Tagged: art

Memorex

Memorex is the advertising industry’s collective wet dream. Memorex is a 50 minute VJ odyssey, a tribute to an entire generation who grew up with only a TV and a VCR for a babysitter....

Japanese farting scrolls

He-Gassen (屁合戦) is a Japanese art scroll created during the Edo period by an unknown artist or several unknown artists. The scroll depicts various scenes with one peculiar characteristic reoccurring throughout the scroll: at...

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400 year-old Dandao sword

Dao is a category of single-edge Chinese swords primarily used for slashing and chopping (sabres), often called a broadsword in English translation because some varieties have wide blades. In China, the dao is known as...

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Silk

Silk is an interactive generative artwork. – Free your mind and the rest will follow… Be color blind, don’t be so shallow…

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Predator Blades

Interested in some Predator Blades? Just get yourself some blacksmiths and craftsmen… ‘Man at Arms Reforged‘ are: Kerry Stagmer : Swordsmith and Machinist Illya Alekseyev : Master Armourer and Engraver John Mitchell : Fabricator Sam Salvati : Blacksmith Lauren Schott...

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Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock (1912 – 1956) was an influential American painter, and the leading force behind the abstract expressionist movement in the art world. During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety. Jackson Pollock’s greatness...

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Joel-Peter Witkin

Joel-Peter Witkin (1939) is an American photographer whose work addresses outsider subjects, and depicts people who have historically lived on the margins of society. One of his best known works, Female King (1997), features...

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Geisha girl

BBC documentary following 15-year-old Yukina as she leaves home and moves to Kyoto to embark on the arduous training needed to become a geisha. Yukina is from a small town in the north of Japan....

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Vaporwave: A brief history

Vaporwave is a music genre and art movement that emerged in the early 2010s among Internet communities. It is characterized by a nostalgic or surrealist fascination with retro cultural aesthetics, entertainment technology, consumer culture and...