"I’ve always been very afraid of being lonely. So I focused on making art that people liked, and that was easy to consume. But art wasn’t fun anymore. So now I just draw weird cartoons."
The use of multiple-exposure techniques to create eerie, ghostlike effects in photography and film is a trope that most of us are familiar with. The work of photographer David Samuel Stern, however, stands out in that he eschews both the usual analog and digital means of achieving such effects. Instead, in his “Woven Portrait” series, Stern physically weaves together two prints of the same subject. The resulting portraits are intriguing and ghostly multi-perspective studies of Stern’s subjects, all of whom are representatives of the creative fields – artists, musicians, choreographers and poets, to name a few. Read more on Hi-Fructose.
Panda Safe After High-Stakes Tree Rescue
by Scott Friedstein, FluffPo Correspondent
According to sources, Ming the panda is safe on the ground this morning after becoming trapped in a tire swing at least three feet from the ground. Witnesses tell The Fluffington Post that her brother, Bao Lao, quickly assessed the situation and sprung into action.
"She’s in that tire swing all the time," says Richard Beck. "I knew she was eventually going to get stuck in it. It’s a good thing Bao Lao was around, because I definitely wasn’t going up there."
The three-year-old panda was shaken, but quickly returned to her normal panda activities.
"She went to sleep," says Beck. "I don’t blame her, though - I’d be exhausted too if that happened to me."
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"I don’t want to explain to somebody what pollen is. … That is the secret and the beauty and the power and the potential of all this." —Wolfgang Laib
In this week’s Season 7 preview, artist Wolfgang Laib discusses his interest in pollen, while shown installing Pollen from Hazelnut (2013) at the Museum of Modern Art in 2013—sifting hazelnut pollen collected by the artist since the mid-1990s.
Season 7 of ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century premieres Friday, October 24, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). Legacy airs Friday, November 7, 2014.
IMAGES: Production stills from the ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 7 episode, Legacy, 2014. © ART21, Inc. 2014.
One of my all time favorite artists.