is a crowdsourced map for people to share and post reusable materials that they spot left outside. It is a resource for creative hobbyists, artists and people conducting renovation works to find unique, salvageable old wood, windows, doors, metal, glass and furniture. So far I think it's mostly Toronto and Montreal but is expanding to other areas.
Bill Bollinger was an important post minimalist
sculpture in the late 1960s and early 1970s. One of a generation of people who changed what sculpture meant. [more inside]
"We have assembled objects in the form of a human figure
, objects of all types that we found here each day and selected for their form and color, to obtain a familial nucleus that is the unity through which the individual forms itself and develops its ability to live and realize itself in the world." Artworks by Dario Tironi
. via iGNANT
On October 8, 2010, art student Emilie Gossiaux
was struck by a semi-truck while riding her bike in Brooklyn. Left functionally blind, deaf, unable to communicate, and showing few signs of cognitive activity, Emilie was judged to be too mentally impaired to undergo rehabilitation. Then her boyfriend, Alan Lundgard, found a way to reach her. [more inside]
Please enjoy one of collage artist Lewis Klahr
's haptic, romantic meditations on materiality and mortality, False Aging
, and a look at his process.
"Look at the surrealist moustache on the Mona Lisa.
Just a silly joke? Consider where this joke can lead. I had been working with Malcolm Mc Neill
for five years on an illustrated book entitled Ah Pook Is Here
, and we used the same idea: Hieronymous Bosch as the background for scenes and characters taken from the Mayan codices
and transformed into modern counterparts. That face in the Mayan Dresden Codex
will be the barmaid in this scene, and we can use the Vulture God
over here. Bosch, Michelangelo, Renoir, Monet, Picasso — steal anything in sight. You want a certain light on your scene? Lift it from Monet. You want a 1930s backdrop? Use Hopper
." -- William S. Burroughs, Les Voleurs [more inside]
Is it “found art” when it’s intentionally
left out to be found
? [more inside]
This fellow develops film that has been locked away in cameras, often for a long time. Some interesting photos. The commentary under the photos is a bit ... lackluster.
A nice little site to waste a little time with.
Object Not Found.
Lost and found photographs
'The collection of postcards, photographs and letters collected here allows me to peek into a however small part of other peoples lives. '
Countries of the Mind
, a page about an imaginary world, and its postage stamps and postcards.
Related interest :- P22 Mail Art
, and gallery.