Weekly art websites: icy-cold art
Friday 03 December 2010
This week's selection of websites features artists who use snow and ice to create their masterpieces.
Junichi Nakamura - http://www.icecarvingsecrets.com/ics/sculptors/Pages/Junichi_Nakamura.html
Japanese artist and ice-carving world champion Junichi Nakamura is considered to be one of the world's best ice sculptors.
Steve Brice - http://www.stevebrice.net/
Creator and owner of Alaska's Aurora Ice Museum, Steve Brice, has gained worldwide recognition (and awards) for his complex ice sculptures.
Art Below Zero Ensemble - http://www.artbelowzeroensemble.com/
Performance troupe Art Below Zero takes the art of ice sculpture creation to the next level combining ice, fire, music and multimedia into an unexpected show.
Nele Azevedo - http://www.greenmuze.com/art/interviews/641-nele-azevedo-interview.html
A series of art installations by Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo sees thousands of ice figures placed in public spaces. Onlookers watch the "Melting Men" slowly drip into nothingness as the sun hits them.
Jim Denevan - http://www.jimdenevan.com/
American land artist Jim Denevan creates large-scale drawings in ice, sand, salt and dirt using natural materials. His 2010 Lake Baikal ice-drawing project broke the record for the largest earth art installation in the world.
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 If I were Prime Minister: I'd give tax cuts to the rich, keep Trident, and get my football team wrong
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show
- 3 General Election 2015: 14-year-old boy asks Nick Clegg – 'can you kill Katie Hopkins?'
- 4 University student in court for allegedly covering housemates' food in window cleaner and spit
- 5 Garland shooting: Isis claims attack on Prophet Mohamed cartoon contest in Texas as its first action on US soil
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show