Here is another ‘best-of’ installment from material posted on the New York Times photojournalism blog (LENS) over the past week (or so). Viewing these photos brings thoughts of insulated bubble living. CHAOS & DISORDER ALONGSIDE SURFING AND EXPENSIVE CAT ART.
Much like the embroidered x-rays of Matthew Cox’s (view the post on Matt’s work here ), Muarizio Anzeri combines thread and photographs to fabricate hybrid craftings that are fancy and outrageous. With great precision and skill Maurizio has created a unique nook in the artistic world. TRIPPY THREADS.
Critical, conceptual, and probing are all characteristics of David Welch’s photography. Stumbling upon his work via Juxtapoz, David’s ‘Material World’ portfolio is very impressive (also included below are a few shots from his trip to Morocco. Creating mock totems to materials associated with our current lifestyles, Welch asks the question: “What are we praising through our lifestyle choices?”. Bravo David, bravo. IMPLIED SPIRITUALITY OF CONSUMERISM
Jaw-dropping is an accurate description of the photographic study Nenad Saljic has performed on the majestic Matterhorn form. Wow…. On his site (click his name) above, there a few other intriguing portfolios. Below is a sht from his “Birth of A Ship” series. DIGGGG
After seeing a steer skull in a consignment shop recently, I thought of how cool it would be to use as a canvas for painting on. Skimming through a Google Images search for “painted steerskulls”, I pulled the most engaging of the lot. CHEKIM-OWT! BEWITCHING MEMENTO MORI.