Drawings Of Floating Bodies by Artist Leah YerpeBrooklyn-based artist Leah Yerpe‘s charcoal drawings depict the true beauty and joy of movement. Her work somehow captures the both the constrains of human anatomy, and also the freedom we can experience in our own bodies. Her figures are twisted, but graceful; tightly bound, but free. Her figures’ faces are typically obscured, which leaves their expressions and emotions a mystery. Their poses could represent pain or ecstasy. They could be falling or flying. They overlap like elements in a collage, but the larger image is one of cohesion as bodies blend together to create beautiful new forms.
BAMBU INDAH | BALI INDONESIA
Bambu Indah is a radically distinctive eco-luxury boutique hotel in Ubud, on the Indonesian island of Bali. At the unique escape you can stay at one of the magical antique Java homes comforted by the luxury and service of an intimate hotel. The resort offers upscale facilities in a gorgeous riverfront setting of rice paddies and scenic cascades, you can swim in a natural swimming pool so fresh you’ll share it with small fish, melt away with a Balinese massage, or indulge yourself with the best traditional cuisine available in Bali. The rustic, chic retreat has managed to retain the laid back atmosphere of simply going to stay with friends.
"My work is trying to destroy, tear up, and reconstruct this habitual vision so that our vision can be expended to other images.I have strong faith in my work that my personal behaviour may lead us “strangeness within habitual vision off from the track."
Lipstick Sculptures by Artist May Sum Will Leave Your Mouth Agape
Hong Kong artist May Sum takes the concept of a sculpted and shaped lipstick a step further.
Hand-sculpting individual lipsticks into stunning scenes as well as the likenesses of fashion designers, celebrities, objects and animals, her work in Asia is gaining much attention. But few here in the U.S. are aware of her work… yet.
Take a look at some of her “storytelling” lipstick sculptures:
750 Pairs Of Socks Make A Portrait Of Chinese Film Director Zhang.and Artist/Architect Hong YiWhen Artist/Architect Hong Yi, who goes by the nickname “Red”, first moved to Shanghai she was fascinated by how many people still dried their clothes in the traditional manner of hanging them on bamboo poles in alleys, despite being in a sophisticated urban city.