New-York-based contemporary artist Ryan Humphrey incorporates BMX bikes in dynamic 2- and 3-dimensional works. Fast Forward features a large-scale, floor-to-ceiling installation in which BMX bikes are attached to the gallery walls. The installation includes a massive wrap-around rug, a collection of bike-inspired paintings and mixed-media pieces, and three interpretations of Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel (1913) set against BMX bike ramps. An interactive activity area is also a part of the exhibition.
Lecture by Robert Osborn: "Anatomy of Style" Saturday, June 25, 2011, 2:00pm - 4:00pm Carmel Womans Club San Carlos St. at 9th, Carmel (across the street from CPA) Determining your own unique photographic style can be one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences for fine art photographers. Robert Osborn’s lecture will help you explore and understand where you currently are photographically, and what avenues you may want to pursue to evolve your style. Robert's lecture will provide some unique ways of understanding and utilizing traditional principles of design and perception.
Robert Osborn has been making eloquent photographic images for nearly a half century. He has traveled to more than twenty foreign countries, several of them multiple times, in search of compelling subjects.
Art Helps: Japan is hosting an online auction featuring work from close to 50 internationally known artists including Chuck Anderson, Scott Lenhardt, Thomas Campbell, Michael Leon, Tyler Stout, Cody Hudson, Terje Haakonsen and many more; the online auction is active Wednesday, June 8th-25th. Art Helps: Japan is a fundraiser for our widespread community of art lovers and artists to lend ongoing support to the many victims dealing with the profound damage caused by the recent earthquake. Marin Horikawa, a Design Director at JDK, created the project with the idea that although the aftermath of a natural disaster can feel overwhelming, “art, and people willing to extend a hand, can help.”
Sponsors JDK Design, Iskra Print Collective, Burlington Bay Catering, Cabot, Driven Studio, Ben & Jerry’s, Burton
SOULCYCLE BMX SHOP organizes their first Soulcycle Photo Contest; a shout out to all creative photographers in the BMX community. Everyone can join and you are completely free to do whatever you want, just make sure the Soulcycle logo is recognizably included in the photograph! Submissions can be made to Soulcycle till the end of March. After the jury evaluation a top selection will be announced and exhibited at the MooraCup party in Amsterdam at the 9th of April. Winners will see their
Submissions are now open for the Eleventh Annual Bicycle Film Festival! The BFF is looking for films with a bike-related theme. Any style is acceptable: animation, experimental, narrative, documentary and music videos are all a go. There is no fee to enter your film, simply download a submission form from the BFF website, and send a copy of the film to the BFF Head Office in New York. The Bicycle Film Festival began in 2001 when Brendt Barbur, founding director of the festival was hit by a bus while riding his
Last year Vans introduced Vans Custom Culture, a nationwide contest for high school art classes in which we provided white Vans shoes as a blank canvas for students to come up with their best, most creative designs. The goal was and is to celebrate young creative expression and draw attention to the importance of art education in the face of dwindling budgets. Students from nearly 330 schools across 48 states worked together with their classmates to create pieces of art that were nothing short of amazing. The public voted the top four schools into the finals and Vans flew them