Weekly art websites: shadow art
Tuesday 07 September 2010
This week's selection of websites shines a light on some fantastic artists that work with shadows.
Tim Noble and Sue Webster - http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/featured/incredible-shadow-art-created-from-junk/12265
It's hard to believe that these lifelike shadows are created by the piles of garbage lit up in front of them.
Kumi Yamashita - http://kumiyamashita.com/
Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita transforms random shapes and objects into beautiful shadow artworks.
Michael Neff - http://www.michaelneff.com/chalk/
New York-based artist Michael Neff outlines shadows on the pavement with chalk to create artworks that interact with the environment.
Larry Kagan - http://www.arts.rpi.edu/kagan/index.html
Larry Kagan is an artist who draws with shadows, condensing chaotic three-dimensional sculptures into two-dimensional artworks.
Fred Eerdekens - http://www.fred-eerdekens.be/
Fred Eerdekens projects light through objects such as clouds, model cities, artificial trees and hand-crafted architectural structures to provide double meanings within the shadows.
Hand Shadowgraphy - http://www.handshadowgraphy.com/art.html
Indian artists Amar Sen and Sabyasachi Sen use their hands to create animated works of "Hand Shadowgraphy."
Paul Pacotto - http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/mysterious-shadow-art-7-pieces
Paul Pacotto's metal sculptures have a double visual impact, the first is created by the sculpture itself, the second by the object's strikingly different shadow.
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