TAG: Environmental art

The Beauty Of Impermanence

The Beauty Of Impermanence

Is it possible to make the beach even more beautiful? For artist Andres Amador, it is. Amador is a sand artist who creates surreal beach murals, also known as playa paintings, which he refers to as earthscape art. Taking advantage of the low tide, Amador rakes the sand into patterns and generates geometrical forms as he engraves intricate designs into the beach shore. He also uses a rope to help make the patterns. The raking reveals the wet sand underneath and creates a notable varied toned presentation in the appearance of the sand. The patterns take over the beachfront and observers… read more

Leaf Artists Make Natural Wonders More Amazing

Leaf Artists Make Natural Wonders More Amazing

Leaves are a natural outdoor exhibition, with their splendid and changing colors. Working with leaves as their materials, some crafty individuals have found a way to capture their everyday brilliance, but with a twist. This leaf art transforms the natural beauty of leaves into spectacular designs. Tang Chiew Ling creates whimsical images with different foliage. Arranging them around his drawings to make neat presentations, they are fun to look at. Lorenzo M. Durán is another artist that makes intricate designs in natural materials. His leaf carvings are remarkable. Initially the canvas was his display material, but after experimenting with a… read more

Thought Provoking Environmental Art By Agnes Denes

Thought Provoking Environmental Art By Agnes Denes

One hand in the sciences and one in the arts, the work of Agnes Denes also encompasses everything in between. An environmental poet who brings a universal message to life through her striking displays, Denes is an artist who helped initiate the ecological awareness movement. Her conceptual artwork is a mix of social sciences and conservation, and she can be contributed to being one of the first to introduce science into the art world. She is known for her hundreds of exhibitions and gallery showings, as well as her in your face, large scale visual field displays. In 1968 she… read more

Environmental Art Branches Out

Environmental Art Branches Out

Jaakko Pernu is an environmental artist who works with nature as his playground. Reportedly a stimulus for his art comes from his father who worked at times as a boat builder. Learning at an early age how to labor and work with wood, for more than 2 decades now he has been creating organic outdoor sculptures and pieces that bring a bit of forest whimsy into concrete spaces. Said to also draw inspiration from puuraja, which is a Finnish word for the timberline at which trees in the Northernmost latitudes will not grow, he employs things like countless willow twigs and… read more

Green Art Appreciation

Recycled Art People

Though timelines suggest surges in popularity, it is hard to pinpoint exactly when turning recycling into art began. Artists have always cleverly used materials, and long before the terms Junk Art or Environmental Art ever came into play. From the most basic to the surreal, recycling takes art appreciation to a whole new level. Masterpieces Made From Junks has made a list of imaginative artists’ works. Included are provocative exhibitions by Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz, who united make up Guerra de la Paz. Working together since 1996, they have been stirring up the art world with their… read more