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This Artist Creates Amazing Sculptures To Symbolize Something Really Powerful

This Artist Creates Amazing Sculptures To Symbolize Something Really Powerful

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It's no secret that artwork is often symbolic of something much larger than itself. Artists have the unique ability to represent infinite ideas by creating something that's decidedly finite — something that has boundaries and borders.While the finished product is often no less abstract than the idea it represents, something powerful happens when viewers are confronted with physicality in the face of a concept that often only exists in thought. This is precisely what Japanese artist Isana Yamada achieved with his latest project, Samsara. This installation is comprised of six handmade whales that represent the six Buddhist realms. Isana Yamada By creating various underwater scenes and placing them inside the bellies of these whale...
He Makes Ordinary Images Extraordinary By Merging Them Into Beautiful Compositions

He Makes Ordinary Images Extraordinary By Merging Them Into Beautiful Compositions

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What puts certain creators a cut above the rest is their ability to reimagine familiar imagery into something engaging and totally original. It's that capacity to turn images we see every day into something unrecognizable that sets them apart, and one artist with that ability (and then some) is Switzerland-born photographer Thomas Barbèy. This multitalented man has worked in some of the world's most beautiful countries as everything from a recording artist to a fashion photographer. Needless to say, his scope is pretty prolific.Barbèy currently lives in Las Vegas, and he doesn't leave home without a camera in hand. The name of his artistic game is transforming images that look pretty typical on their own into brilliant compositions. With the help of an enlarger, Barb&...
This Woman’s Works Of Art Are Dizzying In The Best Possible Way

This Woman’s Works Of Art Are Dizzying In The Best Possible Way

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We've all seen those movie scenes that are shot from the perspective of someone getting hit upside the head and falling into a heap. But before they hit the concrete, we're met with dizzying shots from the victim's point of view — scenes that show a spinning world full of double-faced assailants. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCI1_BTF'); }); She strives to make each painting a conversation piece as observers read between the lines of every layer. Alex Garant Alex Garant And that conversation springs from a place of complication, since we're tasked with making sense of imagery that puts our percerptions to the test. Al...