Today’s unusual post features Japanese artist Baku Maeda and his killer moustache. Based in Sapporo, an illustrator by trade, Baku Maeda expresses tremendous energy and power with his work, showing us what’s possible to achieve with humble, unassuming materials like ice and ribbon. Maeda is a classic doodler – but be sure to look between the lines here so you don’t miss a thing.
Daniel Chadwick’s extraordinary Victorian mansion is a contrast of English charm and crisp modernism in white, complete with an all-white clad family.
Jeppe Hein is a Danish artist based in Berlin and Copenhagen. His work sits “at the junction where art, architecture, and technical inventions intersect.” It’s playful, interactive and experimental, and only when the audience is present do Hein’s sculptures truly come to life. Seriously, boxes vibrate and clatter when approached, walls of water appear and his various mirror works only do their thing when people move around them.
Heather Hansen creates breathtaking oversized charcoal paintings titled Emptied Gestures – a stunning marriage between visual art & dance.
01 | Paper City Animation by Maciek Janicki [TV]. 02 | 5m80: High Diving Giraffes by Cube Creative [TV]. 03 | Haunting Sculptures Covered in Sparkling Crystals by Nicola Bolla. 04 | Playful & Experimental Videos by Vallée Duhamel [TV]. 05 | Mirror City Timelapse by Michael Shainblum [TV]. 06 | Intricate Paper Collages by Elise Wehle. 07 | Animated Fly-By of the Completion of Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia [TV]. 08 | Masked Intentions at He Made She Made Gallery, Sydney. 09 | The Great Gatsby — Visual Effects Before & After [TV].
Artbank is a Commonwealth support program established to collect and promote the work of Australian contemporary visual artists. Formed in 1980, Artbank’s collection of some ten thousand works represents a comprehensive catalogue of Australian contemporary art over the last three decades. And the best part is this – all the pieces are available for lease…