Category Archives: Art

Posted in Art, Exhibition

Sep 01

Kumi Yamashita is a Japanese artist whose work has been shown everywhere from the Louvre’s Musée des Arts Décoratifs and the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery to the Scottish Parliament.

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Sep 15

Kelvin Okafor is a pencil artist with extraordinary talent. The detail in his work, from the eyes down to the fine hairs on the face are truly amazing.

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Posted by Jamaan Challenger in Art, Illustration

May 10

Mattahan (can you see what I’ve done there?) is a Jamaican digital artist whose work is simply beautiful.  He doesn’t have much of a bio or a website, but you can see much of his work on his deviantART profile (the “Native” series is awesome), as well as buy some prints.

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Dec 01

A beautiful ink ilustration exhibition from Gabriel Moreno.

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Posted in Art, Exhibition

Jun 09

“i fly like paper get high like planes” is an installation by artist Dawn Ng, focused on “the combination of feelings of nostalgia and the desire to leave”.

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Posted in Art, Exhibition

Jun 01

Remember how excited you were when you saw the hoverboards in Back to the Future II; and long you waited for Mattel to actually bring one out? Well artist Nils Guadagnin has made my inner child happy with this exhibit. Using electromagnets in the podium & a laser to position the board, this is absolute genius.

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Posted in Art, Design, Exhibition

Jan 21

Yuken Teruya is an artist who creates artwork using everyday objects such as Pizza boxes & Dollar bills.  My personal favourite is the “Corner Forest” series, in which he creates trees the cardboard in toilet rolls.

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Posted by Jamaan Challenger in Art, Illustration

Nov 10

Kazuki Takamatsu‘s work simply blows my mind.  I have no idea how he creates these wax like pieces, but they are so unique and somehow almost tactile.

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Posted in Art

Jul 15

In Britain’s Got Talent, we were “entertained” (imagine those quotation marks are air quotes if you will) by Susan Boyle.  Meanwhile on Ukraine’s Got Talent, Kseniya Simonova won with an incredible performance piece depicting the invasion of Ukraine by Germany during the Second World War using sand and sound.

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