Art News

  1. Oscar Plus Coke Equals Plastic Jesus

    The bane of the Academy Award festivities, “Plastic Jesus,” has struck again with a kneeling Oscar statue snorting coke. Plastic Jesus is the pseudonym for the Los Angeles based street artist that specializes in bold stencil and installation work, inspired by world news events, society, the urban environment, culture and politics. His work combines humor, irony, criticism and unique opinion to create art that engages on many levels.

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  2. The Astonishing Sculptures of a Reformed Hollywood Director

    Astonishing is the right word for this art work that can be found in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. Sculptor Philip Haas has made a five meter high fiberglass sculptor that he has called, Winter. It is one of a series of four sculptures that Haas says was inspired by the Renaissance artist, Giuseppe Arcimboldo Four Seasons, series of paintings. Arcimboldo was the Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of objects such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, and books.

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  3. The Best Snow Sculpture

    This Sunday, February will be behind us at last and we scarf-wrapped mortals living in these colder climes can begin the countdown – just three weeks to go until spring. In the meantime, the weather service reports that forty-eight states now have snow. So what to do with all that excess white stuff? Don’t just make that same old snowman--that is so 2014 – get out there and sculpt! These artists did and you can’t believe the beauty of their work. Marvel at it just as I did, or warm yourself up by executing a great sculpture yourself. But hurry spring will be here soon – thank goodness, and we artists will be preparing for this year’s crop circles to again fool the masses.

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  4. Sculptor Honors Slain Border Patrol Agent

    A life-size bronze statue honoring slain U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry unveiled February 28th, now stands proudly on the grounds of the Border Patrol station bearing his name. His family gathered at the Brian Terry Border Patrol Station in Bisbee, Arizona, where Brian worked as an elite BORTAC agent. Terry was shot and killed in the line of duty December 14, 2010, while searching for bandit gangs in the canyons of southern Arizona.

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  5. Life Once Removed

    Suzanne Heintz - Life Once Removed

    SUZANNE HEINTZ’s work—described as equal parts photography, sculpture and theater—makes her an unusual artist.

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  6. Defining Shore Hardness

    shore hardness

    No. It has nothing to do with Muscle Beach. It is an important unit of measure in molding and casting silicone and polyurethane rubbers.

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  7. Slush Casting The Full Head Latex Mask

    Block Mold Injection  38

    In this posting, we provide complete instructions on how to create a professional quality full-head, latex mask.

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  8. The Hyper Realistic Marc Sijan

    As a young artist Marc Sijan shared projects with legendary Duane Hanson to develop finishing techniques that they both incorporated into their sculptures. Sijan has elevated to pre-eminence in a golden age of hyper realistic sculpture. Hailed as the successor to Hanson as Master of the genre. Sijan is the only artist to have worked with Hanson.

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  9. The Foot Fetish Sculptor

    foot sculpture

    I’m constantly intrigued by new, avant garde artist’s materials relating to sculpture and thus, I am constantly on the lookout for such artistic oddities. I count American artist and designer Gwen Murphy on my top ten list this year and wonder if you agree.

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  10. Flatulence Makes the Sculpt Grow Fonder

    Chen Wenling

    As part of its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, The Obama Administration is trying to put forth arguments to target the dairy industry in order to control the methane gas produced from bovine flatulence. If they just viewed the work of Chinese sculptor Chen Wenling they might have all the proof they need.

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