Kuine Xi creates incredible paintings with depth, expression and movement. Little did we know these paintings are based off of photographs that are just as exciting. Here we have the light/figure images that inspire his paintings.
Not too long ago we posted up a video of Jonas Ginter who mounted 8 GoPro cameras above his bicycle to create a “tiny world.” In similar aesthetic, Ryan Staake uses the same model of camera rigging and goes up in the sky for this new music video for German house duo Booka Shade entitled “Crossing Borders.”
For over 3 decades photographer Klaus Leidorf has been photographing various parts of Germany from the skies. In a series he calls “Aerial Archaeology” Leidorf captures incredible images of farms, cities, industrial sites and beaches to name a few.
It seems as if Japan is always on another level to us westerners. They’ve had such a long history on so many things including art. Even their manhole covers are art, which millions of people walk on everyday. S. Morita has been accumulating images of sewer covers for a number of years and we have some to show you here.
Guest artist Chuck Close brought 20 Hollywood luminaries into his studio for a photo shoot with unusual and strict rules. He talks to Vanity Fair about how he gets everyone comfortable, even without a hair and makeup team, on the other side of his lens.
We posted up Kim Keeverbefore who creates magnificent sets and photographs them to look like beautiful surreal landscapes. In a recent series entitled “Across The Volume”, Keever uses a more abstract approach but with the same amount of beauty and brilliance.