Inspiring archive for 2018-02-26

Editor Pick: Sebastian Cestaro

(2 years ago)
A surreal series by Buenos Aires-based illustrator and art director Sebastian Cestaro. Driven by an interest combining elements with nothing in common, see more images from “Fantastic 4” below. Discovered via our Submissions section and selected as an Editor Pick, consider participating here if you have a project of your own you’d like to share! … Continued

How to Develop a Mind That Clings to Nothing

(2 years ago)
By Leo Babauta It’s said that one of the great patriarchs of the Zen tradition, Hui Neng, was enlightened upon hearing a single verse of the Diamond Sutra (one of the key teachings in Buddhism). That verse can be translate in various ways, but the key line in it goes something like, “Develop a mind […]

“The Naked Eye” by Artist Paul Richmond

(2 years ago)
A series of paintings contending with competing conceptions of masculinity and the complexities of identity by artist Paul Richmond from Monterey, California. As he describes: “I have felt at odds with traditional notions of masculinity my entire life. What it means to be a man in 2018 is different than what I was taught growing … Continued

Editor Pick: Red Legger Studio

(2 years ago)
A selection of work by Kansas-based artist, designer and printmaker Nick Perry of Red Legger. Named after a group of mid 19th century abolitionists, Perry’s studio produces fine art screen prints and zines inspired by roadside American ephemera, history, vintage advertising and propaganda. Discovered via our Submissions section and selected as an Editor Pick, see more … Continued

“The Castle” by Artist Jorge Méndez Blake

(2 years ago)
Mexican artist Jorge Méndez Blake makes a brilliant statement about the impact a single act can have with his 2007 installation of a 75 x 13 brick wall, set subtly yet strikingly askew due to a single copy of the novel The Castle by Franz Kafka planted at its base. What initially appears intimidating, even … Continued