Cory Doctorow at 12:57 pm Fri, Oct 21, 2011
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Tom Deininger is an assemblage artist who arranges bewilderingly large collections of odd plastic tchotchkes into gorgeous pieces, including this Monet-like masterpiece.
Tom Deininger - Stroking Monet [tomdeiningerart.com]
I’ve often wondered where all that crap from Wal-Mart ends up. Mystery solved!
*Sees all the plastic wieners*
*Looks at title of the piece*
Ahh… I see what you did there, Tom.
Aw, man. I hadn’t noticed that. Why’d he have to go and do that? I’m no prude, but it was such a cool idea on its own to make the art out of toys. This just sorta spoils it for me.
why did he have to do any of it? Not for you, sir. Not for you. Not for me neither.
I would pay a lot of money to have this as a jigsaw puzzle.
see also: Vik Muniz
one of my fav artists
Man, I was into that way back in like 2005!
Should I be impressed with the artistry or galled by the showcase of bright and colorful garbage?
Artist related : Bernard Pras
I see Knuckles the Echidna in there!
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Obviously, Fab Ciraolo's newly-recovered illustrations of Oldschool Heroes provide more evidence of the ruthless looting of 19A0s culture by the subsequent memetic counterrevolution.
Dann Matthews' variation on the Keep Calm poster is one I can live with. Prints are available for $15 and up.
The Consumerist: "Someone has graffitied this Burger King billboard in downtown Seattle to transform it into criticism about how sugary fast food contributes to diabetes and the obesity crisis."
Rob Beschizza at 12:35 pm Fri, Oct 21, 2011
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