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    When Snow Becomes a Canvas: Fascinating Airborne Scenes of Art Etched into Snow

    fileEarlier this month we marveled at the here-today, gone-tomorrow sand art creations of Jim Denevan. Some imaginative folks are taking a similarly artistic approach with snow.  First, San Francisco-based artist Sonja Hinrichsen is fond of creating snow drawings, and the following videos of work she created near Steamboat Springs, Colo. (and described in a report by local media), were filmed by aerial videographer Cedar Beauregard: Meanwhile, the International Business Times offers a number of ...

    Posted by T.D. Wood on February 27, 2012 5:03 PM & Tagged Snow and art | permalink | Comments

    Enter Sandman: The Bedazzling Sand Art of Jim Denevan

    fileEver see a beach or dry riverbed briefly transformed into a canvas? Jim Denevan, a native of Santa Cruz, Calif., is a master of this ephemeral craft. As detailed in this just-published Q&A with Bay Nature magazine, showcased in a 2008 profile from CBS Sunday Morning (see video below) and displayed on his own website, Denevan, a surfer, chef and organic farmer when not creating artwork, uses rakes and other tools to etch temporary masterpieces (often likened to crop circles) into natural ...

    Posted by T.D. Wood on February 16, 2012 2:51 PM & Tagged Jim Denevan, art and nature | permalink | Comments

    Does Art Belong in Nature?

    An exhibit in one forested Seattle park says, “Heck yeah.” Nature has always been a subject of art, from ancient cave drawings to Monet’s lily pads. But what about art placed in nature? Increasingly these two powerful forces are coming together with stunning and/or thought-provoking results. The current exhibit “Heaven and Earth” at Seattle’s Carkeek Park exemplifies this phenomenon. This is the second year the Seattle arts group COCA has organized the event, which runs through Sept. 26. ...

    Posted by Rachel M on August 18, 2010 9:36 PM & Tagged art, coca, heaven and earth, nature and seattle | permalink | Comments

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