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The Fat Monkey

The Fat Monkey | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it

 

How about a guessing game? We have already helped: this is "the fat monkey statue". You just have to guess what it is made of. Try here: http://ss-abstractions.blogspot.pt/search?q=monkey

 

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The giant Fat Monkey sculpture was created by artist Florentijn Hofman and is part of the “Obeastitas” series designed for the Pixelshow Congress 2010 Sao Paulo, Brazil. It was made out of 10,000 flip flops.

A video showing the creativity in process: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HMcR-rZ3M8&feature

 

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emulsifier

'emulsifier' is a hand painted glass sculpture by Thomas Medicus. The anamorphic object is made out of 160 glass strips. more here: http://thomasmedicus.at/
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Artist Hinke Schreuders Alters 1950s Advertising and Fashion Photography with Hand-Stitched Embroidery

Artist Hinke Schreuders Alters 1950s Advertising and Fashion Photography with Hand-Stitched Embroidery | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
Starting with vintage photography and illustrations of models sporting fashions from the 1950s, Amsterdam-based artist Hinke Schreuders applies a rich layer of hand-stitched embroidery, beading, lace, and flourishes of ink to entirely new images that can be both unsettling and exuberant. The piece
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Two distinctive arts: photography and embroidery or textiles well interlinked. 

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Digital Papercut Illustrations by Eiko Ojala

Digital Papercut Illustrations by Eiko Ojala | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
Since our last article on
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Eiko Ojala is an Estonian graphic designer and illustrator who works with three dimensional drawings, in a process that involves a mix of digital illustration, paper textures, and real and artificial shadows. (http://www.thisiscolossal.com/)

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Phoenixes

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First conceived and constructed in China, Xu Bing’s paired "Phoenix" sculptures have flown the coop and are currently nesting at MASS MoCA in Western Massachusetts.
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Massive sculptures built entirely of discarded industrialized debris.

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Mathematical Masterpieces: Making Art From Equations | DiscoverMagazine.com

Mathematical Masterpieces: Making Art From Equations | DiscoverMagazine.com | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
beautiful mathematics:

http://t.co/DFHwzMDq64
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anthropocene: google maps reinterpreted as persian rugs

anthropocene: google maps reinterpreted as persian rugs | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
measuring over two meters in length, each image is composited from thousands of thumbnails extracted as screen grabs from google maps.

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The Wind Portal by Najla El Zein Studio | Colossal

The Wind Portal by Najla El Zein Studio | Colossal | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
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«Created by Najla El Zein Studio in conjunction with lighting designer Maurice Asso from Hilights, The Wind Portal is a new interactive artwork of 5,000 paper windmills installed in an imposing 8 ft. doorway inside the Victoria and Albert Museum in London»

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The Glue Society Imagines an Art Movement Centered on Excess Called “Moreing” | Colossal

The Glue Society Imagines an Art Movement Centered on Excess Called “Moreing” | Colossal | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
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More is artistic "moreing". Free you mind.

Are you a "more"?

Watch the video: http://vimeo.com/42601121

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Unified


Via Deloste
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Art in motion.

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Deloste's curator insight, June 24, 2013 8:25 AM

For an exhibition at the Gladstone hotel in Toronto

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Rhizome | ArtBase

Rhizome | ArtBase | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
Rhizome is dedicated to the creation, presentation, preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology.
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Rhizome ArtBase - an online archive of new media art.  

You can use software, code, websites, moving images, games and browsers to aesthetics and critical ends

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New Cut Paper Illustrations from Zim & Zou

New Cut Paper Illustrations from Zim & Zou | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
It's been over two years since we last featured the work of French duo Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann of Zim&Zou (previously here and here). The pair of graphic designers create paper sculpture, installations, and illustrations for leading luxury brands, books, magaz
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Cut Paper Sculptures and Illustrations by Elsa Mora

Cut Paper Sculptures and Illustrations by Elsa Mora | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
Artist Elsa Mora recently updated her portfolio with a number of beautiful paper sculptures created for both private clients and exhibition. All of Mora's pieces are created with little more than acid-free paper and glue which is carefully cut, layered, and assembled to create 2D
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Color Coded Food and Flowers Photographed by Emily Blincoe

Color Coded Food and Flowers Photographed by Emily Blincoe | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
Photographer Emily Blincoe (previously) continues to make us smile with her arrays of food and plants perfectly organized by color. Blincoe collects every color permutation of tomatoes, oranges, eggs, and even candy and then sorts them into groups and gradients for each image. Her wi
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Loving Mom Dresses Up Daughter In Wonderful Hand-Made Disney-Inspired Costumes

Loving Mom Dresses Up Daughter In Wonderful Hand-Made Disney-Inspired Costumes | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
We're no strangers to creative moms playing dress-up with their daughters–just check out blogger Angie and her precocious 4-year-old...
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World's Coolest Playgrounds Give Kids a Taste of the Surreal | Wired Design | Wired.com

World's Coolest Playgrounds Give Kids a Taste of the Surreal | Wired Design | Wired.com | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
Kids like to make believe, but public playgrounds rarely cater to that desire.

Via Charles Young
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Charles Young's curator insight, February 18, 4:08 PM

This stuff is really cool, surrealism for kids to enjoy - would be good to see more of this around.

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Will you check this scoop? Thank you so much. http://sco.lt/5okJ17 It's for my research project.
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Plastic Soup News: Ocean trash reborn as art in Alaska [Photos]

Plastic Soup News: Ocean trash reborn as art in Alaska [Photos] | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
But a new exhibit at Alaska's Anchorage Museum is designed to fight that disconnect, using art made from marine debris to capture our attention and help us visualize what's happening to Earth's oceans.
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Artist Morgan Herrin Transforms Construction Grade Lumber into Surreal Classical Sculptures | Colossal

Artist Morgan Herrin Transforms Construction Grade Lumber into Surreal Classical Sculptures | Colossal | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it

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Amazing wooden sculptures

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Tissue Animals

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Tissue craft art

A piece of tissue transforms to a tree, to a bird, to a frog and so on using stop motion animation.

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Treehugger

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Treehugger Concepts

“Treehugger” is a pavilion that is currently exhibited at the National Garden Show (BuGA) 2011 in Koblenz, Germany. It results from a research-project that was initia…
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Computational design and computer aided manufacturing technology.

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Lovely Lampshades That Double As Storybooks

Lovely Lampshades That Double As Storybooks | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
Artist Yusuke Oonos lasercut booklets for Artecnica do double duty acting as dreamy hanging paper lights and analog storytelling.
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A Rainbow Over the Williamsburg Bridge

A Rainbow Over the Williamsburg Bridge | Art is where you see it | Scoop.it
Last week, Minneapolis-based street artist HOTTEA, who is well-known for stringy street art that normally weaves its away around chain-link fences, transformed the pedestrian tunnel at the Williams...
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Find more images on her The Street Spot blog (http://thestreetspot.com/2013/08/hottea.html)

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Public Art at MIT

MIT's noted public art, which may be enjoyed by the MIT community and visitors alike, began to take shape in 1965 with the installation of Alexander Calder's...
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MIT´s video about its public art collection.

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