Tag: consumerism

  • Under Konstruktion: Constructivism and Consumerism

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-06-20
    Under Konstruktion: Constructivism and Consumerism

    Here's a social commentary on the history behind our new Konstruktor camera! Constructivism rejected the idea of autonomous art and favored art with a social purpose. Instead of work being kept in a museum for high-brow observation, Russians saw art as a way to sell ideas to the masses.

  • Under Konstruktion: Constructivist Architecture

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-06-17
    Under Konstruktion: Constructivist Architecture

    Here's a little history behind the new Konstruktor camera! Rooted in concepts like cubism, modernism, and futurism, Constructivist architecture was the Soviet Union's way to use art for a social purpose, heading towards the newly emerging Russia.

  • Wearable Andy Warhol Art

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-19
    Wearable Andy Warhol Art

    How about some art for your closet? Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo recently tied up with the Warhol Foundation to reproduce some of the artists' most ubiquitous pieces—such as Campbell Soup and Dollar Signs—on their popular basic shirts and I was lucky enough to receive one as a gift!

  • Lovely Lumps of Paint Closeups

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-02-23 #videos
    Lovely Lumps of Paint Closeups

    Lumps of paint. This is the subject matter of Ben Weiner's latest series of photographs. Enthralling? Yes, very much so. What we've left out here is the fact Weiner's images make you want to run your fingers all over the textured surfaces contained inside his flat photographs. There's eye candy for you too, with the magical, intertwining colors found in the oil paint closeups.