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Inspiration Nation: Manipulated Wood

junkyardarts January 21, 2012 Comments Off on Inspiration Nation: Manipulated Wood

It’s time for Inspiration Nation!  And this round we have a doozy – wood sculptures from the French artist collective Bonsoir Paris.  These beautiful works represent melting wooden frames and the manipulation of the materials is

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Museum Wants You To Crochet A Coral Reef – Get Crackin’

junkyardarts January 4, 2012 Comments Off on Museum Wants You To Crochet A Coral Reef – Get Crackin’

Got some time on your hands? Love to crochet and knit? Looking for a hobby at the start of this new year? Do you happen to live in, or around, or plan to travel

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A Very Calvin & Hobbes Christmas

A Very Calvin & Hobbes Christmas

junkyardarts December 24, 2011 1

I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season!  On this glorious, pre-gifting, friend and family-time day, I wanted to share with you one of my favorite seasonal do-ings: going through my old

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Inspiration Nation: Mehmet Ali Uysal’s Spacial Illusions

Inspiration Nation: Mehmet Ali Uysal’s Spacial Illusions

junkyardarts December 3, 2011 Comments Off on Inspiration Nation: Mehmet Ali Uysal’s Spacial Illusions

Turkish-born artist Mehmet Ali Uysal is doing something pretty fantastic with his sculptures on spacial relationships. Whimsy, humor, thoughtfulness and sparks of genius are ahead!

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Inspiration Nation: Painting with Shadow

junkyardarts October 22, 2011 Comments Off on Inspiration Nation: Painting with Shadow

These ambitious and no doubt patient artists use twisted metal and light to create these ridonkulous shadow installations. It’s kind of insane when you think about it. I mean…HOW?? This is shadow puppets for

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Inspiration Nation: Your Astrological Sign Never Looked So Good

junkyardarts October 7, 2011 Comments Off on Inspiration Nation: Your Astrological Sign Never Looked So Good

I am totally in love with Tim Gutt’s Vogue UK Spread illustrating his interpretation of our Astrological Signs. I’m not gonna lie, I jumped in to see what Gemini looked like…how do you think yours turned

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Drip Paintings That Make You Eat Your Pollock

junkyardarts September 29, 2011 1

Amy Shackleton does drip paintings. I guarantee your kid can’t do drip paintings like these. Frankly, neither did Pollock.  For all you naysayers about my beloved Abstract Expressionist movement, if this is what brushless

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The Art Of Terrifying Entertainment: Japanese Rollercoaster Edition

junkyardarts September 29, 2011 Comments Off on The Art Of Terrifying Entertainment: Japanese Rollercoaster Edition

The Japanese are really good at scaring the shit out of people.  Great horror movies, the recent threat of nuclear disaster, and now, The Takabisha. This bitch is only 112seconds long and every bit

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Marcus Kenney Makes Taxidermy Positively Pretty

junkyardarts September 5, 2011 Comments Off on Marcus Kenney Makes Taxidermy Positively Pretty

I’m getting goosebumps over the sheer ridiculousness and unexpected beauty of fellow SCAD alum Marcus Kenney’s outrageous taxidermy sculptures. Kenney manages to take a traditional (and morbid) scientific art of taxidermy and makes it

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Inspiration Nation: Paper Soda Can Sculptures

junkyardarts July 26, 2011 1

There is something so awesome about an artist who spends countless hours crafting an ornate and complicated version of something so…ordinary. Case in point: Yoshi Hasegawa’s cut-paper soda cans. Why would anyone do this!?

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