Dreaming of summer in the depths of a frigid January day has us reflecting on the fun and colorful things of summer 2012. Our neighborhood, in Chicago’s Loop, was bedazzled with surprising displays of playful color. Artist Jessica Stockholder envisioned a “three dimensional painting” spilling out of the windows. We applaud the imagination and gumption it takes to conceive, persuade and execute such a large scale and whimsical installation. Bold color swaths of temporary, foil-backed vinyl covered every possible surface; including heavily trafficked walkways, lamps and store windows. Read more…
Genius; We Love these sheep! Texture and form crafted from one object, too cool!
File this under: “Things that are just soooo cool!”
While hanging out with the Glitter crowd might prove to be great people watching we’ll have to settle for good pics for now. This sculpture is crafted from red Lego bricks creating an awesome blend of futuristic qualities realized in a pixelated style. It makes me think… absurd, a little Japanese and textural with city like structures covering the surface, a-la the Death-Star.
Crafted by Cuban art duo Los Carpinteros, this iconic piece sold for $142,000 to a U.S. art foundation. Read full story on Art Basel- Miami in the WSJ article.