1. likeafieldmouse:

    Frank Hallam Day - Ship Hulls (published 2011)

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  3. markusbenjamin:

    Three apples in various stages of rot, found in a basement. The images were modified using a subtle pixelwise algorithm.

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  6. prostheticknowledge:

    StreetView Pointcloud On Oculus Rift

    Proof-of-concept demo by Graham Reeves shows how depth data captured in Google Maps can be applied in a virtual reality experience - video embedded below:

    I took google street view + depth data + oculus rest + three.js and made a rift compatible point cloud viewer …

    … replace Lat/Lon with your own destination… this is just a good example, edges of buildings work well :)

    It is nowhere near a finished user-friendly experience but does show potential where the Street View experience could go to in the future.

    A link to the illustrated position can be found here (you can change the location with different coordinates in the url)

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  7. "The advice I like to give young artists, or really anybody who’ll listen to me, is not to wait around for inspiration. Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightning to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work. All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself. Things occur to you. If you’re sitting around trying to dream up a great art idea, you can sit there a long time before anything happens. But if you just get to work, something will occur to you and something else will occur to you and something else that you reject will push you in another direction. Inspiration is absolutely unnecessary and somehow deceptive. You feel like you need this great idea before you can get down to work, and I find that’s almost never the case."
    — Chuck Close (via observando)

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  8. notational:

    Who? What? When? Where?

    Curious.

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  9. echophon:

    Autumn’s Descent

     
  10. exasperated-viewer-on-air:

    Martin Soto Climent - Revoloteo #3, 2014

    acrylic on venetian blind

    approx: 72 x 95 x 60 cm

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  11. aubreylstallard:

    Terese Lanceta

    (Source: transparentoctopus, via wowgreat)

     
  12. medverf:

    Dirk Skreber

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  14. lafilleblanc:

    Andy Vogt

    Untitled Drag, 2010

     
  15. littlelimpstiff14u2:

    by Roxanne Goldberg Posted on October 17, 2014

    With a focus on light and perspective, Olafur Eliasson’s installations have a transformative capacity that allows the viewer to experience the illusion of a supernatural environment. In an interstitial space of the Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul, Gravity Stairs is composed of glowing spheres which, attached to the ceiling and bathed in warm yellow light, resemble the sun. The otherworldly light and a mirror on the ceiling present an impression of floating through space and among celestial bodies.

    Mirrors are essential to the magic of Eliasson’s work, which often challenges an individual’s usual relation to space and acts as a humble reminder of one’s minuscule place within the vast universe. While Gravity Stairs certainly achieves this effect through large-scale installation, the same impact is present in Eliasson’s smaller-scaled works, such as the recent Your Fading Other. Installed in the corner of a white-walled room, partially silvered glass is raised on a cold concrete block, creating the illusion of a room beyond. A desk is in the unreachable distance and fades into the background, imbuing one with a sense of loss and unreachable dreams.

    The piece follows a 2012 sculpture, Your Arctic View, exhibited in 2013 at a solo show at neugerriemschneider in Berlin. Shown alongside thee other mirror works, Your Arctic View engages the viewer in a dance with one’s reflection, veiled under what appears to be a thick cloud of fog. Just as Gravity Stairs challenges one to imagine the feeling of falling toward the sun, Your Arctic View engages the viewer in the big-picture question of what it would be like to disappear. The effects can be utterly emancipating or perfectly catastrophic.

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