Gorgeous 3-D Paintings Evoke a Nuked-Out Urban Wasteland

6 Apr

Bldgblog’s Geoff Manaugh is up with a neat post on Indian-born British artist Gerry Judah, who throws building models onto canvas, then smashes them to smithereens, creating stark little cityscapes that look like a preview of the apocalypse.

View slide show here.

 

Gerry Judah: Paintings from Sam Marcuson on Vimeo.

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This is it

6 Apr

Check out this AWESOME trailer for the Come and Live mission to New Zealand

Kings of Leon documentary

6 Apr

I don’t know how much of this is real – it looks real enough, but from the start these guys have been creating multiple interesting identities for them and the band. Religion seems to play an important role throughout though.

The Piano [VIDEO]

1 Apr

 

Amongst the rush of a full-blown digital age, it is refreshing to remember how music was once solely acoustic; instruments were made of wood, bone and forged metals. As a songwriter I am always under the influence of my surroundings, and when it comes to a creative burst, almost a heightened sense of things; taste, smell and touch. Texture can be a fascinating aspect of the musical journey often lost in mass-produced, machine pressed plastic instruments… READ ON

Hillsong College – “Piano Interview” from Hillsong College on Vimeo.

by mossie

SA illustrators at Brompton Road

31 Mar
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Bye Bye, Brompton Road

Today saw the last few hours of our i-jusi portfolio’s pop-up gallery at 221 Brompton Road. Thanks to all of those that came to see the show. Your feedback and enthusiasm in the project has been incredible!

The installation featured the new i-jusi portfolio of limited edition lithographs, along with back-issues of iconic i-jusi magazine, and a prototype of the soon-to-be-launched i-jusi compendium.

For those who couldn’t join us, here are some images of the exhibition:

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Home Sweet Brachiosaurus

31 Mar
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Home Sweet Brachiosaurus: a cozy home in a thunder lizard

Cory Doctorow at 8:49 AM Thursday, Mar 31, 2011 


Shyama Golden’s enormous oil painting “Home Sweet Brachiosaurus” offers a cozy vision of domestic life in the bowels of a prehistoric enormous herbivore. It previously hung in Austin’s Progress Coffee, which is just another reason that Austin’s such a fab place.

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The Watermark High

31 Mar

South African electronic band – Explosions in the Sky with robots (kind of). Some nice free downloads – good music to work to.