Wabi-sabi is a concept in traditional Japanese aesthetics centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is “imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete”. Loosely translated, “wabi” is simplicity, whether elegant or rustic; “sabi” means the beauty of age and wear. Embrace the perfectly imperfect with these stunning Verdigris-effect murals by Murals Wallpaper. The murals utilise modern digital printing techniques that capture … Continue reading Wabi Sabi: The Art of Imperfection
Whether or not you’re into the arts, I’m sure you can still appreciate the effort and intricate use of color to create something thought-provoking. Danny Broadway is such an artist, one who paints from his spirit and life experiences. There’s something about his work that pulls you in, and I felt it immediately after spotting one of his pieces online. It’s a pleasure to have Mr. … Continue reading [Exclusive] Interview with Danny Broadway
I came across an artist’s website and I immediately felt drawn to her use of colors and concepts. The artist I’m talking about is America Martin, a Colombian-American fine artist based in Los Angeles. Not only does this endearing and talented woman paint, she also creates intricate sculptors as well. Martin takes inspiration from a wide range of things, including life. Find out this and … Continue reading [Exclusive] America Martin on making life her art
So happy to have America Martin on EY. She’s a talented artist and I admire her work. Ms. Martin not only granted us an exclusive interview, she also took on our quick questions to reveal a bit more about herself. Check out her cool responses below, and do give her art some attention if you haven’t before: Say yes I love to work, I love … Continue reading Get to know America Martin
I’m really starting to love putting bright colors on my nails so I definitely want to try out some nail art as well. Youtube is my place to scope out when I’m looking for ideas and I just came across this awesome tutorial via TheIslandBeauty. Check it out below and tell us if you’ve tried it out: Credit: TheIslandBeauty Continue reading DIY: Rasta/Jamaican Nail Art
NYCB’s Principal ballerina, Sara Mearns, is next to take on our ’10 quickies’, giving us a more personal look at the lady outside of Ballet. Like, did you know she wrote for the Huffington Post? Find out more by checking out her answers below: Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings. Always learning, always searching, … Continue reading Sara Dances By in ’10’
Today’s daily post topic is about appreciating art enough to purchase it, or dismiss it due to the artist’s lifestyle and political beliefs. In my opinion, if the art looks sensible enough and I feel a strong connection to it then, I might purchase it in spite of the artist’s political views because honestly I have none. And that’s only if I can afford to … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Art Appreciation…and then some!
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The first time I saw Mayu Kanamori was while watching a documentary called Tokyo Revealed. She was doing commentary on the city’s lifestyle and a brief description of her expertise appeared on the screen. The word that caught my eyes was ‘art’ so I just had to research more about Mayu. What I discovered was a creative, philosophical, and passionate woman dedicated to telling stories through art, in which her work will help others become more aware of important issues in society.
I was so fascinated that I immediately sought out getting in contact with the artist to have her on EY so that our readers can discover such a remarkable talent if they haven’t already. Now, I ask that you take some time to carefully go through this interview and Mayu’s very thorough answers. You might learn something. Continue reading “[Exclusive] Mayu Kanamori, telling stories through art”
It seems no one can get away from taking our ’10’ quickies. Since we had the opportunity of having the artistic Mayu Kanamori on our website it was only right letting her be the next guest to take on our traditional questions.
Mayu certainly had some interesting things to say so, check out her cool responses below and definitely stick around after to see our exclusive interview with the talented lady.
Visit Mayu’s official website to learn more about her work.
Young artist Alexa Meade creates beautiful art pieces that are described as “alive.” In fact, what makes her work so intriguing is that from a first glimpse one could confuse ‘people’ with paintings. Are you puzzled? Well, continue to the end to see the mystery solved. Continue reading “For Thought: A ‘body’ of Art”
The inspiration behind Katy Perry‘s make-up concept for her latest music video. The concept behind “E.T.” is explained by Perry’s makeup artist Kabuki, who was also the consultant behind the futuristic “Tron: Legacy“. The artist used three concept for his creation: Alien, Fawn, and Tribal. Check out the images below:
An artistic idea indeed. With the help of his kind assistants, Chinese artist Liu Bolin paints his entire body to blend in with his surrounding. Apparently he spends hours perfecting his disguise, which pays off in the end because you can hardly spot him in some of the images below. You truly have to look really hard to find him. According to Bolin, “the living sculptors are designed to show how we all can just disappear in todays mass production world.” Well without further delay, check out Liu Bolin’s artwork of ‘disappearing acts’ below: Continue reading “Disappearing Acts: can you spot the difference?”
Singer, songwriter and performer Barry Southgate is a multi-talented artist based in Australia. “An ordinary man, living a not-so ordinary life”, Barry is working hard to bring a feel-good pop sound fusing together with soul, to music lovers around the globe.
Barry Southgate is more than just an entertainer; he does his best in giving back as well, wherever and whenever he can. With a new single and his first EP released, Barry hopes to get his music into the ears and hands of as many people as possible.
Check out his latest single “Don’t You Think?” below, and read the interview for more details about this amazingly talented artist!
Nicki Minaj and will.i.am have released the music video for “Check It Out“. The song is a collaboration that will be on Nicki Minaj’s “Pink Friday” album set for release on November 22, 2010.