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Murky Lurkings

Murky Lurkings – Trawlings of the art underworld.

This is where you’ll find interesting articles on art, design, culture and science. The aim being that you might probably have not found these before, hopefully.

Clever Street Artist Transforms Ordinary Public Places Into Funny Installations

“I can’t remember exactly what originally inspired me to do these outdoor projects, but it had been in the back of my mind for quite some time before I started,” Pederson tells My Modern Met. “I had a small drawing show a few years ago which featured images and text. One of the pieces was also placed in a more public context and seemed to work better that way. Placing something unexpected out on the street can have a powerful element of surprise. It really got me hooked, and I’ve wanted to explore street interventions ever since.”

Read full article here —>

Liu Bolin at young gallery photo, Brussels

in contemporary chinese artist, liu bolin’s ‘camouflage’ series, he creates performances, using the human body as sculpture. bolin’s interested in the human body and its position within social surroundings – how to blend it into the environment or make it stand out within a given social-cultural landscape. his work is based on the actual location in which he places the human body, taking into account visual and emotional elements as well as the social codes which are exhibited through his selected locations.

his photographic work is currently on show at young gallery, brussels.

Meet BEEPLE

Beeple is Mike Winkelmann, a graphic designer from Charleston, SC, USA who does a variety of digital artwork including short films, Creative Commons VJ loops, everydays and VR / AR work.

After he began releasing a set of widely used Creative Commons VJ loops he has worked on concert visuals for Justin Bieber, One Direction, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Eminem, Zedd, deadmau5 and many more.

Visit his site and read more here —>

Alive Without Breath: Three Dimensional Animals Painted in Layers of Resin by Keng Lye

Singapore-based artist Keng Lye creates near life-like sculptures of animals relying on little but paint, resin and a phenomenal sense of perspective. Lye slowly fills bowls, buckets, and boxes with alternating layers of acrylic paint and resin, creating aquatic animal life that looks so real it could almost pass for a photograph. The artist is using a technique very similar to Japanese painter Riusuke Fukahori who was featured on this blog a little over a year ago, though Lye seems to take things a step further by making his paint creations protrude from the surface, adding another level of dimension to a remarkable medium. See much more of this series titled Alive Without Breath over on deviantART. (via ian brooks)