Fly Art, a Tumblr account created by students Gisella Velasco and Toni Potenciano has been perfectly mixing popular rap lyrics and Renaissance paintings since December 2013 and we only can hope that they never stop.
Truly breathtaking. NYC-based artist Valerie Hegarty’s artwork often poses as artifacts of art history gone awry. Ravaged paintings, melting canvas, cracked walls, weathered works are all the characteristics of Hegarty’s work, who we became familiar with when the work was exhibited on the High Line and then in Marlborough Gallery in NYC in 2012.
Working with fragile materials such as foamcore, paper, paint and glue, she exploits a scrupulous mimicry of objects only to demolish them by devices often associated with their historical significance –
The New Yorker called her work a look into “waning powers of a nation and fractured affairs of state.” Perhaps of all culture in general?
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Pharrell Williams, Creative Director of Bionic Yarn, recently announced ‘RAW for the Oceans’, a long-term innovative collaboration between denim brand G-Star RAW where together they will create a full collection made with recycled materials from the oceans in stores from August 2014.
Food artist Michelle Wibowo has taken on Michelangelo’s iconic Renaissance masterpiece, ‘The Creation of Adam’, and recreated it entirely out of edible decorations.
Commissioned by baking company Cake Angels, the artwork measuring 5.7 by 2.8 meters was made to commemorate the 450th death anniversary of Michelangelo.