Photographic Artist Jan Hardisty

Although I’m not necessarily an ‘art’ buff, I still find myself getting inspired by a multitude of artists both from the past and present. A link between those that do inspire me is an element of abstraction, such as Picasso or Salvador Dali, maybe even Alexander Calder to throw a sculptural artist in the mix. So when I came across photographic artist Jan Hardisty this week I felt like it was definitely worthy of a post and further …

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Collection of work from Jean Arp

I seem to be caught in somewhat of a nostalgic phase at the moment, focusing on creatives from the past that I admire, opposed to those that are still working away at their craft/design. I guess it’s easier to appreciate somebody’s creativity and flare when their life’s work is over and you can sit back and admire what they left behind to inspire others as a whole body of work. Today I’d like to turn your attention if I can to French sculptor, painter and …

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Collection of work from Herbert Bayer

It’s not everyday that I put together a more historical type post, however once I find one I often get bitten by the bug and a few follow in quick succession. So after sharing the wooden masterpieces of Alexandre Noll yesterday I went home and began reading about the Austrian multi-discipline designer and all round creative that was Herbert Bayer. He is someone who’s work I’ve crossed paths with before however I’d never …

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Collection of Works from Sculptor Hirotoshi Ito

The combination of a sublime skill set and a playful imagination is one that has won so many of us previously by the likes of Dali, Warhol and in more recent times Damien Hirst. The art of surrealism reminds us all that the impossible is plausible which is why this playful set of sculptures from Japanese artist Hirotoshi Ito brought such a smile to my face earlier when I discovered his work. Just by taking such a core material as stone and …

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