Jack Whitten has been painting for over 50s from his early work influenced by De Kooning in the 60s to recent work influenced by contemporary technology such as e-stamps and smartphones. His current work involves pieces cast acrylic paint which are collaged onto canvas using a mosaic-like method.
Lance Wyman is a designer specialising in branding and wayfinding systems. He is best known for the branding of the 1968 Mexico Olympics. Other projects include the Mexico City Metro System (above) and the identity and signage for the Minesotta Zoo (pictured below).
Below is a video of a talk Wyman gave about his work at the Walker Arts Centre.
Christian Marclay's The Clock is a 24hr video installation made using excerpts from films that feature a clock or watch. A short video from the Walker Arts Center about Christian Marclay's 24hr video installation The Clock. The video features a very clever animated title (pictured above).
A 12 minute excerpt of the The Clock is below.
Beneath That Darkness There Was Another is a solo exhibition of my work opening at Pallas Projects on Wednesday 25th March 2015 and continuing until the 11th April.
A look inside Richard Deacon's studio from TateShots
Typeface is a documentary film, produced by Kartemquin Films, focusing on a rural Midwestern museum (the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin) and print shop where international artists meet retired craftsmen and together navigate the convergence of modern design and traditional technique.
Man on Bridge is an interactive documentary about Arthur Fields, a Dublin based street photographer who captured an estimated 182,500 photos of passersby on O’Connell Bridge. Arthur was out in all weather with his camera 365 days a year for 50 years.
El Zorrero Films are producing a web-based documentary that lets people learn about Arthur and allows them to submit their own Arthur Fields photo or Arthur Fields-inspired photo into the online story of the photographer.
It has been entered into the Arthur Guinness Projects and the filmmakers are looking for votes to help them secure funding to complete the project.
I've posted before about Hilary Berseth's sculptures which he makes by placing armatures into bee hives but the 3B Printing Project takes this a step further by using 3B printed moulds. It's an ad for honey but worth a look anyway. The first minute of the video is about beekeeping, the sculpture part starts after that. via Make
This video features selections from the the documentary, Proteus about Ernst Haeckel, a 19th century naturalist. The film uses Haeckel's detailed engravings of Radiolaria, single celled marine organisms, to make animated progressions.
A video showing some sketch book pages.
This 3D reconstruction of Dubrovnik, Croatia was made entirely by computers from photos sourced on Flickr. It contains 4,619 images and nearly 3.5 million 3D points.
This project is referenced by Victor Burgin in his keynote presentation at Urban Encounters: The Image of Public Space a seminar at Tate Britain in October 2012. Burgin's talk is at the beginning of the podcast embedded below:
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Aleksandr Rodchenko, Spatial Construction no. 12, c. 1920. Plywood, open construction partially painted with aluminum paint, and wire, 24 x 33 x 18 1/2" (61 x 83.7 x 47 cm).
Rabbit is an animated short film by Run Wrake from 2005.
Toccata for Toys (1957) by Charles and Ray Eames
I've added some new content to some of my youtube playlists and created a new one for lectures by designers. My playlist of artists talks compiles over 100 lectures by artists and has a total running time of 115 hours 13 mins 51 seconds.