A body of Art

I am reminded, yet again, of the remark about Ginger Rogers: She danced as well as Fred Astaire, but she did it backwards and in high heels. The prompt was this video:

I discovered it on the site of Cedric Chambaz a French blogger, living in London (whom I discovered in turn through my Ziki.

The movie was created by a young American artist, Phil Hansen, who, like Banksy, challenges the notion of what art is, where it begins and ends and where it simply bleeds into a cultural fabric. He his clearly talented. I am fascinated that his work plainly references the digital world, some of the images reflect filters in Adobe Illustrator or the pixelation of images on a computer screen...and yet, when you watch in real time he seems to create extemporaneously. Fantastic images and concepts. There is art in everything - including peanut butter and jelly.


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