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.
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