Olafur Eliasson installs gigantic riverbed in Danish museum
“Riverbed is running.” So tweeted Studio Olafur Eliasson yesterday – a poetic press release if ever I heard one – to announce the opening of the Danish-Icelandic artist’s latest epic installation. Something of a titan in the art world, having already created _moon_, he’s now built _riverbed_ in the south wing of the Louisiana Musuem of Modern Art in Denmark.
Miscellaneous: Beautiful Old Masters paintings get the Nike swoosh treatment
As you read this, hundreds of very dead artists are slowly turning in their graves as their work has been adapted yet again as fodder to for a witty Tumblr. Sorry old guys, but this is 2013 and this is what goes down. The thing is, this blog isn't just some crap, crude image bank of badly edited photos for comic value – this is the fruit of filmmaker Davide Bedoni's spare time, and a true source of entertainment and visual pleasure. You don't need this spelling out to you, you can pretty…
Swooshart - Nike Meets Classic Art
The Nike symbol, also known as the Swoosh, is one of the most important icons of modern culture. The simplicity is memorable and we can spot and identify anywhere around the globe. Now, imagine merging this iconic logo with a classic painting from the Baroque and Renaissance? The guys behind Swooshart http://swooshart.tumblr.com/ have been making that reality. It's somewhat of a clash of ideologies and styles but in my opinion they look awesome.