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London based Mat Maitland, visual artist, illustrator and Creative Director for Big Active Design, has ventured into the realms of film making in his collaboration with Kenzo. The short film, Electric Jungle has been made to introduce the Kenzo 2013 Resort Collection through a mind blowing dream like sequence of wild psychedelic imagery.
For lovers of Pop Art, the Roy Lichtenstein retrospective currently being held at the Tate Modern in London, is the chance of a lifetime. Featuring the work of this artist whose pioneering Comic Strip images of the 60s,
Barnaby Barford is a young artist known for his narrative ceramic sculptures formed from used figurines and recreated into an ironic and often humorous interpretation of a visual comment on the realities of 21st century society.
At the De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art, Tilburg in the Netherlands, the latest show of Berlin based artist Katharina Grosse, is currently being held to rave reviews. Entitled ‘Two Younger Women Come in and Pull Out a Table’...
These surreal images of fantasy structures are not in fact photographs, but digital compositions which represent the art of Portland based Jim Kazanjian. He creates them by searching through thousands of random images, none of which were taken by him, and chooses objects, scenery and bits of buildings which he then uses to ‘construct’ his fantastic buildings.
The French street artist, known as IEMZA, has risen to fame in his native city of Reims. Unlike the familiar sight of spray paint graffiti, the art of IEMZA is made up of lined drawings which bring to mind sketches and architectural drawings. Within his work we can see wide eyed alien faces, insects and creatures from another dimension, fantastic buildings from the world of dreams.
Tomas Saraceno is an Argentinian artist well known for his extra large and often fun filled interactive installations. His current work refers to the creation of a functioning solar powered hot air balloon which he claims anyone can construct by using easily obtained materials and following his 59 steps as laid down in his list of instructions.
Constructed from steel and anchored to raw concrete blocks, the series of sculptures by Johannesburg based artist Regardt van der Meulen are inspired by the strength and weakness of the human body.
The latest of the spatial sound installations of young Swiss artist, Zimoun is named simply by a description of its components, 294 prepared dc-motors, cork balls, cardboard boxes 41x41x41cm 2012
The first international retrospective of the life and career of David Bowie is planned to be held at the the V&A this Spring. Sponsored by Gucci, the exhibition consists of a wide selection of photographs, memorabilia and 60 stage costumes by such iconic designers as Freddie Burretti, Kansai Yamamoto and Alexander McQueen...