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The beauty of the mosaic art form is how the experience changes based on the viewing distance. Wisconsin-bred, New York-based artist Kevin Champeny capitalizes on this dichotomy by creating custom hand cast urethane objects that comprise the resulting assemblage that complement the full meaning of each piece. Champeny’s work is not only visually impactful, but he drives his concepts further through these distinctive methods. Champeny explains in his own words: “I create a style of work that blurs the lines between photography, painting, and sculpting. Mosaics enable me to elicit the tension and stories between the sculpted and cast pixels and the overall image they compose. My art opens a conversation for the viewer. I want people to think about what these pieces mean to them and how their own experiences make sense of the choices I made when creating the work.”

More mosaic art here and here and here.

Via kevinchampeny.com

 

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It’s no secret that we’re really taken with work of Minneapolis-based art director/photographer/designer/creative genius Brock Davis (see previous posts here and here). Davis has an uncanny ability to transform everyday objects into something unexpected. Sometimes playful, or funny, or irreverent, or random, or plain silly… always a stroke of brilliance. This time, though, we stumbled upon his Instagram account, rather than his portfolio site. Davis delights his over 175,000 followers with semi-frequent visual gems… creative and thought-provoking mini installations sure to at least invoke a smile.

Via Instagram

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Artist and designer Chuck Anderson has a history with ESPN The Magazine (as does Barbour Design… we’ve been supporting their marketing efforts since they launched back in 1998). As a matter of fact, The Mag gave him his first big break back in 2004. Since then, he has gone on to be well regarded in the field of design, and is even credited by some with pioneering the ever-present use of lighting effects. His richly detailed (and self-taught) style is impressive, as showcased in his latest for ESPN The Magazine’s MLB Preview Issue. What could come off as gratuitous, is actually well balanced and dynamic in Chuck’s care. Great work!

Via nopattern.com

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