Street art is beyond four-walled boundaries of art galleries and museums. Art in a public space not only reaches out to masses for finding appreciation among a wide range of audiences. Pune-based artist Harshvardhan Kadam has opted street art to bring mythology alive and also to spread social messages to younger genetration.
Contemporary artists have an ability to think beyond the norm, hence they keep challenging themselves to re-interpret the functionality of some common objects. Recently, we came across the stunning work of Russian artist Marat Nabi, who recreates famous paintings using screws. He does his work with such fine detailing that you may mistake this Screw Art as painting.
You may have seen many beautiful winter landscapes pictures, but have you ever seen a piece of metal turned into an elegant scenery? Nebraska-based fine artist Cindy Chinn gives a wonderful makeover to scrap metal. She turns old snow shovels into stunning winter scenes. You’ll be amazed to see how a tool that’s used to clear up snow can be transformed into such incredible metal...
Do you remember the last time you wrote or received a handwritten letter? In digital era of fast-paced emails and other texting apps, this seems too old school. But Mumbai-based architect and self-taught artist, Sumedha Sah, is bringing back the lost art of writing letters through her initiative The Snail Mail Project.
Washington-based collage artist Megan Coyle creates stunning portraits using everyday magazines. Her unique collages are made with such brilliance that you may mistake them as real paintings. Through manipulation of paper and magazine strips, she recreates the feel of paintings with bold colours.
You must be wondering what’s the connection between cleaning streets and playing music. Well, Bengaluru-based Indian fusion band Swarathma has brought “the two” together in a really interesting way. The band is associated with ‘Let’s Be The Change’ NGO that tries to work hand-in-hand with the BBMP and local residents.