Tag Archives design

BBC | Elliot Dear

by Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Blinkink director Elliot Dear helps the BBC build on the message of the channel’s “oneness” idents with a two-minute holiday tale of a talented teen and her busy dad guaranteed to pluck at your heartstrings. Elliot Dear: “We wanted to make a film that had the charming, handmade qualities of stop-motion animation, the tiny imperfections that ...

Dora Maurer

by Sunday, November 26, 2017

Maurer’s works display a universal appeal and they are easy to interpret because they show simple actions that anyone can perform – we can identify with her pieces on physical and visual levels. According to the artist, her artworks can be described as novels in pictures because they encourage us to read and understand the ...

Bradbury Thompson

by Thursday, November 9, 2017

Vladimir Mayakovsky had said that art shouldn’t be a mirror of reality, but a hammer that shapes it, and whether knowingly or not, the work of many artists falls under this assumption. One of the artists that definitely formed the world of graphic design throughout the 20th century was Bradbury Thompson, an American-born artist whose ...

Urban Planning

by Thursday, October 26, 2017

"Urban Planning: Art and the City 1967–2017 presents twenty-four renowned artists responding to the social, political, economic, and environmental effects of urban development in the United States. Urban Planning explores momentous social upheavals—the Civil Rights movement, gentrification, post-industrialization, white flight, the emptying of American cities, and the expansion of the suburbs—through a variety of media, ...

Beryl Korot

by Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Beryl Korot was born in 1945 in New York, where she continues to live and work. An early video-art pioneer and an internationally exhibited artist, her multiple-channel (and multiple-monitor) video-installation works explored the relationship between programming tools as diverse as the technology of the loom and multiple-channel video. She has commented: “Just as the spinning ...