Monday, December 10, 2018

Swaths of Old-Fashioned Fabric Obscure Faces and Bodies in Unsettling Portraits by Markus Åkesson

In his paintings, Swedish painter Markus Åkesson depicts ornately patterned fabrics like toile, chintz, and silks wrapped around or behind female subjects. Instead of using the...

Vanessa Barragão Creates Textile Art Inspired by the Earth’s Coral Reef Ecosystem

Porto-based textile artist Vanessa Barragão creates three-dimensional textile art inspired by the Earth’s coral reef ecosystem. The artist’s textured woolen rugs, tapestries, and wall hangings are...

One man’s ‘love affair’ with vintage Cartier

In 1983, Cartier set Eric Nussbaum the task of establishing the finest collection of its vintage jewels in the world. Now, his private collection...

Original Winnie-the-Pooh Dolls come back

Winnie-the-Pooh and friends, newly conserved at the New York Public Library (photo by the author for Hyperallergic) Before Winnie-the-Pooh was a Disney superstar, before author A....

The metal wire sculptures by Candice Bees

Artist Candice Bees creates elegant animal sculptures from bound wires, capturing graceful movements of both winged and four-legged creatures. Originally trained as an illustrator,...

Marishka Karto. Inspired By The Renaissance

As the Old Testament says, "There is nothing new under the sun." So many areas of modern art are inspired by history, past, and...

Masterpieces of Unique Desserts That You Can Not Taste

Shayna Leib is a modern multimedia artist with an amazing sense of material. Her works, made of glass are the best evidence of this. Shine Leib...

PORCELAIN INSTALLATIONS in the Rococo Style

Japanese sculptor Katsuyo Aoki became famous thanks to porcelain installations in the Rococo style. Her works are replicas of historical forms and ideas, myths...

The Eccentric Artwork of Rebecca Horn

If Rebecca Horn is not a cult artist, it’s hard to define what we mean by ‘cult artist’. But the truth is that Horn...

So Tiny And Cute Sculptures By Silvia Minucelli

Sweden based sculptor Silvia Minucelli makes miniature sculptures as tiny as 6mm in size. Her online store Mijbil Creatures is filled with handsculpted critters...

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