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July 26, 2012

The Musings of Thor.

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Share This.Erik Thor Sandberg goes the distance in his wonderful oil paintings that reveal all the imperfections that make life interesting. Said to be conducting a conversation between he and the audience, most of what Sandberg has to say is often deadpan and weighed heavy with an abstract brand of substance — a brand of substance that helps his beautiful message penetrate even further into our psyche. He thrives off of Read More

The Earth Is Your Home.

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Share This.Despite some’s desire to rescue the environment and become one with nature, it is clear that the irreversible effects of human innovation makes it almost impossible to go back to living in trees and grass huts. Fortunately, the Earth House by Nobuhiro Tsukada Architects is the perfect example of how human innovation and nature is indeed capable of finding harmony. According to Nobuhiro Tsukada, a hollow reinforced concrete structure, with enough strength Read More

K.I.S.S. It.

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Share This.An artist can either H.U.M.P. (Hawk Unnecessary Magic & Prettiness) or K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Stupid). Photographer Andrew B. Myers is a K.I.S.S.er — and a good one at that. Myers is a complex minimalist; an awesome oxymoron existing in human form. His work is a pure stream of conscious made golden by a endearingly sarcastic sense of humor. Myers is a suave court jester who never reveals his Read More

Attack of the Brandals.

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Share This.While everyone is wearing hats that are telling you to OBEY, the Brandalism project is going in the complete opposite direction. The collective of artist to the streets at night — and even in broad daylight — with a mission that involves satire, social commentary and outright “insubordination.” “Love to disobey and disobey to love.” The Brandalism movement is blatant Banksyesque attempt to awake the masses from their slumber. Read More

Learnin’ Youse Some Lettas: Know-why.

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Share This.Know-why (Pronounced: No•why)→ Noun.: a) understanding of the reasons underlying something (as a course of action) Example: “Our frontier past and our industrialized present both incline us toward a preoccupation with technique, with know-how rather than know-why.”

The Crate Escape Game: Seamus Unleashed.

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Share This.We don’t like to choose sides here at Quiet Lunch — okay, who are we kidding, of course we do! — but when we heard about this Kickstarter project titled The Crate Escape Game: Seamus Unleashed, we had to stick our noses in it. Based off of the now famous incident where Mitt Romney admitted to strapping his dog to the roof of a car for 12 hour family road Read More

Busing Out Some Push-Ups! (Video)

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Share This.Remember our post on David Cerny’s pushup bus? Well, we finally got our hands on some footage and couldn’t wait for our readers to see Cerny’s creation in action. For those of you who are seeing it for the first time, the bus completes these actions with the help of an engine powering a pair of robotic arms — and the motion is accompanied by a recording of sounds Read More

Dashes of Colour.

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Share This.These paintings by Yangyang Pan are a fidgety bunch. With moments of color that won’t seem to stay still, Yangyang Pan creates a lightweight exhibition of abstract nature. The Canada based painter conjure up “a visual language that expresses her inspiration taken from natural optical cues and infuses it with spirit and spontaneity sourced from emotions within.”