Photographer Swopes shares on her Instagram account surrealistic pictures of the two cities she visits : New York City and Chicago. We see the horizon drowned in the obscurity of the night and the clarity of a giant moon, skyscrapers pouring the ocean or the water flooding the Big Apple. Find out more in our images’ selection.
Studio Spin Ceramics!, founded in 2002, inspires their work with Chinese porcelains’ design by adding their own “spin”. Already owners of stores in Beijing, Changsha and Singapore, they recently have opened one in New York City. A selection of their products is available in the gallery.
In the occasion of an exhibition in Venise focusing on cities and inhabitants identity, digital artist Istvan has created a series of posters illustrating big cities seen from the sky and the influences they have on the surrounding environment. We can find this artwork for New-York, Paris and even Beijing or Tokyo. Find out more in the gallery.
Lotta Nieminen is an illustrator, graphic designer and art director from Helsinki we had already talked about. She has studied graphic design and illustration at the University of Art and Design Helsinki and the Rhode Island School of Design. Lotta now runs her own New York-based studio. In 2014, she was nominated for Forbes magazine’s annual 30 Under 30 list in the Art & Style category. Here is a selection of her illustration work.
New York-based artist Eric Cahan explores lights and forms to create sculptural pieces inspired by sunsets, sunrises, science and nature.The artist, seeking to capture a moment of nature, photographes his works under the sun, facing the sea, surrounded by plants, in sum in natural places. The circle is complete.
Vonn Sumner Cummings is a Californian artist. Since 1997, Sumner exposes internationally. He graduated in 2000 and moved to New York, where he painted and worked in prestigious museums, including the Guggenheim. Here is a selection of portraits Vonn achieves since the beginning of his career. Colorful, paintings depict curious characters to discover images.
Japanese artist and cartographer Sohei Nishino is mapping the world’s cities. From Rio to London and from New York to Tokyo, his highly detailed maps serve up a unique portrait of some of the world’s most diverse cities. Consisting of thousands of cut-out snapshots of each location, the artist meticulously pieces together these images to form highly complicated collages.
While every major city in the world hold their own cultural particularities, many of them have huge common architectural point. This is the premise which has used the director Franck Matellini to make this split-screen video between Paris and New York to demonstrate his hypothesis. This film disclosing beauty, vitality and character of both cities is to discover below.
“Situation Room” is an immersive installation by artists Jana Winderen and Marc Fornes at Storefront for Art and architecture in New York. Looking like a kind of intriguing neon pink cave, visitors pass through small passages and can discover the interactive system of the installation. More details in images.