Archive for the ‘ Art ’ Category
By sarahness on July 26, 2014
Emma Hack’s latest exhibition features her painting nude models live so they blend seamlessly into wallpaper-like backgrounds. [More]
By sarahness on July 2, 2014
‘The Vault’ in Valley City, North Dakota is just like any other coffee shop but the only difference is there is no one there to do the serving. [More]
By sarahness on July 2, 2014
An extraordinary deaf and nearly mute self-taught artist, Andre Clemens (1857-1894), created unbelievably detailed art using grains of colored sand, with tools and techniques which were way ahead of his time. [More]
By sarahness on June 15, 2014
Controversial artist who ‘vomited’ on Lady Gaga on stage now encloses herself in a room for 168 HOURS surviving only on water for a week for latest art project. [More]
By sarahness on June 14, 2014
This gorgeous wedding dress is so stunning making it impossible to believe what it is made of – toilet paper. [More]
By sarahness on May 31, 2014
American artist Jess Landau underscores the fragility of life with a series of portraits printed onto the delicate surface of an eggshell. [More]
A professor and costume designer merged fashion and biology by creating a series of dresses inspired by cancer cells.
Jacqueline Firkins‘ creation can be seen in an exhibition called Fashioning Cancer: The Correlation between Destruction and Beauty. It consists of ten ball gowns in pattens inspired by microscopic photos of cancer cells and cellular systems, with the aim of prompting a conversation about the relationship between beauty, body image and the disease.
Below are just some of the dresses on her collection:
Jacqueline Firkins works in the Department of Theatre and Film at the University of British Columbia. She said that she hopes the dresses ’simultaneously reflect a strength, beauty, and resilience.
Christian Naus, Ph.D.
Cima CIna, Ph.D.
Stephen Bond, Ph.D.
Hoa Lee, Ph.D.
Moises Freitas-Andrade, Ph.D.
Wun Chey Sin, Ph.D.
By sarahness on December 8, 2013
Alexey Kljatov, an artist and photographer from Moscow, takes incredibly breathtaking shots of natural snowflakes right outside of his house. [More]
By sarahness on November 10, 2013
I recently posted Top 3 Shocking Looks in Miss Universe National Costume Show 2013 and thought why not make a list of Top 5 looks that is actually pleasing to the eyes. So prepare to be awe-struck by lovely ladies of Miss Universe 2013 donning a dashing costume during the National Costume segment of the pageant. [More]
By sarahness on September 28, 2013
Female nude has been in the spotlight of artists for quite some time now but one museum is going where not so many have gone before, exploring artistic depictions of the male nude throughout time. [More]
By sarahness on May 22, 2013
The students at Thailand’s Kantana Film and Animation Institute will have an experiential understanding of the massive effort and care of a creative act. [More]
By sarahness on May 4, 2013
You can get a copy of The Great Gatsby, now with a new cover featuring the cast of the upcoming film, for a few bucks in bookstores. But if you want to get a copy of the original first-edition, you will hurt your bank account. [More]
Girls’ heart will yearn for Rie Hosokai’s collection of dream-like bubbly dresses.
Rie Hosokai of Daisy Balloon, a Japanese artist, builds elaborate dresses from the inflated material to create striking haute couture with an unlikely fabric. The unimaginable dresses was produced through a custom type knitting of balloons to build a fragile yet wearable garment
Hosokai’s latest work was constructed as part of a charity art exhibition called ‘Piece of Peace‘. The exhibit is being held at Parco Gallery in Tokyo and will run until January 9, 2013.
Feast your eyes on these eye-candy dresses:
Daisy Balloon website