Posts Tagged ‘Art’

His Dark Materials

Marco Crivello shares his passion for nature with the likes of Caspar David Friedrich and Turner, for his paintings certainly evoke a similar dark romanticism for 21st Century. I love the textures and the dark tones, each painting tellng its own wintry and gothic story. The painting titled Sunken Cathedral makes me feel absolutely desolate […] Read more…

Glass Houses

Dale Chihuly is known for revolutionizing the glassworks movement by breaking free of the idea of solitary artists working alone in a studio, and has embraced the advantages of collaborative teams and the unusual division of labor within the creative process. In this way he has been able to develop complex, multipart sculptures of dramatic […] Read more…

Tales of Mystery and Imagination

A new era for Edgar Allen Poe – known for his tales of the macabre and mystery. This lavishly illustrated hardcover volume of stories, brings a contemporary twist to the already progressive Poe, each story featuring artwork by eminent international designers. The cover alone sends chills up my spine! Read more…

The People's Palaces

The stations of Moscow’s subway system have often been called “the people’s palaces”, for their elegant designs and lavish and profuse use of marble, mosaics, sculptures and chandeliers. Built during Stalin’s rule, these metro stations were supposed to display the best of Soviet architecture and design and show how privileged the lifestyle of the Russian […] Read more…

Kolkatta

Calcutta, once the glittering epi-centre of the British Empire. Who could imagine that the curious blend of Eastern and quintessentially English customs could marry so well to form long lasting traditions now effortlessly woven into the Calcutta’s intrinsic culture. Lazy late afternoon lawn parties, with peppered cucumber sandwiches and samosas… Rolls Royce’s and Ambassador’s the […] Read more…

Lonely Hearts

Tara Mcpherson is a New York based poster artist, creating art about people and their odd ways. Deliciously dark and innocent at the same time, her illustrations are often associated with the Indie and Punk movement – some of her most beautiful pieces being featured on concert posters for The Shins, Death Cab for Cutie, […] Read more…

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