Beyond the Canvas Borders

8/20/15 Notes to Myself:
the-_blank_-canvas
A canvas in it's literal interpretation
is a closely woven cloth. In the art world
its often stretched over a wood
frame and painted upon.

Many artists expand on the more
traditional interpretation of "canvas".
While I paint what I see in nature,
on canvas, in the literal sense. The 
following artists use nature,
atmosphere, the earth as a backdrop
or canvas and forum for their 
message. 

ARTIST COLLECTIVE - POSTCOMMODITY 

In October one of the largest
bi-national installations will
launch over the US/Mexican border.
It is being described as a 
monument and suture...See More
about this powerful installation.
http://tinyurl.com/ob3q7oz

"SKY LADDER" BY CAI GUO-QIANG

China was the host to "SKY LADDER"
created by artist Cai Guo-Qiang 
this past June. A concept that
the artist has been working on
for 2 decades finally launched
into the atmosphere.
GO SEE!!
http://tinyurl.com/qb9q28v

I appreciate how these artists
push beyond the canvas borders
on many levels to find their voice.
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