Articles Posted in the Art Category

  • Art and architecture in lights

    The Cabrini Green high-rise public housing has mostly made news in a negative way. But now that the last high-rise is about to be lowered forever, it will host a pretty cool art project during…

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    The Wonders of Amon Tobin’s ISAM Project

    The Brazilian electronic artist Amon Tobin has continued to baffle listeners and audio engineers year after year with his extremely complex and elaborate album releases. He is known for his dense compositions, unusual sources of…

  • Art with a criminal edge

    Call them aerosol artists, street artists or Banksy, graffiti artists are rarely embraced for their creative genius. Instead they’re more likely to be prosecuted. Their art is mostly done under cover of night or underground…

  • How Acne created buzz for bus

    A car couldn’t be more different from a bus. A car is more like an artist, following its own time and path, between point A and Point B – possibly stopping at point C and…

  • An artist from Sri Lanka

    Ever wonder what’s happening in the art world in say, Sri Lanka? Art and artists are everywhere and Sri Lanka has its share of artists as well. In the world of pop culture, the musician…

  • Your blood test on graphic design

    Your blood test on graphic design

    In the world of presentations, some choose to give just the data while others add meaning to their presentations. While many may not mind data, humans are thought to respond better when data is presented…

  • RVCA: Where edge and art make money

    There we were on the vast information highway in search of some type of raw aesthetic. And didn’t someone say life is a highway? We were driving for the sort of thing that refuses to…

  • The inspiration, process and art of Dart

    Find a spark, let it “marinate” and eventually an image may form in your head. Such is the process for Kevin Dart, a Los Angeles artist who interned at Pixar before going on to his…

  • Bicycles, rice-cookers and Blu-ray players

    “Every person has a path to follow. It widens, narrows, climbs and descends. There are times of desperate wanderings. But with courageous perseverance and personal conviction, the right road will be found. This is what…

  • Ethical and upcycled design

    Everyone knows what recycling is, but say the word, “upcycle” and brows become knitted – in some quarters at least. Upcycle refers to the practice of converting useless stuff into new stuff. It could be…