Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Art Whino on Addiction and Art

Art Whino's G-40 Summit is currently featured on the website for Addiction and Art, a project that focuses on "the application of art for recovery from addiction," and has stemmed from the former Innovators Combating Substance Abuse. Two of our artists, Star 27 and Scott Brooks, are included in their book Addiction and Art that inspired the creation of the organization, and another, Margaret Dowell, is a co-editor. It is definitely cool to see some representation from such an awesome group. If you get a chance, check out their site and look for our guys in their book!

Friday, August 20, 2010

LECKOmio's Time Lapse of 318 layer Stencil

Here is a Time Lapse piece of Art Whino Artist LECKOmio

This is a piece based on Little Latrobe St in Melbourne Australia.

300+ Hours

7' x 7' size

Saturday, August 7, 2010

LECKOmio release featured in Juxtapoz!

"German-based stencilist, LECKOmio debuts his US first solo show, Its Not a Trick. His exhibition looks at the relationship of street art within its subcultural milieu.

With all its complexities and shrouds of mystery, LECKOmio composes a new series; tying in the culture of people who align themselves with the lifestyle, in juxtaposition with the urban icons consistently associated with the studio, and the street..."

Check it out!

Art Whino is Now on Tumblr!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Geotagging; Data as Art?

The above map of London is a compilation of geotagging data that documents photographs taken by both tourists and locals in popular geographic locations. Eric Fisher, the mastermind behind the project, interpreted the location of Flickr photographs, and categorized them by who took the photos (blue means local residents, red meaning tourists), and where. By looking at the finished result, one can deduce which destinations are most densely photographed, and by whom.

Check out more locations on Flickr!