“My creator, Daisuke Yokota, once said: ‘for me, I don’t make work to express my feelings; it’s more like burning them.’ The Japanese photographer has made thousands of photographs similar to me, creating me by shooting, re-shooting, scanning, developing and boiling film. But whilst the process in which I was born […]
Finnish fashion designer Satu Maaranen captured worldwide attention when she won the Hyères fashion festival in 2013. Winning over fans with her vibrant and colourful prints, she recounts her creative proclivities as a child, how her life has transformed since the competition, and why she chooses to follow her heart.
“I am movement – passionate, wild, raw and intense. While each and every one of my lines appear frenetic, they are intimately linked to the work of my creator and celebrated artist, Antony Gormley. My very fabric is made of hand torn Velin D’Arches paper and printed using traditional techniques […]
“On the 20th January 1861, French catholic saint Théophane Vénard wrote a final letter to his father before his death. This letter was discovered by Vietnamese-born, Danish artist, Dahn Vo, who later gave it to his own father to copy. I am this copy. In fact, I am one of […]
“If variety is the spice of life, then I am not for you. I find virtue in repetition, geometry as a way of expression, and balance through strict conceptual discipline. I was born in Michigan by artist and paper engineer Matthew Schlian. Along with me, there are 19 others who […]
“I am an alien hybrid that remixes many influences from the Western canon of art. Some say I reference impressionism with my pixellated appearance. Others consider me a form of pop art due to my colour application. Others still, say I am but a shadow of Vermeer’s “Girl with a […]
Expression / tu-preh-art / French for very close; to feel closer; to come together; or to make a connection with art.
As one-part online journal, and the other part a series of collaborative pop-up destinations. Tout Près Art explores the ways we experience different art forms through your senses.