16/365 – Red is King

Any doubt this photographer likes red? Well, in fact, I LOVE red. It’s not my favorite color¬†for¬†clothes, but it is for¬†just about everything else:¬†cars, all kinds of accessories, art, jewelry, decorative objects, and even some buildings. So here is an homage to red, the¬†color of¬†survivors, leaders, and extroverts, so they say…

365/Day 269

Art Meets…¬†~~¬†

London-based Brazilian artist, Alexandre da Cunha, often uses ordinary and unconventional materials in his sculptural works.¬†While incorporating¬†modernist ideas of form and composition in his work, he¬†also draws on the creative ingenuity and resourcefulness¬†found¬†in countries like Brazil, where household products are often recycled and re-used to overcome the lack¬†of new materials. The sculpture in most of the photos below is called “Figurehead” and consists¬†of¬†three sections of sewer pipe stacked vertically to suggest a ready-made skyscraper. The round sculpture, called “Biscuit”, was¬†a sewer cap. Both are part of a current installation at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

My photographs suggest¬†these¬†art¬†pieces are¬†“meeting” their surroundings for the first time…