Tuesday Mashup: Art News and Contests

Amazing street art, controversial exhibits, and some hardcore creative artists with some other crap mixed in.

Dirty Car Artist: Scott Wade

"Scott Wade is a surprising American artist. He masters the art of painting on a really unusual support : dirty car. "











 World Bodypainting Festival 2011 Winners Announced!


"Festival highlights included workshops, networking events, a boat cruise, fashion shows and body-painting competitions with two themes: Haute Couture and Renaissance—Rebirth. "





Jaw-dropping  Street Art- July 2011

"We declare the world as our canvas."  












Inspirational Body Art by Lucy and Bart

"LucyandBart is a collaboration between Lucy McRae and Bart Hess described as an instinctual stalking of fashion, architecture, performance and the body. They share a fascination with genetic manipulation and beauty expression."














Controversial Dildo Jesus Art Show 

Say whaaaaat?


"The pieces in question feature images of Jesus with large dildos fixed to their collaged surfaces, extending visibly outwards. In one offending work, Jesus's face is covered with a wooden ashtray topped by a semi-erect penis encircled by a dangling cross bracelet. In another, a large cross sculpture is adorned with a bright red dildo."




Crayon Carvings by Diem Chau


For real, this lady carves crayons, check it out!




























"A Foot in Both Worlds": Sculptor Matthew Ronay on Art, Shamanism, and the Duties of the Transcendental Artist.

 "Matthew Ronay's surreal sculptures exist at the boundaries of compression. His early work, bright and bold, cartoonish and lurid, suggested heady explanations and surreptitious cultural commentary. Several years ago, however, Ronay rejected this work, erasing any whiff of easy explanation or modern cynicism from his art, and arrived at a intuitive, mythological vision of sculpture. His newest exhibition, a vast "forest" installation of symbolic forms, will show at Andrea Rosen Gallery in June. "

 

MLK Memorial Unveiled 

"It was 27 years ago when the idea of a memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was first proposed to be built on the National Mall, reports CBS News Correspondent Chip Reid.

Today the public got its very first glimpse."









Contests!




DeviantART Scribble Contest


Kandee Johnson: Urban Decay Give Away

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Makeup City on DeviantART: Makeup Contest!





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