Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Art

Geometric Dresses and Headpieces Created Entirely From Strands of Spaghetti

French interior designer and visual artist Alice Pegna is attracted to unusual or surprising materials, often using objects outside of their intended purpose. For her project Ex...

Meteorological Data Visualized as Mixed Media Sculptures by Nathalie Miebach

Boston-based conceptual artist Nathalie Miebach weaves colorful, complex sculptures using rope, wood, paper, fibers, and data from weather events. Two of the artist’s recent series explore...

Sharp-Edged Porcelain Vessels by Martha Pachón Rodríguez

Ceramic artist Martha Pachón Rodríguez’s sculptural vessels juxtapose an extremely clean, refined construction with sharp repeated shapes and jarring color combinations. Using a mix of...

Monochrome Figures Drip and Slice Into Chromatic Layers by Gina Kiel

Wellington, New Zealand-based artist and designer Gina Kiel creates large-scale murals of black and grey figures with layers of concentric colors bursting from their core. The...

Beaded Images of Disease Explore the Impact of Colonial Trade

In her series Trading, Saskatchewan-based artist Ruth Cuthand creates a visual metaphor that outlines how early settler/Native relationships influenced First Nation people’s living conditions and wellbeing in Canada....

Rainwater Collecting Installation by John Grade Dazzles Like an Outdoor Chandelier

Situated in a clearing within an Italian forest, John Grade’s latest installation, Reservoir, appears like a chandelier glistening among the pine trees. Reservoir is featured...

Colorful Ceramics Accented by Gravity-Defying Drips

Rain falls through the air in smooth curvaceous orbs, instantaneously splitting as it splatters to the ground. Chinese artist Bian Xiaodong’s glossy ceramics resemble these...

Overlapping Jewel-Toned Fabrics Fill the Nave of a Former Italian Church in a New...

  Thomas Granseuer and Tomislav Topic, known as the art duo Quintessenz, recently completed a new hanging fabric installation at CARME, an arts center located inside a...

A Balloon Mural by Mehdi Ghadyanloo Brings Levity to the 2019 World Economic Forum...

Iranian muralist and fine artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo is the creator of the poetic mural recently installed in the lobby of the Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland,...

Quirky Interventions by Octavi Serra Question the Rules of Public Spaces

Octavi Serra uses the structures and symbolism of public spaces to question the systems we live with and find humor in their details. The Barcelona-based...

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