In the early 1960s a Belgian advertising dropout, Guy Peelaert, created his childish and witty comic The Adventures of Jodelle. Fantagraphics recently released a newly-translated collection of the comic, featuring an in-depth look at the artist who managed “to transform a previously save medium into something exciting and dangerous.”
For his MFA Computer Art Thesis at School of Visual Arts in NYC, Daniel Sierra explored and visualized “waveform patterns that evolve from the fundamental sine wave to more complex patterns, creating a mesmerizing audio-visual experience in which sight and sound work in unison to capture the viewer's attention.” It sure worked on us.
One entry into the competition for designing a new Miami bayfront park, submitted by VisionDivision, is meant to symbolize the good life experienced in beach side Florida. “The grid shell exterior is clad in glass that mimics the sun at daytime, its skin reflecting light and gradually shifting its colors during the day, creating spectacular sunrises and blazing sunsets for the park, while at night time it transforms into a half moon.” We're into it
Singapore-based photographer Jared Lim has a fantastic eye for architectural patterns and geometry. The series, entitled Urban Exploration, consists of photos he took while travelling to major cities and have been inspired by a love for geometry that his has since he was a kid.
Established a few years ago by a small group of La Jollans, The La Jolla Community Foundation put together a public mural project with an all star cast of participants including John Baldessari, Ryan McGinness, Fred Tomaselli, Richard Allen Morris, Anya Gallaccio and more. Check out some of the brilliant murals that have brighten up this coastal beach town in San Diego.
Watch one of the best animated gifs we have seen involving graffiti lettering. The letter “E’ materializes, morphs, and dissolves.
It’s not often we see any new pieces from Gorey, but when they pop up it was well worth the wait. These particular letters may have their own circuit board and fiber optic cables to keep the funk operating.
What’s the vagabond, animal mural painting artist Roa been up to lately?
Joe Murtagh's work is dangerous, vibrant and sexy. The Liverpool-based illustrator combines the chic and retro with death, war and decay, casting heavy symbols in a brilliant and almost sickly colorful light. Murtagh takes skull and bones to another level, imbuing them with a bold and sexy attitude.
Dean Falsify Cook's–also known as “Sonar Fates”– work addresses themes of the mystic and robotic through digital means. His illustrations have a particularly industrial aesthetic, bringing to mind video game concept art in all its fantastical precision