Socratis Avgitidis's Blog – May 2012 Archive (9)

You are not Bansky- Recreations of Bansky's Graffiti

 If you are a Bansky fan this one is for you. Nick Stern has recreated some of the famous graffiti artist's most well-known and controversial works using real people. The photo series entitled You Are Not Bansky includes eight separate shots of impeccably costumed characters posing with carefully placed props against specific backdrops that echo the works of Banksy.

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 31, 2012 at 9:00 — No Comments

The Other World- In Toto Gallery

Cyclops by Dan Hillier

I am so excited for the latest exhibition,"The Other World" at the In Toto Gallery. The exhibition will run from 31st of May 2012 - 5th of July 2012. 

Collaborating with Otto De Jager, In Toto Gallery presents a thought provoking exhibition which is more of a sensory…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 30, 2012 at 7:30 — 1 Comment

Shadow Faces Through Strainer

Plain strainer you say? Look closely … Spanish artist Isaac Cordal sculpted faces onto metal cooking strainers, which cast beautiful shadows. Brilliant !!!...................................................…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 26, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Stunning photography - Depicting an Abandoned World

Lori Nix has created these post human images of the aftermath of the world as we know it. Nix built the diorama of each scene, then photographed them. The twist is that Nix's photos aren't Photoshop manipulations - they're real images of tiny, painstakingly detailed dioramas that Nix has designed just for these photographs.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 25, 2012 at 6:00 — 2 Comments

London Olympics Ticket Design

 Ticket designs for the London Olympics have been unveiled. Interpublic's brand consultancy Futurebrand incorporated pictograms designed by Someone into the tickets. They also color coded them according to venue. To reduce counterfeiting, a hologram, a barcode and the name of the booker will be printed on the ticket. …

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 24, 2012 at 16:23 — 1 Comment

Stricken Jaspanese Trawler off Clifton

 Some very interesting shots taken over the last few days of the Japanese trawler off Clifton. The Eihatsu Maru fishing vessel ran aground on Saturday.

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 16, 2012 at 18:30 — No Comments

Awe-Inspiring Gifs

By now you know I have a thing for the amazing work of New York-based photographer Jamie Beck and her counterpart Kevin Burg. In fact , they coined the term 'cinemagraph'. Here is a selection of some of there newer work. ..........................................................................…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 16, 2012 at 8:00 — No Comments

Zaha Hadid's "Liquid Glacial"

One of my favourite architects Zaha Hadid creates this new masterpiece, called Liquid Glacial. It's a clear acrylic table that looks like it's transitioning from ice to water.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 4, 2012 at 6:30 — 3 Comments

Famous Artists Dissected

The MASP Art School in São Paulo created a this brilliant ad campaign. They took Dali, Van Gogh and Picasso, dissected them and illustrated their insides in the same style as their famous artwork.…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 2, 2012 at 7:30 — 2 Comments


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