Saturday, July 4, 2009
Rotating Wall ArtRichard Wilson, one of Britain's best known sculptures is drawing inspiration for the world of construction and engineering with his latest art called Turning the Place Over. The art is a section cut out from a building and rotates itself on a pivot with a cost of £450,000. It is described as one of the most daring piece of public art ever commissioned in the UK. It will be launched on June 20th 2007 and will run till the end of the year.
This extraordinary structure on Montrose Boulevard took motorists by surprise. A pair of artists, Dan Havel and Dean Ruck was responsible for this house installation. The two wooden buildings were to be replaced by a new built project so the few months before the demolition, they made this into an architectonic installation.
Elevator ArtGoing into this elevator would certainly makes one nervous. A sign at the entrance cautions the people that goes in about work in progress. A more detailed look shows that the floor has been painted with an illusion that there is no floor.
Photo Realistic PaintingAlright, what's so interesting about 3 guys standing beside a photo? Except that the photo is actually a painting! This is a photo realistic painting of Tica by Dru Blair, the guy in the center.
£50m Diamond Studded SkullThe skull which is covered with 8,601 flawless diamonds and a £50 million price tag, this piece of expensive artwork is made by Damien Hirst. Critics dismissed it as a publicity stunt by the multi-millionaire artist who took 18 months to make this skull studded with diamonds worth £12 million. He dreams of seeing the skull on display among the ancient treasures at the British Museum.
Driftwood Horse ArtThese are driftwood horse sculptures by Heather Jansch who live and work in Westcountry of England. Its amazing how she managed to put those branches together to form such an art.
3D Perspective Street DrawingsA set of 3D perspective street drawings similar to the ones by Julian Beever, an Englsh artist famous for his virtual 3D street art. These drawings gives out a three dimensional effect when viewed at the right angle.
Latte ArtLatte art are designs created on top of espresso based drinks. The popularity has also spawned competitions all around the world to enable practitioners to show off their skills. Taste is still the most important thing though since the art is just the visual presentation.
Beer Can ArtThese amazing beer can sculptures includes airplane, bike, trumpet, cello, truck, castle and others. Great for home decorations and showing off to your friends.
The artist behind it is Thomas Broom.