Nicolás Romero – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

New paintings from Argentinian artist Nicolás Romero (previously featured here). Taken from his latest show with Ochi Projects, “Estado de Alarma” consists of seven paintings made during a state of alarm. Back in March, Romero was in Barcelona for an artist residency when the country issued a state of emergency due to COVID-19. The Argentinian embassy told Romero he could travel home to Buenos Aires via Madrid but by the time he arrived, he was told he could no longer leave the county or re-enter his own. While Romero made…

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Massive Octopi and Floating Fish Comprise the Imaginary Universe in Ted Chin’s Surreal Composites

 Photography #animals #digital #photoshop #surreal January 8, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Ted Chin, shared with permission In Ted Chin’s surreal dreamland, it’s not uncommon to see massive anglerfish swimming through the sky or a figure scooping up shooting stars. The San Francisco-based artist merges idyllic landscapes and outdoor scenes with fantastical details, choosing to upturn an evergreen in mid-air or position an oversized octopus underneath a floating house. Simultaneously uncanny and calming, the composites are eye-catching and rooted in imagination. “There are things in the world that…

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A Pulsating Light Room of Multi-Layered Glass by Claudia Bueno to Premiere at Meow Wolf Las Vegas

 Art #drawing #glass #installation #light #nature #plants #sound January 8, 2021 Grace Ebert Step into Claudia Bueno’s aquarium-style installation at Meow Wolf’s new space in Las Vegas and experience the slow, oscillating movements of natural life. “Pulse” is comprised of countless white line drawings that are meticulously intertwined and superimposed on 60 glass panels. When illuminated, they mimic scores of nautilus spirals, coral, vines, and botanics that sway and throb in glowing masses. “This is what ‘Pulse’ is, a way of creating animated volumes using layers of drawings that…

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