Monday , 19 November 2018

Art

Only In Japan: Awesome Massive Straw Art Sculptures On Honshu Island

The Niigata Wara Art Festival takes place each year in late August and early September and the sculptures remain up until Oct. 31. Autumn is a rice harvest season in Japan. Every year, farmers make sure that the leftover rice straw, known as “wara”, does not go to waste. From feeding the cattle to improving the soil, the straw finds …

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This Artist Drops Acid And Paints What He Sees

To soak in the highly-detailed and trippy works of Alex Grey is to have one’s third eye pried open. The artist documents his experiences with LSD, as well as the “endless love and unity” he realized from taking the drug, in his mind-bending paintings, which are often large enough to envelop the entire wall of a gallery. Grey has been …

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