Can understanding how synthesizers like the Minimoog and Nordlead shape sound help distinguish between “good” and “bad” in contemporary art? The “Earls ADSR Synthesis Model For The Evaluation of Works of Visual Art” is a tool to help the studio artist critically assess works of visual art. Issues of value and quality are notoriously problematic […]
Here lies a selection of work by Elliott Earls commissioned by others. (And the very occasional work of others, commissioned by Elliott Earls).
I was recently contacted by Nick Vokey the Creative Director at MIT Technology Review to design the cover for the “10 Breakthrough Technologies 2015” issue. The images below are the cover and the inside cover images.
In late 2009 I collaborated with William Massie, Beverly Fishman and Heather McGill on the design of a VIP lounge for the AXA Corporation at Art Basel Miami Beach. The piece was subsequently acquisitioned into the permanent collection of the Miami Art Museum. These photos document the result of that collaboration. The documentation below does […]
In 2009 I was commissioned by Katherin and Klaus Entenmann to produce a Smart Car paint job. I worked on the drawings for the car for about three weeks. This is the result. The car is entitled Candy and Horses. Below I have a very small gallery of drawings from the process. If you are interested […]
After finally transitioning elliottearls.com from a straight HTML based website to a CMS based system, we’re in the process of “back-filling” content. With this in mind, here’s footage from 2011 of Drew Manahan and Tenzin Phuntsok the Architects of the Earls summer studio assembling part of the building below the reflecting pools at Cranbrook. Architect-in-Residence […]
In early June 2011, I was asked to participate in an exhibition entitled Graphic Design Worlds at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan. On January 19th, 2011 I traveled with Cranbrook graduate students Nicole Killian and Wesley Taylor to Milan for the installation and the subsequent opening. In December 2008, I produced a piece entitled “Thoughts on Democracy” for the […]
In 2012 William Massie and I were commissioned by North American Bancard to design and fabricate a number of public spaces in their corporate headquarters. This project took one full year of my processor cycles. These photos document a small fraction of the total work we produced for North American Bancard. The design process was technical, detailed […]