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Paintings of Seeds
 
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
Seeds
 
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Chinese Garbage
 
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
The Art of Firewood
 
Inspiration for logs and firewood.
Button Art
 
There must be millions of small boxes and bottles of buttons tucked away in people's dresser drawers throughout the world...
Cork Art
 
Innovative use of sustainable, recyclable cork.
Netherlandish Redo
 
Updating the Dutch/Flemish portrait with modern disposables...
Chicken Wire Sculptures
 
Artists around the world are finding chicken wire and wire mesh an exciting medium to sculpt with.
Barbed Wire and Wire Sculptures
 
Wire sculpture inspiration. Large scale works incorporate metal waste within the wire wrapped sculptures.
Telephone Wire
 
Inside a thick insulating sleeve are 50 PVC-coated easily bendable, copper wires in all different colors. Keep the PVC out of landfills by turning it into art.
Circuit Board Art
 
Hidden from view for years, circuitry was only for function, covered with components and buried within a machine. Until artists started seeing circuitry's unique beauty.
Willow Sculpture
 
Weaving art with willow branches.
Alexandre Farto
 
Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, (aka Vhils) deconstructs building's walls using chisels, drills, jackhammers and small explosives to produce his large-scale wall murals. Farto exposes layers of history through the destruction of selective pieces of wall and billboard.
Driftwood and Scrap Wood Sculptures
 
Recycled wood sculptures by Andries Botha, Deborah Butterfield, Heather Jansch and more...
Fibonacci in Nature
 
The fibonacci spiral is a path of least resistance.
Ilana Shafir
 
Mosaic inspiration inspired by nature.
Ant Photography
 
Mr. Pavlov sets up the props, the ants happily play with them.
Terraced Farms
 
Although a great deal of labor to create, many of these terraces have been in use for over a thousand years.
Arthur Rackham Illustrations
 
Hugh Comstock was very familiar with Rackham's illustrations and when his wife asked him to build her a showroom for her handmade rag dolls “Otsy-Totsys”, the first time builder looked to Arthur Rackman's illustrations and built his wife a Rackham-inspired cottage called Hansel.
Succulent Inspiration
 
Just a spritz of water here and there...
 
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The Colorful Hundertwasser
No straight lines, please!

Hundertwasser
Friedensreich Hundertwasser- Red Streets- amazon.co.uk




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser Poster- pic source: sanfchorn.wordpress.com "The work of the artist is very difficult, because it cannot be done by force, diligence or intelligence."




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Irinaland over the Balkans, 1969. hundertwasser.at




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Blobs grow in beloved gardens. hundertwasser-kalender.de "We are in need of magic I fill a picture until it is full with magic, as one fills up a glass with water."




Hundertwasser painting
Mourning Schiele, 1965. www.hundertwasser.at




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Come and Walk with Me, 1970. www.hundertwasser.at




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Antipode King, 1991. hundertwasser.at




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- photo source: discussanything.com



Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Dawn, Tapestry. Weaver- Hilde Absalon. hundertwasser.at




Hundertwasser painting
Hundertwasser- Grass for those who cry, 1974. hundertwasser.at
“If man walks in nature’s midst, then he is nature’s guest and must learn to behave as a well-brought-up guest.”




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Human Environment (Quatar) 1982 www.artbrokerage.com




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Close-up of Infinity - Tagore's Sun, 1994. hundertwasser.at




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Koniec zachodnich i wschodnich bogów, 1964. picasaweb.google.com




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Yellow Houses, It hurts to wait with Love, if Love is somewhere else, 1966. hundertwasser.at




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Singing Steamer www.hundertwasser.at




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Tapestry- Boy Peeing with Skyscraper, 1952. hundertwasser.at




Artist, architect and environmentalist Friedrich Stowasser (1928 - 2000) changed his name to Friedensreich Regentag Dunkelbunt Hundertwasser which roughly translates as 'Peace-rich or Peaceful, Rainy day, Darkly multicolored, Hundred water.' Hundertwasser had an Austrian Catholic father who died when he was a small child and a Jewish mother. He and his mother escaped the fate of much of her family by posing as Catholics. He traveled extensively as a young man and enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, but left after a day. For years he lived, traveled the world, and painted on a reconstructed salt hauler sailboat which he called the “Regentag” (rainy day). He also owned a farm cottage in northern France and a cabin in New Zealand. Hundertwasser felt a special connection to New Zealand, and was buried there when he died in the year 2000.





Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Island of Lost Desire. hundertwasser-kalender.de




Hundertwasser
Hundertwasser- Boat Stamp




"I believe, and I am absolutely certain, and therefore I believe, that painting is a religious occupation, that the actual impulse comes from without, from something else that we do not know, an indefinable power which comes or does not come and which guides your hand. People used to say in earlier times that it was the muse, for example, it's a stupid thing to say of course, but it is some kind of illumination. And the only thing one can do is to prepare the ground, so that this extraterrestrial impulse or however else one might describe it can reach you. That means keeping oneself ready. That means eliminating the will, eliminating the intelligence, eliminating "wanting to do better", eliminating ambition." Venice, 1975.





Hundertwasser
Do Not Wait Houses, Japanese Wood Cut, 1989. hundertwasser.at




Hundertwasser stamp

Hundertwasser Stamp



To see some of Hundertwasser's Architecture: See inspirationgreen.com/hundertwasser-architecture


Resources:

Biography: www.hundertwasser.at
For more painting inspiration: youtube.com

Book: Harvesting Dreams: Hundertwasser for Kids: www.amazon.com


 

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Green Art Blog Additional Posts
Showing 21 - 40 of 92 Articles
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Paintings of Seeds
 
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
Seeds
 
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Chinese Garbage
 
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
The Art of Firewood
 
Inspiration for logs and firewood.
Button Art
 
There must be millions of small boxes and bottles of buttons tucked away in people's dresser drawers throughout the world...
Cork Art
 
Innovative use of sustainable, recyclable cork.
Netherlandish Redo
 
Updating the Dutch/Flemish portrait with modern disposables...
Chicken Wire Sculptures
 
Artists around the world are finding chicken wire and wire mesh an exciting medium to sculpt with.
Barbed Wire and Wire Sculptures
 
Wire sculpture inspiration. Large scale works incorporate metal waste within the wire wrapped sculptures.
Telephone Wire
 
Inside a thick insulating sleeve are 50 PVC-coated easily bendable, copper wires in all different colors. Keep the PVC out of landfills by turning it into art.
Circuit Board Art
 
Hidden from view for years, circuitry was only for function, covered with components and buried within a machine. Until artists started seeing circuitry's unique beauty.
Willow Sculpture
 
Weaving art with willow branches.
Alexandre Farto
 
Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, (aka Vhils) deconstructs building's walls using chisels, drills, jackhammers and small explosives to produce his large-scale wall murals. Farto exposes layers of history through the destruction of selective pieces of wall and billboard.
Driftwood and Scrap Wood Sculptures
 
Recycled wood sculptures by Andries Botha, Deborah Butterfield, Heather Jansch and more...
Fibonacci in Nature
 
The fibonacci spiral is a path of least resistance.
Ilana Shafir
 
Mosaic inspiration inspired by nature.
Ant Photography
 
Mr. Pavlov sets up the props, the ants happily play with them.
Terraced Farms
 
Although a great deal of labor to create, many of these terraces have been in use for over a thousand years.
Arthur Rackham Illustrations
 
Hugh Comstock was very familiar with Rackham's illustrations and when his wife asked him to build her a showroom for her handmade rag dolls “Otsy-Totsys”, the first time builder looked to Arthur Rackman's illustrations and built his wife a Rackham-inspired cottage called Hansel.
Succulent Inspiration
 
Just a spritz of water here and there...
 
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