Where People Run in Major Cities

“There are many exercise apps that allow you to keep track of your running, riding, and other activities. Record speed, time, elevation, and location from your phone, and millions of people do this, me included. However, when we look at activity logs, whether they be our own, from our friends, or from a public timeline,…

Elliott Erwitt Platinum Prints / Show in NY

NOVEMBER 7, 2013 – JANUARY 4, 2014 NEW YORK Edwynn Houk Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of nineteen limited edition platinum photographs by Elliott Erwitt. The show begins Thursday, 7 November and runs through Saturday, 4 January 2014. The artist will be present at the opening reception on Thursday, 7 November 2013, from 6-8…

The Battle of Kiev

Flames engulfed the main anti-government protest camp on Kiev’s Independence Square as riot police tried to force demonstrators out following the bloodiest clashes in three months of protests. The iconic square turned into a war zone as riot police moved slowly through opposition barricades, hurling stun grenades and using water cannon to clear protestors. At…

Rotating Head Illusion

Markus Raetz is a sculptor and conceptual artist who lives in Switzerland. His art is usually described as being about issues of reality and illusion. For example, he has made a sculpture that suggests the pipe painted by Renee Magritte in 1929. Magritte inscribed his picture “Ceci n’ est pas une pipe,” (This is not…

Old Glory: History of the American flag

It all started back in 1777. A ragtag army of American colonists was engaged in a fierce battle for independence from Great Britain. Designing an aesthetically pleasing flag to represent themselves was the last thing on their mind. Outnumbered, outspent and outmaneuvered, the Continental Congress had more urgent matters to deal with. But an emissary…

Faded Colors, Empty Rooms on the Shore

The first time Douglas Ljungkvist saw Ocean Beach, N.J., it reminded him of a labor camp. It was 1993 and Mr. Ljungkvist’s then-girlfriend had suggested they rent a cottage in the Jersey Shore hamlet, as her family had done for years. “I did not want to spend my vacation there,” said Mr. Ljungkvist, a Swedish-born photographer. “It’s…

Le Creative Sweatshop

Le Creative Sweatshop is committed to originality and quality, hand-crafted work constitutes the identity of Le Creative Sweatshop. Most pieces are handmade which gives them a humble, precious and fragile stature. Dynamic, supple and reactive agency, Le Creative Sweatshop enjoys interacting with its network of partners. Through its collaborations and professional meetings, Le Creative Sweatshop…

Ben Marcin Last House Standing & The Camps

Photographer Ben Marcin was born in Augsburg, Germany which might explain his nod to creating typologies that have their roots in Bernd and Hilla Bechers’ territory. Ben has a number of interesting series, two featured today–Last House Standing and Camps, that explore the ideas of shelter and home. Ben is interested in “the places where…

Intricate 3D-Printed Sculptures of Joshua Harker

     Joshua Harker (b.1970) is an American artist considered a pioneer & visionary in 3D printed art & sculpture.  His series of “unmakeable” technically complex tangles is credited as the first to break the design & manufacturing  threshold pf possibility.  His pursuit of a process to bring his works into the 3rd dimension culminated after nearly 20 years…

In My Skin by Michelle Sank

“These images are from a project called In My Skin about young people under 25 in the UK who are challenging their body image. I am looking at those who have had or are considering having cosmetic surgery in order to become more acceptable to themselves and achieve their ideal of being ‘beautiful’. Social consensus…

So You Need A Typeface

SO YOU NEED A TYPEFACE 2.0 is an interactive way to choose fonts for your projects. It is based on the infographic poster designed by Julian Hansen. Ian Li recreated the poster into a dynamic web page using HTML, CSS, and jQuery (a JavaScript library). —> SEE HERE  

‘Your Body is my Canvas’ by Alexa Meade

   Alexa Meade paints on the surfaces of live human subjects, found objects, and architectural spaces in a way that optically compresses 3D space into a 2D plane when photographed. Her work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., Postmasters Gallery in New York City, Galerie Ivo Kamm in Zürich,…

Steve McCurry: The Ground Zero Photographs

Steve McCurry’s storied career has produced an incredible wealth of iconic photojournalism. And while he is known for his far-flung coverage of foreign conflict, on September 11, 2001, his focus turned abruptly and inconceivably domestic. The work you see here–some of it appearing publicly for the first time–is a breathtaking testimony of Lower Manhattan as war…