Copenhagen, Denmark based Troels Carlsen warps classic anatomical illustrations of natural organisms to produce mixed media works on paper. On a purely visual level, the contrast between the illustrative anatomical drawings and Carlsen’s slightly humorous injections works really nicely holding conceptual tones as well. Carlsen gets his inspiration from the human condition, specifically how art has captured human life over the last few centuries.
“The American Museum of Natural History is putting on an exhibit of large format images, many taken with advanced technology.” These large images include mineral composition of meteorites, x-rays of Tibetan Wood figures (that reveals repairs and ritual items placed in an interior cavity of the figure), pony fish, extinct rodent teeth, different types of coral, ten species of Opistophthalmus scorpions, among other things.
Hate to be mean, but man, that Devendra Banhart looks like a douche. And that makes a good lookin’ gal like Rebecca Schwartz look bad in that she likes douches. Oliver Peoples are pushing the sex option for their new line of eyewear,
Here is the summary: The love affair is explored in the one-of-a-kind masterpiece by architect John Lautner: Rainbow House. The contemporary California setting proved to be a perfect atmosphere to showcase the natural chemistry of the young, intriguing couple. Produced with acclaimed photographer and aspiring director Lisa Eisner, the short film will debut in early 2011 on the Oliver Peoples website.
Images From the Natural History Museum Of Los Angeles’ “Bug Fair ” last weekend. There’s some shots of the bugs and some shots of the museums oldies but goodies, like the gem collection and the Megamouth shark.