Rashad Alakbarov, an artist from Azerbaijan, creates shadow art by using semi-transparent objects and materials. His work is featured in an exhibition until the 29th of January. See more after the break.
Rashad Alakbarov has made some amazing shadow art with the use of transparent paper, everyday materials, and recycled objects. For the photo above, he folded transparent paper and formed airplanes. He then suspended them from the ceiling in various heights to create a colorful scene on the wall. For the first photo, the same concept was used but water bottles were suspended instead of transparent paper to form a face. For the other installations, he used other recycled materials such as old boxes, CDs, screws, to create words on the wall and a skyline. Take a look at some of the photos and see the details for his exhibition below.
Phillips de Pury & Company
Fly to Baku, Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan
Howick Place, London
Exhibition is open until January 29, 2012
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One of the most popular works of art in history, a fresco painting by Michaelangelo, was recreated by a food artist using a whopping amount of sweet stuff. Find out more about this tasty rendition after the jump!
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At the geographic center of the Canadian Maritime Provinces, right at the heart of Moncton city lies the Art Shack, an art supply store and studio. Originally established in Sackville NB, the Art Shack art supply store and studio is run by local artists. It provides a myriad of art materials and framing, and focus an approach of education through art to the surrounding communities. Some of the most iconic Lomography analogue cameras are available at the store.
The Fine Arts graduate shifted to photography in the 1990s and has had a prolific career ever since. Wang Qingsong has participated in solo and group exhibitions not only in mainland China, but has also showcased his work in other parts of Asia, Europe, and the United States. His work transcends photography as an art; his portfolio proves that photographs aren't only meant to be visually compelling, but socially relevant as well. Through this interview, he shares his life and beginnings as an artist.
Horst P. Horst was a fashion photographer who became famous for his striking use of composition and lighting. His photographs depict sheer and timeless beauty. The Victoria and Albert Museum is celebrating Horst's work with a retrospective exhibition of photographs from his prolific career. Lomography has teamed up with the V&A to give YOU the chance to win amazing prizes including tickets to see the exhibition, a book of his photographs and a Diana F+ Colette. Read on to find out more.
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Lomography Italy had the honor and the pleasure of interviewing photographer and instant film artist Maurizio Galimberti. Apart from creating one of his stunning and famous mosaics just for us, and answered a few questions for this interview. Read more after the jump.
Alexandra Sophie is a young self-taught fashion and illustration photographer who has already amassed a huge online following. She agreed to test the Petzval artistic lens and used it to create delicate and beautiful nature-themed images. See her work and learn about her photography philosophy after the jump.
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Happy New Year Everyone. We're confident that our January 2015 workshops will help you dust off those January blues and get you smiling again. You'll be able to learn how to expose an image onto fabric or canvas with our LUMI paint workshop, learn the basics of our super Diana F+ camera and take to the streets with the Lomo'instant. There is also a great exhibition of analogue prints from photographer Arat “Huge” Komsawadichai. Find out more and book your spot by clicking here.