Hyperrealistic porcelain flowers
Creative group “Lyudmila”, created and managed by Ludmila Kaminskaya exists since 1991. Its aim was to manufacture exclusive high artistic sculpture in combination with different materials. Meanwhile, artists of the studio have developed a unique technology of creating hyperrealistic sculptures of flowers, insects, and animals. Their distinguishing feature – a very accurate and detailed reproduction of all parts, from the pollen on the stamens to veins on the leaves. Thanks to this work, “Ludmila” is popular among collectors and porcelain art lovers. Transparent vegetable compositions made in a harmonious tone. In fact, they are an extension of the Russian school of the Imperial Porcelain Factory. Particularly, famous Russian craftsman Peter Ivanov created porcelain bouquets which impressed the imagination of spectators for two centuries, remaining unsolved mysteries to this day.
Category Archive: Sculpture
Hyperrealistic porcelain flowers
Museon Park of the Fallen Heroes in Moscow
Russia’s only museum of sculpture in the open, the park “Museon” began with the dismantled Soviet sculptures. However, now there you can find a variety of monuments, sculptures and styles. Founded in 1992, it was originally conceived as an art park in the neighborhood to the Tretyakov Gallery and the Central House of the artist. Meanwhile, the collection now consists of more than 700 sculptures, and many of them are outstanding monuments of the Soviet era. In particular, the monument by great Soviet sculptor Vera Mukhina and Shadr to Maxim Gorky, or a piece of sculpture (copy) by Vuchetich “Stand to the death”, as well as monuments of culture and architecture of XVIII-XX centuries.
Peas World by Yayoi Kusama
All her life Japanese artist Kusama was involved into anti-war demonstrations and created avant-garde outfits, massive “polka dots” sculptures and painting installations. In addition, participated in laser shows of artworks and body-art festivals. Besides, produced her self-publishing and experimented in the field of cinema.
Born in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, on 22 March 1929, Yayoi Kusama since childhood has suffered from hallucinations and obsessions. She started painting at ten years old, while her fantastic pictures in watercolor, pastel and oil were inspired by her visions. In fact, Yayoi studied at the School of Arts and Crafts in Kyoto for only one year (1948). Aged 29, Yayoi Kusama moved to New York. Ambitious and strange Japanese quickly gained a reputation of a leader of avant-garde movement and built a vivid public image. However, her trademark has become pea, even whole fields of peas, walls, floors, canvases, everyday objects and naked assistants – all of peas.
Glow Eindhoven 2012. It has become a tradition for the city of Eindhoven (the Netherlands) to host the International light festival ‘Glow Eindhoven’. In 2012 from November, 10th till November 17th, the city center turns again into a forum of interventions, surrealistic performances, installations, events based on the discovery of artificial light art. Last year the studio Vollaerszwart presented the project ‘Tunnel of Love’. In the tunnel 8000 fluorescent heart-shaped pink stickers were stuck to the ceiling, the walls and the floor. By Replacing the TL-lights for black-lights and playing a pulsing sound-scape they created an overwhelming atmosphere filled with love.
Emmy statuette and TV stars statues courtyard
In Los Angeles, a city of few statues, right in the heart of Noho there’s a veritable garden of statues, busts and wall reliefs. It’s the the courtyard of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. A remarkable tribute to the lasting legacy of television, these statues represent stars from the birth of TV and throughout the past decades.
Born in Mexico, on May 31, 1898, Louis McManus is the author of the symbol for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Emmy statuette (1948). It was his work as a designer that inspired him to submit a design entry for the Emmy award. In fact, he used his wife, Dorothy, as a model for the figure of a winged woman holding an atom. Thus, she represents the goal of supporting and uplifting the arts and science of television. While the wings represent the muse of art, and the electron atom – science. Noteworthy, the award became the winner out of 48 submitted proposals. Interestingly, McManus himself was awarded an Emmy in the Special Award category in 1948 for his work in designing the award. However, it was not a statuette, but a plaque representing award.
Tortoise in art and heraldy
Being one of the oldest animals on planet (over 220 million years), turtles, tortoises deserve to be honored by human beings. They live both in water and on land. Turtles have a well-developed color vision. When searching for food, they primarily guided by its color, and only then by the smell and taste. Tortoises particularly strongly attracted to the red color. They are primarily interested in red fruits and vegetables. They also like green, but they prefer the light green shades of dark green. Amazing reptiles are inspiration for erecting monuments to them all over the world, they are placed on coats of arms, being the part of heraldry in some states. Their images are on coins and stamps.
Creative circus clothespins Pegzini Family
Such mundane and banal occupation as laundry, can bring a lot more fun if you approach this process with a healthy share of humor and creativity. Creative designer and artist Oded Friedland and artist Inbal Hoffman hope that they have created a set of funny underwear pegs Pegzini Family that can make drying a little more interesting for you and your children. Series of linen clothespins Pegzini Family consists of five unusual design pegs, which are members of the circus family Pegzini. Jugglers, tightrope walkers, acrobats, tightrope walkers, strongmen, smart monkey – they all know how to entertain the audience. The cost of such a set of linen clothespins is $ 17.