Boris Hoppek (nacido en 1970, en Kreuztal) es un artista contemporáneo basado en Barcelona. Sus raíces salen del graffiti, pero hoy en día sus obras se expanden en la pintura, fotografía, video, escultura y en la instalación de arte. Sus obras han sido usadas en campañas publicitarias. El ovalo simétrico es su firma, el cual aparece en casi todas sus obras, ya sea solo o en una constelación de tres, formando
Origami Legend Akira Yoshizawa Honored With Google Doodle
Love this Doodle! 101 aniversario del nacimiento de Akira Yoshizawa, maestro del origami japonés
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"Japanese". From "Postcards from Camp". 80 paintings, acrylic on canvas, 11 x 16". "Sakoguchi considers aspects of the Japanese American experience. Shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt signed Executive order 9066, which allowed 120,000 men, women and children of Japanese descent to be forcibly relocated to guarded camps at remote sites in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah and Wyoming" (http://www.bensakoguchi.com/larger/camp_group1_larger1.php)
Folkert de Jong
"Ben Sakoguchi's Orange Crate Label Series touched on issues of race in America. In "The Unauthorized History of Baseball", he followed the subject of race back to the beginnings of Major League ball. While working on those canvases in 2004, Sakoguchi also began directing his focus toward the "peculiar institution" of slavery. The 59 paintings reproduced here were completed in 2008" (http://www.bensakoguchi.com/). acrylic on canvas, 10 x 11".
On The Wall
Vídeo-mural, dos jóvenes realizando un creativo mural, en el cual hicieron uso de diferentes patrones y texturas para darle vida a una pared.
“Charles Dickens”: The secret life of a literary giant
“Charles Dickens”: The secret life of a literary giant - Salon.com
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Hailed as a visionary talent for his work on such projects as The Incal, Blueberry, The Airtight Garage, Arzach, Métal Hurlant and much, much more, it is practically impossible to overstate Giraud's influence on modern comics and science fiction. Read More: http://www.comicsalliance.com/2012/03/10/jean-moebius-giraud-dies-age-73/#ixzz1om8860Nv
Isabel Brady - Irish Artist
French comic book legend Jean Giraud, also known as Moebius, died today in Paris at 73. He was my favorite comic book artist. Today is a sad day :(
Ben Sakoguchi. "Americans". "Postcards from Camp". 80 paintings, acrylic on canvas, 11 inches x 16 inches. "Two-thirds of the internees were American citizens by birth and some were even World War I veterans. They had committed no wrong and were imprisoned without due process. Sakoguchi was held in a camp along with his family for the duration of World War II. Sakoguchi relied on family photos to verify childhood recollections" (http://www.bensakoguchi.com/larger/camp_group1_larger2.php).
Yong Soon Min, Defining Moments (series of 6 works). Issues of race, cultural identity, and the politics of representation infuse the photographic and installations, potographs and collaborative projects of artists Allan deSouza and Yong Soon Min. Since 1992 they have collaboratorated, both as artists and husband and wife. Their shared experiences of cultural displacement - deSouza emigrated from Kenya to England, Min emigrated from Korea to the United States - is a common theme.
Caroline Smith as her 1950s alter ego Mertle at the Roundhouse, Chalk Farm. Photograph: Teri Pengilley