Pier Francesco Martini‘s digital self portraits are an interesting twist to one of the oldest practices in art.
Irina Werning’s Back To The Future project is one of the best executed recreation series I’ve seen in a long time. Here’s Irina describing the project in his own words “I love old photos. I admit being a nosey photographer. As soon as I step into someone else’s house, I start sniffing for them. Most of us are fascinated by their retro look but to me, it’s imagining how people would feel and look like if they were to reenact them today… A few months ago, I decided to actually do this. So, with my camera, I started inviting people to go back to their future.”
Want to reenact your own childhood photo? Irina is giving you a chance! Visit Irina’s site for more info on how you can go back to the future with a lil help by our friend Mr.Camera.
Leon Golub is hands down one of the most important political artists from the last century. His brutally painted unstretched canvases bring to light the horrors of war, greed, and torture. Watch this short documentary about Leon that gives insight into the artists process, his studio practice, and hear him discuss his controversial subject matter. Full video after the jump.
I’m loving these massive installations by John Von Bergen. It’s as if the building has all of a sudden come alive.
The lighting in Vincent Skoglund’s Lightyears series is absolutely astonishing. Also make sure to check out his adidas adicolor series specially made for you sneaker heads.
Megan Greene’s meticulous drawings bend, morph, and transform from one texture to the next like a woven embellished creature that is continually on the move.
Brent Birnbaum is an artist with one hell of a sense of humor. To commemorate the 2o year anniversary of Vanilla Ice’s Ice Ice Baby single (the first hip-hop single to top the Billboard charts) Brent created the alter ego Ice Ice Maybe. Find a recap of the performance and his recreation after the jump.