Serpent dish / Bernard Palissy

Mid-16th century naturalistic earthenware with allegoric decoration of a coiled snake lurking in aquatic plants, by French Renaissance potter Bernard Palissy.

The Parisian Palissy workshop, excelled at casting from life leaves, shells and small animals such as snakes, lizards or insects, to create reliefs for his innovative rustic ware.

Found at V&A’s ceramic collection.

Three more B. Palissy earthenware from the same era

Dinosaurs / Shimoda Masakatsu

Dinosaurs made of stuffed white cotton by Japanese fabric artist Shimoda Masakatsu.

Check out some of his amazing Dino skull headpieces for the CDG-Homme+ F/W2018-19 collection. 

Protect me from what I want / Jenny Holzer

1983, the legendary billboard in Times Square, NY, “Protect me from what I want” by American conceptual artist Jenny Holzer, from the Survival Series.

Taner Ceylan

Lost Paintings, 1553 (oil on canvas, 215 x 140 cm)
Lost Paintings, Spring Time (oil on canvas, 140 x 215 cm)
Lost Paintings, Esma Sultan (oil on canvas, 180 x 170 cm)
Lost Paintings, Cage of Flesh (oil on canvas, 180 x 160 cm)
Spiritual (oil on canvas, 140 x 200 cm)
Alp On A White Background (oil on canvas, 115 x 180 cm)
Abstraction of Nothing, John Currin (oil on canvas, 50 x 68 cm)
Family Series, We Now Must Say Goodbye Ingres (oil on canvas, 121 x 91 cm)
Lost Paintings, Birth of Hope (oil on canvas, 215 x 140 cm)
Golden Age, Satyr II (oil on canvas, 84 x 107 cm)

Hyperrealist paintings by German-born Turkish artist Taner Ceylan.

Yukinori Dehara

Hand painted -paper clay or vinyl- sculptures by Japanese character illustrator and artist Yukinori Dehara

gallery images courtesy of Giantrobot

AI art / Robbie Barrat

Using an implementation of Progressive Growing of GANs and a corpus of tens of thousands of landscape oil or nude paintings scraped from WikiArt, Robbie Barrat trained a neural network to generate new artworks. These are some of  his haunting results..

 

AI Generated Landscape Paintings

 

 

 

 

AI Generated Nude Portraits

 

 

 

 

 

Johnny Smith

Digital collage by LA based visual artist /actor  Johnny Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jenny Holzer on Timing

From the Siena Projections (2009) by New York based artist Jenny Holzer