After a very long procrastination episode…here’s a collaboration we did with a couple of Puerto Rican artists.
Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement.
More than simply putting flowers in a container, ikebana is a disciplined art form in which nature and humanity are brought together. Contrary to the idea of floral arrangement as a collection of particolored or multicolored arrangement of blooms, ikebana often emphasizes other areas of the plant, such as its stems and leaves, and draws emphasis toward shape, line, and form.
Disclaimer: This is not a catholic or religious post. However, I do enjoy some of it’s aesthetics; crosses, architecture, saints, rosaries… but it’s just the visuals that I enjoy. I was raised Catholic and went to Catholic school, so I’m pretty familiar with most of these things, but since this post is not a bout religion, let’s put aside all beliefs and appreciate how beautiful these palms are.
I’ve seen “fine art inspired” tattoos (for a lack of better words) all over the place but nothing really like Caleb Kilby’s work. This gentleman is taking a different approach by grabbing references from cubism and surrealism and transforming it into something fresh and original in the tattoo world.
Here’s the work of Nigerian photographer J.D Okhai Ojeikere. He spent over 40 years photographing the most original hairstyles he found on the street, offices and parties of everyday Nigerians.