Here's an idea: Let's treat the web window as a creative opportunity to be explored and not just a place to sell crap stuff.
You will enjoy the single serving web pages created by digital artist Rafael Rozendall.
Thank you Rafael.
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If you're thinking of having your portrait painted you might consider the gritty realism of Belfast native Ian Cumberland.
His work has shown at the National Galleries of Scotland and the National Portrait Gallery in London.
Artist Statement: I don't have a lot to say about this painting apart from it came about from pure chance. It is what it is, nothing more and nothing less.
Andrew Ohanesian is a Brooklyn-based installation artist who builds an entire house inside a gallery, then destroys it. Really.
His walk-through installations can be seen on his just-launched website above. (It's a drag.)
Designer Stuart Haygarth makes chandeliers out of discarded materials.
This one's made from 1020 eyeglasses.
French artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot creates works by drawing on the rhythms of daily life to produce sound in unexpected ways.
his recent installation at Curve in the Barbican Center in London Boursier-Mougenot creates a walk-though
aviary for a flock of zebra finches, furnished with electric guitars
and other musical instruments.
As the birds go about their routine activities, perching on or feeding from the various pieces of equipment, they create a captivating, live soundscape.
Artist David Hockney is no stranger to new media––over the
years he's used Polaroids, photocollages, and fax machines to
Now he's taken to using the iPhone Brushes app. The resulting paintings have been exhibited at the Tate Gallery and Royal Academy in London as well as galleries in Los Angeles and Germany.
No shock of the new for Hockney.
Kim Noble suffers from Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)––formerly known as multiple personality disorder––and each of her personalities has its own distinct style of painting.
"Some tend to be more abstract and some like using different colors," says Kim. "It can be very strange because I don't always remember what I have done when another personality has been in control."
Kim's dominant personality, "Patricia", paints tranquil landscapes, (above) Desert Scene.
Class 7A by Judy.
Aimee by Suzy.
Through The Net by MJ.
That's 'Mr. B' in the pool, stopping the lady in red in her tracks.
Before he drowned he lived here, in the Nordic pavilion in the Giardini in Venice.
For Mr. B is an imaginary character created for 'The Collectors,' an art installation filled with the works of over a dozen artists.
It was the standout pavilion for me. (Each country gets their own venue--or pavilion--to showcase their nation's work.)
And here's a great article with the Scandinavian art duo Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset--it was their master idea--in Interview Magazine