The Pantone rainbow, designed by Bates 141
Was created to convince college students and faculty that “Pantone has the most color selection for their printing guidance”. A 8 x 4.5 meter rainbow made of more than 5,000 Pantone color chips was placed in the middle of the campus.
Cloud by Caitlind r.c. Brown
Created out of 6,000 light bulbs the interactive installation invites visitors to pull the cords and turn the lights on and off as spectators witness the cloud shimmer and flicker as bulbs flip between light and dark. Incredibly out of the 6,000 bulbs, 5,000 of them are actually old burnt out bulbs donated to the artists by the public. The idea being that instead of wasting bulbs by throwing them away they would be put to a better, and more creative use, by turning trash in to treasure, and waste in to art.
David Orias - Waves (2010)
“‘The bold colors and painterly feel in many of my wave photographs are mostly the result of early morning light, camera motion and slow shutter speed exposures, in contrast to the more typical front-lit photos and fast shutter speeds seen in many surfing photographs.’
Using long exposures, Orias captures an otherwise imperceptible color spectrum. He explains that, during wildfire season, the sunlight in Southern California can be refracted and scattered by smoke particles, creating an eerie orange morning light.”
Last month we posted the Pennywell Farm in Buckfastleigh, Devon, England, breeders of awesomely cute Miniature Pigs. Today we learned that those micro pigs aren’t just adorable, they’re also artistic!
As a novel approach the fundraising, the staff at Pennywell Farm have turned their pigs on to painting. The miniature pigs created works of modern art which sold for up to £16 ($25) each. All proceeds went to the Farm Crisis Network charity.
Dubbed “Trotters Independent Painters”, the little pigs began their career by accident when they broke loose at a craft fair taking place at their home, and began investigating tins of non-toxic paint with their snouts and trotters. Farm co-owner Chris Murray said, ”The pigs tended to go more for Pointilism - they weren’t too keen on Cubism. We think of them as our little Pigassos.”
It’s Pig Day on Geyser of Awesome!