Posts by Noel Kat

March 2, 2014

Fields of Black Paper Flowers Create a Striking Landscape

In Lauren Fensterstock's installation work, oceans of black grass flow from room to room and ebony flowers thrive in an unnatural lushness. The artist uses jet-black paper to create dark and expansive site-specific landscapes, thick with flowers, reeds, tendrils, and vines. By doing so, she adds an artificiality to the seemingly natural environment. Fensterdstock challenges the norm in her work.

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February 10, 2014

Brilliant Three-Dimesional Mural by Street Artist Vesod

Beautiful, high contrast figures full of staggered motion and bright geometric abstractions characterize the fantastic street art of Vesod. Influenced by his artist father and the early 20th century Italian movement Futurism, Vesod skillfully applies layers of opaque paint to create remarkable three-dimensional geometric objects and elegant figures with a unique and expressive sense of movement.

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February 9, 2014

Travelling Man Photographs His Motorhome Along Portugal’s Coast

In 2011, photographer Alessandro Puccinelli decided to take a break from his professional work in commercial photography to concentrate on personal projects that all center around one of his greatest passions in life, the sea. Puccinelli bought an old (but he insists, a very well constructed) Hymer 1983 motorhome and began to move it along the south coast of Portugal.

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February 8, 2014

Jumping Liquids Mimic Japanese Flower Arrangements

Ikebana is the traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement and Naoko Tosas's Sound of Ikebana is a contemporary take on that time-honored art form. For each piece, Tosa blends a variety of pastel colors and oil to express the different Japanese seasons. The cherry trees in spring, cool water in summer, red leaves in autumn, and snow in winter are all represented by a unique color palette.

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