the Aerogel- or frozen smoke is a solid with incredibly low density meaning it weighs very little. it has some amazing properties does not melt under flame and is structurally very strong for its density.
Photograph of silk like smoke from a smoke bomb used by engineers to find small cracks in sealed containers such as boilers.
Artist Berndnaut Smilde may use simple smoke machines to create his indoor cloudworks, but to achieve such dramatic results requires meticulous experimentation with both lighting and interior atmospheric conditions.
Kate Downie trip to china large monoprints show the solidity and giant size of these modern sky scrapers. blocking out the sun creating vast shadows.
The biggest proportion of this composition is the reflection of the river. This means there is a comparison with the real objects and their reflection.
Painting from kate downie’s lates exhibition. http://www.katedownie.com/gallery/21.php
cubist style painting through frosted glass so the image is separated into segments like a puzzle, Markus Harvey painted still life through distorted glass.