Hyperrealistic oil paintings from Florida-based artist Doug Bloodworth. His still-life images are born from a childhood affection for American western classics, childhood, junk food, and a combination of Pop art.
The G40 Art Summit has taken off in full force with numerous artists descending on and painting massive walls around Richmond, Va. Italian street artist, Pixel Pancho, completed his second mural that is a hybrid-mutation of robot, various living creatures, and inanimate objects.
For wine aficionados, The Penfolds Ampoule—a handmade vessel of which there are only twelve worldwide—is the ultimate collector’s piece. The glass body, designed by Nick Mount, is a hand-blown, conical plumb-bob made from grey glass and topped with a scarlet “cotton-reel.”
Dzmitry Samal, Belarus-born designer of geometric fame, has released yet another ground-breaking product: a “Megapolis-inspired” concrete watch. Softly angular edges, nifty navigational details, and no-nonsense hands that look like building silhouettes, each timepiece carries a distinct urban appearance.
The depth is in the details with “My Better Half,” Amanda Jane Jones’ showcase for quirky loves. Jones, a graphic designer, photographs couples both together and separately, highlighting the personal idiosyncrasies that make their bond unique.
Pepsi understood what the 50’s generation aspired to and made sure to position themselves as the cola brand of choice. So prolific was their output of images, it sometimes seems like they commissioned a new illustration every month for the entire decade!
Street artist My Dog Sighs has been producing these enchanting little critters for a while. Founder and creator of the legendary Free Art Friday, My Dog Sighs is an artist dedicated to the cause of Free Art for Everyone. His series Can Man features many used crushed cans ranging from small to large, antique to new, with gorgeously painted faces on them, which range from sad to incredibly lovely and funny.
The transparent fabric domes of the Elqui Domos hotel connects guests easily to the beauty of nature as well as the sparkling wonders of the night sky in Chile. This small 10-year old structure designed by Rodrigo Duque Motta sits in a valley between the Andes Mountains that is known for its clear skies, good weather and its great potential for wine growing. The hotel includes several single wooden cabins with clear fabric domes and a restaurant/lobby.
Outside Changzhi, China in a rural little village, the shipping container emergency houses that exists there inspired Beijing firm Tonghe Shanzhi Landscape Design to create an amazing five-star hotel out of shipping containers. The Xiang Xiang Xiang Pray House is a hotel built from 35 containers. It has 21 small cozy rooms for guests to kick back, shake off their worries and relax in. This luxurious place was first built off site and was then shipped to the location for the finishing touches. It took three months to design, build, transport and finish the overall construction.
Big Appetites is a series of fine art photographs by American painter, photographer, writer and director Christopher Boffoli. Each artwork of the series features miniature figures engaged in a theatrical moment within a food formed landscape.
French artist Mademoiselle Maurice creates stunning geometric figures on urban surfaces in Paris. For her recent project Rainbow, she used hundreds of colorful folded origami figures. Each of simple geometric shapes represents ideas such as harmony, spirituality and balance.Rainbow is a temporary installation.
Gallery Sakura spends a retrospective exhibition at the artist photographer Sacha Goldberger. The exhibition, entitled «Super Mamika» will be held in the passages of Bercy Village (France – Paris 12th) and will present 41 prints.