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Art that depicts pop culture, or pulls images, subjects, or iconography from main stream media.

October, 2017

  • 20 October

    Material Speculation: ISIS

    Article written by Esther Wambui Artist, activist, and educator Morehshin Allahyari, who has used 3D printing to reconstruct artifacts destroyed by ISIS, will visit UT to lecture and display some of her work. Material Speculation: ISIS will be showcased in UT’s Downtown Gallery ((At the University of Tennessee, Knoxville)) from October 20 to …

  • 10 October

    Blurring the Lines Between Fashion and Art

    Article written by Esther Wambui Thanks to innovative 3D printing technology, it’s not uncommon these days to see unique pieces of fashion that are so intricate and complex they almost belong in a museum. Italian designer Simone Leonelli, with the W230studio in Perth, West Australia, often uses 3D printing to make his pieces. Last month, Leonelli had a 3D …

September, 2017

  • 29 September

    3D Zebra Stripe Crosswalk in Iceland Slows Traffic

    Article written by Esther Wambui In the small fishing village of Ísafjörður, a 3D pedestrian crossing was painted last month in an effort to slow traffic on a narrow street. The eye-popping illusion gives the effect of walking on air as pedestrians move from one side of the street to the …

August, 2017

  • 10 August

    Neon Nights in 3D

    Article written by Esther Wambui Portraits of Hope, the nonprofit behind the art installation, has a new public art exhibit in Beverly Hills. “Neon Nights in 3D” will have more than 1,000 art discs painted in fluorescent colors floating on the Lily Pond on Santa Monica Boulevard. As part of the interactive exhibit, visitors …

July, 2017

  • 2 July

    Chelsea Manning in 3D

    Article written by Esther Wambui   Chelsea Manning is to showcase an exhibition at New York’s Fridman Gallery in collaboration with the artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg. Manning, who was released from prison last month after being sentenced in violation of the Espionage Act for disclosing classified government documents to WikiLeaks in 2013, will share A Becoming …