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Artist of the Day / Eva Hild / Sweden

As someone who had enough difficulty firing flat 12″ clay slabs without breaking or distorting them, Eva’s work is truly amazing. “My sculptures are bodies, exposed to pressure and movements.   On one hand, it is the mass in thin layers, … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Eric Daigh / Traverse City, Michigan

Recently, I’ve been (not consciously) finding artists who push the boundaries of more traditional art materials.  Today it is push pins! “Whether a symptom of corporate and social homogenization, or the four base pairs of DNA, we are products of … Continue reading

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Recycling/upcycling / Robert Rauschenberg / October 22, 1925 – May 12, 2008

I LOVED finding this photo and quote! Blood Orange Summer Glut, 1987_Estate of the Rauschenberg_Dorothy Zeidman From the early days of his career, Rauschenberg exhibited a boundless enthusiasm for using all kinds of materials in which to make his art. … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / John Tyler / Remote Studio

I have posted a few photos on John’s kinetic work, but you must check the you-tube videos to appreciate them. http://vimeo.com/45086688  “The carefully inset natural stones add an organic appeal to a contemporary sculpture that is engineered to perform flawlessly … Continue reading

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Street Art / Julian Beever / England

“At first glance, street artist Julian Beever‘s sidewalk creations look like unfinished chalk drawings of oddly morphed animals or landscapes. But if you happen upon the one perfect angle, the image magically snaps into shape, showing you a giant charging snail … Continue reading

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‘Street Art’ / Evewright / London, England

“Many street art installations tend to be temporary, vulnerable to the whims of the public domain whose upkeep often involves whitewashing the walls that were the artists’ canvases. But one artist, London-based Evewright, is taking the ephemeral nature of public art … Continue reading

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Making It / Rusty Muffler and Old Wine Barrel Staves Wall Lamp / Mike Smith

I’ve used a rusty muffler, and some old wine barrel staves to make this wall lamp. http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Making It / Found Metal Desk Lamp / Mike Smith

I found this piece of muffler or whatever behind the Mobil station where I get my cars worked on. I knew right away that it would make a good shade. http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Artist of the Day / John Clinock / Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

I like John’s work a lot, and he really does ‘work in a wide variety of media’!  He also posts articles on other artists that interest him, on his website: http://johnclinockart.com/ I am a visual artist working in a wide variety … Continue reading

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Project of the Day / Radiator Face Garden Art Lamp / Mike Smith

This is a radiator of some kind.  I added a few ‘found’ parts, and put a light in the ‘mouth’. I like the light because it shines bright even on a sunny day. http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting             … Continue reading

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