s works are appreciated at an international level.

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Brazil : Urban Street Art

May 5, 2010

The unusual and fun street art from Brazil is a really rad way to funk up a city The artists behind this work are Anderson Augusto and Leonardo Delafuente, and they call it “The 6emeia project”.

The streets of Brazil can now continue to be more colorful and amusing for everyone, thanks to the two talented street artists. They are not the only one that are impressing people with their street art – these guys are only using spray painting and shadows to make unique street drawings.

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Julia Randall

May 4, 2010

Colored pencil drawings by Julia Randall. yes…coloured pencils!!!

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Minimalist Movie Posters

May 4, 2010

Hexagonall : Art Director, and Graphic Designer has hit us with these awesome minimalist movie posters. If you have seen the movies, these sum the movies up in one image. NICE
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Vulnerable Superheroes

May 3, 2010

In this series, sculptor Adrian Tranquilli shows us the rarely seen, vulnerable side of our favorite superheroes. Tranquilli was born in Melbourne in 1966, and currently lives in Rome. He wanted to focus less on the heroes’ superpowers and psychic abilities, and more on their human fragility. As a result, Batman is positioned on his knees looking for answers while Superman is coming out of the wall injured and bloody.

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