Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Joe Mangrum's Sand Paintings

With sacks of colored sand, artist Joe Mangrum has been creating temporary sand art since 2006. He's made masterpieces all over the world — on streets and inside contemporary museums and galleries. He has finished nearly 1000 paintings. Here are some of his best.

Discomadusae, in Corcoran Gallery, Washinton DC, 2012


Asynchronous Syntropy, at Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, 2012


A work made during Art Basel 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida


540 W Madison, Chicago, Illinois, June 2013


Miami, 2014


An artwork made during Sharjah Calligraphy Biennial, UAE, 2014


Shifting DNA, at Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida 2014


Sand Painting #2, for Doe Museum, Zuidlaren, Netherlands, 2015


Sand Painting #4, for the Doe Museum in Zuidlaren, Netherlands, June 2015


Sand Painting #8, for the Doe Museum in Zuidlaren, Netherlands, 2015


Sand Painting #6, for the Doe Museum, Zuidlaren, Netherlands, 2015


But how is it made? See for yourself!




Source: io9.com

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