Inflatable sculpture, 2014
(photo sources: 1, 2)
worst news of 2k14
Agreed, I just read an article on this earlier today. I thought the Jolly green giant cheered up the old Parisian plaza nicely. Read about it here. I bet Germans would have been ok with this piece of art.
Artist note: every one loves a butt joke- but they don’t like explaining to their kids why they suddenly stopped and giggled/flushed/reacted to this abstraction.
Gaza Artist Turns Israeli Air Strike Smoke into Powerful Sketches
As the world looks on with horror at the growing civilian toll in Gaza, and Hamas and Israel consider the terms of a U.S.-proposed ceasefire, one young Palestinian architect is responding to the crisis through art. Gaza-based Tawfik Gebreel aims to send a message, in the “universal humanitarian language understood by all peoples of the world.” He is using photos of the smoke thrown up by rocket strikes and reworking the images with symbols of hope and unity.
The more I look at these the more it moves me and the more I like them.