The Art Issue reflects the world behind Boca do Lobo’s inspirations and trends, exploring contemporary art projects and celebrating the best of modern art. It seeks to explore and share some of the best design projects within the art world. Open to various art forms and expressions, this ebook includes some of the best contemporary projects, signed by a curated selection of talented artists who are part of our inspirational world.
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In this self-initiated project by designer Omar Aqil, Pablo Picasso paintings are turned into 3D art masterpieces. Using cinema 4D-ray, photoshop, and illustrator, the Pakistan-based creative re-imagined six of Picasso’s figurative works as contemporary 3D graphics. Titled ‘mimic’, the series of visual experiments offer an alternative interpretation of some of the world’s most famous artworks. they would look great also as a sculpture.
Samuel Salcedo was born in Barcelona in 1975, where he lives and works. Among many of his characteristic works are face sculptures representing the multiple emotions a human being can feel.
Delvoye’s practice is defined by an ability to both to shock and intrigue. Delvoye has made x-rays of sexual acts (“Sex Rays”), tattooed live pigs, designed intricate laser-cut steel towers, and carved delicately patterned rubber tires. Despite the technical mastery he demonstrates in many of his sculpted works, Deloyve has famously proclaimed that “all art is useless.” For the work Cloaca, Delovye created a digestive machine: a complex contraption, installed in a museum gallery space, whose sole purpose was to turn food into feces.
Artist Federico Picci is not only a digital illustrator but also a pianist. Inspired by his imagination while playing, he created this Digital Art around a piano to put in pictures what is going on his mind. When he sits down at the keys, he says, “I always try to imagine how the music that I play might have a shape, a color, a mass or even a smell. As a human being, we are unable to see it, but we can actually feel it through our infinity imagination.”
Maurizio Cattelan, the renowned Italian artist, is introducing dead horses art installation for the viewer treat. A solitary horse evokes a sense of loneliness, suggesting a desperate attempt to escape solitude, its transformation into a herd changes the whims of individual experience into orchestrated, intentional movement.