making waves


The Blue Epoch
March 18, 2010, 19:13
Filed under: art & culture, painting

Do you know Yves Klein’s blue? It is the color depicted in the canvas above (International Klein Blue or IKB). I feel it is not randomly called ‘electric blue’ nowadays. It vibrates like a string, no? Just look closer. It’s magic.



Higher
March 18, 2010, 19:05
Filed under: art & culture, athens city, painting

Alexandros Vasmoulakis makes Athens beautiful. Seriously, I mean it.

© Alexandros Vasmoulakis



Men in the cities
January 11, 2010, 22:50
Filed under: painting

Robert Longo used charcoal and graphite on paper and created in 1979 this body of work known as “Men in the cities/Men trapped in ice”. I came across it recently; I think it is interesting as it captures with tension and agony the essence of the growing human.

Is he a falling man? What is he fighting for?

© Robert Longo



Libre encore
October 22, 2009, 10:39
Filed under: art & culture, music, painting

This is by far the most amazing thing I have ever come across on the internet -thanks to konsept83 and his silver girl.

(plus, the freedom of expression it provokes reminded me of the heady leeway of Dali’s handwriting)

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Buenos dias, mis amigos.



this summer the roses are blue
May 19, 2009, 18:02
Filed under: art & culture, painting

I believe in the “Manifesto of Surrealism”.

Written in 1924 by Andre Breton, it is an homage to human essense and can be downloaded from here.

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 “Beloved imagination, what I most like in you is your unsparing quality.”

© Andre Breton(text), Man Ray(artwork)



Francois Marie Banier
April 29, 2009, 19:06
Filed under: literature, painting, photography

Francois Marie Banier is a magnificent artist from Paris.

He is a photographer, painter and writer that goes beyond multicolor pop sensors by exploring translations of inspiring instant moments in combination with meaningful words, unique handwriting and brushstroke touches.  

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His latest project of artwork, VIVE LA VIE, highlights once more all his spirited talents and results in bright and insightful creations. [This poem for life run under the collaboration of fashion designer Diane Von Furstenberg and model Natalia Vodianova and is now available as an illustrated throughout edition by STEIDL Photography International.]

 

© Francois Marie Banier