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Archive for February, 2011

Robin Rhode

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Robin Rhode is a South African-born artist who interacts with his 2D works in such a way as to bring them to life. His tools of the trade are simple dry media such as charcoal and chalk, which he uses to draw on walls, sidewalks, any sort of flat public surface. He has drawn things […]

Class Italian trip

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Pipilotti Rist

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Pipilotti is a video artist born in Switzerland. Her real name is Elisabeth Charlotte Rist and she works out of Los Angelos. Her  videos have a huge sense of surreality to them, color and sound often distorted, and displayed very very large. Some of her work, such as the 1999 video I Couldn’t Agree With […]

Cory Arcangel

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Cory Arcangel is a digital artist born in 1978. He specializes in program writing and computer hacking, and, rather than creating art from nothing, prefers to edit things that were not previously art and turn them into his own. Music also has a heavy influence in his art, and he often splices and scrabbles music […]

fffffff –

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

I accidentally deleted a bunch of comments tagged spam. So this tells me not only that my settings don’t differentiate between comments and botspam very well, but that some of you may well think I’m ignoring your kind comments. It’s not true! They’re just sort of…. gone now. Tsk. I hate Mondays.

Matt Siber

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Matt Siber is a digital artist and a photographer. He is extremely interested in mass media and commercial advertising, as well as the psychological effects of brand advertising on human decision-making. In several of his projects, such as the pieces he’s built – his billboard, the florescent light sign, the bicycle – he takes away the advertising […]

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