Frank Lloyd Wright understood that a building cannot be a home without appropriate furnishings. He was concerned about decorating the rooms in a style that would enhance the overall architecture and aesthetic of each area.
An example of the decorative ceramic Chinese theater scenes
Chinese theater scenes are placed throughout the estate with some used to mark transitions from one area to another.
Room-separating artwork wall with sculptures and stones
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Even among all of the natural beauty of Yosemite, we find attempts to add the human signature to the park with various embellishments. If anything, it helps to remind us that as much as we try, we are all amateur artists when compared to nature!
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I have always been a sucker for optical illusions and street art (or streetart). I am not talking about graffiti although that has become a more acceptable genre nowadays since it is currently producing some nice art pieces around the world.
When I mention street art, I am addressing those illustrations done with chalk on sidewalks and roadways which create optical illusion to make them appear that passersby are interacting with the artwork.
Leon Keer demonstrates his mastery of this genus by creating a sidewalk Pac-Man display. In the images below, you can see people walking through it and there is one shot of Keer creating the illustration by exaggerating the elements so they look correct when viewed from afar and above. How do they do that?!
Below is another of Keer’s creations (shwoing the artist’s perspective) which appeared at the Malta Streetart Festival. Can you tell what it is? Visit his website to see.