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In 2011 Bartholomäus Traubeck, a German artist, created the Years exhibit. Featuring a modified turntable consisting of a camera, it translates the tree rings digitally into music.

“A tree’s year rings are analysed for their strength, thickness and rate of growth. This data serves as basis for a generative process that outputs piano music. It is mapped to a scale which is again defined by the overall appearance of the wood (ranging from dark to light and from strong texture to light texture). The foundation for the music is certainly found in the defined ruleset of programming and hardware setup, but the data acquired from every tree interprets this ruleset very differently.”

A digital album consisting of seven different recorded trees can be downloaded here.



Conrad Roset

Conrad Roset, a Spanish illustrator, isn’t just featured in books and magazines. His work has been used in a lot of applications including, advertising videos, packaging, fashion textiles, retail displays and more.

Star Tales and Milky Ways

Mihoko Ogaki is a Japanese artist that has had several huge installations that have toured several galleries. Two of the biggest ones are Milky Way (featuring LED lit sculptures and paintings) and Star Tales (featuring painted cloth and sculptures). Milky Way Installation:   Star Tales Exhibit:

Colin Christian

Colin Christian is a sculptor residing in the United States, though originally from England. Transitioning from creating latex clothing for fetish stores, to his sculptures featuring cartoon realism inspired from fetish, sci-fi, and anime.

The New Urban: Organic

Brazilian sculptor Henrique Oliveira created a huge installation called Baitogogo in the Palais de Tokyo. Some Other Works  

Miss Van

Miss Van, a French artist, started in street art in the early 90’s. She quickly became popular and now has gallery shows around the world.

Pin Ups Gone Wild

Brian M. Viveros is most well known for his fetish, erotic paintings featuring doe-eyed women with cigarettes. His mixed medium paintings (mix of oil, airbrush, acrylic, and ink) have been featured all over the world. He also recently has dabbled in film. View his full gallery here.    

Paper Design

Lucie Thomas teamed up with Thibault Zimmermann to form Zim & Zou, A french studio devoted to graphic design, illustration, paper sculpture, and installation. Rather than composing images on a computer, they create, stage, and photograph three dimensional items made out of paper or leather. Click on Images to see better detail. View their full […]

Caution: The World Of Black and White Ahead

If you get offended easily and don’t appreciate a different approach to art, then please avert your eyes…. Kara Walker is a contemporary African American artist who explores race, gender, sexuality, violence and identity in her silhouettes. She is most well known for her cut paper silhouettes, but also has videos and books too. I’ve […]

May Your Path Be Colorful and Bright

Scottish sculpture artist Jim Lambie’s trademark theme is using brightly colored vinyl tape arranged into patterns around the floor of the gallery space, tracing the shape of the room to reveal the idiosyncrasies of its architecture.