Monday, October 21, 2019

Art

Animals Evolve into Islands Teeming With Coral, Succulents, and Tropical Fish in Hyperrealist Paintings...

Lisa Ericson deftly paints animals in scenes that reach outside of their natural environments, creating unique relationships that defy the natural order of the animal...

Banal Moments Contorted into Surreal Stoneware Sculptures by Genesis Belanger

Genesis Belanger twists and stretches familiar objects into surreal scenarios with her stoneware, porcelain, and concrete sculptures. The Brooklyn-based artist frequently depicts detached limbs, misplaced...

Thread Recreations of Famous Paintings Produced by Mathematical Algorithms

Moscow-based programmer Ani Abakumova uses algorithms to organize lengths of colored thread into the style of classic paintings. Although the mathematical formulas for the placement of...

Yulia Brodskaya Reveals Her Process of ‘Painting With Paper’ in a New Book

Brodskaya’s signature technique of ‘painting with paper’ is a contemporary interpretation of quilling, wherein the artist folds, bends, and spirals strips of colored paper....

Cinematic Journeys Illustrated in Hand Painted Maps by Andrew DeGraff

Maine-based artist, illustrator, and pop culture cartographer Andrew DeGraff creates detailed maps that outline the movements of major characters in iconic movies. Made by hand using...

Swirling Vortexes and Ghostly Humans Emerge From Hand-Painted Transparent Sheets by David Spriggs

Vancouver-based artist David Spriggs creates large-scale 3D installations by by layering hand-painted transparencies within custom frameworks. The massive sculptural installations pull viewers in and shift based...

Praying Mantises, Venus Fly Traps, and Autumn Leaves Crafted From Finely Molded Crepe Paper

Illustrator and paper artist Tina Kraus sculpts realistic insects, plants, and reptiles out of textured crepe paper, adding colorful details with pastel chalk and paint. Kraus...

Romania’s Historic Cultural and Civic Leaders are Brought to Life in Sculptural Metal ‘Drawings’...

Romanian sculptor Darius Hulea manipulates iron, stainless steel, brass, and copper wires to form three-dimensional portraits of historical figures. Ranging from royalty to poets, Hulea’s work...

Thousands of Miniature Mirrors Dazzle and Refract in Multi-Media Sculptures by Lee Bul

Korean artist Lee Bul examines shared human consciousness in a variety of forms, creating tentacled sculptures, futuristic chandeliers, and other large-scale forms that refract the audience...

Shimmering Collages and Installations by Sara Shakeel Bring Bedazzled Glamour to Everyday Scenes

Chicago-based artist Sara Shakeel used to have a career as a dentist. But she’s traded in pearly whites for a shiny new medium: crystals. Shakeel incorporates...

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