Category: Art

  • Uranium and Atomica Melancholica Idyll 

    […] At the same time, his use of double images and the search for hidden images which characterise his Surrealist experimentation are persistent aspects of his work during the 1940s, when Dalí moved to the United States, where he lived between 1940 and 1948. The dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki on […]

  • Oneohtrix Point Never and Oism

    I’m a big Oneohtrix Point Never fan. Those who know me well, know that. Now, you dear reader, know this about me as well. Welcome to the inner circle. I was listening to Age Of the other day, and it stuck me that cover art is really something else. It really drew me in to […]

  • Influential contemporay abstract artist, John Baldessari has died at 88

    We lost a conceptual art icon this week.

  • Syd Mead, designer and artist of future worlds, dies at 86

    Neil Genzlinger reporting for The New York Times: Syd Mead, a designer whose wide-ranging work included envisioning vehicles of the future as well as helping to shape the look of environments in movies like “Blade Runner,” “Tron” and “Aliens,” died on Monday at his home in Pasadena, Calif. He was 86. His spouse, Roger Servick, […]

  • Donald Judd’s Furniture

    Donald Judd’s Furniture

    Donald Judd, was a truly wonderful artist. He was a Texan, a self-proclaimed minimalist (many attribute the term’s ubiquity and elevated definition to his contributions). He was a pioneer in fabrication methods, a prolific furniture designer, and finally an architect. Judd once purchased a beautiful cast-iron, five-story building at 101 Spring Street, in New York […]

  • Arcade Game Typography

    Arcade Game Typography

    I have nothing but praise for those who study niche topics like these. Toshi Omagari of MonoType, studied typography at Musashino Art University in Tokyo. He’s worked alongside big brands like H&M, and he’s previously contributed to Google Noto, and more notably introduced Tibetan Script support to Google Noto which is spectacular work. He helped […]

  • 100 Drone Light Show

    100 Drone Light Show

    Firefly is a company focused on delivering highly choreographed drone shows for venues, performances and entertainment. It takes a lot of time and money to get FAA certified these days for piloting a single drone. Programming a fleet of these is really remarkable, and takes some serious planning and skill. If you ask me, this […]

  • Physichromie 1868

    Physichromie 1868

    Image via Abstracted Distractions. Sadly, Carlos Cruz Diez passed away this past July, but his incredible work will continue to live on. If you’re interested to see more of his colorful and vibrant works, you can view most of his work here.

  • The Mask of Sorrow

    The Mask of Sorrow

    From Wikipedia: [The Mask of Sorrow] is a monument perched on a hill above Magadan, Russia, commemorating the many prisoners who suffered and died in the Gulag prison camps in the Kolyma region of the Soviet Union during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. […] It consists of a large concrete statue of a face, with tears coming from the left eye in the form of […]

  • Treasures in the Trash

    Treasures in the Trash

    One city’s trash, is everyones treasure.