Posts Categorized: Unique Artwork

Vans Commemorates 20 Years of Skateboarding Progression with Legendary Skater Geoff Rowley

The Latest Chapter of THIS IS OFF THE WALL Campaign Puts a Lens on the Iconic British Skater Who Took on the World—and Won Vans.com/rowley Costa Mesa, CALIF. (August 1, 2019) — Since 1966, Vans has championed skateboarders, supporting the iconoclasts who pushed boundaries within action sports and brazenly lived for what they believe in. […]

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Women’s Athletics Make Iconic Images

Julie Rotblatt-Amrany draws on science to inspire her work; she brings attention to energy waves that activate all forms of life that are never static. Utilizing her intuitive understanding of space and interconnections, Julie sculpts the human figure so that it appears to be in motion. The viewer clearly sees the subject’s musculature and grace. […]

The Man in Black Landmark

The Man in Black landmark will be viewable from two approaching arterial streets and the new pedestrian bridge. The work will rise from the sound hole of the guitar shape that defines the main plaza of the three-acre Legacy Park, collaboratively designed by RRM Design Group and Rotblatt Amrany Studio. Monumental exterior and interior lighting […]

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Amgen Tour and the Johnny Cash Trail

The Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany announces that its proposed monumental sculpture, Man in Black, will have a preview as a highlight of the 2018 Amgen Tour of California beginning May 18th. An impressive leg of the 645-mile Amgen Tour will be the newly opened Johnny Cash Trail, which passes through Folsom. The […]

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“Continuum” – An Exhibition by Julie Rotblatt-Amrany

“ We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.” – Rumi “For the past several years, my passion as an artist has been to render the 3-D figure moving through space. Today I am incorporating infinite space around us; it is packed with energy, in the tiniest of forms, they call it quantum […]

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Largest Art Exhibit in History Coming to a City Near You

They aren’t kidding when they call Art Everywhere “A Very, Very Big Art Show”.  In fact, it is the largest outdoor show in history.  And it’s coming to a taxi, store, or billboard near you. This art show is unlike any outdoor art show ever conceived.  It involves the public in an online voting process […]

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Could Glowing Trees Really Be in Our Future?

What do you get when you cross a jellyfish with an oak tree? No, it is not some sort of children’s riddle.  This was a real question posed by Dutch designer/artist/architect Daan Roosegaarde.  He wondered at how jellyfish and fireflies got their glow, how he could harness it, and how he could use it to […]

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Leave the Art Work to the Bees

Canadian artist, Aganetha Dyck, freely admits that she doesn’t do most of the work to create the art that carries her name.  And yet, her exhibitions have been shown all over the world without a complaint from the real creators.  In fact, they are happily buzzing about her work that is currently on display at […]

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Artists Find New Ways to Use Photography

As time marches forward into the digital age, there are many artists who choose to hold onto the past.  Some writers refuse the latest technology in favor of a typewriter.  A few musicians prefer to record only in studios that don’t have the latest sound-correcting technology.  And many visual artists choose to use tools and […]

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Magic from a Ballpoint Pen

When you think of ballpoint pens do you think of doodles in the margin of a high school notebook or high art?  Although some tend to put ballpoint pens firmly in the doodle category, according to an article on artnews.com, many artists are proving them wrong. Creating art with a pen is certainly nothing new.  […]

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Artists Merge Art and Science to Save Lives

Art and science may seem at opposite ends of the spectrum, but when they come together they can create a great deal of good.  In a new exhibition in London, called “Foreign Bodies, Common Ground,” we see the work of six artists-in-residents with Art in Global Health Program. Their work, mostly in developing nations in […]

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Dance + Art = A Whole New Experience

What happens when you mix ballet dancers and a contemporary visual artist?  Something spectacular. The New York City Ballet, in a quest to bring more art into their performance space, has teamed up with JR, a New York artist who became famous for pasting over-sized photographs in public spaces.  JR’s vision was to change the […]

sound art

Sound Art: Pushing Boundaries and Making Noise

If you attended the Fuentiduena Chapel exhibit produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you would find no paintings on the walls.  Nor would you find sculptures placed around the room.  What you would find there are forty speakers. But the speakers themselves are far from art.  They are merely the tools by which Janet […]

art and food

Is Modern Food Art-Worthy?

  Long before friends posted their meals on Facebook, artists were showing us what they were eating.  And although it is easy to dismiss a still life of fruit as less interesting than other works, it does give us an almost anthropological glimpse into how society felt about food at the time. And that is exactly […]

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A Man with a $1 Billion Art Secret

A quiet man in a tiny apartment in Munich had a $1 billion art secret.  And, until recently, no one had a clue. Cornelius Gurlitt was traveling by train when Bavarian customs officers stopped him.  They found he was traveling with large amounts of cash.  How did this eccentric man, who had neither family nor job, get […]

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African Art: The Next Big Thing

Thoughts that African art is all tribal talismans, wooden masks, and carved statues are quickly becoming a thing of the past as it surges in popularity in a variety of forms. For quite a while, the international art scene has been dominated by the Eurocentric attitude that gives most awareness to European and North American […]

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A Lifetime of Discards Inspires New Jersey Artist’s Work

New Jersey born artist, Willie Cole, has created a lifetime of art from everyday objects that are, generally, discarded. Much of the artists work surrounds the African religion of Yoruba in which certain demigods are worshiped in the hope that the devotee will gain favor with the gods. His most recent creations revolve around discarded […]

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Artist Reveals Art in Everyday Desserts

  Sarah Anne Ward of New York City has created art pieces using unconventional edible desserts. One of her most favorite inspired dessert works is a seemingly simply recipe for cookie bars done on a simple sheet pan. The finished product is an explosion of color resembling the best work of Jackson Pollack. The professional […]

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Fusing Science and Art in a Whirlwind of Color

Trying to fuse two widely diverse disciplines may seem a challenge at first, but photographer Fabian Oefner has done it brilliantly. His creations are causing a world wide stir in the art world as the Switzerland-based artist’s creations are a dazzling mix of color and texture. Oefner explains that he sees science as logical and […]