Tag Archive for culture

Smart Lego’s 50 States of America (48 pics)

Jeff Friesen may be an award-winning fine art photographer, but he also has a 7-year-old girl, and a small playful side. For his series 50 States of Lego , he represents funnily every state of the United States through a unique aspect of its culture, its geography or its history, by staging figurines very precisely, as in a real mini photo studio.

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Smart Lego’s 50 States of America (48 pics)

Creative Pop Art Initiative by Rui Pinho (18 pics)

Portuguese artist Rui Pinho’s work is inspired by pop culture. After a collage titled Mona Pizza, mixing Leonardo Da Vinci Gioconda  and a pizza part, he hijacked others icons images – such as Michael Jackson , Marilyn Monroe or Steve Jobs whose he changed the eyes by cartoons’ ones.

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Creative Pop Art Initiative by Rui Pinho (18 pics)

Tian Taiquan (17 pics)

Chongqing based artist Tian Taiquan portrays his childhood memories during China’s cultural revolution with photography and photo-manipulation. The immediate pain he recollects motivates him to raise awareness by reconstructing his own personal memorial of social reality and cultural history.

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Tian Taiquan (17 pics)

Lucien Shapiro (11 pics)

Another fantastic artist at 111 Minna for the Empty Kingdom Art Show is  Lucien Shapiro !  His pieces, made from found objects, create a cultural commentary revolving around identity, sexuality, rituals and modern symbology.

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Lucien Shapiro (11 pics)