Sunday, 28 November 2010

Down with this sort of thing

This is a bit of a post modern protest ... spotted in the crowd of anti-government protesters this week in Dublin was Father Ted Crilly taking a strong stance against capitalism. Good to know that even when tax is going up, your job is at threat and your home is devalued with your kids emigrating you can still have a sense of humor. Careful now ... !

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Liffytown

Public art as a form of contemporary critique on the economic situation currently faced by the Republic of Ireland and the significance of housing market on the entire national economy. This work by artist Fergal McCarthy for the Absolut Fringe Festival 2010. Houses are afloat but only just ...

Friday, 5 November 2010

Human Tetris

Still the freshest and best form of pixilated artwork ...

Pixilated art

Following the low budget approach to pixel art by Invader, polymath and artist Douglas Coupland has gone a step further into large scale commissioned pixel art. I wonder if low resolution artwork is the way forward ...

Theo Jansen Kinetic Sculptor

Wind powered and amazing ...