Problem Paintings by Urs Fischer

problem paintings by Urs FischerSloppy Problem and Real Problem by Urs Fischer. (Courtesy of Urs Fischer photo by Stefan Altenburger)

The Problem Paintings are; Aluminum panel, aluminum honeycomb, two-component epoxy adhesive, two-component epoxy primer, acrylic primer, gesso, acrylic ink, spray enamel, acrylic silkscreen medium, acrylic paint 96 x 72 x 1 inches  (243.9 x 182.9 x 2.5 cm)

Huge Street-Art-Faces at Prada

Huge Faces, women’s faces to be exact. They covered the walls at the Prada Runway show for Spring/Summer 2014. These faces also covered some off the dresses and bags (duh). What a lovely idea, we at Mimi Berlin do like our comic books! The murals were made by street artists: El Mac from the United States, Mesa from Spain, Gabriel Spencer from Canada, Stinkfish from Colombia, Jeanne Detallante from France , and Pierre Mornet from France. We also found some images of actual street-art-faces made on buildings by RONE. Comparing the faces made in and outside shows us that there is no real difference in effect.

That was the whole point at Prada. The story behind the fashion show is one of street gangs and powerful women. “Because she works in fashion, it’s easy to forget how political a creature Miuccia Prada has always been. Continue reading

Rüpert von Rom: Must-see of the month Sebastian Bieniek

Rüpert von Rom’s Must-see of the month: Sebastian Bieniek. Brilliance lays in the most simple ideas. Berlin based artist, film director, playwright and author Sebastian Bieniek draws faces on faces. It sounds extremely simple and maybe it is, but the result is a series of portraits with a very attractive illustrative sensibility. My attention was drawn immediately and I just had to share this with you.

Kisses from Rüpert.

 


(images courtesy of Sebastian Bieniek)

Commuting

Commuting

Commuting in Tokyo, Japan ain’t no fun…This wonderful series, by Michael Wolf, is named Tokyo Compression. Horrific but very interesting and beautiful images. But that’s only our opinion. Do make sure to click the link to Wolf’s site to see more images like these (and/or his other work) photomichaelwolf.com

Commuting

Commuting

Commuting


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