Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Art From Dice and Rubix Cubes

I just came across these amazing sculptures by British sculptor 
Tony Cragg

They're quite beautiful on their own, but when it hits you that they're actually made of dice... well it just boggles the mind 
(no pun intended).

Dice Sculptures by Tony Cragg_9

I can't begin to imagine how many dice went into these, or how it was done. It's certainly nothing that I'd have the patience for! What I love about them is that that objects that are hard and square can be put together to make something that appears soft and fluid.

One can't help wonder if there is a rhyme or reason to which numbers are showing.

And then we have Pete Facteau who turned three dimensional Rubix Cubes into a two dimensional pixel art mosaic of Dr. Martin Luther King. Pretty cool!

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The Ultimate Codependent Song

"Everything to Everyone" by Everclear came up in my iTunes shuffle today. I really liked Everclear back in the day. I still like them, actually - at least the one cd I have (So Much for the Afterglow).  This was the first single off that album, and their most successful song.


It's a nice, bouncy happy sounding song, and I wonder if I ever really listened to the lyrics back in 1997. Listening to it today I realized that it is the ultimate song about codependency. I feel like they wrote this song about me! Well the former me, anyway (thankfully)!