Observing the moment when the earth stood still to the human race, when the air was fresh and smog-free, when rivers ran clear from human debris, Covid-19 is a fitting time to explore the common link that humans share with every object and organism. ~ Tanisha Bhana
I am a student on an art foundation course and my plans to produce some public art for a Cambridge based company have been put on hold as a result of COVID-19. I still needed to submit some public art so, I decided to form a community-based project. Something which would unite our village.
When you are out at an art show this year use your new 2020 perfect sight to your advantage. Notice that emerging up-and-coming art and artists aren’t always where you may expect them to be. Nor may they look like they someone you expected them to look like. Open your eyes and open your mind.
There is something special hiding beneath these rocks which look ordinary from the outside. But do you know how geodes are formed and where they come from?
The astrolabe also known as the “star-taker” is an ancient tool that was used to determine the position of the sun and the stars. The earliest forms of the astrolabe were originally invented during the Hellenistic era1 in 150 BC in Greece and was eventually integrated into the Islamic world and gained credibility as an instrument of great importance.
I have handmade 101 clay pots with the faces of different poets from around the world on them. I am leaving the pots, along with poems by those poets around the city for people to discover, read, and take home with them.
Art and literature are two of the most closely intertwined creative forms. As Leonardo da Vinci once said: “Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”
Alfred Freddy Krupa – born, 1971 – a dramatic, interesting and unpredictable artist. His first art lesson was with his grandfather, Alfred Krupa (Alfred Joseph Krupa, 1915– 1989), a Silesian Pole and a graduate of Krakow Academy of Fine Arts. Alfred Krupa Sr. was a Polish defender in World War II and found himself in […]
Ephemeral art has such a lusty appeal as a result of its short lifespan. Many will grasp at it while they watch it dissipate and crumble in their fingertips. It comes in many different mediums with many different intentions — the allure only growing when being captivated by a particular artist or meditative practice.
What is a hoax, and when does it cross the line between legitimate satire and a deliberate attempt to capitalize upon, or sway public opinion by, a piece of manufactured evidence which the creator knows to be fictitious?