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Category: General Art
Topics that cover everything non-ceramic.
Forging the Anthropocene Anew This artistic expedition marks a continuation of my Anthropocene Series—a testament to our current geological age, where human activity reigns as the dominant influence on climate and the environment. Within this context, I blend traditional materials with concepts of modernity and technology, unveiling a new mixed media sculpture style. Through this [...]
The Chiaroscuro of Soul's Lament: Echoes Within the Absence of Being https://videopress.com/v/tvcZRTBY?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&autoPlay=true&loop=true&playsinline=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true In the enigmatic realm where temporal intricacies converge with conceptual depths, "72 Seconds" emerges as a testament to the interplay between fleeting moments and the profound existential tapestry that unfolds within them. As a sculptural embodiment of temporal fluidity, this work seeks to [...]
Ceramics & The Titanic
James Cameron's iconic film Titanic tells a fictionalized love story set against the backdrop of the tragic 1912 voyage. However, the character of Rose, portrayed by Kate Winslet, was partially inspired by a real person: Beatrice Wood, a remarkable artist known for her ceramics. Wood's avant-garde approach to ceramics and her ability to infuse her [...]
Shadows shift, silence seethes Sorrowful soul, secrets sheathed Stifling stillness, shattered soul Suffocating sadness, sinking whole. Inky abyss, endless night Eroding emotions, eerie sight Empty echoes, eerie cries Endless agony, endless lies. Desolate dreams, dead desires Deceptive devotion, drenched in fires Doomed devotion, desperate plea Damned desire, death to me.
Art and AI: A Harmonious Fusion or Uncertain Future?
In my artistic journey, I am thrilled to embark on a new path that embraces the remarkable advancements in visual media technology. With great enthusiasm, I present Transition, my first venture into digital manipulation within mixed media sculpture. As you behold this artwork, I invite you to ponder: How do these technological advances inspire your [...]
The Advantages of Artificial Intelligence in Architecture
I believe that artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize the industry by providing faster and more efficient design solutions. While there is an intuitive and spiritual component in architecture, it can be argued that AI can replicate this by utilizing vast amounts of data and analyzing existing buildings that fit specific criteria. In [...]
Transforming Plastic Pollution into Art: An Artist’s Journey to Raise Awareness
The Ocean Cleanup is on the forefront As an artist, I am inspired by the world around me, and often use found objects in my work. Recently, I have been collecting plastic objects that wash up on my local beach, and incorporating them into my art. The abundance of plastic pollution on our beaches has [...]
Ben’h Usry: The Artistic Legacy of a Jacksonville Icon
Ben'h Usry, born in Aiken, South Carolina in 1940, had a strong association with Jacksonville, Florida throughout his career. In 1962, after serving as an Army illustrator during the Berlin Crisis, Usry settled in Jacksonville and briefly worked for the May Company Department store as an illustrator in Advertising. It was during this time that [...]
Thomas Hart Benton Was Homophobic
Benton in the studio Thomas Hart Benton was an influential American painter who gained fame in the early 20th century. While Benton's works are known for their bold colors, dynamic composition, and depictions of American life, his views on homosexuality in the art world were often controversial. Benton was a firm believer in traditional American [...]