Weekly art websites: art made with water
Tuesday 14 September 2010
This week's selection of websites traverses the oceans to see how artists are using water in their artworks.
Martin Waugh - http://www.liquidsculpture.com/
Bridging the gap between art and science, American artist Martin Waugh captures water in all its splendor. His high-speed photographs pause time to reveal "the smooth and effortless curves of liquid."
William Pye - http://www.williampye.com/
British sculptor William Pye is known for creating spectacular sculptures using water, metal and stone. His most famous public works include vortex-like fountains and liquid water walls.
Jason de Caires Taylor - http://www.underwatersculpture.com/
Jason de Caires Taylor is a British artist famous for his underwater sculptures. Taylor has created a vast network of underwater sculptures - artworks that also function as artificial reefs and tourist attractions - leaving them to slowly deteriorate and become one with the marine life.
High Speed Photography pool - http://www.flickr.com/groups/highspeed/pool/tags/highspeed/
This Flickr group provides some amazing examples of how artists and photographers are using water in their works.
Fotoopa - http://www.pbase.com/fotoopa/water_figures_2008
A series of photos called Water Figures by Belgian artist "fotoopa," uses different colored water to create stunning, sculptural photographs.
John Bush - Fluid Dynamics - http://www-math.mit.edu/~bush/gallery.html
Whether these photographs by mathematics professor John Bush say art, math or science to you, this gallery of photographs is a beautiful example of how the unique properties of liquid make it a visually enticing medium for art.
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